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Spring is in the air!

Spring is in the air and life is good! I am sorry I have not posted in quite a while. I have been super busy getting life back to normal now that my husband and I are both vaccinated and our kids are resuming school in person as well as other activities. It almost feels like we went from point A to point Z in only a few weeks! I am not sure if any of you follow me on my socials, but I did a great 2 week "Try New" challenge and it was a lot of fun. You can look at my "highlights" tab labeled "challenge" to see what it was all about. I really enjoyed trying new foods, new behaviors and new recipes! And so did my followers/clients! If you did not get the chance to try this during the challenge, you can absolutely do this at any time. For 2 weeks, challenge yourself to try either a new food, new behavior or a new recipe. See if it helps you in any way. Perhaps a new behavior will help you get to your goals quicker. New foods will help you not feel bored with your food choices and also, help you get to your goals. New recipes are always fun to explore. I like to emphasize what we can "add' versus what to "take away." The results are a lot more effective and positive when we do so. I look forward to doing more challenges with all of you in the near future so follow me on Instagram@nutritionbyellen and Facebook @nutritionbyellenla. Let me know your thoughts and comments about what you would like to do for the next challenge. I would love to hear from you all. Stay safe, stay healthy, get your vaccines and have a great week! 

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