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I AM GIVING IT A TRI – A CLEANSE THAT IS, FINALE

Well, my 4 day detox cleanse on the Sakara Life program has come to an end.  Click here to read about Days 1 – 3, if you haven’t been following.  I made it through with relative ease and lost 3.4 lbs!  The biggest issue was this undiagnosed craving I started having on Day 2.  I really think it was for potato chips or something of that…

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I AM GIVING IT A TRI – A CLEANSE THAT IS, DAY 3

Day 3 note to self:  DO NOT DRINK DETOX TEA BEFORE GOING TO BED!!!!!  Will definitely need a nap later on today……Weight the same this morning, darn…..Package on my front porch….Here’s links to Day 1 and Day 2 in case you missed….. Menu for the day: Breakfast:  Pink Poppyseed Muffins w/Citrus Coconut Yogurt Lunch:  Perfect Protein Salad w/Creamy Lemon Dressing Dinner:  Vibrant Veggie Pasta w/Hemp…

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I AM GIVING IT A TRI – A CLEANSE THAT IS, DAY 2

Definitely survived Day 1 without any issues.  So, onto Day 2…… Menu for the day: Breakfast:  Morning Oats w/yellow Pear and Rose Petals Lunch:  Bahn Mi (I’m saying “say what” a lot on this cleanse) Lettuce Wraps Dinner:  Dill crunch Salad w/Salted Vinegar Chickpeas and Sage Seed Toast First things first – I AM DOWN 1 1/4 lbs. this morning!  Is it bad that this…

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I AM GIVING IT A TRI – A CLEANSE THAT IS, DAY 1

My triathlete husband is headed for Ironman Frankfurt and I am staying behind at home, again – sitter fell through this time.  So, feeling a few pounds heavy these days, I thought I’d take the opportunity to do a cleanse and perhaps get back to eating better.  I haven’t always been the easiest person to live with when I’ve done a cleanse in the past….

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10 SUMMER PARTY MUST HAVES FOR IMPROMPTU ENTERTAINING

I can’t believe summer is FINALLY here.  I have been waiting so long for this moment.  With the advent of summer, comes backyard barbeques, beach picnics, and impromptu entertaining.  Summer just seems to mandate nothing fancy and elaborate.  The same holds true for triathlete get-togethers. After a long ride or run with friends, no one really wants to fix anything complicated.  It’s time to relax,…

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CHICKEN JERKY DOG TREATS

My dogs love chicken jerky strips.  But, with recent incidents of illness and death from those made in China and only recently finding more brands and less expensive ones made in the USA, I checked into making these strips on my own.  There truly is no need to purchase them, as they are quite easy to make at home, less expensive, and you can assure the…

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SIMPLE SUMMER KALE SALAD (BEANS & GREENS) – ON THE MENU

What says summer dining more than a fresh salad?  It’s light, healthy, and filling.  We just happen to love kale, which is considered one of the healthiest vegetables around.  It works really well for the vegetarians/vegans in the family, as it’s high in protein and vitamins A & C.  You can buy kale these days in ready prepared bags, but we still prefer fresh and…

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Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Make these classic Peanut Butter Cookies to feed a crowd. You’ll love the chewy center, crisp edges and peanut buttery taste! As you all most likely know by now, I have teenage twins who bring home other teenagers on a regular basis.  That means having food around the house is a must AND a lot of it! These Peanut Butter Cookies are one of my…

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