The Best Banana Recipe Ever Created: Jamaican Banana Bread

I didn’t know such banana bread such as this existed, until this week. That was when I made this INCREDIBLE recipe below and have enjoyed it ever since! This is great with coffee, breakfast or just for a fun afternoon snack at the office.  Enjoy! This is one my favorite recipes I’ve ever made. Ingredients…

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Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

This delectable appetizer is both easy and fun! This would also be a great dish to make with your significant other or friend as a fun way to get them involved the in the kitchen. This recipe is originally from allrecipes.com Ingredients 1/2 cup ketchup 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 pound…

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5 Kickbutt Stress Reducing Foods

I’m American, and you want to know how I know I’m a true American? I work long hours, with no sietas and I am always rushing around. I also get stressed. It’s the inevitable in our culture, and it does comfort me to know that there are some foods that can actually help with stress….

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Jen’s Top 10 Healthiest and Non-Healthiest Foods

In efforts to step into a healthier light, I complied a list of my recommended top and worst foods to put into your body. I’ve reviewed lots of different “top 10” lists, and the following is my top 10 best and worst picks! The Top 10 Healthiest Foods: Leafy dark green veggies (Ie:  Broccoli, spinach,…

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Fast, Easy & Fantastic Brownies

Do you have a pot luck to go to and forgot to make something asap? Do you simply don’t feel like baking and craving some chocolate? This is my secret to making quick brownies that taste amazing! Although I wouldn’t recommend eating the whole since this isn’t a “healthy recipe,” everything is great in moderation….

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Do You Live in the Most Obese State in America?

I thought I would share the information below, published by webmd.com, that I thought was very interesting.     Do you live in West Virgina? If you do, you currently live in the most obese state in America and one in 3 of your fellow residents are obese. It’s no shocker that all of these…

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Easy Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

This recipe is such an easy one that you can make in 20 minutes after work.  Easy and good for you too! Ingredients: 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 2 Chicken Breasts 2 cups of broccoli 1 can of water chesnuts…

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The Skinny Brown Bag Series: Volume 5, Healthy Snack: Greek Yogurt

I’ve never liked milk, and I’ve never liked yogurt. Greek yogurt is the dairy exception to my very strong dislike of the milk and yogurt taste and I have been very pleased to add it to my diet. I recently went to a Herbalife health consultation and one of the many recommendations was to incorporate…

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Healthy Time Saving Terrific Tacos (Crock pot)

These crock tacos are easy, fast and quite amazing! Ingredients: 2 lbs. ground beef 1 medium onion, cut up 1 green pepper, cut up 1 can of black beans (drained) 2 packets of low sodium taco seasoning 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons paprika 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 cups water Add all ingredients listed above…

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The Skinny Brown Bag Series: Volume 4, The Basics

Eating healthy and loosing weight isn’t easy, but if it’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my 60 lbs of weight loss is to start with basics. Once you get the basics down, you can start to change small habits one by one to create a lifestyle that works for you. One great place to start,…

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