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Black Bean Salad with Corn, Red Peppers, Avocado & Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette

March 3rd, 2015
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Give this yummy bean salad a try!  I suggest half the oil and sugar.  Enjoy!   Black Bean Salad with Corn, Red Peppers, Avocado & Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette.

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Small changes equal big results.

January 9th, 2015

What’s one small thing you can do daily?  How about eating breakfast daily? Drinking  water with every meal?  Scheduling workouts in your calendar and being committed ( no excuses)?  We need to be consistent to reach our goals!  My daily change is going to be chopping  fruit and vegetables the minute I get home from the store.  This will provide daily, quick and healthy snacks for the family and myself .  What small change can you make to your daily routine? Here’s to a year of being strong,fit,confident  women!

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No more supplement and quick fix diets. Here’s the secret to permanent weight lo

January 5th, 2015
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The secret to permanent weight loss is simply in your daily lifestyle choices.  Have you or anyone you know skipped breakfast and then ate everything in sight the minute they get home?  How about snacking on foods loaded with sugar and fat instead of snacking on fresh fruit, vegetables and whole grains. If you finally want to lose weight and keep it off for good, you must master consistency.  When you feel in control of your decisions weight loss goals are easily attainable. My goal

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5 reasons to hire a Personal Trainer

December 17th, 2014
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There’s a reason movie stars use personal trainers: The benefits of working with a personal trainer is one of the fastest, easiest, most successful ways to improve your health and fitness. Working with a personal trainer is so effective that it has spread well beyond the realm of the rich and famous. Today, personal trainers are used by people of all fitness, age and economic levels. Personal trainers will guide you when life gets in the way and you aren’t seeing the results you hoped

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8 Simple healthy habits to transform your body.

December 7th, 2014
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8 Simple healthy habits to transform your body. Eating healthy does not have to be difficult. In fact, if you develop a routine of adopting positive healthy practices, which you engage in regularly, eating healthfully can become second nature. Consider brushing your teeth. Most of us regularly brush our teeth so the practice has become easy to sustain on a regular basis. That is the goal of developing healthy eating habits. I teach clients to engage in a few practices regularly until they become second

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Great article about belly fat in the Georgia Straight. A few quotes from me about losing fat. Enjoy!

December 7th, 2014
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Perils of belly fat a growing concern

July 22nd, 2014

The truth about losing belly fat, a local registered dietitian and myself discuss what it really takes to lose belly fat. Enjoy! http://www.straight.com/life/681266/perils-belly-fat-growing-concern.

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Confetti Stuffed Burritos

July 16th, 2013

Confetti-Stuffed Burritos Ingredients 2 1/2 cups (1/2-inch) cubed peeled sweet potato 3/4 cup low-salt chicken broth 1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion 2 garlic cloves, minced $ 3/4 cup fresh corn kernels (about 2 ears) 3/4 cup drained canned black beans, partially mashed$ 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper $ 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3/4 cup canned fat-free refried beans 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream $ 1/2 cup bottled salsa 4 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional) Preparation Preheat oven to 350°. Combine sweet potato and broth in a large nonstick skillet. Bring

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QUICK, HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS

July 16th, 2013

Sante Fe Grilled Chicken Salad Rated by 6 user(s) Ingredients 10 oz (283g) mixed salad greens 2/3 cup (150 mL) unsalted canned corn, drained 3/4 cup (175 mL) cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 1/2 orange or green bell pepper, diced 1/2 cup (125 mL) dates, chopped 1/2 cup (125 mL) feta cheese 4 chicken breasts or thighs, boneless, skinless Honey Lime Dressing: 1 tsp (5 mL) lime zest 3 tbsp (45 mL) freshly squeezed lime juice 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil 1 tbsp +

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