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5ingredients

 One roadblocks that I commonly hear when it comes to cooking and eating healthy is a lack of time to shop and prepare meals.  And I totally get it – when you are in the middle of a busy week, it can be overwhelming to come home and try to figure out an entire meal – it’s much easier to go get take out or look to something frozen you can pop in the oven. Here’s one of my favorite […]

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tailgatecollage

  Although Kentucky is not my alma mater, it’s hard to live in Lexington without getting pulled in to the excitement of UK sports.  And I’m not a big sports fanatic, but there is something about football season that tugs at my heart a bit.  Perhaps because it’s a great excuse to hang around friends and enjoy some amazing weather.  Last weekend, I got up bright and early to tailgate before the noon kickoff of the first UK home game.  […]

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Green-Juice

Juicing can be one of the best things that you can do for your health.  Whenever I am consistently juicing, I notice that my skin is clearer, I have tons more energy, and I just feel really healthy overall.  However, there are a few things to keep in mind when you are just starting to juice, so I wanted to include my top beginner juicing tips: 1.  Juicing removes the fiber from the veggies and fruit, so if your diet […]

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  I absolutely love the summer heat.  I’m the weird type that  just relishes getting in my car that has been basked by the sunlight for a few hours after sitting indoors in the air conditioning all day.  I guess it’s my version of a daily sauna session :) But all that heat naturally makes my body crave lighter, raw, more hydrating foods.  I am such a green-smoothie girl, but lately, I’ve been making a lot of smoothies sans the […]

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veggie burger

Happy 4th!  Summer is in full swing and I am loving it – sundresses, the farmers market, plenty of sunshine and relaxed backyard cookouts with great friends.   I thought that in time for the holiday, I would share a veggie burger recipe that can hold it’s own against it’s red-meat counterpart.  Move over Boca Burger – this veggie burger is where it’s at! Everything in this burger is amazingly good for you so feel free to indulge!  Lentils are […]

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