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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Spicy Black Bean Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 medium Yellow Onions (chopped) 3 Celery Ribs (chopped) 1 Large Carrot (chopped) 6 Garlic Cloves (minced) 4 1/2 teaspoons Ground Cumin 1/4 – … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Breakfast Cookies   Ingredients 6 tablespoons Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 1/4 cup Oat Flour (Blend an equal amount of rolled oats until fine) 1/2 cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

  A special 4th of July message from YMCA of Greater Seattle CEO and President, Loria Yeadon: What is Freedom? As we observe the July 4th national holiday which historically symbolizes independence, liberty, and justice, at this moment in our … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Veggie Egg Bites Ingredients 6 large Eggs 1/4 teaspoon Salt 1/2 teaspoon Dried Italian Herbs 1/2 cup Milk (of choice) 1 Red Bell Pepper (finely diced) (may substitute for chopped tomatoes) 1 cup Kale (finely chopped) (may … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Peanut Butter Protein Granola Ingredients 2 cups Old Fashioned Oats 1/2 cup Chia Seeds 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt 6 tablespoons Natural Peanut Butter 1/4 cup Organic Maple Syrup 1/2 teaspoon Pure … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Pear and Mango Salsa Ingredients 2 medium Pears (peeled, cored, chopped into small chunks) 1/2 Mango (peeled, seeded, chopped into small chunks) 1/3 cup Yellow Bell Pepper (finely chopped) 1/3 cup Red Bell Pepper (finely … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

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Foodie Friday

Healthy Recipe of the Week Southwest Chicken, Sweet Potato, & Black Bean Skillet Ingredients 1 tablespoon Avocado or Olive Oil 2 Chicken Breasts (skinless, cut into bite-sized pieces) 1 Onion (chopped) 1 Red Bell Pepper (chopped) 1 1/2 teaspoon Chili … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

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Laughter is Medicine

In the midst of the novel Coronavirus and a new pandemic, we need to prepare not panic. Anxiety is a natural response to fear. We are not “crazy” to feel anxious. We need to find ways calm our frenzied minds.  Exercise boosts our immunity: … Continue reading

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