Of course you already know I’m a big fan of meal prepping as a way to achieve your health and fitness goals, however, there are times when you don’t have any food prepared or you just don’t feel like it!! (I’ve been there!) I personally include meal replacment shakes in my diet for those…

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Greek Turkey Meatballs or Burgers: This is a great EASY, HEALTHY recipe I made on my Facebook “Meal Prep Monday” show. (Here’s the link if you want to see how I made them; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rdr2WBm9VT4 These were inspired by one of my favorite go-to websites;  https://www.skinnytaste.com/  . These were so EASY and so tasty! I love the Greek “flair”…

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This weeks meal prep was inspired by Memorial day. I was looking for a healthy, easy way to make something which could be BBQ ready when guests arrived! Here is the replay incase you missed it; This recipe was inspired by; Delish Hawaiian Chicken Skewers. INGRIEDENTS: 2-4 Chicken breasts (Chopped) 2 Garlic cloves (Chopped) 1/4 cup…

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This was a fun segment I did for Portland Oregon’s KATU Channel 2 not too long ago. I asked the Afternoon Live Host, Kara Mack if she could guess if each statement was fact or fiction.  (I posted the link to the segment at the bottom)   1) Night time eating makes you gain weight. FICTION: There…

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With everyone being so busy these days, especially on the go moms, it’s hard to find time to prep and cook a healthy, delicious meal at dinner time. Although my twin daughters are now 20 and living on their own, I know all too well the running around that goes into afterschool activities. By the…

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Tonight’s MONDAY NIGHT MEAL PREP was a creamy chicken & avocado salad. This is a great alternative to the traditional chicken salad recipe made with mayonnaise, saving you lots of calories and excess fat!  The avocado and Greek yogurt replace the mayonnaise, providing a much lower calorie option. You can pre-bake the chicken breasts in the oven (or crockpot)…

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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 based sauce.  This was such a fun one to do because not only is Jimmy…

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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 of the cheese and fried tortilla chips makes for a double whammy on the waist…

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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 the winters in the Puerto Vallarta area, my Dad has been “perfecting” the perfect margarita.   The best…

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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 your goals are based on what you ate. I had worked out for YEARS and…

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Why is eating breakfast so important? Lately I’ve been looking over some people’s food journals to help them identify areas in which they could make some small changes to achieve their goals. There are a few commonalties which come up, but the one thing I notice is how many people do not eat breakfast. Why?…

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I did a Facebook live this week on a super simple, Salmon salad dinner. I love making clean & healthy meals super easy!!! Check out my Facebook page to see the full video! https://www.facebook.com/lori.ronlundfaren/videos/10153601273082531 Here’s what you’d need for my tasty, EASY Salmon Salad: Salmon Fillets Pre-washed & ready mixed Kale, Spinach and Red leaf lettuce mixes…

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