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Trying to lose the baby weight?

Eat breakfast! Time and time again it has been proven that breakfast is indeed the most important meal of the day.  If you are struggling to get those last 10 pounds of baby weight off, you will be surprised at how such a seemingly easy thing to do will help you lose weight.  Most people either don’t believe it will help, or feel they don’t have the time.  This is one area where I am pretty strict: make time to prepare and eat a nutritious breakfast!  This is essential for every person all the time, so remind your friends and family.  If you are breastfeeding, this is so important for your milk supply after “fasting” all night.  So I say, if losing weight isn’t enough motivation, do it for the health of your baby.  If you don’t eat, you’re body will go into starvation mode and hang on to every excess pound for dear life.  No amount of “cardio” later in the day can help correct this mistake.  Here are some good options: Continue reading Trying to lose the baby weight?

Join a CSA

One of  the best things you can do for the health of your family and your bank account is to join Community Supported Agriculture.  Basically you pay in advance for a share of the farm, which helps the farmer with costs upfront.  When the harvest is ready, you get to pick up your bags of fresh vegetables and fruits weekly.  You’ll be eating organic, local food that is in season at a fraction of grocery store prices.  What could be better than that?  When it’s time to feed your baby, just steam and puree some of your share! For more information: