There are simple ways to make sure you are drinking plenty of water. Remember, fruits and vegetables make up 20 percent of your water intake as many fruits and vegetables are more than 90 percent water by weight. Therefore, it is recommended that you consume at least 5 servings of vegetables and 2-3 servings of … Read More
Getting your family to support you on your healthy journey can be a challenge. However, when we have family and friends supporting us, we are more likely to follow through with our health goals. Here are tips on how to get them on board. Tell them why. When approaching them for support let them know … Read More
Hydrate this summer with this Berry, Kiwi and Mint Infused Water recipe. This simple recipe is an easy way to make drinking water more enjoyable and less of a chore. Drinking enough water is so important, so if you are someone who struggles to drink enough water throughout the day, try this recipe! Berry, Kiwi, … Read More
Makes 10 Servings (1/4 cup) 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1½ teaspoons coconut oil or grapeseed oil ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon allspice ½ teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1¼ cups dried cranberries Preheat oven to 300F. Lightly spray a baking sheet with coconut oil or grapeseed oil spray. Toss seeds … Read More
A coffee shop I am a fan of recently put out a pumpkin spice latte on their menu for the Fall. That drink has 50 grams of sugar in a 16-ounce cup; that’s a lot of sugar! You can skip the high sugary seasonal coffee drinks by making your own healthy version. Every fall I … Read More
During the summer months, it is important that you and your family stay hydrated. According to the Mayo Clinic, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends that an adult man needs approximately 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) of fluids per day and an adult woman needs approximately 11.5 cups (2.7 liters) of fluids per … Read More
This bread is inspired by Elana’s Pantry, one of my favorite Paleo websites. It is a delicious addition for those of you following a low-carbohydrate diet. It pairs well with nut butter or as the base of any open-faced sandwich or melt. 1 1/2 cups blanched almond flour 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1/4 cup golden … Read More
1 scoop chocolate protein powder (preferably vegan like Garden of Life) 1 Tbsp. raw almonds 1 tsp. peppermint extract 3 ice cubes Blend and Enjoy!! Taken and tweaked from Jillian Michaels’ app.
1 cup coconut milk (or an unsweetened nut milk) ½ cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt ½ cup apple sauce, unsweetened 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (preferably vegan like Garden of Life) 1 pinch cinnamon, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, ground 1 cup ice cubes Blend and Enjoy!! Taken and tweaked from Jillian Michaels’ app.
1 cup raw cashews 2 bunches green or red curly kale 1/3 cup unsweetened soymilk, almond milk or rice milk, or water 1 cup chopped roasted red peppers ¼ cup nutritional yeast 3 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp. onion granules Juice of ½ lemon (about 1 Tbsp. juice) ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt Soak cashews in … Read More