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Mocktail of the Month: Coconut Cucumber Cooler

Just in time for spring! This Coconut Cucumber Cooler is alcohol-free and a refreshing beverage that will make you feel like you’re relaxing on a tropical beach.  Ingredients ½ cup coconut water 2 tsp. lime juice 5-6 mint leaves 4-5 thinly sliced cucumbers 1 splash of sparkling water 1 tsp. coconut extract  ½ cup of ice   Directions 1.    Muddle mint leaves and cucumbers in coconut water 2.    Let beverage chill for 1 hour 3.    Add lime juice, sparkling water
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Hangry: Why Do I Get Hungry & Angry?

What Does Hangry Mean? “Hangry” or “Hanger” is a phrase used when one can trace their anger back to their state of hunger. But why does being hangry happen in the first place? Scientists traced the “hangry response” to two things: low blood sugar level (glucose) and increased levels of “fight or flight” hormones.   Why Do I Get Hangry? Skipping meals or delaying eating for too long can lead to a reduced delivery of blood glucose to the brain, a perceived “danger” that stimulates t
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Do's & Don'ts for Storing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

Are you tired of throwing away expensive fruits and vegetables because they spoiled after a few days? Fruits and vegetables are essential to a healthy diet and successful weight loss, so don’t let money well spent end up in the trash! Storing your produce correctly will not only save you money, but you’ll have nutritious items at the ready for when you need a healthy snack. Here are the dos and don’ts of keeping produce.   Do: Keep your tomatoes out in the fruit basket. Putting tomatoe
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Simple Inspiration Recipe: Chicken Zucchini Fettuccine

Inspire mouthwatering satisfaction with a low-calorie pasta revelation. Delicious zucchini noodles will transform your Chicken Fettuccine into a gourmet veggie delight.    Ingredients:  Jenny Craig Chicken Fettuccine 1 zucchini  1 tomato, diced 2 garlic cloves  1/3 cup steamed spinach  1/4 tsp sea salt  1 bay leaf  parsley, chopped nonstick cooking spray (optional)  2 tbsp water  Spiral vegetable slicer 
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7 Healthy Alternatives to Coffee

You may hear a typical morning routine begin with waking up, getting dressed for the day and then heading out for a big cup of coffee. Many times, coffee drinkers opt for the larger cups with added flavors, like vanilla, hazelnut or chocolate, which can hinder weight loss due to the added sugar and calories. Sometimes, the coffee may seem so filling on its own, people may skip eating breakfast to focus on other things!   While we don't encourage drinking coffee with sugar, Jenny Craig
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Smart Food Tactics to Shave off Calories

You may already be choosing to eat healthier alternatives throughout the day, but some of your choices may be adding more calories than you think! Once eating leafy greens, lean proteins and whole grains feels like second nature, it’s time to focus on the smaller choices you make throughout the day that may be inhibiting your weight loss or weight maintenance plans. Let’s look at a few food tactics to shave off calories. Drink up! Thirst and hunger signals can be confused as one for th
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