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I love starting my day off with scrambled eggs—it gives me the protein I need to keep up with my sweet toddlers at preschool. But I get bored of eggs and am always looking for ways to elevate and try new things. This is my new favorite!!!

  • Grab pre-cut butternut squash and toss lightly with olive oil, salt and pepper and any other seasoning you that you like.
  • Roast at 450 degrees until the squash starts to blacken (about...
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ALERT, ALERT! This is our new obsession. You can find it in the frozen section of Trader Joe’s near the frozen cauliflower rice. I literally stocked up with six bags last time like a crazy lady ;).

If you crave Chinese food (like this East Coaster) but want something lighter, this is it! I heated the stir fry in my wok and added frozen shrimp until everything was heated through and the shrimp was cooked. Lastly, I heated up and...

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Where are you originally from?

Born and raised right here in Seattle.

When did you join FIT4MOM?

Joined in 2018 when Max was 2 months old.

What classes do you attend?

Stroller Strides and as many studio classes I can! Body Ignite is my fave. I loved my time in Body Back as well!

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Happy Fall Ladies! We are expanding Fit Foodie Friday to include some of my favorite fit foodie finds! I’ll still continue to share recipes, bit also some of my favorite gadgets, beverages, snacks and products that will support your simple and healthy lifestyle!

This week I’m showcasing my new favorite almond milk: Califia Vanilla Almond Milk. In the past few years, I’ve moved away from cream and sugar in my coffee to low-fat milk....

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This might be one of my all time favorite chilis for the fall—it combines the classic beans and meat, but with a fun pumpkin twist! I have made this recipe in both the slow cooker and the instant pot; both are delicious! It’s warm and comforting, and my little guy will eat this most days :).

I follow the recipe exactly as written, except I bump up the spices as follows: 1.5 T cumin, 1.5 T chili powder and I also add a teaspoon of...

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As the weather turns, we often have to bring the fun inside. Gather leaves outside and embrace the season with this simple activity!

Materials:

  • fallen leaves
  • glue-stick
  • paper
  • google eyes (optional)

Directions:

  1. Gather fallen leaves and give a good rinse
  2. Lay flat and pat dry
  3. Using a glue stick, arrange your leaf parts on paper
  4. Add googley eyes if...
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Fit Foodie Friday - Pickled Red Onions.png

Over the summer I had the most amazing salad with pickled red onions and started my search for a quick and easy recipe. This one has four simple ingredients and it’s quick and easy. The pickling juice mellows out the kick of the red onion and enhances its sweetness.

I made these onions to use on pork carnitas, but pickled onions are also great on burgers, sandwiches, salads or as a garnish on many side dishes, such as black beans....

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I’m such a huge fan of Mexican and Southwestern cuisines! The flavors are so delectable and classic, I try to find new recipes which highlight those flavors of cumin and garlic. Carnitas are my go-to order when out to eat and I decided to experiment with this recipe and it was a huge hit! The limes and orange add an amazing citrus flavor, and the spices that are rubbed into the pork are simple perfection!

I followed this recipe...

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Meet Emily, a rockstar mama to her little cutie, Everett, who joined our village last April. By day, she's a full time working mama, by night and weekend, she's taking ALL.THE.CLASSES at the studio. We love Emily's warm and welcoming spirit and are so glad she found our village!

Where are you originally from?

Portland, Oregon

When did you join FIT4MOM?

April...

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I’m a huge fan of casseroles that feed a crowd and are easy to prepare! This easy casserole is so quick to prep and great to serve at a brunch with friends, a potluck or just for your family on a lazy Sunday at home!

I followed the recipe exactly as written, but added a few more chopped veggies. I prepped all of the ingredients the night before, and assembled and baked the casserole in the morning. I served with mixed berries as the...

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Happy Fall Y’all! Autumn calls for warm, comforting food that nourishes our bodies and souls. This easy apple pie oatmeal for one is my go-to breakfast for a rainy fall morning! It keeps me fueled throughout the morning and tastes so amazing;). And kiddos love it!

  • Quick oats
  • 1/2 Apple, washed and diced
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 1 T raisins
  • 1 T walnuts, almonds or any nut you like
  • Hemp seed...
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With September comes all the things Fall—colorful leaves, cooler nights, football and comforting soups and chilis! This one is super easy, healthy and is great for a weeknight dinner or football Sunday with family and friends!

https://amindfullmom.com/instant-pot-white-chicken-chili/

The finished product is so flavorful and a tiny bit spicy;...

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Where are you originally from?

I grew up in California (in Sonoma County) and moved to Washington 7.5 years ago.

When did you join FIT4MOM?

I joined last December, right after I'd gotten through the first trimester of being pregnant with Kaleb, and started with Fit4Baby classes.

What classes do you attend?

I started with Fit4Baby and am now attending Stroller...

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Summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean grill season is ending! We love grilling shrimp as they are so versatile and take on whatever flavor you choose;). I gave these beauties a BBQ flavor and they turned out delicious. I typically buy large, uncooked frozen shrimp from Costco, and take out a bunch the night before to defrost in the fridge. Rinse well, pat dry, then get to work!

  • 1-2 pound fresh or frozen, defrosted...
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Fresh salsa is so easy to make and is so versatile! I love doing this simple corn and black bean salsa in the summer, as corn is at its peak of freshness and who doesn’t love farm fresh corn!!!

  • 4 ears of corn, cooked and cut off the cob
  • 14.5 oz can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 jalapeño, finely diced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 finely diced red or green onions...
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