Category: Week 1

Spinach Salad & Strawberry Honey Vinaigrette

The spring season is here. Get excited with a healthy spinach salad made with strawberries. This yummy, healthy recipe is easy to prepare and it makes for a delicious, light lunch. Strawberry spinach salad with honey balsamic vinaigrette is a really simple meal, but the ingredients can make a big impact on your health. For…
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Enchilada Stuffed Mushrooms

If you love mushrooms and Tex-Mex food, we’ve got a recipe for you: enchilada stuffed mushrooms. It’s healthy, vegetarian-friendly, and it calls for just a few ingredients. Mushroom Nutritional Facts Portobello mushrooms are filled with vitamin B, potassium, and selenium. These mushrooms also have protein and fiber, which can help you stay full and fight…
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Kids are Back-to-School, Now What?

With the frenzy of back-to-school preparations and the first week of school finally behind them, your kids are back to school but actually more susceptible to becoming even more stressed than ever. From making friends and fitting in, to handling added school work and academic responsibilities, the slew of emotions are enough to make your…
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Yummy Cauliflower Wings

Football season is in full swing, which means lots of unhealthy game night foods—nachos, dips, pizza, pigs in blankets, and of course, buffalo chicken wings. If you’re a vegetarian or simply looking for a healthier alternative, try making honey sriracha cauliflower “wings” instead. Cauliflower is often seen as the filler ingredient in vegetable medleys. The…
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Best Sauteed Mushrooms Recipe Ever

Lets celebrate National Mushroom Month. This is the best sauteed mushrooms recipe to put over any fish, tofu, or meat. It’s also a great side dish to any meal. Sauteed mushrooms are a treasure chest of rich nutrition. They protect you from cardiovascular disease, reduce inflammation, and give you an immune boost. They are also…
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Repair a Hostile Workplace in 4 Steps

Most offices today operate under the “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” structure. This is unwise because many work environments are actually broken; they just go unnoticed. A fractured work environment is bad for the whole office: the boss, the employees, and production. That’s why making workplace repairs is so important. Millions of Americans…
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R.E.L.A.X. Your Budget

Key U.S. indexes are spiking up and down like a roller coaster with no brakes. This immense volatility affects pension plans, mutual funds, savings, and company stocks. These financial jitters are fueled by people worried about losing their jobs, not being able to provide for their families,or whether or not they can weather the storm.…
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Tips for Test Taking Stress

Are American students the world’s most tested kids? According to Teachers College at Columbia University, American students take more than 100 million standardized tests every year. Students, parents, teachers, and administrators are unbelievably stressed about these critical exams because the test results often determine a child’s future placement in school and are increasingly seen as…
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Make Your Garden a Wildlife Sanctuary

We toil in our gardens for months, but the work pays off when we harvest our produce or see our flowers bloom. Still, isn’t it time that we let others benefit from our labor? How about a garden habitat for animals? Transitioning a garden into a wildlife sanctuary isn’t only great for animals; it’s also beneficial…
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Losing Sleep Means Gaining Weight

Have you been having trouble losing those last 10 pounds? Sometimes exercising and cutting back on unhealthy food isn’t enough. Sleep deprivation can affect your health. In fact, lack of sleep causes weight gain. Sleep and Weight Gain Research shows that lack of sleep causes obesity. In a report from the University of Colorado Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory, the…
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