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23 Dec: Mini Turkey Cranberry Wraps

Ingredients: 1 (8oz.) container of chive and onion flavored cream cheese, softened 4 large (10 inch) whole wheat tortillas 2.5 oz. dried cranberries 2.5 oz. pumpkin seeds 9 oz. thinly sliced turkey breast 2 cups baby spinach leaves, stems removed

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17 Dec: Quick Mango and Lime Chicken

Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil 4 4-oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/4 tsp each sea salt and fresh ground black pepper 2 mango’s, pitted and diced 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1/3 cup chopped scallions 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint leaves 1 tbsp fresh lime juice 1 tsp finely grated lime zest 1 tsp finely chopped garlic 2 cups cooked brown rice

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06 Dec: The Differences Between Cooking Oils: What You Need to Know!

Have you ever had a meal that you expected to taste one way, but came out another? Or perhaps you found that something got burned, came out with a better than expected texture, or even started reducing inflammation in your body? As many foodies know (or may not know) your food is as much a product of how you cook as well as what you cook it with – and with cooking oils, there is so much more than meets the pan! Choosing the wrong amount, type, temperature or even cooking time with different cooking oils can be the difference between a smashing dinner party meal, or a kitchen experiment gone horribly wrong. Today we are going to look at these differences between the various oils out there, and what you need to know while cooking for a healthy kitchen!

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03 Dec: Gingerbread Energy Balls

Ingredients: 1 cup pitted dates (about 12) 1 cup toasted pecans 1 tablespoon molasses 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon cloves ¼ teaspoon salt 2 oz. dark chocolate, to drizzle (optional)


01 Dec: The Role of Supplements

Both the role and topic of nutritional supplementation is controversial, to say the least. In a world filled with hundreds and thousands of different kinds of supplements, fitness professionals, and everyone in-between, it is certainly tough to know where to turn to and who to trust. Thankfully, here at Movimento we have done our research and are happy to conclude that yes in fact, nutritional supplementation is indeed good for almost everyone! Whether it’s weight loss, improving your lower back, or building muscle (and everything else fitness related), supplements along with a good diet and training have been proven to improve quality of life, boost your results and have you feeling even better! But where exactly do supplements fit into all of us? Which supplements do what and which ones should I likely be taking? It is these questions and more that we will look at today.