Snacking

Halloween Candy: The Real Calorie Count

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Whether it's the office candy bowl, leftovers from giving out candy at your home or your kid's not-so-cleverly hidden Halloween stash, chances are that, right about now, you've got access to candy. Maybe even a lot of candy. But they're all small pieces, so if you grab a piece (or three) when you …
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Feel the ‘Beet’ in Your Workouts With a Shot of This

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I have a healthy obsession with beets. I've shared my torrid love affair with the beet before (like a romantic comedy where the girl falls in love with her dorky high school best friend years later), it took me awhile to see its grandeur, but now that I have, I'm smitten. Plus, let's be honest, you …
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7 Tips for the Best Pre-Workout Fuel and a Superfood Energy Bites Recipe

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This post by Gabby Ouimet about choosing a good pre-workout snack is a part of our fourth-annual Guest Bloggers' Week. (Check out all of the inspiring, informative, entertaining and life-changing posts here!) Gabby is a 20-something girl with a passion for food and healthy living. She follows a …
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Clean Eating: The Challenge Is Done, But I’m Not

I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I was taking part in the 10 Days of Real Food Pledge, and I'm happy (in more ways than one) to say it's over. Overall, I think it went really well, but let me be clear---I wasn't perfect. I slipped up a few times without meaning to, adding a splash of an …
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Ruby’s Peanut Butter Protein Balls Recipe

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The following is a post sponsored by ViSalus. For our sponsored post policy, click here. We're always looking for new yummy high-protein snack ideas, so when Ruby offered to share her favorite ViSalus Peanut Butter Protein Balls recipe with us we were pumped---and ready to get noshing. Can't wait …
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Nutrition on the Go: Stack It, Shake It and Go!

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When I travel, I carry a water bottle and about a million (or, you know, like, five) little Ziploc bags full of my supplements, my protein powder and my healthy travel snacks. Sometimes the Ziploc bags tear by being tossed around in my bag, something leaks or they generally just begin to get kind of …
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A Trip to Minneapolis to Visit the ‘Big G’ (and Eat Cereal)

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A few weeks ago, the fine people over at General Mills invited me and a few other bloggers to give us (literally) a taste of the city's foodie culture and learn a little bit (or A LOT) about what they do there at what they call "Big G." I was barely there for more than 24 hours, but, man, oh, man …
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