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Quick & Easy Breakfast Ideas!

Breakfast Ideas:   I find most people either skip breakfast or have a hard time finding something quick they can eat in the morning. On my latest segment on KATU’s Afternoon live, I brought in some healthy breakfast ideas to…

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Meal Prep Tips!

Check out some easy meal prep tips I showed Tra’Renee from KATU’s “Afternoon Live” show this past week; http://katu.com/afternoon-live/lifestyle-health/easy-meal-prepping-tips    

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Healthier Back to School Options!

Oh it’s that time of year again….summers coming to an end, vacations are over and both parents and kids are prepping to go back to school. Sometimes I’m not sure who’s more excited…the parents or kids??!!! As a parent myself,…

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Skinny Cocktails for Summer!

This month is all about getting out on the water, enjoying the warmer weather and gathering with friends and family. Sunny weather, summer vacations and get togethers also usually go hand and hand with having a few “adult beverages!” Although…

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Fourth of July Fun!!

It’s that time of year again where the fourth of July has snuck up on us! Since I’m originally from Canada, (we Celebrate Canada Day July 1st) I must say, there’s nothing like how the US celebrates the fourth of…

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Vegetarian Night–Chili

Since I tend to base the majority of my meals around protein, I decided to have a “meatless Monday” and try something different. Going with my theme of making a big batch of EVERYTHING I cook so I have leftovers…

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Meal Prep Monday-Greek Style!!

Ok, this was probably one of my favorite Meal Prep Mondays! We had special guest, Jimmy Drakos on to show us a Greek favorite meal, pork and chicken souvlaki, served with homemade tzatziki sauce. Tzatziki is a traditional Greek yogurt…

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Nachos-made over!

Who doesn’t love Nachos!?? I think I can say I don’t know one person that isn’t a fan of some cheesy, tasty nachos!! However, most nachos you order in a restaurant or pub are LOADED with calories and fat. The combo…

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Skinny Margaritas-Live from Mexico!

Who doesn’t love to have a nice, cold margarita sitting by a pool or beach? This is one of my favorite things to do when I visit my parents in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Over the last 20+ years of spending…

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Meal prep tips!

Meal prepping is something I started to do when I was competing. My competition diet was all based on whole, natural clean foods and this is where my love of “clean eating” started. I really started to understand the concept that 80% of…

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Easy Chicken Fajitas!

This week, my family and I are heading to Mexico for a family wedding. We wanted to get in the spirit by making a quick, healthy dinner of chicken fajitas! Check out my full video on how to make them; https://www.facebook.com/Lorifarenfitness/videos/1857309984484511/ Ingredients:…

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