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Creamsicle Smoothie

  All that’s missing from this is a little wooden stick. This smoothie is so sweet and yummy it should probably be in the dessert section of this book. And it’s always a hit with kids. Before You Begin: Prepare the Almond Milk Almond Milk This is the most basic ingredient you’ll need for great [...]

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Blonde Macaroons

  These are incredibly easy to make and are amazing when dipped in Chocolate. Eating them straight out of the dehydrator is the raw version of eating cookies straight out of the oven . . . Betcha can’t eat just one! Print Blonde Macaroons Yield: 12 macaroons Ingredients3/4 cup cashews, not soaked 1 1/2 cups [...]

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Rainbow Rice Salad

  Delicious, colorful, great for beach trips and picnics, as a side dish for vegan barbecues or for a light lunch—you name it. The diverse and contrasting flavors are there to be enjoyed. Once you chop everything, the rest is fast and easy . . . as is eating it. Print Rainbow Rice Salad Serving [...]

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“Chorizo” Tacos

“Chorizo” Tacos

  Soft corn tortillas make a perfect vehicle for this tofu “chorizo,” which is so good you’ll find a lot of other uses for it too. Make it as soft or as crisp as you like, but use a nonstick pan for the best results; cast-iron is a good second choice. Since it’s easy to [...]

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Top 10 Ways Snack Girl Will Rescue You

  I’m just going to come right out and say it: I. Love. This. Book. The world is full of conflicting diet and weight loss information, and the list of so-called “super foods” and foods to avoid seems to be growing longer by the minute. I’m a mom living in the real world, with a [...]

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Overloaded Baked Potato

  From Bob Harper, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Skinny Rules and Jumpstart to Skinny and the star of NBC’s ongoing smash reality show The Biggest Loser, come 100 delicious new recipes (all of them under 330 calories!), a month of new menu plans, and indispensable shopping lists and cooking tips that [...]

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Weight Loss Tip: Focus on Foods that Fill You Up

Weight Loss Tip: Focus on Foods that Fill You Up

  Ready for a weight loss tip? I’ll teach you a trick right now. It’s called “Can I eat an apple?” First off, apples go in the fridge. I’ve had apples last for months in there. Buy a bag of the kind you like (feel free to mix them up) and make sure you’ve always [...]

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How Exercise Improves Eating Behavior

How Exercise Improves Eating Behavior

  Exercise enhances the brain’s “executive function,” which is what allows you to follow a plan. Sticking to a healthy diet means sticking to a plan. It’s about adherence to goals. You have to resist urges too, but mostly it’s about following a healthy eating plan. So what is executive function? Dr. Alonso-Alonso explained that [...]

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Chilling Out with Cardio (or How Not to Beat Up Your Boss)

Chilling Out with Cardio (Or Alternatives to Beating Up Your Boss)

  Do you ever feel like making a voodoo doll in the image of your boss, stabbing it full of pins, twisting its head off, then setting it on fire? I remember those days. Speaking of the old days, here’s to the good old mammoth-slaying Stone Age, when we really knew how to deal with [...]

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Plan your snacks for work

How to Plan Your Snacks

  Snacking is probably the preemptive eating behavior that people struggle with the most. More often than not it’s because people feel that they are simply too busy to snack. Of course, there’s a big difference between being too busy to snack and being too busy to remember to snack. Life has a habit of [...]

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