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Raspberry Cordial Smoothie

Raspberry Cordial Smoothie

- - unsweetened almond milk, water (or more almond milk), raspberries (frozen or fresh), cacao nibs, Perfect Paleo Protein, FiberMender (optional), Just Juiced Greens (optional), , Place all ingredients in a blender; blend until smooth and...

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Plump, Sweet and Juicy Red Raspberries

Plump, Sweet and Juicy Red Raspberries

Plump, sweet and juicy red raspberries are my personal favorite. In honor of my favorite berry, today I’m going to give you a trick, a tip and a brand new recipe featuring these gorgeous little treats! Now, there is much more to love about raspberries than their...

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Fermented Foods

Fermented Foods

I think our ancestors would be pretty surprised at how fermented foods seem to have all but disappeared from our dinner plates. You hear about gut health all the time--leaky gut and other such 21st century maladies. Eating fermented foods is one key to making sure...

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Fermented Apple Pear Sauce

Fermented Apple Pear Sauce

- - diced apples, diced pears, ground cinnamon, Combine all ingredients in your food processor and process until as smooth or as chunky as you like your sauce. Add more water if you need it seems too thick or has trouble being...

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Sweet Summer Plums

Sweet Summer Plums

Today’s Focus is Plums Some of the best fruit on a hot summer day are good fat plums. Juicy and sweet, these little gems are enough to satisfy that craving for dessert. And of course, there are always the health perks in eating in season fruit and veggies. Plums are...

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Stock Up on These 6 Summer Veggies

Stock Up on These 6 Summer Veggies

The summer in full-swing, it's time to start stock piling these abundant summer veggies for the cooler days ahead. If you live in a part of the world where fresh local veggies are a summer luxury, you want to take advantage of Mother Earth's bounty at this time of...

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Zucchini – The Ultimate Summer Squash

Zucchini – The Ultimate Summer Squash

Today’s focus is on: Zucchini! I am lucky enough to have some planted in my garden and it’s going crazy. I’ve had about 4 zucchini so far and YUM, delish! Here are some things you need to know about zucchini: 1) massively low in calories—one large zucchini is only 16...

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Heart Disease Kills More Women Than Cancer

Heart Disease Kills More Women Than Cancer

According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the U.S., averaging annually around 1 out of every 5 female deaths.  That statistic applies to women of color as well as whites, American Indian, or Alaskan Native....

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Gut Flora – Help Your Gut Blossom!

Gut Flora – Help Your Gut Blossom!

Our bodies are filled with bacteria, and in a healthy body we can have around 40 million of those little critters floating around, mostly in our intestines. However, we also may have a fair share of bad bacteria at any given moment and they can contribute to sickness...

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Smoothie Power, Part 3

Smoothie Power, Part 3

We’ve discussed protein, fiber and now we’re going to discuss fat. These three components are critically important in each meal, but especially important for your first meal (I’m suggesting you keep it a liquid meal for quick absorption and easy digest-ability). Like...

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Green Squared Smoothie

Green Squared Smoothie

Green Squared Smoothie - - Perfect Paleo Protein (vanilla, chocolate or unflavored; all work), Just Juiced Veggies (5-7 servings of vegetables in each scoop!), FiberMender 3.0 (a proprietary glucomannan that expands 100x keeping you full!),...

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Smoothie Power, Part 2

Smoothie Power, Part 2

In my first Smoothie Power blog post (which you can read here) I shared with you the wisdom behind breaking your fast with a liquid meal (AKA a smoothie). In Part 1, I dug into the fiber component of our powerhouse smoothies--it’s a favorite of mine because I’ve...

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