Month: August 2016

Fresh Watermelon Mint Popsicles

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Author: http://www.zestitup.com Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 5 hours Total time: 5 hours 10 mins Serves: 32 Ingredients 4 cups cubed watermelon (seeded) 1/2 cup cold water 1 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice 8 mint leaves 1 tbsp agave nectar Instructions Combine all ingredients and blend for 5-10 seconds. Pour the mixture into molds and add popsicle sticks. Freeze […]

All About Bones

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When asked to visualize the word “bones,” many people tend to picture a dry, rattling skeleton – perhaps topped off with a grinning skull. But this cartoonish image can’t do justice to the amazingly complex living organs that form your body’s scaffolding. From supporting muscles and protecting vital organs to producing blood cells, your bones […]

Understanding The Obesity Epidemic

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We’re packing on more pounds than ever before, despite an increased awareness of the importance of physical fitness and diet. While we all know how important it is to eat healthy and exercise, it’s not always easy to follow those recommendations. If you’re having trouble keeping the pounds off, you’re not alone. Obesity has become […]

Lean & Tasty Fire-Grilled Chicken & Vegetable Skewers

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Prep time: 35 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 1 hour 5 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 1/3 cup olive oil Pinch of sea salt 3 Tbsp white or white wine vinegar 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 1/2- inch cubes 4 cups assorted vegetable pieces, such as onions, bell peppers, zucchini and mushrooms Instructions Mix […]

A Guideline for Eating Lean and Green

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People always ask us how they can clean up their diets by making easy and healthy substitutions. The words lean, green, and clean are thrown around all the time, but what do they mean? There are plenty of ingredients you can enjoy and find tasty that are actually amazing for you. These aren’t just ingredients […]