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Homemade Protein Bars

Featured Recipe:  Homemade Protein Bars Makes 8 servings 2 cups oats ½ cup natural nut butter (peanut, almond, sun-butter, cashew) 4 scoop protein powder* (may substitute 2/3 -1 cup non-fat dry milk powder) ½ cup water or unsweetened almond milk Optional additions: Stevia (to taste)…

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Spaghetti Squash Noodles

Spaghetti Squash has become a hot alternative to traditional pasta. Packed full of nutrients and vitamins and containing only 45 calories per cup, this pasta alternative is worth a try the next time you are craving Italian. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Take spaghetti squash…

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Introducing Weight Management Coaching!

We are excited and proud to announce that Nancy McBride will start offering Weight Management Coaching! Weight Management Coaching Plans w/Nancy McBride includes: Three 30 minute Skype, FaceTime or phone sessions per month to fit your schedule Unlimited email or text support ongoing throughout the…

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Nancy McBride’s Podcast Interview

  Our very own Nancy McBride was interviewed on the Podcast Half Size Me. In this episode of Half Size Me™ Show, Heather talks to Nancy about how even after weight loss surgery you must focus on habits to be successful how she helps people avoid…

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Cheat Meals

We are a huge believer in cheat meals, because, as you know, sometimes you just have to have a pizza or some of mom’s banana pudding!  Believe it or not, eating your “vice” foods once in a while can be beneficial.  It will alleviate any…

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Whey Protein

Whey protein:  Fast-acting with high biological value, whey protein amino acids can result in amino acids being used for glucose manufacture – causing only a small percentage to be used for muscle repair and growth. So while whey protein stimulates protein synthesis and strengthens your…

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Tis the Season To Stay Healthy

This is the time of year we give ourselves too much latitude when it comes to eating and workouts.  With the new year fast approaching people tend to take the next two weeks off exercise and healthful eating. Make this the year that you continue…

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Thanksgiving tips to stay on track

Thanksgiving is around the corner and with a holiday centered solely on food it is very easy to overindulge.  Now there is nothing wrong with treating yourself but you can do so without going overboard. Start your day with a healthy breakfast and some type…

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Featured Recipe – Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders Ingredients 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken tenders 1/2 cup plain yogurt (I used 2% Fage) 1/2 tablespoon harissa (or other hot sauce of your choice; certified gluten-free if necessary) 1 1/2 cups unsweetened brown rice cereal (certified gluten-free if necessary) 1…

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How Often Should I Weigh Myself

When you are in the process of making changes to you weight and body composition, you can find yourself relying on the scale for feedback for your hard work.  It makes sense to do so, but you may be creating a futile and frustrating situation…

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