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Chicken & Rice Casserole

Since we are back to school, I am all about finding simple recipes that I can throw ingredients together and get all the nutrients, protein, healthy carbs, and veggies, all in one! With that said, I made a casserole dish with chicken, rice, and broccoli, and the family enjoyed it! So now I am  ...

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Dessert/Treats Nutrition

Homemade Granola

If you’ve never made homemade granola before, you need to give this a go! Once you try this homemade granola, I bet you won’t go back to store-bought! It’s so easy, so delicious, and healthy since it’s naturally sweetened, and made with oats and unrefined oils! It’s so simple and you’re likely  ...

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Deidra Mangus, 4 week gut protocol, gut health, digestive health, autumn calabrese, nutrition program, beachbody home workouts low impact, healthy weight loss


If you’re dealing with stomach woes, you’re not the only one. Things like stress, sleep, exercise, and the food you eat can all impact the health of your gut. Beachbody Super Trainer and nutrition expert Autumn Calabrese is no stranger to tummy troubles. She’s struggled with the issue over the  ...

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Deidra Mangus, healthy spinach artichoke dip, greek yogurt, healthy snack recipes, healthy appetizer recipes, spinach, mozzarella cheese, cream cheese recipes, forever fit, healthy cookbook recipes


Spinach Artichoke Dip is one of my very favorite appetizers. I take this with me to almost any gathering I attend and it is a hit every time! This recipe is not a completely “clean” recipe, but is definitely a healthier version that will not make you feel as guilty after you indulge! This  ...

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Getting FIT & Healthy

75 Hard Challenge

I have heard about the 75 Hard Challenge and when I first heard it, I thought, I am NOT doing this. It’s not feasible for me, I don’t want to train like I am prepping for a show again, and I don’t have the dedication. But this challenge kept coming up in my head. “But  ...

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