Mohonk Mountain House

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2015 Fitness Journey – Lo Carb Diet

Since March 6, 2015 the hubby and I have been doing a high protein, lo-carb diet. Ok let me back up a little and tell you how this all started. So the hubby came home from work one night and said he had an early anniversary present for me. He then went on to say, I hope you'll do this with me and it can be something we experience together, do as a team. At this point I had . . . continue reading

Hormel Natural Creamy Peanut Butter with Celery

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Remember when I mentioned that the hub's and I are eating a high protein, lo-carb diet? Well eating lo-carb can be tricky, especially when it comes to snacks. Yes we can run out and spend tons of money on those lo-carb protein bars, but I am all about eating healthy and not breaking the bank. So I've made it my mission to not only stick to our plan, but also do it without . . . continue reading

Hormel Pork Tenderloin – Lo-carb Recipe

Hormel Pork Tenderloin - Lo-carb Recipe

Remember when I talked about our Hormel cooler shipment earlier this month? Remember that Hormel Pork Tenderloin I mentioned? Well were cooking it up and we've got a delicious lo-carb recipe to share with you! We're making a Mushroom Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, it's deliciously rich with earthy flavors of mushrooms and walnuts and goes great with a fresh green salad. Hormel . . . continue reading

HORMEL GATHERINGS® Snack Tray Turkey and Cheese

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My favorite part of being in the Hormel Extended Family Blogger program, is that I get to try great Hormel products and share my thoughts with you. This months cooler had a lot of great products. I'll be sharing a few of them with you today and a couple of recipes later on during the month. As most of you may know I've started a journey (again) to a healthier fit me. . . . continue reading

Hormel – Skippy Salted Caramel Peanut Butter

Skippy Salted Caramel Peanut Butter

Hormel has done it again! What'd they do you ask? Oh. . . let me tell you! They have added Skippy Salted Caramel Peanut Butter to their Skippy peanut butter family. But you've got to get some fast because this creamy nutty, caramel edition is only around for a limited time. The new flavor came out at a great time since its National Peanut Butter month. Tasty nutty . . . continue reading

Skippy Peanut Butter


Skippy Peanut Butter has been around since the early 30's. I actually grew up on Skippy Peanut Butter sandwiches, and still love peanut butter on toast. Over the years just like most evolving brands Skippy has given us a variety of flavors and styles of peanut butter. From the classic creamy to the delicious dark chocolate style we can find on shelf today. I love . . . continue reading

30 Day Squat Challenge – Week 1

30 Day Squat Challenge

It's time to get back into my fitness groove!! I almost always slack around Nov - Jan on working out and eating healthy. Every year it's the same thing, work out get into decent shape, then struggle to get back. Not this year! I am determined to keep the progress going! Come join me on my 2015 Fitness Journey. To kick-start the journey I've decided to do my all time . . . continue reading