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There are no Health Foods

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by Michael Lohre, MS Contrasting advice on what constitutes healthy eating It is my perspective that an aura of confusion exists amongst dieters, the media, and even health care professionals as to what constitutes a healthy diet.  It seems a daily occurrence that I run across information touting the health benefits of a certain food […]

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Avocado-Spinach Smoothie

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It’s like mission impossible in my house when trying to get my children to eat anything green, or vegetables of any color for that matter. Unfortunately, I’m often not the best role model and rely on Mike for the nutrition management of our household. Even though I know the health benefits of consuming vegetables, especially […]

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Strawberry and Tangerine Cream Smoothie

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My favorite smoothie recipes are simple, easy to prepare and taste great.  This one is no exception. It’s tart, sweet and creamy and is often my sole motivation for going on a run. An added bonus: The fruit provides considerable nutritional and health benefits. Ingredients: 2 scoops of Tangerine Cream (Mike’s Mix or Melissa’s Mix) […]

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Butternut Squash Soup with Flaxseed

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This fall our family was given a butternut squash. Unlike some vegetables, such as the eggplant I was given this summer, I have some experience with this squash and have previously prepared it by roasting it in the oven with a little butter.  Although I enjoy squash prepared this way, I wanted to try something […]

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Boundary Waters Foraging Trip: Day 2, A Decent Meal.

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  Anxious about finding breakfast, I wake at dawn and quickly head out to take advantage of prime fishing, or the short time before the sun gets too high in the horizon. One advantage of not having food is that I don’t have to take the time to make breakfast or even pack a snack […]

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The Forager Returns

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I have returned from my trip to the Boundary Waters and I am still alive and healthy. For those of you who haven’t followed the previous posts, I entered the Minnesota/Canada Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area and relied exclusively on foraged and hunted (fished) foods for the entirety of a 7 day trip. I was […]

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Banana Chocolate Recovery Smoothie

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Thanks to a Mike’s Mix customer for sharing this tasty chocolate recovery smoothie recipe. A classic recipe that everyone should try; it is fast, easy and one of the least expensive recovery smoothies you can make. Bananas are full of health benefits that their rounded brethren don’t have. Bananas are loaded with potassium which promotes […]

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Stawberry Kiwi Recovery Smoothie

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Thanks to a Mike’s Mix customer for coming up with this refreshing post-workout smoothie. This thick and delicious smoothie is one of the best I have tasted! Using frozen strawberries with fresh kiwi combines for a sweet taste that goes perfectly with Mike’s Mix Original Recovery Drink.  This recovery smoothie has many benefits; kiwis are […]

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