Amazing Green Smoothie Drink

Drew Canole and I are back with another recipe for you. This shake that you will see Drew make blew me away. It was so tasty, easy to make, and ridiculously healthy. After eating it, I felt so good for the rest of the day. In case you missed our last video where Drew showed you some pushup variations, you can click here to check it out. Here is what is in the green smoothie drink: Whey Protein … [Read more...]

What message are you sending?

Hi, This is Kim, one of Dustin's contributors. If you were to come to my home on any given day, you would find at least three current fitness magazines on my table.  You'd see that my basement looks more like a gym than a family room and you'd proabably hear my husband and I talking about the last article we read about nutrition and fitness.  You might also hear me complain that my weight was up … [Read more...]

Eliminating Artifical Dyes From Your Family’s Diet

Red 40, Yellow 5, Blue 1... read the labels on hundreds of foods and beverages sold in the United States and you are bound to see these and other artificial food colorings among the ingredients.  There are some studies that link these dyes to behavior problems in children.  Earlier this year, a Food and Drug Administration panel investigated a link between hyperactivity in children and artificial … [Read more...]

Black Bean Quesadillas

As I have been dusting off my summer recipes I came across this one today.  It's quick and easy for those busy summer nights. Black Bean Quesadillas Ingredients: 2 large flour tortillas 3/4 C shredded cheddar or monterey jack cheese 1/2 C frozen corn, thawed 1/2 C red bell pepper, diced 1/2 C black beans, drained 1 green onion, chopped coconut oil to coat pan Directions: Melt coconut oil … [Read more...]

Green Smoothie Anyone?

Hey - It's me, Patty, one of Dustin's FMFL bloggers.  Just a quick blog on a recipe that you need to try!  Memorial day is not a good one.  It's cold, it's wet, and there are severe storms headed our way later this afternoon/evening.  So - I'm inside, catching up on some bookwork, housework, recipes, planning, batch cooking, blogging, etc.  A friend of mine from Spark People challenged me to … [Read more...]

Summer has officially begun!

...and ready or not, so have summer sports!   Hi!  This is Kim, one of Dustin's contributors. Summer is supposed to be a time of relaxation.  When I think of summer, I think of hammocks and beaches.  My first day of having kids home on summer vacation went like this: … [Read more...]

When Temptation Stikes, Hope for a Line!

  Hi!  This is Kim, one of Dustin's contributors.   Temptation is lurking on every corner.  The corner that tempted me the other night, had a DQ on it.  The way my evening transpired was a recipe for  disaster.  I left work and went shopping with two of my kids.  We headed straight for the mall, then finished up with a trip to Target and the grocery store.  The kids grabbed a small snack, but I … [Read more...]

Green “Moothie”

This blog post is from one of my contributors Sara. Yes, that’s how my son says “smoothies.”  He begs for them!  Seriously, both you and your kids can benefit from a daily green smoothie. It's a great way to get veggies into a picky eater (adult or child!)  I got on the smoothie kick as part of a cleanse after attending a detox seminar at Red Mountain Spa (awesome place) and reading the book … [Read more...]

My Secret to Drinking More Water…

  ....The Right Water Bottle! A couple years ago, when I wanted to reduce/eliminate sippy cup usage by my two boys, I set out to find an appropriate drinking container that would accomplish the following: 1) be relatively spill proof, while offering the boys some control; 2) provide an oportunity to drink plenty of water anywhere; 3) reduce reliance on disposable containers while out and about … [Read more...]

New Years Resolutions – who needs’em!?

HI! This is Patty - one of Dustin's bloggers. This is an email I sent my group of FMFLers that work out together, thought it would also be a good blog! … [Read more...]