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Healthy on the Homefront is a page for Military Spouses to get nutrition advice, tips and recipes unique to the military lifestyle. Here you will get expert nutrition advice from Nutritionist, Chef and current Military Wife Jess Romeo. Jess has over 13 years of military lifestyle experience. She has also lost a significant amount of weight in this timeframe and has created her career around helping others achieve their healthy lifestyle goals.
Sauteed Broccoli

Sauteed Broccoli

  Recipe Confession:  I LOVE broccoli!  I am a huge fan of this cruciferous vegetable!  I have done everything from roasting, steaming, stir frying, and making it into a coleslaw, but NEVER have I ever sauteed it.  Which is actually quite crazy!  I am running this veggie challenge in my Facebook Group and I wanted to try something new….so low and behold on the counter there was a red onion, some avocado oil and then when I opened the fridge…

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Energy Oat Balls

Energy Oat Balls

  These little balls of yum, are full of so much more!  A great mix of carbs and fat with a little protein.  This makes for a great make ahead snack that you can grab and go on your busiest mornings or a pre-workout snack.                  

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are likely one of my favorite foods to work with when it comes to making new recipes!  They are incredibly versatile and SO SO SO delicious!  You can prepare them sweet or savory!  I especially love stuffing them with protein like this buffalo chicken.  This is such a filling lunch too which makes it such a great choice especially if you are trying to stick to your 2018 health resolutions.  

Simple and Creamy Guacamole

Simple and Creamy Guacamole

Just because the Super Bowl is over doesn’t mean we stop making guacamole!  This seriously easy guacamole will be sure to please….put it on top of your tacos, your eggs, salads, or dip some veggies in it!  I don’t like to put a whole lot of ingredients in my guacamole, because I enjoy tasting the avocado and lime primarily.  The hard part is trying not to eat it all by yourself…good luck my friend!

Protein Packed Salads that you can Prep ahead

Protein Packed Salads that you can Prep ahead

The biggest problem many people have is that 3-4pm slump.  You know when you just need a pick me up?  Or you start craving sugar?  The best thing you can do is load up on protein and fat for your midday meal!  One of my absolute FAVORITE lunches is any kind of HUGE Protein salad!  My favorite lunches are those that utilize leftovers from our dinner the night before.  What I usually make is a GIANT protein salad.  Salads often get…

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Clean the Slate….QUIT Sugar for good!

Clean the Slate….QUIT Sugar for good!

Make 2018 your year to Ditch Sugar for good! Hey guys has 2018 been good for you so far? Have you set some goals and started working towards them? My number one goal this year is to be more present with myself and with my family and friends. I want to enjoy each day, stress less, love more, and just be in the moment more.  Another goal that I have pertains to health, that is to QUIT being controlled by…

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