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You must find the things you are doing right to give you the confidence and motivation to continue. In regards to your health and nutrition, what is ONE thing you are doing right? Here are some ideas:– Veggies with every lunch & dinner– Drinking at least 80 ounces of water per day– Eating consistently– Pairing protein, healthy fat and carbohydrates together

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#tuesdaytip Remember your goals as you walk the neighborhoods with your kiddos. The calories, fat and sugar add up quick as you “inspect” your kiddos candy. Keep your goals in mind and have a Happy Halloween!

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Cedar Plank Salmon (Crockpot Recipe) Ingredients:• 1 cedar plank• 1 ½ pound salmon filet• ½ teaspoon salt• ¼ freshly ground black pepper• 1 lemon sliced• 1 tablespoon grainy mustard• 2 tablespoons maple syrup• 1 tablespoon butter• 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley Directions: 1. Cut plank to fit in slow cooker. Using tongs, char the plank over an open flame on both sides for 2-3 minutes. Soak plank for 1 hour. 2. Place plank inside slow cooker. Season salmon with salt andpepper on both sides and place in slow cooker. Scatter lemonslices on top of salmon. Cook on low for 2...

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#tuesdaytip Should you drink your calories?It is much easier to drink your calories than eat them, which means the calories can add up quick! There could easily be 500-600 calories in one smoothie with all the fruit and other ingredients. Smoothies can be quick and easy options when on-the-go, just beware of how much you are packing into that little cup! Tip: when making a smoothie just use one serving of fruit, load up on veggies such as spinach or kale and add a little healthy fat from nut butter or avocado.

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Muffin tins are great tools to help youportion your protein when baking. Theend results is a perfect 3-4 ounce portion(depending on the size of your muffin tin). Try This Healthy Recipe that is perfect for the muffin tin: Egg MuffinsIngredients:• 10 eggs• 1 cup diced broccoli• ½ cup diced onions• 1 cup diced mushrooms• ½ cup diced bell peppers• 1 handful of spinach• salt and pepper to taste• Optional: ¾ pound ham slicedDirections:1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees2. Dice up all vegetables3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs then add in all the diced vegetables4. Pour mixture in greased...

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