Crock Pot- helping to make 2011 healthy!

As a busy mom, I can tell you that the Crock Pot (A.K.A. Slow-cooker) is my most prized cooking tool for healthy meals. I am new to Dustin's blog and thought that I should start out by sharing an easy recipe that is perfect for this frigid weather. You can do the chopping and prep the night before, stick it in the fridge and throw it in the crockpot in the morning.  It's a hit, even with my … [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...]

Post Holiday Detox and Family Introduction

I want to first take this time as 2010 wraps up to thank you for your commitment and passion this year.  I want to especially thank those of you who are my customers, putting down your hard earned money in my programs and allowing me to make this a living instead of just a hobby.  It has allowed me to dive in head deep and create the best content and programs and finding the best experts to share … [Read more...]

My Holiday Travel Essentials

Post by Katie C., blog contributor Over the next few weeks, I’ll be traveling by both car and plane to northern Wisconsin and later to New York City.  Traveling can be challenging when trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle; add the holidays to that and it can seem like a recipe for disaster.  With a little bit of planning, it can be possible to make the traveling during the holidays both happy … [Read more...]

Holiday Eating Tips???

Hi! This is Patty - one of Dustin's bloggers. 1. Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone who puts carrots on a holiday buffet table knows nothing of the Holiday spirit. In fact, if you see carrots, leave immediately. Go next door, where they're serving rum balls. 2. Drink as much eggnog as you can. And quickly. It's rare. You cannot find it any other time of year but now. So drink up! Who cares that it has … [Read more...]

Spices and Herbs

Shelly’s Simple Suggestions: Using Herbs & Spices Can Make Good Food Great Some people seem to have a natural knack of knowing just how to spice foods without the help of a recipe, while others struggle with flavoring the simplest of dishes. I myself am somewhere in the middle of that spectrum.  If you are in a rut with trying to enhance some basic foods or in case you are in the camp of … [Read more...]

6 Holiday Health Strategies

Hello ladies! I'm super excited to be able to add value to you through Dustin's website. Today I'm going to be giving some of the best strategies to maximize your health and well-being throughout the holidays. We are going to touch on how to stay skinny and perhaps even lose weight throughout the holidays! But first I'd like to let you know a few quick things about myself and why I'm qualified to … [Read more...]

Christmas Cookie Conondrum

Hi there, this is Katy one of Dustin's blog contributors.  This is one of my favorite times of the year.  I love all of the family traditions that go along with the holidays, but there is one tradition that I seriously thought about cancelling this year.  It's our annual Christmas cookie baking weekend.  My mom, my sister, and our 5 young children all get together for a full weekend of baking.  … [Read more...]

Female Fat Loss Over 40:

Here is an article the female fat loss over 40 expert Shawna wrote.  Nothing like an article written from a woman to a woman.  :)  A couple of the suggestions are ones you probably wouldn't see me writing :) I have asked Shawna to do a HUGE favor and give me a discount on her world renown Female Fat Loss Over 40 program.  Click here to learn more about her program, I highly recommend it. How to … [Read more...]

There’s an App For That

Post by Katie C., blog contributor Over the past few years, you’ve probably heard the phrase, “there’s an app for that”, referring to mobile device add-ons that allow users to perform certain tasks.  There really is an app for everything, including those for fitness, nutrition, and overall wellness.  Here I review some of my favorite apps that are functional, easy to use, and all under … [Read more...]