Kim Hynes Health & Wellness
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Kim Hynes Health & Wellness Blog

Welcome to my blog! Here you will find tips, ideas, recipes, my thoughts on products, ways to feed and nourish your soul, and many ways to make your transition to optimal health and wellness more obtainable, fun, and delicious. 

Posts tagged Health Coach
I can smell the coffee: my habit, my evolution and my love for coffee

I can smell the coffee now. I can’t even remember when my real love affair with coffee began.  It was definitely an evolution. From instant coffee to organic whole beans, I have evolved into a coffee snob. There are ups and downs to being a coffee lover.

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Eating Out and Choosing Healthy Food is a Mindset

Whatever your reason for going out, there are some ways to help you stay on track. Restaurant food tastes great, but often it’s because of the ingredients they are adding to make it so flavorful and they are not always good for us. There are very healthy options that you can choose that taste great, but also keep you on track and guilt free.

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Grown Up Cereal: Healthy Apple and Raisin Granola

Did everyone else grow up on cereal? I did!  I even ate it for dinner many times in college. I didn’t love granola until I was older. I liked the typical sugar filled cereals like Froot Loops and Frosted Flakes.  Of course, Cap’n Crunch beat them all out because I am a peanut butter freak.

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It's the Fight of Your Life: Health vs. Diets

Diets are a trap.  They are very restrictive and we always think about what we can NOT have. By human nature, when we are told not to do something, we are tempted to do it even more.  When we are too restrictive, we set ourselves up for failure and will fall off the wagon even faster and harder. 

 

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Butternut Squash Soup: Sunshine In A Bowl

Do you ever try to eat foods you don’t like or just don’t fit you just because they are healthy?  I really love a great salad with tons of vegetables, greens, nuts and a light homemade dressing, but I also love warming and grounding foods.  That is why I make soup any time of the year.  I love warm food and my husband, Mike, likes cool food. Luckily, this soup goes great with salad so we get both the best of both worlds!

Sunshine Butternut Squash Soup

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