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Daily Sunshine! Healthy Smoothies for Kids!

July 14, 2017
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Easy, healthy smoothie for kids! This is so exciting!!! I love eating healthy and staying fit. As a mom, though, in the back of my mind I keep FEELING THE GUILT of my family still snacking on not-so-healthy yogurts, salty snacks and processed protein shakes. Now, with the healthy smoothie powder, Daily Sunshine, I can shake up a healthy chocolate or strawberry banana smoothie that is designed and formulated for kids. In addition to a kid-approved taste, Daily Sunshine provides the…

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In the Kitchen Nutrition Nuggets

Smart Snack Choices

August 11, 2016

Healthy snacking can be a real problem for me. Especially right when I walk in the door from work or when I am going to be on the go a lot! I have been making changes to the way I eat to improve my health and fitness and learning how to snack smarter has been pretty important to figure out. In fact, now I plan for 2 snacks a day. The planning is the key to making smart snack choices! Smart Snack Choices…

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Gluten Free!? What does that mean?

April 28, 2016

Gluten Free: To go or not to go? My husband has a wheat allergy, but we haven’t really modified his diet much to see what could help. There’s a lot of talk about gluten free and the store aisles have really exploded lately. I’m not one to buy into the hype, but decided to learn more! Also, some of my Beachbody challengers are diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis – an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system turns against the body’s…

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Eat a Rainbow of Colors for Health

April 7, 2016

Health & Nutrition Nugget – Make every plate a rainbow! To make sure we get all the nutrients we need for good health, eat a rainbow of colors. Here are health benefits that align with the color of fruits and vegetables. Heart & Memory – RED Red foods include apples, cranberries, grapes, pomegranates, raspberries, strawberries, watermelon, tomatoes, red grapefruit, radishes, radicchio, red peppers and red onions. Vision, strong bones and teeth – GREEN Green foods include kale, apples, grapes, kiwi, honeydew,…

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