Beachbody 21 Day Fix: Food Prep for a Week Is WORK!

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I have said it many times throughout my weight-loss and maintenance phases and then post-baby (both times): when it comes to eating, meal planning is key. After kids I’ve learned that meal planning is not only necessary but a means to survival! Like many mamas, I often forget to eat and remember …
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Freezer Meals, Slow Cooker Meals and Easy Recipes That Saved My Life As a New Parent

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If we could add another one to this hilariously true list, it'd be "every time you sit down to eat a meal together, you feel like you deserve a freakin' medal." Because finding the time to eat --- let alone cook --- is a monumental feat when you've got a newborn at home (especially your first …
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Liven Up Your Salad With This Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing

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This post was sponsored by Hidden Valley® through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Hidden Valley, all opinions are my own. Who's a big salad fan? This girl! And who's an even bigger taco salad fan? Yep, me. There's just something about the …
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How I Make My Kids Eat Their Veggies

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I wouldn't call my kids picky eaters necessarily. But they are quirky eaters, as I think most kids are. Some days they eat more than others, and they definitely have their preferences. Sandwiches are never eaten as intended, for example; instead they are dissected and eaten as parts. Sauce is often …
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Green ‘Fertility Glow’ Smoothie Recipe

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We might be having a baby boom around here, but that doesn't mean there haven't been fertility struggles getting to this point. Jenn went on her own journey and there have been miscarriages among us. While we know that sometimes medical intervention in getting pregnant is a necessity, we aren't …
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Moms Can Make Something Out of Nothing — But Meal Planning Is Easier

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I have a new talent I discovered as a mom: Making something out of nothing. It can be the day before grocery day, I can feel like I have exhausted all of my cooking options, yet I am almost always able to come up with something to feed the family for dinner. I've gotten quite talented at …
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