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Everything You Need To Know About Plant-Based Protein

Vegan? Vegetarian? This cheat sheet contains everything you need to know about the benefits and best sources of plant-based protein.                                                                            What are the benefits of plant-based protein? Protein should be high priority for everyone, but eating enough protein is especially important for those following a plant-based diet. Make sure you are eating enough protein each…

Sneaky Strength Exercises to Do at Your Desk

In many workplaces, being sedentary is the default. Even with standing desks, parking at the other end of the lot, walking to meetings and trying to walk at lunch, most people still spend the majority of their workdays sitting. Fortunately, there’s a way to sneak muscle-building exercises into your 9–5 — even if your day…

Six Dumbbell Exercises for Your Core

  When people do their core workout, it usually looks like this: Plank. Side planks. Sit ups. Crunches. Repeat. And while you’ll get some results, you’ll need extra intensity and new angles to target your core for a complete ab workout — that’s where dumbbells come in. With these exercises, you’ll not only hammer your…

6 Fruity, Frozen Treats For Summer

Frozen treats are a great way to beat the summer heat, and a tasty way to make good use of those ripe summer fruits. To help you with this mission, we’ve compiled a handful of fun-tastic fruity recipes you and your family will love. 1. SKINNY PEACH PIE POPSICLES | JENNIFER PANTIN Enjoy peach pie as a cool summer…

9 Things to Tell Yourself Today

Your life is made up of days. And if you tell yourself today, and every day exactly what your heart and soul need to hear, in the end, you will have a life filled with joy, laughter, and a lot of meaning. Tell Yourself Today… These beautiful and empowering things are meant to help you…

Why do I hike…for fitness?

Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost I have often found myself struggling to answer the question, “Why do you hike?” It’s not because I want “get away.”  I’m a hyper-connected person.  I email, facebook, instagram and…

Fresh Vegetable Omelet

Healthy and simply delicious, this light and fluffy omelet is chock-full of fresh garden veggies, flavor and cheese. TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.  YIELD:2 servings       Ingredients 4 egg whites 1/4 cup water 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 2 eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon butter 1 medium tomato, chopped…

Forgiveness Meditation: Release Yourself from Resentment

Forgive. Release & Let Go “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” ~ Mark Twain When we forgive, we release ourselves from the resentment that has been poisoning our minds, hearts and our entire lives. And when we release ourselves from all that poison that has been…

Why Do I Need Vitamin D?

We all know we need vitamin D for its role in bone health, but it has several other important functions. It also aids in immunity, calcium absorption and muscle and cardiovascular function, as well as brain development. There is also ongoing research on vitamin D’s role in muscle function, recovery time and athletic performance. Since…

Mexican Street Corn Buddha Bowls with Basil-Lime Vinaigrette

Especially outstanding this time of year — with fresh summer corn and ripe tomatoes virtually at their seasonal peak — these bowls by The Roasted Root are a fun and healthy riff on Mexican grilled corn on the cob. Add creamy sliced avocado, crumbled queso fresco and hard-boiled eggs on top of a bed of…

7 Things Truly Happy People Don’t Care For

I wouldn’t say I’m the HAPPIEST person in the world, but there are several things I rid myself of in order to keep me smiling and high on life itself. 1. What other people think Truly happy people wander through life, sometimes aimlessly, oftentimes pursuing a different dream or goal from one day to the…