5 Ways to Jump Start WEIGHT LOSS For The New Year Without Stepping Into a Gym by Susie Rahaim

Susie Rahaim New Year New You for Count Me Healthy

5 Ways to Jump Start WEIGHT LOSS for the New Year Without Stepping Into a Gym. The New Year is here and I have personally declared this to be my best year yet! A New Year is a great time to start fresh with new DREAMS and GOALS.   If you are looking to try a different approach to getting healthy this year than I have some great ideas for you! We all know that consistent clean eating and exercise…

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Combining Beauty & Awareness: New Love Tag Puzzle Piece Necklace For Autism

Chelsea Charles Love Tag Puzzle Piece Necklace for Autism Speaks

As I’m writing this my 2 1/2 month old son, Brody, is letting me know he wants nothing to do with the whole tummy-time gig. So he’s now on my lap (as I type one-handed) bringing me back to where my ultimate priority sits. This is kind of a metaphor for holiday time too. Ultimately it’s about family, despite the 1,000 things we are supposed to do as adults during Christmas season. I am excited to share my new Love…

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The Gift of Gratitude

Chelsea Charles Count Me Healthy Blog on Gratitude

Being that Thanksgiving is around the corner and the holiday craziness has started, I wanted to pause for a sec to talk about gratitude. Gratitude is a profoundly powerful tool that we all need to use more often. In fact there is a direct correlation between the simple act of giving thanks and having a happy life. Researchers say it improves your relationships and even helps your heart. Truth is, with caring for a 2-month old, a toddler, managing a…

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Skinny Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Skinny pumpkin pie ice cream

Since it’s pumpkin season, here is one of my favorite healthy fall desserts. I like to use bananas as a base for my skinny ice creams because they lend a really creamy texture without the dairy fat. It is delicious, dairy-free, paleo and the perfect frozen treat no matter what eating plan you are currently on (21-Day Fixers, this includes you). Skinny Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream: GF, Paleo, Dairy-Free, Vegan | Makes 5 Servings Ingredients: 3 ripe bananas sliced. Make…

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Light Mexican Chicken Bake (Perfect For Football Season)

Chelsea Charles' Light Mexican Chicken Bake Recipe via Count Me Healthy

Football weekends are upon us healthy eating plan be damned! This is a sacred time in our boy/man household. I wanted to share this recipe with you because it’s great for a weeknight or college football Saturdays. It has only 300 calories per serving, but tastes much more sinful. You can even assemble it ahead of time, refrigerate, then bake just before serving! The guys like to eat this dish as an appetizer with tortilla chips and sour cream. Obviously…

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Busy Mom? Then This Healthy Meal Delivery Is a Must Try

Chelsea Charles Tries Terra's Kitchen Meal Delivery Service Via Count Me Healthy

Recently I tried Terra’s Kitchen, a wholefood delivery service focused on bringing back the experience of homemade, family dinners. I had been wanting to try a meal service for a while, especially now I’m in my 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Some days the thought of going to the grocery store in the 100 degree Charlotte heat with my toddler, then both prepping and cooking dinner is beyond unpalatable. Terra’s Kitchen allows you to order fresh, pre-portioned, pre-chopped meals all designed…

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