Author: Crystal Ellington

The Blueberry taste tester

For those of you who have younger children or grandchildren do you have creative ways of getting little ones to try different foods? I’ve shared similar stories in the past in my blogs but this one was the cherry on the top for me with my son. He had developed a slight cold with sniffles, Read More

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Brussel Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes

I am not sure about you, but when I was younger I absolutely despised Brussel sprouts. It was just something about them that made me yell out YUCK!! It wasn’t until I got older that I found out they are so many different ways to prepare and season foods that you can enjoy, when normally Read More

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BLT Wrap Recipe

What you need: ● 3 ounces cream cheese (softened) ● 4 to 5 whole wheat tortillas ● 2 tomatoes (seeded and chopped) ● 2 avocados (chopped) ● 2 green onions (chopped) ● 10 slices bacon (already cooked) ● 1/3 cup ranch salad dressing ● 2 tablespoons FULL FAT GREEK PLAIN YOGURT ● 2 cups mixed Read More

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Performing the Pelvic tilt in Plank Position

Are YOU performing your plank correctly? check it out! pelvic tilt

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Transformation vs Scale

Many of you may have seen this pic or similar pics such as this but I really want you to look at it and understand it. Why? Too often people are STILL focusing on what the scale says without learning about the process that is happening with your body.  Losing weight can come with a Read More

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Waldorf Chicken Salad Sandwich

Recipe provided by Registered Dietitian, Molly Linek. What’s needed ● 2 (12-ounce) cans chicken, drained, or 2 cup shredded cooked chicken ● 1-2 chopped unpeeled Granny Smith apples ● 1 cup chopped celery ● 1/2 cup chopped walnuts ● 1/2 cup dried cranberries ● 1/2 cup FULL fat, plain yogurt ● 2 tablespoons honey mustard Read More

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Greater is He!

The devil comes to kill steal and destroy. He makes you want to stop 🛑 doing what makes you happy, what makes you healthy, all when he sees the opportunity to do it!  We have been hit several times this year, way too many to count and the devil is having a ball with it.  There are Read More

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Middle Eastern Vegetarian Pita Sandwich

 Recipe provided by Molly Linek, Registered Dietitian. For The Tzatziki Sauce: ● 1 cup greek yogurt ● 2 tablespoons cucumber (chopped) ● 1/2 tablespoon red onion (grated) ● 1 tablespoon fresh mint (chopped) ● 1/2 tablespoon fresh dill (chopped) ● 1/2 lemon (juiced) ● 1 tablespoon olive oil ● Salt (to taste) ● 1 tablespoon Read More

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Turtle 🐢 or Rabbit 🐇

Are you a turtle or rabbit? In your Health and fitness journey the most important thing you have to think about is your health. Every decision and thought you make creates a reality good, bad or indifferent outcomes. If you have the rabbit mentality, when it comes to HEALTH, Believe it or not, stress is Read More

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VEGETARIAN RICE AND BEAN BURRITOS

Recipe provided by Registered Dietitian, Molly Linek. ingredients ● 2 cups cooked rice ● 2 tablespoons ​fresh cilantro​ (chopped) ● 2 limes (juiced) ● 1/2 onion (diced)  ● 3 to 4 cloves garlic (minced) ● 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or olive oil) ● 1 (15-ounce) can black beans (or pinto beans; drained) ● 1 tablespoon Read More

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