healthy pumpkin cake bites

Healthy Pumpkin Cake Bites

My husband and I just celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary… We got married at Disney last year and had a delicious almond cake with amaretto mousse. Well, we were able…

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Fitness Strategies Part 2: Exericse

Fitness Strategies Part 2: Exercise Tips And Tricks

I will start off by saying that I’m in no way a fitness professional… Just like you, I’m always learning from research, time and experience. I’m constantly learning more everyday. There…

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Easy Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Easy Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Who doesn’t love a good pumpkin bread?? I mean seriously… To me, the smell of pumpkin, cinnamon and spices in the house pretty much captures fall. Now surprisingly, I have…

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Healthy Turkey Taco Meatballs

I know – another meatball recipe… But I just can’t help myself since making meatballs like this are a great way to pack in a lot of flavor while keeping things lean…

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benefits of chia seeds

The 5 Benefits of Chia Seeds (And 4 Chia Seed Recipes You Must Try!)

Chia seeds have been all the craze lately and I haven’t really jumped on board with them yet… Probably because I don’t know much about them. So, I’ve taken some…

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Chicken Cordon Bleu casserole

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

There are certain flavor combinations that just hit the spot – especially in the fall and winter months! We crave food and meals that are comforting and filling, and this…

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healthy pumpkin spice muffins

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Chocolate Chunks

Today is National Coffee Day – didn’t know that was a thing! – and so in light of this, I decided to post a recipe that goes great with a…

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easy burrito bowl casserole

Easy Burrito Bowl Casserole

Who doesn’t love a Chipotle burrito bowl?? If you don’t I’m not sure if we can be friends…haha just kidding, but really – Chipotle is one of the only restaurants out…

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Emily Ness

Sharing a passion for food and fitness to live a healthy lifestyle - with the occasional hint of chocolate.

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