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Roasted Spiced Chick Pea Recipe

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

Beans are a nutrient powerhouse that people often shy away from because they are scared to prepare them.  The Bean Institute estimates that on average, cooked dry beans provide roughly 120 calories per ½ cup and are full of B vitamins, folic acid, selenium, zinc, fiber, and low-glycemic carbohydrate.   With so many bean varieties available in their cooked […]

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Does Lack of Quality Sleep Affect Your Weight?

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

As spring approaches us everything seems to be bursting with new energy and life. Even our clocks “spring ahead” like they did this weekend taking away one hour of our sleep. Missing one hour of sleep might not seem like a big deal but as everyone starts their first day back at work or school […]

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Frozen Vegetables – A Healthy Snack for Kids

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

I was speaking to another mother at the playground one day and the subject of eating vegetables came up. She said that her kids were usually ok with eating vegetables but really loved to eat frozen vegetables directly from the freezer. In my mind I thought that was really strange – why wouldn’t you cook […]

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Tips to maintain your weight goals during the holiday season

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

During the holiday season the thought of maintaining or even losing weight seems impossible. This time of year is filled with opportunities to spend time with friends and loved ones celebrating – and celebrating usually involves lots of food and drinks. Avoiding all social situations involving food and drink would force you to miss out […]

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