Travel Trail Mix

Trail mixes make for a great snack when you’re on the go. They’re easy to carry around in a zip-lock bag or small container and the right mix will do a solid job of satisfying a hungry belly in-between meals. BUT beware … many trail mixes on the grocery store shelves contain nuts that have…

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Fried Eggs on Vegetable “Rice”

When I started a gluten and grain free diet, fried eggs just weren’t the same because I missed soaking up runny yolks with bread. Not only are egg yolks super yummy, but the yolk is also the most nutritious part of an egg – and some would argue that the yolk is what makes the egg…

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Creamy Matcha Bars

DID YOU KNOW? Consuming high amounts of refined sugar and artificial sweeteners can contribute to IBS and other digestive system disorders. Most artificial sweeteners cause symptoms of indigestion, including gas, bloating, cramping and constipation. A big step you can take towards creating a healthier gut and supporting digestion is to remove refined sugar and artificial…

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Beet & Blueberry Smoothie

DID YOU KNOW? According to Ayurveda beets are recommended during Vata season, which runs from October through March, as the bright and vibrant colors can help balance out the dryness and coldness of the season. In addition, beets have many uses in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda including cleansing the liver, improving blood circulation and…

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The Ultimate Gut Support Kit

Are gas, bloating, heartburn, diarrhea, constipation or stomach pain a frustrating and uncomfortable part of your life? Did you know that these symptoms can be an indication of poor gut health, including a damaged gut lining, gut inflammation, poor digestion and unbalanced gut bacteria? If you experience any of the above symptoms, I recommend that…

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Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Bacon

DID YOU KNOW? Goat’s milk has less lactose than cow’s milk which may make goat’s milk easier to digest for people with lactose intolerance. In addition, goat’s milk is naturally homogenized, meaning the fat globules are small and remain suspended in the milk rather than separating out. This makes the milk easier for humans to…

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Flourless Pumpkin Spice Cookies

DID YOU KNOW? Artificial sweeteners may be holding you back from losing excess weight – and could be causing you to gain weight!

Try my chewy Flourless Pumpkin Spice Cookies with maple syrup. When used in moderation, maple syrup can help to better manage blood sugar, all while creating great tasting recipes.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul & a Cold

If you’re craving a warm bowl/cup of chicken soup or you’re looking for a great natural remedy during cold and flu season, I definitely recommend giving this recipe a try. It’s gluten, grain and dairy free.

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Hot & Saucy Thai Wings

If you’ve been following me for a while then you’ll know that my BF won me over in our early dating days with his famous “NOatmeal” recipe (I highly recommend giving this recipe a try!) Well, just when I thought that dating this man couldn’t get any better, BAM – he puts on his butt…

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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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