Chia Seeds in Green Smoothies

I have been doing some research on Chia seeds… (pronounced “chee-ya” – Yes, as in “cha-cha-cha-CHIA PET“) and discovered some amazing things about them. History:  Chia seeds come from a flowering plant belonging to the mint family. “Chia” is the Mayan word for strength. Chia is native to Mexico and Guatemala and was cultivated by … Continue reading »

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My first green smoothie

It’s Monday. I decided to start my week of right with my very first green smoothie. I’ve had the pre made ones from the grocery store, but haven’t made my own green smoothie before. I just started reading Beth Aldrich’s book “Real Moms Love to Eat“  and I must admit, it’s the first book I’ve read in … Continue reading »

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Drink More Water

In my quest to exercise more and also drink more water. I am trying this new technique. We have our very own water cooler, but because of the layout in our kitchen we have it all the way in the garage. I would have to walk from the kitchen, though the play area and living … Continue reading »

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I'm off to the gym. Yep. My iPod is #purple.

Back into my gym routine. The goal is 5-6 workouts per week. If I can get back into my Monday though Friday routine, then I’m all set! I was running 4-6 miles a day a couple of months ago. It will take time to build up my endurance again. I plan on starting out by … Continue reading »

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