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Garden Spaghetti – Delicious Spaghetti Squash Recipe

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Who doesn’t love a nice Italian dish for dinner? Unfortunately, traditional pastas are high-glycemic (meaning they spike your blood sugar), loaded with carbs, and often discouraged for people looking to lose weight or live a healthy lifestyle. Enter: Spaghetti squash!

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Overcoming Emotional Eating [Free Webinar]


Understanding Why You Eat Even When You’re Not Hungry (and How to Stop!) Emotional eating can have profound effects on our health and well-being. Overeating can lead to a wide range of debilitating and chronic health issues and contribute to

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The Science Behind MySmart Foods


Interview with a USANA Scientist When you want inside information about a product, you go to the source. Luckily, we didn’t have to go very far to ask about the new USANA MySmart™Foods. We asked Dr. Brian Dixon, executive director

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Cranberry Nut Barley Salad Recipe

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Try This Delicious Low-Glycemic Salad! By: Barbara Leach, “The Queen of Cuisine” & Mobile Nutrition Coach, Main Ingredients 2 cups cooked barley 2 cups flat leaf parsley leaves 1 cup toasted, chopped pecans ½ cup dried cranberries 6 spring

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Crustless Vegetable Quiche

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Healthy, Low-Glycemic Quiche Recipe By: Barbara Leach, “The Queen of Cuisine” & Mobile Nutrition Coach, This very flavorful crustless vegetable quiche dish is fabulous for breakfast, brunch, or light dinner served with fresh fruit and rolls. You won’t even

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Quinoa and Kale Salad with Cranberries and Toasted Walnuts

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Low Glycemic Quinoa and Kale Salad Recipe Recipe by Barbara Leach, Thrive Team member and gourmet health chef Note on the health benefits of kale Kale possesses amazing “superfood” qualities. It is packed with calcium, fiber, and vitamins A, C,

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Nutrimeal and Quinoa Pancakes (Topped with Warm Berries!)

Healthy and low glycemic pancake recipe to spice up your breakfast table

Delicious and Healthy Pancake Recipe Courtesy of Thrive Team member Barbara Leach of Phoenix, AZ Looking for a healthy but delicious alternative to your normal flour pancakes in the morning? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve long advocated the

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3 Essential Supplements for Weight Loss (PLUS a Bonus Recommendation!)

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How to Supplement Correctly for Healthy and Effective Weight Loss Supplements sometimes get a bad rep when it comes to weight loss — and for good reason in many cases. But let us clear: We’re not talking about some “magic

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Healthy Eating for Weight Loss – 3 Success Tips to Thrive for Life

Learn the Thrive for Life Triad and learn to lose weight in a way that honors your body

True Health Video Series – Part 1 We all desire to be healthy — to know that we’re honoring our bodies and living the vibrant, productive lives that empower us to make a positive difference in the world. Yet with

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Bulgur and Green Pea Salad Recipe

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By: Barbara Leach, Health Chef and Thrive Team Member (From the Recipe Collection of The Queen of Cuisine, Holistic Nutrition Specialist, Mobile Nutrition Coach) What You’ll Need 1 and ½ cups frozen organic green peas 1 and ½ cups bulgur

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