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Peanut Butter Cups – A Recipe for That Time of the Month

It’s like clockwork every month! Our hormones go amok, and we’re hit with PMS and the accompanying sweet tooth cravings. Why does this happen? Our body’s natural response to hormonal changes around our period can cause a drop in blood sugar levels. And this can lead to cravings for foods loaded with sugar. Sure, it’s nice to treat yourself during …

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Want Less Stress? Try These 5 Foods

Just thinking about all the chores that are piling up, all the errands you have to run, the looming work deadlines, and the social demands on your overbooked calendar can run you ragged. Talk about stress! If left unchecked, stress can lead to many health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure. Not to mention stress can …

17 Simple Ways to Practice Holiday Self-Care

  I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and found everything they wanted on Black Friday! The holidays are now in full swing.  I love this time of year – family, friends, food, and everything! Especially the cookies…yum! With all the things we have to do during this season, it’s easy to let self-care slip down the priority list. There’s …