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Chicken and Broccoli Chinese Fakeout

Chinese has always been one of those foods that I’d gorge myself on and then hate myself afterward. Literally, it’s like I just can’t control myself when there are crab rangoons involved. 🙅🏼

So instead of giving in to temptation, I whipped up a little “Chinese Fakeout” instead! I got the same flavors without all of the added fat and carbs. (Minus the rangoons, of course. I’ll save those for a day when I’m planning a cheat.)

Struggle with wanting to eat healthier but still loving some of your favorites? Enjoy a little Chinese Fakeout with this easy recipe!

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Make Your Own 3-Ingredient Energy Bars

I have always been a snacker and need a little pick-me-up mid-morning and mid-afternoon. Since doing the Whole30, I try to get more of my fill at mealtime, but I still find myself needing to space my meals to have 4 smaller ones throughout the day rather than just 3 larger ones. So I’m always looking for quick, easy options that are nutritious but still keep me full these energy bars are perfect for the job!

Need a quick, easy snack to give you a little pick-me-up? Try these 3-Ingredient Energy Bars for the perfect solution any time of day!

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Choosing A Unique Mother’s Day Gift

**This post is part of a campaign sponsored by JORD. All opinions expressed within are 100% mine.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve worn the same 3 pieces (or sets) of jewelry. My wedding rings, a pair of opal earrings, and a locket my husband gave me for our first Valentine’s Day that was his grandmother’s.

Want to make Mother's Day a bit more memorable this year? Check out my tips for choosing a unique Mother's Day gift that's sure to make her feel loved!

It’s not that I don’t like jewelry. I do. And truth be told, I’ve always wanted to be one of those girls who has the unique jewelry that perfectly accents each of her outfits. But I’m not, and I’ve finally come to terms with that because I’ve realized one thing… Continue reading