5 years for Shakeology!

5 years! That’s how long Shake­ol­ogy® has been chang­ing lives…

On March 15, 2009, a star was born. Its name? Shake­ol­ogy. And half a decade later, our favorite shake stands alone as the indus­try leader. It’s unri­valed in taste, tex­ture, aroma…and well, in just about every major cat­e­gory there is.

So as we cel­e­brate the five-year anniver­sary of this one-of-a-kind shake, we can’t help but get a bit sen­ti­men­tal and look back on all the magic.

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Healthy Recipes

I wanted to make a quick blog­post about my favorite web­site for healthy recipes, Skinnytaste.com. I have tried sev­eral of the recipes from her site, and every sin­gle one we’ve enjoyed. I incor­po­rate at least one of the recipes every week into my meal plans.

This one is one of our favorites, all four kids even love this chili:

Crock Pot 3 Bean Turkey Chili

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Crock Pot 3 Bean Turkey Chili
Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes
Serv­ings: 12 • Serv­ing Size: 10.8 oz • Old Points: 3 pts • Points+: 5 pts
Calo­ries: 206.3 • Fat: 1.4 g • Pro­tein: 16.8 g • Carb: 31.8 g • Fiber: 9.0 g

Ingre­di­ents:
1.3 lb (20 oz) fat free ground turkey breast
1 small onion, chopped
1 (28 oz) can diced toma­toes
1 (16 oz) can tomato sauce
1 (4.5 oz) can chopped chilies, drained
1 (15 oz) can chick­peas, undrained
1 (15.5 oz) can black beans, undrained
Get full recipe here

Superfoods for Gorgeous Skin

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Super­foods for Gor­geous Skin It’s no secret a healthy diet and active lifestyle does won­ders for your appear­ance. Not only does eat­ing clean help you keep the weight off, but it also enriches your beauty. When you take care of your­self your health radi­ates from the inside out! Good nutri­tion nat­u­rally nur­tures healthy, glow­ing skin to […]

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Should you Avoid Fat in Your Diet?

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Below is great arti­cle about why you should not avoid all fat in your diet. Ask the Expert: Should I Avoid Fat in My Diet? By Denis Faye The short answer: No way! Fat is a vital nutri­ent! Just because it’s called “fat” doesn’t mean it makes you fat. (On the same note, “fat-free” doesn’t mean it […]

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Healthy Moms Challenge!

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Atten­tion Moms!! Have you been think­ing of how you can get back into shape? How can you fit in fit­ness into your already jam packed day– stay at home moms, work at home moms, work­ing out­side the home moms…we’ve all got crazy sched­ules, and we’re ALWAYS tak­ing care of every­one else’s needs, and ours is […]

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Exercising in the Cold

As I sit here, in New Eng­land, on a very snowy day, I started to think of all those peo­ple that love to get their exer­cise out­doors. I’m an indoor exer­cise kind of girl, but I have so many friends and clients who love to get out­side and burn their calo­ries. And dur­ing the winter, […]

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P90X3

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I have made it through my first week of P90X3, and I gotta say I’m LOVING it! I love espe­cially that its just 30 min­utes. And that 30 min­utes goes by so fast, its awe­some! The work­outs are not bor­ing at all. That’s one issue I had with P90X. I did like it, but I […]

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Make Your New Year’s Resolutions and Stick with Them!

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Here is a col­lec­tion of ideas I’ve gath­ered, all of which I have used in the past, or plan on using in 2014. First of all, res­o­lu­tions are not just res­o­lu­tions, but attain­able goals. And they have to be spe­cific. Just say­ing “lose weight” is not going to stick, unless you make it very specific, […]

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Making your New Year Resolutions stick

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This is a great arti­cle I read today on mak­ing your New Year’s Res­o­lu­tions for bet­ter health, that was fea­tured on TeamBeachbody.com Make Your New Year’s Res­o­lu­tion Stick! By Kara Wahlgren Want to lose weight? Get a pro­mo­tion? Take over the world? Here’s how to make sure your New Year’s res­o­lu­tion becomes a real­ity. First, […]

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Healthy Menu Planning for Busy Moms

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If you’re like most moms, meal plan­ning is a huge stres­sor. That ques­tion every sin­gle day “What’s for din­ner” would drive me nuts. Because some­times, I hon­estly just wanted to say, I have no idea! I’d come up with a plan at 4pm to have din­ner by 5pm, and some­times that showed. Meals that weren’t […]

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