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The Mind-Body Connection – The Importance of Focusing on Toning Moves

This post is by OYS writer Melissa. You can view all of her posts here. True or False: Exercise is mostly a physical activity. I say false. Yes, of course your body is working hard during exercise, … [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Morning Glory Steel Cut Oats

Steel cut oats combined with shredded carrots, apples, raisins, coconut and pecans becomes a wholesome “feel good” make-ahead breakfast recipe you won’t be able to live without. Glorious oatmeal! … [Read More...]

5 Things I Do To Keep Meal Prep Simple

I’ll say it again and again. Meal prep is the best strategy for eating healthier and losing weight.  In my opinion, both are near impossible without having foods available and ready to eat. I talk all … [Read More...]

5 MORE Ways to Sneak in Exercise Today

This post is by OYS writer Melissa. You can view all of her posts here. If you missed my first post on five ways to sneak in exercise, check it out here. A good solid, long workout is my … [Read More...]

Make-ahead Meal Plan and Weekly Food Prep {February 2nd, 2016}

Here’s to another January in the books. How do you feel? Did you keep up with New Years resolutions or did those fizzle out by the 2nd week? If you're still going strong then keep going! If you’re … [Read More...]

Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers {Lightened Up}

Lean poultry Italian sausage gets covered in sauce, bell peppers, and onions and then simmers all day in the slow cooker. Enjoy as is or serve in a hoagie roll or over a bed of whole grain pasta. … [Read More...]

Sausage and Cheese Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Homemade breakfast sausage mixed with eggs, cheese, salsa, and quinoa makes for a hearty, healthy, and absolutely delicious breakfast recipe. A couple weeks I prepared my first quinoa breakfast … [Read More...]

Homemade Maple Breakfast Sausage {Lightened Up}

Ground turkey and ground pork mixed with sage and maple syrup to create this delicious lightened up homemade maple breakfast sausage recipe. A month or so ago I made a homemade breakfast sausage … [Read More...]

The Importance of Stretching + 12 Stretches to Help You Cool Down

  This post is written by OYS writer Melissa. You can view all of her posts here. You all know how important it is to exercise. Getting your heart rate up for some good, pumping cardio … [Read More...]

Make-ahead Meal Plan and Weekly Food Prep {January 26th, 2016}

Hey everyone! This was an exciting weekend! My baby girl turned 11! We through her a birthday party on Sunday. I seriously cannot believe she is 11. In 10 years she will be 21, which means I will be … [Read More...]

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