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Gluten Free Banana Bread

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September 7, 2018

 Oh, y’all! I know I’ve been on a bit of a sweet kick lately with the recipe posts. Part of the reason is that I know many people consider carbs unhealthy. But, I have to tell you that your body was made to need carbs. It’s just a straight up fact. It’s HOW you get the carbs that matters. What you need to know is that you absolutely can…

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Banana Nice Cream

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August 27, 2018

Do your bananas go “bad” way too often? If so, then I have great news for you! There is a fantastic way to use those bananas that may be getting just a bit too ripe. After finding this recipe, I think you’ll agree that the bananas on your counter should never suffer the fate of the garbage can again. Today, we are going to introduce you to one of our…

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Pantry Picks: Cacao vs Cocoa

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August 23, 2018

Chocolate is delicious! There is simply NO arguing that fact. We just love it, don’t we. And with GOOD reason! Mmmm…. But, what you may not understand is the difference between Cacao and Cocoa, and why that difference should matter to you. Perhaps, you have never even heard that there is any difference between the two. Maybe, you just thought that people were simply saying the same word two different ways. Pantry Picks:…

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Pecan Pie Pralines

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August 16, 2018

For today’s post, I have something of a story to share with you. I’m going let you in on a few secrets about me (including one of my pet peeves.) When this recipe was born it about blew me away. You see, I had seen a recipe online that gave me an idea… Now if you know me well, perhaps that won’t come as a complete surprise to you. As…

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You CAN Lose Weight And Still Enjoy Dessert!

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August 15, 2018

Perhaps you’ve heard that you have to give up carbs in order to lose weight. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Do you probably need to give up the way that you’ve been doing things and find a better way? Yes. But giving up carbs is NOT the answer. Jarrod and I know this because we are living in a balanced way and have been for years. We are…

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Refreshing Watermelon Jicama Salad

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August 14, 2018

Are you looking for a sweet and refreshing summer treat? Then you don’t want to miss this tasty gem of a recipe! Chock full of nutrients and mouthwatering flavor, it’s the perfect and simple choice for a hot summer day. 8 cups Watermelon Cubed and Seeded (1-2 inch chunks) 1 Jicama peeled and cut into Matchstick Slices 1/4 cup Fresh Mint Leaves roughly chopped 1/2 cup Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice…

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A Scrumptious, Quick, And Healthy Breakfast Alternative

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August 14, 2018

Sometimes it’s difficult to break out of routines. We all have them, and of course that can even be a very good thing! But when it comes to our meals, we can reach a point where we just get tired of having the same…old…thing. We just need something new and delicious! Something that will even support us on our weight loss journey. Enter the AVOCADO, AKA Butter Fruit or Alligator…

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Flax Seeds For Weight Loss

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August 9, 2018

You may have heard of this little seed that packs a BIG punch, but did you know that one of it’s many health benefits is that… It can actually help you Lose Weight. The fiber in flax slows digestion and thus helps you to feel full faster! Flax also helps to prevent blood sugar spikes, which makes it a wonderful addition to your daily smoothie! And by preventing spikes in…

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Simple Summer Salsa

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July 7, 2018

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy some refreshing time in the great outdoors by taking a stroll through your local farmer’s market or making a run to the nearest curbside produce stand. There is simply nothing like homemade treats that make the most of the beautiful produce available to you this glorious time of the year! Not only is one of our very favorite summertime…

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The Dairy Dilemma: You Asked…We Answer

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June 10, 2018

So, many of you have asked us why we decided to significantly reduce the amount of dairy that we eat. And the short and sweet answer is that it all comes down to the quality of milk as a food. So let’s start at the beginning… Cow’s milk, well… It is designed to grow baby cows Into adult cows as quickly as possible. From a small calf to a large…

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Dairy: The Struggle Is REAL

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June 7, 2018

Drink your milk! Eat your dairy! For crying out loud, it’s a part of the Food Pyramid/ USDA Choose My Plate Guidelines, so surely it’s healthy! Right?! There is so much information about dairy that you’ve probably never been told. And if I am being completely honest, I fought learning the facts on this one for a long while. In the past I used a TON of dairy when cooking…

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To Grate Or Not To Grate… THAT is the Question

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June 5, 2018

Our family has GREATLY reduced our dairy intake, and there are reasons for that. (No pun intended!) While we won’t get into the reasons just yet, if you are still eating any cheese at all, there is something very important that you need to know! But first, we have a question for you… Do you choose to purchase pre-shredded cheese or to freshly grate it yourself? Let us help you make…

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Seeds: What You Need To Know

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May 22, 2018

Sounds crazy I know, but those seeds you have been spitting out or throwing away all this time are actually powerhouses of nutrients! Did you know that they contain vitamins, minerals, omega fatty acids, and other beneficial compounds? Seeds are reported to have many health benefits including anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as the ability to help fight off parasites. Now, you may be asking yourself, but aren’t some seeds…

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Before Hayfever Goes Haywire

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May 18, 2018

It’s that time of year again…. The sun peeks over the horizon a little earlier. The birds sing a little louder. The temperature is a bit warmer to the point that you dare to cast off pants in favor of your favorite shorts. The coffee in your mug even just seems to taste better. That’s right — it’s Spring! This morning starts like every other morning, however, something is different,…

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May 22, 2018

Seeds: What You Need To Know

Sounds crazy I know, but those seeds you have been spitting out or throwing away all this time are actually powerhouses of nutrients! Did you know that they contain vitamins, minerals, omega fatty acids, and other beneficial compounds? Seeds are reported to have many health benefits including anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as the ability to help fight off parasites. Now, you may be asking yourself, but aren’t some seeds…
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August 15, 2018

You CAN Lose Weight And Still Enjoy Dessert!

Perhaps you've heard that you have to give up carbs in order to lose weight. This couldn't be further from the truth! Do you probably need to give up the way that you've been doing things and find a better way? Yes. But giving up carbs is NOT the answer. Jarrod and I know this because we are living in a balanced way and have been for years. We are…
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August 23, 2018

Pantry Picks: Cacao vs Cocoa

Chocolate is delicious! There is simply NO arguing that fact. We just love it, don't we. And with GOOD reason! Mmmm.... But, what you may not understand is the difference between Cacao and Cocoa, and why that difference should matter to you. Perhaps, you have never even heard that there is any difference between the two. Maybe, you just thought that people were simply saying the same word two different ways. Pantry Picks:…

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