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What Is Clean Eating?

What Is Clean Eating?

What is Clean Eating? I've used the term, "Eating Clean" for a long time. I didn't even realize how common it had become until I saw the Clean Eating Magazine, which delighted me! Clean Eating means eating a diet that is made of Natural and Unprocessed Foods, free of...

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GMO’s Revealed

GMO’s Revealed

I knew GMO's were Bad—"Real food is always better than Fake Food" GMO crops and food products are anything BUT Natural or Safe! From the site GMO's Revealed: I'm Watching the 9 Part Documentary! Sign up at GMOsRevealed.com Each part is only available for 24...

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Diet Myths and Mistakes

Diet Myths and Mistakes

Calories in and calories out!  We’ve been told that all we need to do in order to reach our weight loss goals is to create a calorie deficit.  That sounds so simple, but obviously there is more to it or most of us would already have permanently achieved our...

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Trader Joe’s Shopping

Trader Joe’s Shopping

I love Trader Joe's! The nearest one is an hour away so when I go I stock up! A picture is worth 1,000 words, so I headed over to take some photos of some of the foods that I stock up on. Everything listed below is grain, legume, dairy, sugar & artificial additive...

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Meal Ideas Day 19

Meal Ideas Day 19

Coffee with Kay Breakfast Ideas Here we go ... my sugar free sausage recipe along with some scrambled eggs & some unsweetened organic applesauce on the side! Easy peasy! Macro-Nutrients: Protein: Egg Whites & Sausage; Fat: Sausage & Egg Yolk; Carbohydrate:...

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Steamed Clams!

Steamed Clams!

Coffee With Kay Day 18: This was a day spent at the library so I could have better internet access for conference calls and other on-line work. I'm having some frustrations with my website and the current theme I'm running and it has prevented me from sharing my 90...

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Quick and Easy Meal Ideas

Quick and Easy Meal Ideas

Coffee with Kay Day 17: I realized that I'm really missing my Sunday prep day this week. I don't have as much foods prepared in advance and since I also missed shopping over the weekend, I didn't plan as well as I normally do. Breakfast has been fairly easy, although...

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May Cause Miracles

May Cause Miracles

Coffee With Kay A great start to a great day! I began reading one of the books I picked up over the weekend: May Cause Miracles by Gabrielle Bernstein. The book has come to my attention twice in the past week, so I figured that was a "clue"—and also a simple way to...

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Sugar Free Sausage Recipe

Sugar Free Sausage Recipe

It's really difficult to find sausage that has no added sweeteners. The solution? Make your own! I purchased 2# of ground pork from the Parker Family Farm at the last Farmer's Market. It was so simple to make this recipe! Sugar Free Pork Sausage Recipe Makes 16 2 oz...

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My 2 Week Results: This is Working!

My 2 Week Results: This is Working!

Coffee with Kay Day 15 & Two Week Check In: I'm beginning my third week on the 90 Day Challenge and I'm so happy to report I'm having good results—down 6 pounds, my rings are getting loose Considering my knee injury which prevented me from doing much exercise at...

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Field Trip to Yogaville

Field Trip to Yogaville

Day Trip to Yogaville in Buckingham, Virginia Yogaville is only a three hour drive away, so I'll have plenty of time to get there before check in at 4:00. I'm a little apprehensive about what I will do about staying on my 90 Day Program, so I'm glad it turned out that...

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My Day At Yogaville

My Day At Yogaville

Coffee With Kay Day 14 of my 90 Day Challenge—at Yogaville, where they serve no eggs & no meat. Last night was pretty easy, but breakfast this morning had few options but fruit. So there I had it, a huge bowl of fruit. The Mandala Cafe didn't open until 9:00 so...

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I Thought I Could Pull It Off Until

I Thought I Could Pull It Off Until

Coffee With Kay Day 12: I'm all set to go to Yogaville tomorrow. I spoke with reservations and decided on an one day over-night stay this time to get to know the place, and then I can decide which programs I might like to participate in for a longer stay. I knew upon...

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Easy Meals In a Snap

Easy Meals In a Snap

Coffee With Kay Day 11: No grains/no gluten, no soybeans, peanuts or any legumes, no dairy, no sugar or sweeteners, and no artificial additives. Does that sound difficult? Well, this is Day 11 on my 90 Day Challenge of doing without all of those foods, and as you see...

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Consistency is Key to Success

Consistency is Key to Success

Coffee With Kay Day 9: Over my morning brew my thoughts turned to "Consistency". I have been reminded that it isn't all that hard to do this program, one-meal-at-a-time, in fact it is pretty easy. I am never feeling like I am "starving" and I'm always satisfied when I...

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90 Day Challenge: Day 7

90 Day Challenge: Day 7

  Coffee With Kay: What's on my mind this morning?  Well, in addition to getting my cup of coffee—I'm thinking about a little sign I have. It reminds me about how important the beginning of our day is and how one little thought can make a difference in my entire...

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90 Day Challenge: Day 6

90 Day Challenge: Day 6

Last night after breaking into my EFK (Emergency Food Kit) items for dinner, and finding more sneaky sugar in my pantry, I resolved to do a little bit better with meal prep and cooking creativity. Additionally, I think finding pure cane sugar in my 100% Natural,...

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90 Day Challenge: Day 5

90 Day Challenge: Day 5

This is the time of the week when I'm scouring my refrigerator for things that need to be eaten from earlier in the week, and start to think about the next week. Tomorrow is Farmer's Market Day here, so I'll be picking up fresh veggies for next week. I'm also...

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Vegetable Frittata Recipe

Vegetable Frittata Recipe

Easy Vegetable Frittata Recipe The only difference between a Frittata and a Quiche is the crust. A Frittata doesn't have one.  This is a favorite of mine, it's diverse (meaning I can change up the ingredients), easy, and it makes several servings. Ingredients: 4...

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90 Day Challenge: Day 4

90 Day Challenge: Day 4

Day 4 of my challenge and I'm hardly feeling deprived! Coffee With Kay I had my coffee with Nutpods original flavor today. I'd mentioned trying it before and someone sent me a comment asking for more information—so I wrote a product review. If you are interested you...

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90 Day Challenge: Day 3

90 Day Challenge: Day 3

90 Day Challenge: Day 3—6 Meals in Under 5 Minutes Coffee with Kay Thanks to Nutpods coffee is a lot better than I'd hoped it would be with just plain coconut milk. Yesterday I tried the Original Flavor and today I tried their Vanilla flavored coffee creamer. Frankly,...

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Nutpods Product Review

Nutpods Product Review

Nutpods Product Review Giving up half & half and honey in my coffee was one of the things I wrestled with before going on my 90 Day Challenge. Coffee is an important morning ritual for me—and I like it the way I like it. I didn't want to compromise unless there...

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90 Day Challenge: Day 2

90 Day Challenge: Day 2

Here's how my second day went: Coffee with Kay Thanks to Nutpods, which arrived yesterday in my Amazon Prime order, my morning coffee ritual was quite a bit better this morning. The Nutpod version I triedm orning was the "original" flavor. I was delighted to see that...

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90 Day Challenge: Day 1

90 Day Challenge: Day 1

Day 1: 90 Day Clean Eating Challenge Yesterday I was up by 6:00 am with the first challenge of the day, taking that evaluation of where I am right now, my selfie and my measurements. Beginning Measurements The first thing I did for my plan was to record my beginning...

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Mayonnaise Recipe

Mayonnaise Recipe

Quick & Easy Mayonnaise Recipe Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups light olive oil OR avocado oil 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder 1/2 teaspoon salt juice from 1/2 lemon Bring the egg to room temperature by letting it sit out for at least an hour or put it in a bowl of...

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Sneaky Sugar In My Pantry

Sneaky Sugar In My Pantry

90 Day Challenge Preparation: Step 1: Clean out, use up, or store in a separate cabinet the foods that you won't be eating during the next 30 Days. This includes any foods containing sugar, grains, legumes (especially soy and peanut products), dairy products and...

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