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A System to Never Waste Food

There are so many ways to whip together simple recipes that taste good.  Shopping a few times a week for fresh ingredients allows you to keep a flow of nutritious options available.  With a little practice, you can develop a system for food prep that is diverse in taste, texture, and presentation without ever having to throw food away. Learning…

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Health Habits for Work

For many of us, working hours dominate our week.  Failing to integrate mindful practices into our professional existence can have a major impact on our health.  Don’t sleep walk through the prime years of your life!  A little motivation and direction can help you install the habits that are key to your vitality.  Here’s the three best healthy habits for…

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Mango and Avocado Salsa

Combine the best of all worlds! Salsa, mango, and avocado combine to make as flavorful of a salad/dip as you can make. Buy some fresh ingredients and impress your friends (and even yourself!)…   Finely Chop: -1/3 of medium red onion (or sweet) -1 cup of fresh cilantro -1 green bell pepper -1 jalapeno pepper -1-2 cups of chopped tomatoes…

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Sear to Oven Finish

Practicing some cooking techniques at home allows you to make quick, simple, and delicious meals from scratch.  Pan searing meats, eggs, and fish on the stove top give you the chance to pack in wonderful flavor.  Learn the simple art of finishing in the oven for the perfect combination of flavor and tenderness. You will need a few things before…

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Cast Iron Cooking

One of the oldest, and tastiest, methods of cooking. Sealing, then unleashing flavor as time goes on, this versatile skillet is an impressive tool for your repertoire. Jump in and master the cast iron as soon as possible. Cast iron is a naturally non stick surface. This means easy cooking, and more importantly, easy cleaning. This is also one of…

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Top 3 Food Prep Ideas for Your Week

Getting a good groove with your weekly nutrition requires effort and rhythm. Planning ahead allows you to “win” more meals than you lose over the course of the week. Falling back on easy to grab, highly processed options is convenient at the time, but will have direct impact on your energy, metabolism, and waistline. Here are some tips to stay…

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