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Baptist Health/Milestone Wellness Center

Milestone member Roberta Wasserstrom turned 80 years old today! We celebrated her birthday in the lobby. Milestone members and staff enjoyed cupcakes in her honor :-) #MilestoneStrong

 

We hope you have a wonderful birthday, Roberta! 

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Clean Eating Protein Cheesecake by Dashing Dish!


Ingredients:

Almond Crust:
2 cups Almond meal/flour
2 tbs Applesauce (butter/coconut oil would also work)
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Baking stevia or 1 cup sweetener that measures like sugar

Cheesecake Filling:
1 (8 oz) pkg Low Fat Cream cheese (or Greek yogurt cream cheese)
2 cups Plain low fat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup Baking stevia or 1 cup sweetener that measures like sugar
2 large Egg whites
2 large Whole eggs
1/2 cup Unsweetened almond milk (or low fat milk)
1/2 cup Vanilla protein powder (or flavor of choice)
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1/8 tsp Salt

Nutritional Info:
205 Cals | 12g Fat | 9g Carb | 2g Fiber | 5g Sugar | 15g Protein
Servings (1 slice per serving) 12

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With so much going on around the holidays, the last thing you want to stress about during a time of joy and merriness is the almighty gift-giving dilemma! Worry no more, friends. With this sure-to-satisfy gift guide, you’ll take away the guessing game of finding that perfect fitness gift – gear, accessories, music, training and more – for the fitness fanatic in your family or circle of friends.

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 Grain Free Red Velvet Santa Hat Brownies by Dashing Dish


Ingredients
1 can Chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
1/4 cup Protein powder (or oat/almond flour)
1/4 cup Unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup Plain Greek yogurt (or pumpkin, mashed banana)
2 large Egg whites
1/2 cup Baking stevia or 1 cup sweetener that measures like sugar
3 tbs Unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp Baking soda
1 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tbs Red food coloring (you could also try beet juice to get the red color)

Optional Santa Hat Ingredients:
16 medium Strawberries, washed and stems trimmed
4 oz Reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup Baking stevia or 1 cup sweetener
1/4 tsp Vanilla extract

Nutritional Info
Servings (1 brownie per serving): 16
Calories 30 | Fat 1g | Carb 4g | Fiber 1g | Sugar 1g |Protein 3g

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Clean eating doesn’t have to mean bland, boring (or even gross) tasting foods. Nope! Good news: you won’t have to sacrifice delicious flavor and impressive sweet treats in order to stick to clean eating and healthy throughout the holidays.

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Oh, holiday-time madness. Family and friends gathering in town for the festivities, traveling to spend time with relatives, office holiday party after friend holiday party after family holiday party, gift planning and buying beating the mall rush and sales, pine needles and ornaments, a million things to do and seemingly no time to get it done … the list goes on, and on, and on.

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You know the drill: holiday party this weekend and next weekend, traveling day after day to see family and friends, and not to mention the endless to-do lists seven pages long to somehow complete before aforementioned holiday events and travel. Oh and how about a workout or two per week in the midst of the madness, just one more seemingly impossible thing to fit in during the holidays, right?

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Trick or treat … give me something good to eat! With the holidays just around the corner and Halloween season in full swing jam-packed with pumpkin-treat-this and pumpkin-dessert-that, it’s challenging to not completely blow your healthy diet with such yummy temptations all around.

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Holiday parties are in full force this time of year. Good food, good drinks, but most importantly good company. Don't avoid get-togethers because you are afraid of overindulging. Keep the fun and lose the guilt at this year's holiday gatherings with these 6 tips!  

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On the Third Day of Christmas my True Love Made for Me….Monster Cookies, Rice Krispie Treats, Homemade Hot Chocolate & more! The holidays are upon us and that means the kids are home from school. We have compiled a list of some of our favorite holiday treats that are super simple, fun for the kids and healthy, too! 


Recipe & Photo Courtesy of www.dashingdish.com

1. Dashing Dish's Clean Eating Monster Cookies

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