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What’s your super power?

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | May 9, 2015

What’s your super power? I hear that question all the time and at first I fantasized about what mine would be. I dreamt about having a super power like being able to fly like superman, or swing from buildings like spider man, and of course who didn’t want to be Lindsay Wagner as the bionic…

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | May 8, 2015

Yields 14 Delicious and healthy this broccoli cheddar soup for a light meal or a starter. Ingredients: 1 large head of broccoli (1 lb.) (use broccoli crowns) 1 1/4 cup peeled and diced russet potato 1 stalk of celery diced small 1 small carrot diced small 1 cup diced onion 2/3 cup diced red bell…

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Baked Margarita Spaghetti Squash

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | May 5, 2015

Serves 2 I’m always looking for great ways to serve spaghetti squash. A great gluten free side dish or main dish. Tasty and healthy Ingredients: 1 large spaghetti squash 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 large Roma tomato, finely chopped 2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 tsp. each salt &…

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No-bake Energy bites

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | May 5, 2015

These awesome little energy bites can take the edge off your sweet tooth and give you a great energy boost. Using healthier choices when making them and limiting your consumption to 1 or 2 make them a healthy choice. Ingredients: 1 cup (dry) oatmeal (I used old-fashioned oats) 2/3 cup toasted coconut flakes (optional, I’m…

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Let’s get HAPPY for summer!

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | May 3, 2015

Hey, hey we’re the monkeys! Yep, it’s been 5 years of monkeying around and building an amazing community of fun, healthy, positive women and the best is yet to come. The backbone of HMC and the consistent message that is reflected in everything we do is based on the five pillars of happiness. As simple…

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Mediterranean Chicken

By Kevin Senft | May 1, 2015

Serves 6 Cook Time: 30 minutes Treat your taste buds to a Mediterranean-inspired meal Ingredients: 2 large chicken breasts 1 tsp oregano ½ tsp garlic powder Olive oil spray 2 cups organic low-sodium chicken broth 4 cloves garlic, smashed 1 cup uncooked quinoa ½ large sweet onion, diced 1 package grape tomatoes 1 large green…

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Health and Fitness Aren’t Just Physical

By Patti Phillips | April 24, 2015

Gym membership?    CHECK. Regular checkups with the doctor?    CHECK. Visit to the dentist twice a year?     CHECK. Healthy breakfast everyday?     CHECK. Avoid processed food?     CHECK. Seven hours of sleep each night?     CHECK. Two liters of water each day?     CHECK. Regular emotional/mental fitness practice?…

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Why you first?

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | April 19, 2015

When I woke up last Tuesday morning, I noticed a message on my phone from an early riser and HMC follower. Here’s what it said: Hi I wanted to call and let you know that I enjoy following your website and posts but I do have one issue. I don’t like how you constantly tell…

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Make someones day…

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | April 12, 2015

When we were young, we were always reminded by our parents and our teachers to write a thank you note and to acknowledge people in our life who did nice things for us. It is not only the right thing to do but it was about creating positive habits.  However, it this modern age of…

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HMC Retreat

By Carol Ploen-Hosegood | March 19, 2015

Red Mountain retreat, Utah was my home from Oct. 9 – 13, with 13 Happy Monkeys. I am returning home grateful, energized and empowered. My time was spent living the 5 pillars of Happiness to the extreme, no distractions. I was able to focus 100 % of my time and energy on being positive, living…

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