Blame the Sweets

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Eggplant Gratin-cut down to 8 oz. of creme fraiche (up tomato sauce to compensate). So for 6 servings = 7 points plus of creamy, cheesy goodness!
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And if you cannot/do not want to leave your house…


There are a bunch of at-home workouts that are a great stand in if the gym just isn’t going to happen. Here are some favorites:

5-10-15 Body Weight Workout

Sculpt a Better Butt by SarahFit

FitSugars Anywhere Workout

Kettlebell Routine

PopSugar 20-Min Power Plank Workout

Any & All Pure Barre DVDs

Five Minute Speed Circuit

15-Minute Workout Anywhere, Anytime Workout

And if you want to take it one step further, here’s a piece I wrote on how to build a mini at-home gym.


Happy Christmas - From Freddie Ardley Photography

Snow Carpets Benches And Eiffel Tower Photograph by Jade and Bertrand Maitre

A bunch of gyms are closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day but don’t let that stop you from getting in a mini calorie burn. Here’s a good one from Popsugar that you can do in your Christmas jammies from the comfort of your living room.

BAKED FRIED CHICKEN! This is a family favorite and tastes just like KFC! The good part….no skin & no frying! These Chicken tenders are baked and simply divine! A sure family pleaser!
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Breakfast cookies. High protein, no flour or processed sugar..(Ingredients: bananas, peanut butter, applesauce, vanilla, quick oatmeal, nuts, optional chocolate chips)-sorry if this is a repin but they look so good. Great for mid-morning/afternoon snacks too!
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2 eggs + 1 banana = pancakes. Make it now. 1. Mush banana. 2. Crack eggs. 3. Mix 4. Spray griddle with PAM 5. Pour batter on 6. Flip
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