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How to Counteract Sitting All Day

Sitting often does some strange things to our bodies, and sometimes you don’t even consider what it does. Being aware of this can help us counteract the sitting posture and maybe even try to get up and move more often. Especially when we are sitting and…

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Change Your Exercise Expectations

Do you have trouble sticking to an exercise routine? It may be because you think it should be a certain way. Every movement counts toward the bigger goal. Give yourself credit for that. Exercise does not fit in a specific box of “This is how you…

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Healthy Chocolate Shake

This is probably the best smoothie I have made. It also is made not with bananas and that’s a common thing out there to sweeten and smooth. Dates give the sweetness here and cashews give the smoothness. Bye, bye bananas. *Mindyfresh is a participant in the…

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Healthy Pasta Alternatives

Who doesn’t love pasta? Most people feel some sort of comfort from consuming noodles for some reason. Unfortunately, most pasta comes with a bunch of calories and not much nutrition to go with those calories. Right away, allow me to mention that I am not telling…

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Kids Need Real Food

Parents and guardians, it’s up to you. We all want the best for our kids. We have these little humans that depend on us to give them what they need to develop and grow into a healthy human being. If you are concerned for your child’s…

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Put Down That Soda.

If you could do one thing right now to improve your health, mood, everything you ever dreamed of having, stop drinking soda. I’m talking about diet soda too. When discussing sugar, I’m talking about heavy use here, not a once a while dessert. I think we…

Healthy Edible Cookie Dough

Healthy Edible Cookie Dough

You may ask, why is this considered healthy edible cookie dough? It’s got butter in it and fatty almonds! Oh my gosh. Butter is more nutritious than flour and sugar ever will be. Nuts too. It actually contains vitamins essential to our health.  I’ll take some butter…

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Hidden Veggie Smoothies

Lately I’ve been making a smoothie for breakfast. It’s quick, easy, healthy, affordable. Healthy smoothie ingredients include many things you might not normally eat and it’s so easy to do.  Smoothie ingredients seem to be more fruits and milk. People think they are being healthy by…

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Update

Where has Mindyfresh been? I know it’s been a really long time since I’ve posted or shared anything useful for you all. I have been busy with having a new baby and living on one income, so naturally, I’m trying to make money in my free…

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Nutrient Packed Peanut Butter Balls

It’s always good to have a healthier version of your favorite things. For some reason, I love peanut butter balls, but they are usually made with powdered sugar. I guess that’s the only bad part, which is not too bad if you think about it. But…