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5 Healthy lunches for the time-crunched crowd

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Yeah, it’s tough. Eating properly while on the run is a constant hurdle for those who put a premium on health. Work is as demanding as ever and you have less time than ever before. What to do? Well, here are some simple, tasty and healthy options for the busy professional on the go.       1. Lunch in a jar It may sound odd but it has become quite the Pinterest phenomenon. You just pack your lunch ahead of time and when noon rolls around, you’ve got a ready-made – and decidedly healthy – lunch. The options are almost limitless and they’re not restricted to lunch, either. Here are 27 more ideas that encompass breakfast, lunch and dinner. The…

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5 Smoothies to Help Chill Those Summer Nights

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The best purchase I’ve made by far this summer is the $19.95 I spent for a simple kitchen blender. I bought it for one purpose, and I’ve only used it for that purpose: I wanted smoothies. I can’t explain why—I just had a fruit in my kitchen, I wanted to drink something sweet and cold and delicious, and I didn’t want the huge load of calories that a milk shake would have packed on. So smoothies it was. At first, I didn’t quite know what I was doing—I began buying whatever kind of fruit that caught my eye, throwing it in the blender with some non-fat vanilla yogurt, and drinking whatever I whipped up. Soon, however, as it always does,…

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