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Double Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies [Dairy, Soy, Egg & Gluten-Free]

There is something so special about a sunny spring day! Glorious green color begins to pop up all around us. Plants are pushing through the earth, spring flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and a fresh sense of renewal lingers in the air. Its a truly magnificent feeling. Although it is later than usual this year, Easter is right around the corner and chocolate has been on my mind. Just writing the word chocolate …

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Eating For Quality When Pregnant

There is a common misconception while pregnant, that eating for two means you need to consume more food. While pregnant you only need 250 -300 more calories then you do before you were pregnant. Chances are if you are eating a typical American diet you are getting way over the daily calories needed even without a baby growing inside. Instead of worrying about eating enough food, focus more on its value. Everything you put in your mouth goes right into your babys development, forming the structure from which they will grow. The healthier you eat the better you will feel and the stronger your body will be to support your pregnancy. You can shift your awareness simply asking yourself these two questions: How is this food feeding me? How is this fueling my babys development?

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Back To School Must-Haves

You can almost hear the tears of kids everywhere this time of year because of the inevitable BACK-TO-SCHOOL. Some parents are secretly jumping for joy to get their kids back on a routine, while some are dreading the early morning chaos and afternoon homework struggles. But I do think one thing is common for most…