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Paleo and Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte “PSL” Recipe

  Fall is in full swing and we're not above loving that infamous "basic" beverage that explodes EVERYWHERE this time of year: the sweet and spiced PSL (aka: Pumpkin Spice Latte). Since the Starbuck's version, that must be credited for bringing this drink such fame, is...

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How To Make One Meal for All Ages

Ask Leanne I get asked a lot of questions. And sometimes those questions follow a pattern—like how do I feed my family the same meal my husband and I want to eat when there’s children, toddlers and babies involved. Just got that one today as a matter of fact! Dear...

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How To Hack Cooking at Home

One of the top health tips you can do right now and hack your own biology to obtain optimal health is…are you ready? Eating at home. Now stop—don’t leave. Don’t roll your eyes or say I can’t cook, I don’t want to cook or you can get the same quality food at a...

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An Easy Guide to Carbs and Starches

Everyone seems to be trying to cut back on carbs these days—including yours truly! Many of us trying to adopt a more Paleo-based diet have been weaning ourselves off of carbs, or at the very least, eating them less frequently. Everyone needs some carbs—the good...

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Top 5 Benefits of Using Coconut Aminos

One of my favorite things in life is sushi. I love it anyway you give it to me—rolled, not rolled, plenty of wasabi…just load me up! But sushi means soy sauce and soy is definitely not a health food—especially considering non-organic soy sauce most likely will be GMO...

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The REAL Unicorn Smoothie

Leave it to Starbucks to ruin the magic of Unicorns with a fake and dangerous imposter! (sigh of relief that they've vanished!) Want in on a secret?! Unicorns are REAL! And you can taste their full magic only when using REAL ingredients! Introducing the Real Unicorn:...

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Food Shaming?

I learned something new this weekend. Apparently calling out crappy food is now called “food shaming.” Seriously? Is everything a “shaming issue” now? At what point do we turn a blind eye and pretend that it’s okay to consume 76 grams of sugar in one stupid, “unicorn”...

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Leaky Gut. What’s All The Fuss?

What’s the fuss about leaky gut? You heard the words “leaky gut” bandied around a lot, I bet. And in your mind’s eye, do you see your poor intestinal walls pouring water out like sieve? That’s a dramatic visual, however it’s helpful for understanding the problem. Your...

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The Rubber Chicken Recipe!

Rubber Chicken is one of the recipes I’m most famous for—and yet, it’s not really mine. I just named it Rubber Chicken because it allows you to stretch one measly chicken into 3 days worth of meals! Rubber Chicken was originally published 20 years ago in my newspaper...

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Keep Me Full Smoothie Recipe

One thing I’ve learned over the last several years in the battle of the bulge, is that my morning smoothie is my own personal guarantee for a great food day, one with no regrets. Let me explain. My morning smoothie isn’t just a bunch of fruit and some random protein...

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United Tables of America

My dearest friends-- If there is one thing that can unite a polarized America, it’s having a meal together. Look, we all need to eat in between watching CNN or Fox News. And wherever you stand (or sit) politically at the table, is really none of my business. Is it? :)...

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