Category Archives: Fitness and Weight Loss

Homemade Breakfast Sausage Mix

I love sausage!  Especially when it’s part of biscuits and gravy.  That dish was my grandpa’s specialty and his love of it, made me love it too. Unfortunately sausage is full of grease and is high in calories.  I know fat isn’t the enemy of all fitness, but sausage fat leaves an unsettled feeling in my […]
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Brownie Mix

Brownies…..savor the thought for a minute.  They are the perfect accent for unexpected company, potluck suppers, afterschool snacks….any time really.  Had a baby?  Here’s a brownie.  Experienced loss? I’ll bring a whole pan. I can’t think of a time a brownie isn’t appropriate. If you are gluten free, you can substitute all purpose gluten free flour blend for […]
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Lazy Girl’s Guide to Freezing Spinach

I love buying spinach at Costco in the 40 oz bags.  It’s good quality and cheap, and it’s a LOT of spinach.  I use it in my eggs, salads, lasagna, smoothies, stir fries, you name it.  Sometimes I still can’t get through the whole bag before it spoils. While the official method for freezing spinach […]
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Some Cool Things

Today is a busy day.  This week I’ve gone through all my fabric (roughly 12 big tubs worth) and am letting it all go.  Well, almost all of it.  I’ve kept back just enough to fill 3 Sterilite tubs.  The rest needs to be cleaned, straightened, measured and marked for the craft show this weekend. […]
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Plexus Giveaway

Have you been hearing about an amazing pink drink?  I was curious about the reports of energy, weight loss and better sleep from those taking it, so when Laurell offered me a trial week’s supply in exchange for a review, I was pumped. When she gave me the sample I was in a downward health […]
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Chocolate Eclair Cake

It’s time for a little recipe around here.  And this one is totally inappropriate, since simultaneously I am waking up my CentsablyFit blog.  After 3 months of illness and getting totally out of shape, I’m super excited for Holly’s new challenge that starts on Monday. This recipe doesn’t fit in that plan (unless it’s one […]
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What you need to know about your threshold

When I was 12 years old, I was 30 lbs overweight and miserable. That’s 12 year old me all the way over on the right. My dad’s entire family was obese and even though my dad was normal and my mom was tiny, I was convinced that I looked the way I did because of […]
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Coconut Crepes with Blueberries

Oh, my.  That’s all I could say after one bite of these. You will never believe they are dairy free, sugar, free, and gluten free, and pack a decent punch of protein.  Usually you have to follow up a list like that with “taste free.”  Oh, not these.  Oh did I say fast?  They are […]
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Coconut Blueberry Muffin in A Mug

It’s about time for a recipe around here.  And there’s nothing like a contest with a $2000 prize to motivate a little cooking :).  We sure could use the money on our kitchen project, but the lack of a kitchen makes testing recipes more of a challenge.  Ah, who doesn’t like a challenge? I was […]
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Protein Rich Fudge Cookies

  Things are super busy around here.  I’m trying to finish my menus today so I can join the family in 4th of July celebrations tomorrow.  But I thought I’d take a break and tell you I have a yummy recipe over at my fitness blog.   There are two version of these cookies, each with […]
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