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Category Archives for "Mind and Body"

Oct 09

What Meditation Has to do with Gut Health

Blog , Digestive Health

When you think of meditation you probably don’t associate it with better digestion and gut health. I know I didn’t until I learned just how much stress influences our gut health and just how powerful meditation is for decreasing stress.   What Evolution Has to do With Healthy Digestion   Issues like leaky gut often […]

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Oct 01

Raw Cacao Milkshake

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I’m going to tell you something that no one else will… You deserve a milkshake. You deserve a milkshake that isn’t going to send you onto a blood sugar roller coaster and mess with your healthy flora… You deserve this milkshake. A perfect treat on a hot day when you want a nourishing clean energy boost. […]

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Aug 03

Curried Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Blog , Recipes

This is one of my favorite soups. I could eat it every day, it’s so tasty and nutritious. A good soup does wonders for the body and soul. Soups offer a certain comfort that other foods lack. They’re also a vehicle for nutrient dense ingredients.   Butternut squash is an excellent source of vitamin A […]

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Jul 11

Chia: The Tiny Superfood You Need to Know About

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Chia seeds are tiny yet mighty in their nutritional benefits. They swell to 10 times their original size when placed in liquid, making them ideal for thickening puddings and smoothies.   Just a few of the tricks up the sleeves of chia seeds include…   High in omega-3 fatty acids Great source of soluble and […]

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Jul 02

Soup: Your Way to Healthy Nourishment

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Soup certainly doesn’t sound like any special life changing super food. It’s soup, you’ve eaten it all your life. Yet soup has massive potential that often gets hidden behind nasty preservatives and less than ideal flavoring agents. The true beauty and nourishment happens with whole food ingredients and high quality homemade bone broth. This is […]

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May 12

Guacamole Made Simple

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The best condiment on the planet if you ask me, has to be guacamole. It’s easy to make, delicious and filled with healthy fats, vitamins, enzymes and fiber. You go to the store and there are so many pre made versions of guacamole that are loaded with artificial preservative and MSG. Or even worse, those […]

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May 01

How Probiotics Helped My Entire Family

Blog , Digestive Health

There’s been so much talk of probiotics in the media lately. There are now thousands of studies touting the benefits these little invisible bacteria have for human health. It’s quite profound, and might even seem too good to be true until you experience it yourself.   My own family has benefitted immensely since we started […]

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Apr 02

Chia Pudding Made Easy

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Chia pudding is my go-to dessert because it’s incredibly healthy AND delicious. There are 101 ways to make chia pudding (maybe more) but today I want to share a few of my favorite combinations and how you can get super creative with your own pudding concoctions. The Basics of Chia Pudding Once you’ve got the […]

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Mar 08

Why L-Glutamine is my BFF

Blog , Supplement

Glutamine is synonymous with bodybuilding but did you know it’s useful for so much more than just muscle recovery? L-Glutamine helped me to heal my leaky gut, strengthen my digestive system and recover faster. I also like to think it helps my tired mom muscles because I’m definitely no bodybuilder. What is Glutamine? Glutamine is […]

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Feb 16

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

Recipes

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps What do you do when all you want is a taco but you know it won’t help you get healthy? You eat one of these tasty Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps! These are a perfectly satisfying comfort food loaded with flavorful and filling chicken. You don’t need to sacrifice your health to […]

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Mar 12

The Easiest Way to Improve Your Digestion

Blog , Digestive Health

If you suffer from poor digestion, bloating, stomach aches, constipation or diarrhea, odds are there’s one thing you’re not doing.   This is by far the simplest, most effective way to improve your digestion exponentially right away. You might be surprised by how incredibly improving your gut health really is. The answer: chew your food […]

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