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17 hacks to a healthier you

Hello there, welcome to LiveBest. So glad you’re here. Life is too short to sit on the sidelines and I think you were designed for more. I want you to live your life well and I can help you turn good intentions into effective actions — to get you where you want to be. The tagline of LiveBest is you must be present to win. That means showing up in your own life to live …

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How to make mushroom and spinach stuffed spaghetti squash

Mushroom and spinach stuffed spaghetti squash had me scraping the sides to get every last strand. You’re in the dreaded what’s for dinner zone. Looking for inspo opening the fridge Scrolling through websites. But before you order delivery or reach for your keys to go out. Hold on. I got it. I’ve been thinking for you. Mushroom and spinach stuffed spaghetti squash is the recipe you’ve been looking for. My recipe test taster husband agreed. …

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18 ways to make toast something special

More than 17 easy ways to make toast irresistible Making toast may be one of our first food memories. A swipe of butter. Or digging into the peanut butter jar to bring a hunk to the warm toast. Was making grilled cheese or garlic toast your first homemade meal? Avocado toast, cinnamon toast, or milk toast, simple or special, we love toast. I’ve got some toppings below but these memories got me to thinking… Cooking Memories …

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Easy Roasted Grapes with Burrata, good to the very last grape

Roasted grapes with cheese are good to the last little grape. Elegant, easy appetizer or dessert. Elegant and easy. Thats sounds good on one of the busiest days in the kitchen, right? But before we spread some deliciousness, let’s look at my number one tip for taking T-Day to another level. No, I’m not taking away the pie. Or the whipped cream. How to have a healthy holiday If guests ask what they can bring …

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The best things to see and do in Stockholm

Stockholm has good food, beautiful architecture, and a super cool custom: fika. After a few days in Copenhagen, we headed to Stockholm. The first thing the struck me about Stockholm were the islands. The city sits (or perches) on 14 islands. And there are tens of thousands of islands that make up the Stockholm Archipelago. Which is beautiful. But that’s lot of water and land. So to get from here to just over there, may require …

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How to Make Salted Honey Sesame Almonds

Salted Honey Sesame Almonds are a little sweet + a little salty. These quick-to-fix nuts are a great nibble, travel snack, or when company’s coming. I think they’re one of the very best snacks. Salted Honey Sesame Almonds I’m happy to share this recipe for one the the best snacks ever: super easy, glazed Salted Honey Sesame Almonds. But before we get to the recipe, pull up a chair and let’s talk about what I’m …

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How to make tzatziki

Tzatziki, this yogurt, cucumber Greek sauce is having a moment and I want you in on it! Besides spelling it, the hardest thing about tzatziki is finding foods it’s not good with. Ways to eat tzatziki sauce: spoon over beets or green beans dip carrots and snap peas slather on warm, soft pita scoop with chips plop on grilled chicken or fish dollop on meatballs ⬇️ The Mediterranean Diet food Used in Greek and Middle Eastern cooking, …

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Gifts of Health and Wellness

Live even better! I’m sharing my best gifts of health and wellness. With the year coming to an end, what are you wrapping up? Gifts? Projects? Or maybe yourself in a blanket? 😉I have a few tools to help you get a LiveBest jump on the new year. Wrapping up projects Things slow down in my office this time of year, so I wrap up projects, clean off my desk, and catch up on reading journals. …

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The best things to see and do in Copenhagen

Headed to Copenhagen? Here are some of my favorite things to see and do. No offense, Sweden, but Denmark stole my ❤️. I had one of the Best. Trips. Ever. in Scandinavia. Ever. But Copenhagen, you got me. Maybe it was the day we rented bikes to buzz all over town. Or the walk we took with Caroline, a Tours by Locals guide. Maybe it was the colorful buildings, the cool canals, the cutest kids, …

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Behind the scenes with my make ahead breakfast sandwich

Speed up breakfast with this make ahead Egg and Cheese Sandwich. Great for crazy, busy mornings, before practice, or breakfast for dinner nights.  Full disclosure: This recipe won’t help you find that one striped sock that mysteriously disappeared in the dryer, but it will help you make a quick and healthy breakfast your family and friends will love.❤️ Speed up breakfast with this make ahead Egg and Cheese Sandwich With summer behind us, the leisurely …