Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

DID YOU KNOW? Chia seeds are high in several nutrients that are important for bone health, including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and protein. One ounce (28 grams) of chia seeds contains 18% of the RDI for calcium. Gram for gram, this is higher than most dairy products, making chia seeds a good source of calcium for people…

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Gluten Free Slice with Pumpkin Seed Butter

Here’s why the kale caraway slice from Live Organic Food is my go to when I’m craving something that resembles bread … ✅ Gut friendly – gluten & grain free ✅ Low carb & high fiber ✅ Paleo, vegan & keto friendly ✅ Nutrient rich & organic ingredients You can find Live products online and…

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Lemon Sesame Protein Balls

DID YOU KNOW? Sesame seeds are beneficial for female hormones – at any age. Sesame seeds contain phytoestrogens, plant compounds that are similar to the hormone estrogen. Therefore, sesame seeds might be beneficial for women during menopause when estrogen levels drop. Phytoestrogens may help counteract hot flashes and other symptoms of low estrogen. What’s more,…

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Coconut Matcha Protein Balls

3 ways coconut oil can support weight loss 1. Boosts metabolism. Coconut oil is high in MCTs (medium chain triglycerides), which are fatty acids that are metabolized differently than most other fats, leading to beneficial effects on metabolism. Several studies confirm that when humans replace the fats they are eating with MCT fats, they burn…

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Healthy snacks when you’re on the go

How often do you find yourself in the air, on the road, behind a desk or running errands with no healthy food options when your hunger pains strike? In today’s fast-paced world it’s easy to get suckered into the overwhelming amount of crappy snack options. Not only are people pressed for time these days, but…

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Zesty Guacamole

Did you know? One avocado contains between 11–17 grams of fiber, which is more than almost any other fruit and most servings of vegetables, grains and beans too! High-fiber foods are important if you experience digestive issue since fiber helps to increase healthy bacteria in your gut while decreasing bad bacteria that may be the…

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High-Fiber Coconut Lemon Bars

3 ways coconut meat can support gut health 1. Coconut meat is high in insoluble fiber (meaning that it doesn’t get digested), which helps bulk up your stool and supports healthy and regular bowel movements. Just 1 cup (80 grams) of shredded coconut provides 7 grams of fiber, which is over 20% of the DV.…

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Lemon Chia Seed Pudding

Did you know? Chia seeds are a great plant-based food to help with weight loss. Chia seeds rank high on the list of plant-based protein foods, making them great for putting on lean muscle, burning fat, and managing hunger and appetite. Studies show that increasing your intake of protein can promote weight loss by curbing…

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SmartSweets: Healthy sugar free candy to satisfy your sweet tooth

Do you remember the days when you use to ride your pedal bike out to the local convenience store, pull out couch change from your pockets and go to town on Sour Keys, Fun Dip, Ring Pops, Big Foot – and a giant Freezie if you had enough coin?!?! If I had to draw “Jen’s…

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Refreshing Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

Are you craving a refreshing drink to sip on while enjoying the summer heat? Give this healthy and delicious Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie a try. Loaded with antioxidants and vitamins – and sweetened with Mother Nature’s candy. It’s the perfect summer time drink for when you’re chilling on the porch or kickin’ it poolside! TIP: Use…

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