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Workouts Ideas Before Spring Break

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We all know spring break is around the corner and personally, I am dreading putting on my swimsuit. I’ve decided to share some workout ideas to get that bikini ready body for spring break! Now, don’t get me wrong, if you love your body in a bikini already then, more power to you! But some of us, including myself, don’t always feel as confident. I’ve gained some weight over the holidays and I want to lose it before spring break and summer arrive! No shame working out if it’s what you wantHerCampus actually did a fitness article titled “How to […]

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Charred Red Onion and Fennel Salad

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Spring time is just about here and I am already preparing dishes that are perfect for this season, especially for a barbeque.  I feel like I managed to put all of my favorite ingredients into this one salad like the fennel, balsamic, spicy mustard, kale and healthy Kelapo coconut oil!  The combination is fantastic, and with the smoky char on the onions, there is so much flavor for the raw kale.  Using the coconut oil is perfect because it can stand up to the high heat when browning the onions and fennel, and since the flavor is so subtle, it […]

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Why Even Natural Butter isn’t Better

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It’s come to my attention that Americans ate 5.6 POUNDS of butter in 2012 – marking a 40 year high consumption rate, according to the American Butter Institute. Ok, I’ll give it to you. If you ditched butter for the “healthier” margarine (which now we know isn’t true), and are now going for the real deal, good for you. But that butter is adding 243mg of cholesterol per stick into your diet. And if you’re one of the Americans eating nearly six pounds of it a year – that adds up to over 1360 mg of cholesterol JUST from the […]

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