Hamster Bites

Cranberry Walnut Chickpea Salad

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I won’t lie, I love a good Cranberry Walnut Chicken salad!  There is something about the combination of the sweetness of the craisins, the salty crunch from the walnuts, combined with chicken for a true taste of summer.  Last summer that was by go to at the ballpark, instead of the burgers, brats or hot […]

Personal Growth

Hamster confessions, February 2018

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There comes a time when you look in the mirror and ask yourself the question, “what happened?” Stuck in a job you really don’t like anymore… Maybe you put on a few pounds… or did you just make a huge purchase that you weren’t really planning? Regardless, you now need to face the reality of […]

Personal Growth

It’s not diet OR exercise, it’s BOTH

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…but one IS more imortant than the other! As we talk about the struggle to lose weight, everyone has advice to share. The advice we are most often given is to diet and exercise, but it turns out that one of these factors plays a bigger role that the other. While both are key to […]

Hamster Bites

Make Ahead Breakfast in a Jar

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We all have days when we are on the go and just need to find breakfast on the go.  Instead of drive through or something full of unneeded carbs and sugar, how about a quick filling breakfast you can just grab and heat up!?!? If you are like me, your mornings can get a little […]

Nutrition

Do you really know what that means?

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We have all seen them.  They are all over the grocery store now! The variety of claims on food labels Organic, Non-GMO, rBGH free, cage free, free range, grass fed these are just some of the things we see when we walk through the grocery store. What does all of it mean?   Should I really be […]

Personal Growth

Running and the mind games we play with ourselves

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Being positive doesn’t mean ignoring the negative….  being positive means overcoming the negative Ask any runner and then will tell you, some runs are better than others.  Some days you feel like you can keep going all day, when other days, just getting a mile in is a chore.  2 Miles one day feels like […]