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My Very Personal Transformation – What Motivated ME to Finally Lose the Weight

My name is Jenny Grothe, and I have a story. September 2007 I was 170 pounds – my heaviest ever. I’d always been slim. I ate what I wanted, as much as I wanted, when I wanted. I was active throughout my teens and 20’s, but after we adopted our first child, that all slowly […]

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Coconut Cheesecake Baked Oatmeal

Last week I tried Coach’s Oats for the first time. I fell in love with the density of their oats. They cook up so much better than traditional. It creates a thickness that’s much different from my traditional baked oatmeal recipes I’ve shared with you in the past. So, if you are a fan of […]

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If its Friday, I’m Out and I’m Challenging YOU Too!

I’ve decided it’s time to set a new goal. This one is balance focused. I absolutely love my work – everything from being a Brand Ambassador for FitFluential and INKnBURN, to working and coaching my meal-planning customers, to writing for a few publications and BodyLab, to my current online class with Brave Girl University, to […]

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Meatless Monday Challenge and Recipe (with Options for Dairy-Free)

Have you ever accepted a Meatless Monday Challenge? Are you ready for one?  I’d never even considered going Meatless for a night until a few weeks ago. Then I was asked to. I hesitated for about a minute, but then I realized that my skipping animal-based protein one night a week was doable – even […]

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Peach & Whipped Pumpkin PB Baked Oatmeal

Have you tried Coach’s Oats before? Oh my gosh I am in heaven. They are ridiculously incredible. They recent reached out having seen my cookbook on “75 Ways to Love Your Oatmeal” and asked me to “play” with their oats. I happily obliged.  I was kind of skeptical at first wondering how possibly could they […]

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Until I Can’t

My thinking has changed a lot over the last few years. When I was younger and unhealthy I didn’t appreciate my youth, and I didn’t appreciate my health. I let myself go, and I simply existed day after day. Life happened. I went through the routine. I had few if any goals, and I didn’t […]

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