Healthy eating

The True Key to Weight Loss

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I think it is always good to have a weight loss plan to follow, if it is working for you. That is actually the way I started my weight loss journey many years ago.  If you were to answer a random weight loss survey on the keys to losing weight, your answer would probably include […]

Nutrition

My new love… Luvo!

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Disclaimer: I received an assortment of Luvo Flipped meals to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review find and write race reviews! Most of my loyal followers know that I love to get in the kitchen and cook.  I’d love to […]

Hamster Bites

Cashew Cheese – Yes, it’s a real thing!

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Sometimes, exactly what we are looking for falls into our lap, just when we need it! Last week, I was making myself some bagels and decided that I really wanted something else to top those bagels with than the usual cream cheese (or jelly, depending on the bagel flavor). While my bagels were cooking (you […]

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 […]

Hamster Bites

Pineapple Fried Rice

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Sometimes a snow Saturday calls for playing in the kitchen! I hit the Winter Farmers Market this morning (yes it’s indoors!) and picked up spinach and potatoes for the next few days.  One of the local wineries was also there with their  Kombucha, so I had to pick some up as my treat for the […]

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 […]