Proactive Holiday Health Challenge

Did you know that there are only 59 days left in 2015?! Crazy, right? The next 59 days are going to be filled with lots of time with family and friends, holiday parties, cocktail parties, happy hours, and plenty of opportunities to over-eat and over-indulge. But it doesn't have to be a disaster for your health or waistline. I'm all about prevention instead of just reaction.

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The Benefits of Plants

The Benefits of Plants

I live in the Mid-West, now, which means that I'm about to tackle a topic that can ruffle a few feathers here in the heart of the dairy and beef industries... the plant-based diet... Essentially we've flirted with vegetarian and vegan diets as friends have invited us to the challenge. I embrace challenges like this. My husband endures them with me :) ... But we both agreed that a meal didn't have to have meat in it to be enjoyable. The experience caused us to reduce our reliance on meat pretty significantly, and got my culinary creative juices flowing with new recipes options and adventures.

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