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The Great Vegetarian Experiment: Will I Eat Meat in 30 Days?
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The Great Vegetarian Experiment: Will I Eat Meat in 30 Days?

Liz Merritt - Oct 01, 2017

Because I'm a curious person by nature and always open to new ways to improve my health and the aging process, I am declaring myself vegetarian for the next 30 days. Not…

Fall Bites: Baked Oatmeal Bars for Snacking on the Go
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Fall Bites: Baked Oatmeal Bars for Snacking on the Go

Liz Merritt - Sep 07, 2017

Fall is in the air! And even though crisp morning temperatures have yet to make their presence known in the Southwestern desert, that doesn’t stop  me from…

Sports Nutrition Know-How: 3 Ways Athletes Can Fuel Performance
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Sports Nutrition Know-How: 3 Ways Athletes Can Fuel Performance

Liz Merritt - Aug 29, 2017

When it comes to sports nutrition, arming yourself with the right information is essential to performance success and optimal recovery. “As athletes, our primary goal is to…

Hella Healthy Hummus: 3 Recipes to Fire Up Any Appetite
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Hella Healthy Hummus: 3 Recipes to Fire Up Any Appetite

Liz Merritt - Aug 03, 2017

I love hummus, in any flavor or form. And as an aficionado of this bean-based delicacy, I search for ways to incorporate it into virtually everything. From…

Cold Pizzas Top the List for Hot & Healthy Summer Nights
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Cold Pizzas Top the List for Hot & Healthy Summer Nights

Liz Merritt - Jul 19, 2017

One of my favorite indulgences in all creation is pizza. When hot weather has me foraging for salads and generally lighter fare, cold pizzas top my list for hot summer nights. Flavorful,…

Kick Up the Flavor With Healthy, DIY Salad Dressing
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Kick Up the Flavor With Healthy, DIY Salad Dressing

Liz Merritt - Jul 05, 2017

We can eat all the healthy greens and veggies in the world, but if we undo those good deeds with heavy salad dressings, it’s all for naught.…

Cool Sensations: Summer Salads to Perk Up Any Menu
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Cool Sensations: Summer Salads to Perk Up Any Menu

Liz Merritt - Jun 07, 2017

Looking for a cool take on dinner that won’t turn the kitchen into an inferno this summer? Look no further than a light and healthy summer salad to…

Whole Latte Health: Healing Lattes Making the Rounds
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Whole Latte Health: Healing Lattes Making the Rounds

Liz Merritt - May 22, 2017

As I make the transition from an all-day to morning-only coffee drinker, I am experimenting with colorful, healthy lattes made with a variety of herbs, spices and veggies…

Viva la Baja Bowls! Fan Favorites for Family Gatherings
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Viva la Baja Bowls! Fan Favorites for Family Gatherings

Liz Merritt - May 03, 2017

A family favorite for lunches, dinners, and meal prepping, Baja bowls add variety without sacrificing nutrition. Try making a burrito bar the centerpiece at your next party with a variety of healthy toppings and…

Get Crackin’: Gourmet Deviled Eggs With a Healthy Flair
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Get Crackin’: Gourmet Deviled Eggs With a Healthy Flair

Liz Merritt - Apr 12, 2017

It’s Easter week, and all of us who spend any time in the kitchen know what that means. Eggs. Lots of them! There’s no better time to…