REAL good food is REAL easy!

Before becoming a Mamavation Mom, I ate a lot of processed boxed foods, but I am happy to say that 98% of what I buy now can be found in the produce, dairy and meat departments of the store! Very rarely will I go in the middle isles of the store, in fact the only…

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Mamavation Monday – Let’s talk LUNCH

  Do you Pinterest? I know I do and love it… but I also see all of these wonderfully creative Bentos and all of a sudden I long to make lunch more fun. Yes, for the kids but also myself. I mean, who WOULDN’T want to open their lunch up and see flowers and hearts…

Are You Going to Eat ALL of THAT?!?!

First things first: let’s talk about the scale. I have several speculations about the number from last week, but I cannot scientifically prove them. The only thing that matters today is that the numbers on the scale moved in the desired direction! The inches are slowly, but surely falling off as well: Week 1 Week…

Eating to Live not Living to Eat

Hey Sista’s, this week it is all about food and not just any food but good real food. As a Mamavation Mom we were lucky enough to get a nutritionist to help us with food choices. Alyssa is heaven sent she made a personalized food chart for myself, Jeanae and Joanna. Each one of us…

way2gomom week 3 weighin 219

Learning How to Feed Myself

When I lived at home with my parents, I had the luxury of having a brilliant cook who was incredibly knowledgeable about food science – my mother. She taught me as best she could, and yet when I moved away to school at 16, I knew I was not making the wisest choices in the…

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Mamavation Mondays – Sexy Healthy Foods

I’m sure you’ve seen the commercial where kids are playing soccer in junk food costumes while the mother’s remark at how sluggish the kids seem.  Some days I think that is the perfect way to describe how we feel when we are too busy to take care of ourselves.  How often we forget that we are more…

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Healthier Snacking

There are many different schools of thought on whether or not snacking should be a part of your day, but I think everyone can agree that if you are going to snack, you should make better choices than say a neon orange puffed concoction that may have well been a science experiment gone wrong. As…

Nutiva Recipe Creation and FREE Products for Bloggers

Nutiva is an amazing brand that has really put their “balls” out there for the GMO movement. Nutiva sells coconut, hemp and chia products. Their best selection can be found on their online store. Not all natural foods brands were willing to support the GMO labeling movement…yes, even the organic ones. Sounds crazy, huh? I…

Win $500 Target Gift Card with UNREAL Sweepstakes

UNREAL candy is hosting a special thank you for the Mamavation community. You have a chance to win $500 in Target gift card AND another chance at $10,000 to shop at Target. Here are the instructions: 1. SNAP a photo of you and your family with UNREAL candy  – UNREAL candy is available at Target…

Get Ready to Unjunk 2013 Online Events

Mamavation is doing a focus on food this year that is real. And starting at the very beginning of the year we are paying homage to a company who’s mission is to “unjunk” the junk food aisle. UNREAL Candy. You can find UNREAL at Target stores. Everything flavorful and nothing artificial. The prices are the…