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Weekly Roundup July 25th, 2019

It’s time for another weekly roundup! Get your veggies at the Chardon Farmers Market and make the grilled roasted veggies that I posted on the blog yesterday. Get the recipe here: https://balancethrive.com/roasted-summer-veggies/ After a nice healthy meal, kick back and enjoy one of the awesome wine events going on. And then finish it off with…

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Roasted Summer Veggies

These roasted veggies are a simple summer treat. They go well as a side dish to burgers, chicken or whatever you love to cook on the grill! Pick up some summer veggies at your local farmer’s market (zucchini and squash are two of my favorites) and make sure to clean and dry them well before…

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Weekly Roundup July 18th, 2019

There’s some great events going on this weekend around Cleveland. I’ll be at Finestra Gallery during the Willoughby Arts Fest on Saturday from 11 AM – 3 PM signing copies of Happiness Happens and answering any questions you may have. I hope to see you all there!             Cleveland Burger…

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Soba Noodles

These soba noodles are great as a side or totally on their own. Top them off with some spicy shrimp (recipe below) for an added kick. These are also a cookout crowd pleaser! Thanks to my friend Amy for sharing this great recipe from One Dish Vegan by Robin Robertson!             Spicy…

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Weekly Roundup July 11th, 2019

Summer is FLYING by in our house! I cannot believe another weekend is already here. This week’s weekly roundup has something for everyone. Already have a weekend plan? Let us know in the comments or in the Facebook group! If you’re not already a part of the Healthy Happy People group on Facebook, you can…

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Iced Tea

This is a favorite summer drink – and it’s so easy!!! 1. Fill up a large glass pitcher with filtered water. 2. Add 3 Organic Black Tea bags and 2 Organic Green Tea bags. 3. Stick in fridge for a few hours, enjoy! For extra flavor or a little twist add in some mint or…

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Are you guilty of playing it safe?

Sometimes I catch myself playing it safe – by “being busy” aka avoiding the thing that’ll actually get me to where I want to go because it feels too hard or too risky. Does that ever happen to you? By ignoring what you truly want you’re blocking yourself from ever being able to actually have…

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Weekly Roundup – Fireworks Edition!

Happy 4th of July! I hope your day is filled with the things that make you smile – fireworks shows are definitely on my list! I also LOVE crispy fried chicken, Dutch apple pie and being with the people that matter most to me. That’s what the holidays are all about. Oh, and I can’t…

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Pina Colada Smoothie

Ingredients: 1/2 banana 1 cup pineapple 1 cup almond milk Handful of spinach (also okay to skip if you want to make this an actual pina colada – way better than the mix!) Quick note: I usually eyeball the liquid. I prefer to start small and add in more to get the consistency I like….

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Awkward.

My husband Mark and I went to the summer solstice party at the Cleveland Museum of Art. It was so cool to see the museum transform into this vibrant space for all kinds of different people to come together – connected through art and music. It didn’t matter who you were or where you were from. Nobody…

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