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Welcome to September

Welcome to the month of September. Here we are, heading toward the times for Pumpkin Spice and “All things Fall”. Well it doesn’t feel that way yet.  I feel we still have a little more SUMMER to go!  Our theme this month is “BETTER”. What does that mean? Well I don’t want to give too…

Pumpkin Chocolate Energy Bites

1 cup old-fashioned oats 1/4 cup honey 1 Tbs molasses 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 pumpkin puree 1 Tbs ground flax seed (optional) 1 tsp pumpkin pie seasoning 1/4 cup chocolate chips 1/4 cup dried cranberries (optional)   Add honey molasses, vanilla, and pumpkin to food processor. Mix until well blended. Add in remaining ingredients…

What’s the Perfect Nap Length?

Have you ever taken a nap, but then when you woke up you were still sleepy or even more drowsy than when you laid down? On a day following a restless night’s sleep or a particularly tough day a work, a map might be necessary so that you can make it through to the end…

Quinoa Risotto

1 1/2 cups quinoa 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter 1 sweet onion, chopped fine 4 cloves fresh garlic 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 3 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth 1/2 cup white wine 1 lb fresh spinach 4 oz goat cheese Parmesan, lemon zest, and parsley for garnish Rinse quinoa in a metal…

Take A Day Off

For the past few months we’ve been trapped in our homes. Just because we are trapped at home doesn’t mean you can’t take a day off. In fact if you. haven’t taken a day off since lock down, this is your push to do it. Taking a day off to relieve pressure and prevent burnout…

Welcome to August

Welcome to the month of August. We are dedicating this month to the word “Clarity” The last few months have been different things to different people. From the struggle, to despair, to tragedy, to blessings, to new careers- and more in between. We all have been impacted personally by this virus and by world events.…

Island Time Grilled Chicken

1/4 cup lime juice 1/2 cup pineapple juice 3 tbsp chopped hot peppers 2 tsp minced garlic 1/4 cup chopped onions chicken pieces, about 2 lbs. Place all ingredients in a large ziploc bag. Add chicken pieces to bag, seal, and put in refrigerator overnight. When ready to cook, preheat grill to medium. Take chicken…

Welcome To July

Our theme for July may seem simplistic but it is ABSOLUTELY what the world needs now….MORE THAN EVER and it is LOVE February is usually the month devoted to love. However, I truly feel this world needs to be reminded of  self love and love for one another.  It is all too easy to turn…

July Push Up Challenge

How many push ups can you do in 1 minute!!!  Buy in: By July 5th 12 midnight EST post a time lapsed video of you doing your push ups. You can do it knees or toes (we’ll have 2 separate categories) Count how many you are able to do with good form. If you start…

Not Exercising Is A Bad Habit

You may not realize it, but you may have a bad habit. Getting regular exercise is considered a good habit, and therefore if you are not getting regular exercise, that is a bad habit. The good news is that you can break this habit relatively easy. To get back into the swing of things you…