6 Simple Thing That Can Help You Lose Weight
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6 Simple Things that Can Help You Lose Weight

What does your typical eating day look like? Are you frustrated because you think you are watching what you eat or drink, but your scale and clothes are telling you otherwise? Tracking calories is not fun, but the process can be so revealing. A typical day of eating (for someone not watching their weight) might… Continue reading 6 Simple Things that Can Help You Lose Weight

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Lunch Salads Made in Advance

What should I eat for . . .lunch? I will be honest: I am not the best at bringing my lunch to work. I should be. It would save me a lot of money, calories, and angst in deciding what to eat each day. Some weeks I am diligent and bring lunch to work; other weeks… Continue reading Lunch Salads Made in Advance

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Saving Money with Meal and Grocery Planning

"Do you feed your kids?"   I was at a family gathering a few weeks ago when my sister in-law asked me this. We were discussing grocery shopping and how much we spend each week.  My sister in-law gasped when I told her how much I spend; she said she spends twice as much, with my… Continue reading Saving Money with Meal and Grocery Planning

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One Hour — Seven Dinners

The Easy Guide to Making a Week's Worth of Dinners in One Hour I am all about making things E A S Y (finding ways to eliminate the stress)—that is one of the goals of BrightLightLiving.com and for myself. I have not mastered this (not by a long shot), but the intent is there. After… Continue reading One Hour — Seven Dinners

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Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry Crockpot Meal

I am all about EASY, and this recipe is quick to prepare and tastes great. Besides cooking up the rice at the end, the rest of the preparation is simply dumping in the ingredients. My kids love this too--they claim my crockpot Chinese meals are just as good as Chinese take-out. What You Will Need: One… Continue reading Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry Crockpot Meal

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Easy and Tasty Crockpot Chili

Chili is one of my youngest son's favorites; he would eat it every day if I let him. Thankfully, this recipe is super easy to make and very delicious. Spring is almost here, so why not give Chili one last eating before grilling season officially begins. (Not that this household will stop eating chili. My son would not stand for that.)

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Crockpot Beef and Broccoli

One word: Delicious!   I absolutely loved this soup and cannot believe how easy it was to make. It is always a hit when the entire family (cough, cough — my boys) likes it AND asks for seconds. Best of all, it is healthy. //assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js Ingredients: 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 chopped onion 1 can of […]

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Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup

One word: Delicious!   I absolutely loved this soup and cannot believe how easy it was to make. It is always a hit when the entire family (cough, cough -- my boys) likes it AND asks for seconds. Best of all, it is healthy. //assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js Ingredients: 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1 chopped onion 1 can of… Continue reading Crockpot Chicken Taco Soup

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Taking the Mini Challenge

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js I will start off by saying, "I went to the doctor today for my wellness exam" and well. . . Let's just say that I need to give my Healthy Habits a boost. This week, I will be taking the Mini Challenge that I created; it was designed to give a taste of what Healthy Habits… Continue reading Taking the Mini Challenge

8 Ways to Drink More Water
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8 Ways to Drink More Water

Water – it does a body good.  I can honestly say that I have noticed a positive difference with my increased water intake.  On the flip side, I can also tell when I am dehydrated. Let me start with the positive:  water makes me feel full. I snack less and eat smaller portions when I… Continue reading 8 Ways to Drink More Water