Rule Your Mind: No Negativity Allowed

Blog Tour Spring Forward 2014 200I just love Angie here over at Losing It and Loving It and am doing the two step to show how happy I am to be here on my Overcome Your Negativity Spring Forward Blog Tour.

I put the two-step remark in there because Angie knows me as a country dancer, a mom, a blogger, joyful, patient, etc.  You could say that she could put many labels on me in the scope that she knows me.

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Low Carb Salmon Recipe

Low Carb Salmon RecipeLow Carb Salmon Pepper Pureé

Guest post

Easy, delicious, and healthy. With this low carb salmon recipe, you don’t have to choose between good food and good-for-you food. This recipe only takes around 20 minutes, so it’s a perfect go-to for a weeknight. I love this flavorful dish simply because it is easy, healthy, and helps you feel satisfied on fewer calories. It’s your turn to make this low carb dish so that you can start eating healthy, losing weight, and feeling awesome!

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Determine Your Food Sensitivities

Food Sensitivity ToolsChef Christy is back with part 2 on how to determine your food sensitivities.  In case you missed it, here is part 1: Elimination Diet Tips.

Helpful Tools

There are some other tools that are helpful in determining your own food sensitivities.

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Elimination Diet Tips by Chef Christy

Elimination Diet Tips by Chef Christy Please help me welcome Chef Christy, our guest blogger this week.  Enjoy part 1 today and come back to read part 2 on Monday.

Not All Calories Are Created Equal

I have struggled with my weight all my life. I went on my first diet at age 5 when my Mom joined Weight Watchers for the first time. I can remember watching my mom make her own ketchup (with saccharine!) and how bad it tasted. Since I was a teen I have been experimented on with liquid protein diets, measured the size of my portions, used colored plates, adjusted my eating times, made food logs and oh yes, counted calories.

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National Strawberry Day!

National Strawberry DayIt’s National Strawberry Day.

Everyone around here loves strawberries especially our granddaughter.  My personal favorite is fresh strawberries but frozen will do in a pinch.

I even have a Pinterest board on Everything Strawberries.  I could use a lot more healthy strawberry pins so if you have a recipe or know of any healthy strawberry recipes, comment away. I would love to fill that board up.

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Turning Wine Back Into Water – How Hydration Is Your Best Friend

Importance of Staying HydratedGuest post

We all know that we should probably be upping our water intake. 2 litres a day has become something of a health mantra and, following the indulgences of the festive season, “drink more water” is likely to be one of the main players on the New Year’s resolutions list. But do we fully understand why water is so important to our health and well being, and what the impacts are of not getting enough?

Many of us wait until we are thirsty before we reach for the bottle of water. However, evidence suggests that our thirst sensation doesn’t actually occur until we are 1- 2% dehydrated, and by this time it may already be having a negative impact on how our body and mind perform.

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