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“You can have it all.” “Be everything you want to be.” “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” As contemporary, driven professional women, we’ve heard these kinds of messages many times before. They lend optimism and encourage safe risk-taking with the most positive intentions. The trouble is, these bright inspirational nuggets don’t always… Read more »

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Sometimes you just need life—and the meals that fuel it!—to be straightforward. Here’s an updated, highly nutritious take on a flavorful old favorite that hits the spot without requiring lots of prep time or complicated directions:

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Save Print Pumpkin Muffin Mini Bites Author: Margaret Lively   The rich, satisfying flavors of fall don’t have to add up to tons of extra carbs or unhealthy fats. Here’s a warm and comforting recipe perfect for a relaxing weekend breakfast, yet tempting enough to stand in as a dessert—but without the regret later. Dig in!… Read more »

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Many people find that this time of year comes with conflicted thoughts and feelings. Think about all you’re handling simultaneously right now: You’re cycling down from the excitement of summer travel and high activity, yet you sometimes think this deceleration is a little disappointing. You’ve found your groove again at work after all the summer… Read more »

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Save Print Cream Soda Author: Margaret Lively Recipe type: Beverage   This beverage creates the classic taste of cream soda without any high fructose corn syrup or other chemicals and additives found in traditional colas. Ingredients crushed ice 8 oz. seltzer or sparkling water 3-5 drops vanilla-flavored liquid stevia Instructions Fill your favorite tall glass with crushed… Read more »

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Save Print Tacos Without the Taco Author: Margaret Lively   So you’re thinking about ways to bring more mobility and less sitting into your daily life, right? Let’s ride that wellness momentum a little farther! Now would be a great time to experiment with some delicious, healthful new menu ideas. Here’s a meatless, gluten-free, nutrient-packed—and don’t… Read more »

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For years, we’ve heard it: A sedentary lifestyle is a ticking health time-bomb. But recent studies have revealed that it’s not just the “couch potatoes” who are suffering from the effects of too much sitting. Hundreds of thousands of productive, active people are spending many more hours seated than they did a decade or two… Read more »

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We’re on the cusp of a transitional season in the calendar right now as well as a new year, according to ancient Chinese tradition. Treat yourself to optimal nutrition as well as luxurious, comforting flavors with this perfect-for-winter recipe: Simple Slow-Cooker Soup.