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Healthy Snacks on the Run

Snacks play an essential role in a healthy diet. When picked properly, they provide extra energy between meals. Sometimes when we don’t have a large appetite, snacks can simply maintain nourishment. Although these mini-meals play a key role in health, choosing quality snacks can be a challenge. Here are some easy ideas that will keep you on track!

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Summer Vacation Without a Holiday from Health

Planning for a summer vacation brings me so much joy. I relish in the time spent researching day trips, excursions, the local history and especially the food! I need to know the local favorites, make reservations at trendy hot spots and taste the must-have regional dishes. And although my phone is now filled with beautiful food photos, I’m also left with the memory of a very unhappy belly. Why? Because I was splurging on the rich,

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5 Tips to a Healthier Summer BBQ

Summer is finally among us and I’m sure you’ll find yourself at a BBQ this season. We all think of grilling as a fun way to bring family and friends together to enjoy some sunshine and yummy food. Unfortunately, typical BBQ foods are not the best for our health. If you find yourself at BBQs often this summer, consider making these healthier choices. With a little bit of planning, you can transform your regular, old BBQ to a deliciously healthy one with these 5 tips!

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Healthy & Easy Summer BBQ Sauce

Hello, Summer! How great it feels to welcome the season of sunshine, long afternoons at the pool, fireflies, and dinner on the grill.  We love a good barbecue, and no grill session is complete without a good sauce! However, so many sauces on the market contain artificial flavors, sweeteners, and junk! 

If you’re like us and love a good barbecue but don’t want to sacrifice your Summer to those supermarket finds,

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Relieve Anxiety and Encourage Peace Through Yoga

Join UFH Yoga Provider Linda DiValerio in a gentle yoga flow designed to help reduce anxiety, cultivate a peaceful mindset, and awaken your body. This flow is for all abilities and can be done anywhere!

We like to begin our practice with a thoughtful meditation; today our practice begins with a quote by Mary Anne Radmacher.

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” Read more

Reiki

Reiki is a healing energy therapy that originated by Mikao Usui in Japan.  Reiki restores energetic alignment and balance and promotes healing on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels.

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Healthy Upgrades: Upgrading your Bar

Let’s Set the Bar!

Bars can be an easy, grab and go snack option, but they’re not all nourishing, despite what’s on the front of the package. Plus, if you have even ventured into the bar aisle (yes, there’s an aisle of ‘em), you have probably become overwhelmed with the sheer number of options. I do! There are vegan bars, protein bars, breakfast bars, raw bars and more; I’m dizzy just thinking about it!

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