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Broccoli Cupcake

Spring Hill, Tennessee
I’m a wife and working mom to two boys under 5.  I’m passionate about all things health, fitness and mommy related and I’m a certified group fitness instructor.  I love learning about anything that can help me to live a healthier lifestyle and work every day to pass... Full Bio
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12 Months to a Healthier You! by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I was gonna wait until January for this, and then I thought, why wait for the New Year to start feeling better? Let’s start now! Getting healthy doesn’t have to be ... Read on »
My latest post for Applegate Farms by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Everyone is officially back to school.  Dozens of lunches have already been packed and hundreds more will be packed before the school year is over.  Check out my Ba ... Read on »
Soothe Frayed Nerves Simply & Naturally by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Today’s tip is a little bit of happiness for tired, stressed out, anxious mamas (like me). I picked it up from a lecture by Dr. John Douillard, author of Perfect He ... Read on »
FitBloggin’ Excitement and a Planet Gear Giveaway by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health It’s just a three weeks until FitBloggin’ 2012 and I’m SO ready – except for one minor detail.  I’m in serious need of some new workout clothes.  My mom uniform is ... Read on »
Real Health Benefits using Backyard Play Equipment by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Exercise should be a part of your children’s life because it helps prevent illness and disease as well as teaches them that physical exercise is an important part o ... Read on »
Who Owns Your Favorite Organic Brand? by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Every time I make a purchase I’m also making a statement, placing a vote, for the types of products and practices I believe in.  I do my best to support companies who are ... Read on »
Health Insurance – Not for the healthy? by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Can I vent?  I try to stay positive on my blog as much as possible, but today I’m angry…beyond angry.  I’m shocked and frustrated and starting to see why health-car ... Read on »
7 Ways to Chill Out & De-stress by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Growing up, if I started to freak out about a paper that was due or a big test, my mom would tell me to ‘take a chill pill.’ No need to freak out. Relax! Don’t get ... Read on »
5 Reasons Geocaching Means Outdoor Family Fun by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Looking for a fun treasure hunt sort of outdoor activity for your kids? Try geocaching! My husband got our family hooked on geocaching two years ago. Our girls love ... Read on »
A 20 year journey to gluten-free by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The term “Gluten Free” might not be all that uncommon to you: after all, you see gluten free restaurant menus, gluten free grocery store sections and lots of gluten ... Read on »
Best Health and Fitness Apps for Moms by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I’m excited to announce that I’m now a real mom blogger for the Applegate Farm’s community page. I’ll be sharing recipes and healthy living tips every month. Stop b ... Read on »
Millet, my new favorite grain (and some recipes) by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Quinoa has been a regular on the menu here for awhile along with gluten-free grains and flours like buckwheat.  Despite my love of whole grains, millet was a new on ... Read on »
Twenty-Minute Morning Energizer by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health While exercise any time of the day is a good thing, exercising first thing in the morning can really give you an energy boost and a positive outlook for the day. Ju ... Read on »
When You Use Wen by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I’ve always wondered about this product.  I remember watching the infomercials in the middle of the night when I was nursing my youngest and feeling tempted to try ... Read on »
Hold Me Tight: A Book Review by Broccoli Cupcake Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health This is an amazing book. Plain and simple. If you want to better your relationships (family, friends, spouses, etc.) by having a deeper understanding of where argum ... Read on »