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Nutrition | Fit Mama Training

Category: Nutrition

Chocolate Carrot Cake Smoothie

Ive been making chocolate cake batter smoothies and carrot cake smoothies all week. And today I made a hybrid all my own. Omg. 5 ish Ice Cubes 1 banana 1/2 c Oatmeal 1 t cinnamon 3 drops Liquid Vanilla Stevia 1/4 c Grated Carrot 1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder 1 T Carob Powder 1 c Milk (I use rice) or Double Chocolate Yerba Mate (for energy!) I didnt even taste…

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Healthy eating doesn’t have to suck

I always feel a little sad for people who tell me they are on a diet, showing me evidence in their big salad with no interesting flavors. I dont think salads are sad, you canhook up a salad (without excessive cheese, croutons or sugary dressing), but typically this flavorless salad toting individual is going to give up on this new diet as soon as they remember how awesome it is…

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Green Monster: How I got my kid to have spinach for breakfast

Im all for the regular enjoyment of fruits and vegetables but sometimes I feel like I need to draw a line. And a line I drew when I heard about these green monster smoothies. I mean I like spinachand allbut the idea of pureeing it with a banana and drinking it sounded well does spinach puree with banana sound good to you? Recently my sister got a rad new blender…

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Clean Eating; A Family Affair

My husband is not Captain Healthy. He always jokes with me when I get sick that it must be all that exercise! Look at me! I dont exercise and Im as healthy as a horse! He doesnt consider a salad a meal and while he eats everything I cook there is a running list of things Im never allowed to make again due to (in his opinion) their abundance of…

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don’t cheat yourself

Cheat days are a common part of most diet plans. You eat a particular way until the weekend, or just Saturday afternoon and you then eat whatever you have been missing. I have a couple of problems with this. 1) For me, when I tried cheat days, I would think all week about what I wanted on this day and go crazy. The whole idea of changing your lifestyle is…

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healthy eating: now a psychiatric diagnosis?

My friend sent me a link to this article the other day and it cracked me up. Its about the new psychiatric disorder named for people who (gasp) avoid sugar, salt, pesticides and dyes. WHAT?! Im sorry. Didnt mean to caps yell at you. Heres the truth. Once you start to make healthy changes in your life, suddenly the people around you become self consciousabout theirbad choices, whatever they may…

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the problem with a diet

Ready to take on a new diet? You read about it, the (insert any diet youve ever read about here) plan. Its great, you lose weight like crazy and you just cut out (insert a wide variety of evils) and youre all set. Im gonna do starting on Monday, thats why Ive got to eat this cake today. First of all, why anyone feels the need to stock up on…

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My basic food guidelines

Like all of my other changes with food I started small. I decided to continue to eat the foods I had always eaten (favorites being nachos, macaroni and cheese and pizza), but have one small portion and fill the rest of my plate up with vegetables. I also dedicated to only going back for seconds with vegetables. After learning important information about portion sizes (for most foods one portion is…

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