How to use the Morning Meltdown Meal Plan to Achieve Your Best Results

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What would it feel like to stick with a goal for 100 days? When I taught first and second grade, the “100 Days of School” project was a huge deal. We would count collections of 100 things, make necklaces out of 100 fruit loops, calculate the cost of 100 of our favorite toys, estimate and […]

Glyphosate: Could You Be Eating Weed Killer in Your Cheerios?

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Did you hear the big news? On August 10, 2018, a jury in California awarded $289 million to a school groundskeeper who developed cancer after years of exposure to the weed killer Roundup. It was a blow to the chemical company Monsanto, who makes the popular insecticide. But there was some bigger news to come. […]

5 Healthy Foods That Can Sabotage Your Weight Loss

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Remember Mean Girls?  In one of the scenes from the now classic movie, Cady tries to get Regina George, the leader of the “Plastics”, to eat more healthy foods. In reality, Cady is sabotaging Regina by telling her that her Kalteen bars were “these weird nutrition bars my mom uses to lose weight”.  In the dialogue […]

Reading Food Labels to Make Simple Swaps and Healthier Choices

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In this post I’ll be going over the basics of the important things to look for when reading food labels, and then walk you though a real life grocery store comparison of two brand name products where we decide after reading the labels which is the better product to buy. There is also a downloadable […]

Managing Meal Planning without Going Insane

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Meal Planning answers the “What’s for Dinner?” question. How many times have you driven home after a long day, dreading the, “What’s for dinner” question? You know as soon as you walk through the door, your life gets a little crazy. You’ve got your family, the mail, the laundry, and even the dog, all vying for your time and […]