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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Fitness and Food Trends: Test Your Trend Knowledge!

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When it comes to fitness and food, are you trendy? For me, I might try the new trend, but I usually stick with what I like, regardless of if it's trendy or not. According to this food and fitness infographic from MyFitnessPal, Zumba has trended down in popularity while SoulCycle and wearable fitness …
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Denise Austin’s Skinny Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Last week, we shared a skinny enchilada soup recipe with you, and this week? It's the whole enchilada! Fitness guru Denise Austin is sharing her Skinny Enchiladas recipe with us. So next time you want to add a little Mexican flare to your weeknight, consider pulling this recipe out. You'll likely …
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The Skinny on the The Skinnytaste Cookbook

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Dear Gina, You had me at hello, that very first email you sent to my inbox with the most delicious recipes ever. I followed you, I copied you, I ate like you. Every food you touch turns magical. My family eats well, my toddler’s palate is wide-ranging, and I am a happy mama. Okay, okay. I …
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Ask the FBMs: How Can I Prepare for Pregnancy?

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Happy New Year! We're kicking off 2015 today with a reader question that we thought would help a lot of mamas-to-be. While this answer is applicable any time, we thought it would be especially helpful today as we all dive right into those resolutions! Hello ladies! My name is Tabytha. I'm …
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A Healthy Mac and Cheese Your Kids’ll Love

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A world without mac and cheese is no world for us. That's why today we're sharing a healthier recipe for the noodley goodness from Tina Ruggiero, nutritionist and author of The Truly Healthy Family Cookbook.  Who says mac ‘n’ cheese can’t be part of a healthy diet? For those who are suspect, new …
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7 Tips for Starting Kids Early With Healthy Choices

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I spent a lot of time reading MANY articles about creating healthy habits for kids during my pregnancy. It is so important to me to establish those good behaviors early so Evan does not face the same struggles I have with my weight. All of it boiled down to the kitchen and the choices I made. Over …
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Make the Body/Mind/Mouth Connection

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Having worked in the weight-loss and maintenance industry, I have a deep interest in learning the different methods and avenues taken in this field. When Margaret Marshall's book Body, Mind and Mouth: Life's Eating Connection floated across our laps, I was extremely taken by the title and ready to …
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How to Make Your Unhealthy Pregnancy Food Cravings Healthier

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So, I'll be the first to admit that I didn't eat the healthiest during my first trimester. And when you're struck with the worst morning sickness, fatigue and food aversions, it can be hard to get (and keep!) anything down --- let alone healthy food. However, between my pregnancy experience and all …
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