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Refreshing Watermelon Mint

Refreshing Watermelon Mint Great and refreshing for a party! The whole family will enjoy it! Serving: About 8 Ingredients 8 cups watermelon about 1/2 of a large, seedless  watermelon 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 1 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon 1/2 tsp sea salt Instructions: Cut the watermelon into 1″ cubes, removing the rind and […]

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Spicy Almond Pumpkinseed Snack

Spicy Almond Pumpkinseed Snack Great snack and the kids love it too! Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free crispy rice cereal squares 1/2 cup salted roasted whole pumpkinseeds 1/3 cup slivered almonds 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce {Check for Gluten} 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1/2 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika 1/4 […]

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Back to the basics

Back to the basics By: Amanda Young   Do you tend to overcomplicate things?  Do you have the type personality that feels “my way is the right way and yours is, well, just wrong!?”  Some of us tend to be that way because we want to come up with a bigger, better, and faster way […]

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Use your time wisely!

Use your time wisely! By: Amanda Young What do you do with your time?  More importantly, what do you do with your spare time?  I know, you are saying “but my day is so busy with work, the kids, and chores, I don’t have any spare time.”  I bet though if you sat down and […]

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Spice things up!

Spice things up! By: Amanda Young Have you ever noticed how when things are new they are more exciting?  Whether it is a brand new car, with that new car smell, that you seem to keep spotless for a while or maybe it is a new job that you are excited about and enjoy going […]

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Hidden Beauty

Hidden Beauty By: Amanda Young This was the view out my airplane window on a recent trip to Los Angeles.  The mountains looked spectacular at the tops, but from the ground you would never see this beautiful sight due to the clouds.  So, while this amazing sight could be seen, you had to get past […]

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Winter Time Blues??

Winter Time Blues?? By: Amanda Young It’s about that time of year where most of us are saying “I’m done with winter, bring on spring!”  Sure it looks beautiful and makes for great pictures but the frigid temps and icy roads seem to get to us after a while.  The lack of good sunshine doesn’t […]

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No More Late Night Excuses

No More Late Night Excuses By: Brad Young How many times have you caught yourself saying that it is too late in the evening to work out?  Or, if I work out in the evening I won’t be able to sleep very well at night.  Well, you can now mark that one up as just […]

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Blue Cheese Polenta with Asparagus

Blue Cheese Polenta with Asparagus By Amanda Young   Total Time: 26 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 16 min. Yield: 8 servings, 1 round each Ingredients: 1½ tsp. olive oil, divided use 1 (18-oz.) package prepared polenta, cut into 8 slices 4 Tbsp. crumbled blue cheese (1 oz.), divided use 24 medium asparagus tips Preparation 1. […]

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Time For A Fresh Start!

Time For A Fresh Start! By: Brad Young A new year is quickly approaching us, and you know what that means, right?  New year resolutions.  Does the sound of that make you cringe up and want to run and hide in the closet?  If so you are not alone.  Most of us who do make […]

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