Liz Mincing Rosemary

Weekly Meal Planning and Cost Savings Tips

Easy tips for my weekly meal planning and cost savings strategies to help promote a long term, healthy (and delicious!) lifestyle. Meal planning is one of my not-so-secret secrets to maintaining significant weight loss and saving money. I find it so helpful to sit down and think through the week

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7 Simple Tips for Getting Kids to Eat More Veggies

Seven simple tips to get even the pickiest eater in your family to eat more veggies! As a busy mom of two little boys, I know how hard it can be to get kids to eat their veggies! While my oldest had admittedly always been a healthy eater (he takes

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20 Portable Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

A list of twenty easy, healthy portable snack ideas for kids!  School has been back in session for about a month here in Michigan and I’m happy to say we are FINALLY getting into the swing of our new routine and schedule. My oldest is in first grade and for

Liz Traveling with Suitcase

How To Stay Healthy on a Road Trip: 9 Essential Tips

Use these nine easy, practical and affordable tips for maintaining your healthy lifestyle while you travel! School is officially out and the busy summer travel season has commenced! As much as I love to travel (I live to travel, honestly), I have learned that maintaining my 60+ lb weight loss

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7 Easy Ways to Maintain Your Healthy Lifestyle on a Cruise

Seven easy ways to stay active, eat right and maintain your healthy lifestyle while on a cruise vacation. The second in a series of posts about my recent Western Caribbean cruise. Last month my husband and I went on a Western Caribbean Cruise aboard the Crown Princess. Since I love to travel

Mango Ginger Green Smoothie

Green Protein Smoothie {30 Days on Collagen}

This thick and creamy green smoothie is made with apple, banana, ginger, avocado and spinach. Packed with 23 grams of protein per serving, this breakfast on-the-go will keep you satisfied for hours! It’s no surprise that I have a bit of a reputation as the Smoothie Queen around here. I couldn’t tell

Travel Bag Essentials List

Travel Bag Essentials

A guide to all of my favorite travel essentials – perfect for flying or road tripping!  If I look back, it’s no surprise I have such fierce wanderlust today: I’ve been traveling frequently since I was a baby, have a four-year degree in Hospitality Administration, and have always preferred to

Healthy Snacks for Kids-on-the-Go

Healthy On-The-Go Snacks for Kids

Tips for creating the ultimate back-to-school car kit filled with healthy snacks for kids on-the-go. You know I love snacks. I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: snacks are life. Now that school is back in session and your car is likely turning into a carpool shack, snacks are

Liz Downtown Walking

Seven Simple Ways to Stay Healthy During Summer Vacation

Seven simple and easy tips for staying healthy during summer vacation. School is officially out for summer and I couldn’t be more excited! There are so many reasons to love summer vacation – pool days, blueberry picking, trips to the beach, you name it. A personal favorite? Longer days and

Liz Making Dole Salads

5 Ways to Save Time During Meal Prep

Setting aside time at the beginning of the week to plan ahead will not only save you hundreds of dollars in wasted food but it will cut down on calories and boost the nutrition in your diet. These 5 ways to save time during meal prep will help you accomplish

5 Reasons to Eat The Rainbow Every Day - The Lemon Bowl

5 Reasons To Eat The Rainbow Every Day

Five reasons why it’s important to eat the rainbow and fill your plate with a variety of different foods, all year long. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed I use #EatTheRainbow quite frequently. Truth is, I feel very passionately about eating the rainbow, and no, I’m not talking about those fruit-flavored

Living by the 80-20 Rule - The Lemon Bowl

Living by the 80/20 Rule

The secret to maintaining a long term healthy lifestyle is to live by the 80/20 rule in all aspects of diet, fitness and nutrition.  People often joke they wish they could bottle up my willpower and use it for themselves. Most recently, a friend said “If I had half as much willpower as

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5 Strategies for Effortless Portion Control

5 simple strategies for effortless portion control to help you reach or maintain your healthy, happy weight. We made it to week three of the Healthy New Year 6-Week Challenge! How are you feeling? I am down five more pounds since Christmas so I would like to personally thank all of you

Battling Boredom Eating and Mindless Munching - The Lemon Bowl

Battling Boredom Eating and Mindless Munching

I’ll provide some tips and strategies I use on how to battle boredom eating and mindless munching. A week from now I will be in Los Angeles to attend The Biggest Loser Season 14 Live Finale. (Thank you Planet Fitness!) As anyone who knows me well can attest, I have

Restaurant Survival Guide - The Lemon Bowl

How To Eat Healthy When Eating Out

It’s one thing to stay on track when you’re cooking at home but what about when you go out to eat? Whether you’re out to lunch with coworkers, eating in an airport during a layover or on a hot date night with your spouse, I’m going to give you my

Falling Off Wagon - The Lemon Bowl

Tips for Getting Back on the Diet and Exercise Wagon

Have you fallen off the diet and exercise wagon? Follow these easy tips to get you back on track. Have you ever fallen off the diet and exercise wagon? Whether you slipped up during a meal, missed an entire week of workouts or simply can’t seem to stop after just