Need an energy boost with no caffeine required? This oil could be the perfect addition to your morning routine. It is a great way to kick start your weight loss journey or increase your athletic performance level. MCT is a quick source of clean, healthy fuel for your body that may do all of this and more. MCT stands for medium chain triglyceride which is just a fancy name for a saturated fatty acid that your body can easily change into energy. Fatty acids are like little sub-units of fat that require less breakdown in order for the body to use them. Medium chain fatty acids head … [Read more...] about This morning routine can give you an energy boost and kick start your weight loss journey!
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Have you heard the marketing slogan, “Choosy moms choose Jif?” Peanut butter ought to be a healthy food choice, packed with protein, fiber, healthy fats and plenty of fat-burning folates. But most peanut butter brands are spiked with hydrogenated oils and unnecessary fillers and have more sugar than they do fiber. As a result, they cause fat storage—not fat burning. A good peanut butter choice should have just two ingredients: peanuts and maybe a pinch of salt. Check out the ingredients in one of the Jif products you may have been tempted to buy: Peanuts, Corn Syrup … [Read more...] about Healthy Peanut Butter Options
Congratulations to the winner from yesterday: Lori Holstein Many people travel at Christmas. Are you traveling this year or staying home? Do you have any special traditions you do? We always go to my mom’s on Christmas Eve after our candlelight service at church. We play games, have an ugly sweater content and eat homemade chicken noodle soup. Today’s contest will wrap up the 12 Days of Christmas. The winner will not be announced until December 26th. We want to wish you a very Merry Christmas. Contest: Share a picture of your pretty Christmas tree or ugly sweater or favorite … [Read more...] about Day 12 Giveaway- Merry Christmas!
Congratulations to the winner from Day 8: Laurie Chen There are two more days left to get ready for Christmas!! Many of us will be wrapping, prepping, planning and gathering everything we need to be ready in time. It is such a busy time, especially for women. But ready or not Christmas will be here before we know it. Everything is busy. The roads are packed and so are the stores! So if we procrastinate the last minute preparations it is obvious by these indicators we are not alone! Contest: What preparations do you have left to complete? Last-minute shopping? Cooking? Errands? … [Read more...] about Day 9 – Last-Minute Items
Congratulations to our Day 7 winner: Sonja Marich It is almost time to celebrate Christmas!! Are you ready? Tonight in my neighborhood they are going caroling. Such a great old tradition that helps shape communities and build relationships and memories. And that is what the season is for. To give, share, and love on our families. Contest: Do you Christmas Carol? What is your favorite Christmas song? Prize: Two free movie passes at the theatre of your choice. Macaroon Cookies4 egg whites1/2 tsp. cream of tartar1/2 cup of organic whole cane sugar 1/2 tsp. cinnamon1/4 tsp. … [Read more...] about Day 8 Giveaway- Christmas Carol’s
Congratulations to our Day 6 winner: Antoinette Toni Green who will receive a $10 Starbucks gift card! The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and anxiety! The holidays bring a new set of demands — shopping, baking, and cleaning. Preparing for the holidays and entertaining can drain us and make us feel overwhelmed and stressed to the max. This week I felt like a failure. All the goals, habits and healthy choices I have worked so hard for this year was tossed off to the side like a used dishrag. I’ve learned it’s important to monitor your stress levels … [Read more...] about Day 7 Giveaway – Sometimes you have to pause in the preparations!