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Intermittent Fasting: Tips + Tricks

Use these tips and tricks to get started with intermittent fasting!

Start small.

No need to start with a 24 or 48 hour fast! There’s nothing wrong with starting out doing a daily 12-14 hour fast and working your way up to a longer fast once you determine if it is right for you. Starting...

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So now coconut oil is bad for me??? (*Scratches head*) coconut oil nutrition

 

You may have seen headlines the past couple weeks that the American Heart Association is making claims against saturated fat, LDL, and heart disease. In the Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease Advisory put out by the AHA, they reviewed research on a variety of different oils and are...

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Intermittent Fasting: Common Myths + FAQ intermittent fasting

Let's face it, there are a lot of myths and even more questions surrounding intermittent fasting. Before deciding to experiment with intermittent fasting (and ultimately falling in love with it) I did a lot of research regarding what those myths are. I took it upon myself to answer my own...

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7 Strategies for getting your family to eat better when your schedule is crazy

I gave birth to raccoons.

No, I'm not kidding. My middle child will stack chairs, climb shelves, and basically rummage through anything to find whatever she wants. I've surrendered in some way.

But this summer, as the nights get longer, we want to enjoy the great outdoors as much as possible and...

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Intermittent Fasting 101 & Benefits intermittent fasting

What is intermittent fasting?

Have you heard of IF? If weight loss programs based on intermittent fasting are crowding your newsfeed as they are mine, maybe you’ve scrolled past thinking: that sounds awful. (I raise my hand!) Or maybe you were intrigued.

When most people hear the phrase...

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Pantry staples for a clean kitchen & starting a low carb, high fat lifestyle high fat low carb pantry list shopping list thrive market

People often ask me about the things I have in my pantry. More recently, since I began doing some private coaching to help those in Chalene Johnson's Diet Beta Test. I've been sharing much of this list with these clients embarking on low carb, high fat living as they start their pantry clean...

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The difference between food sensitivities, allergies, and intolerances

What's the difference between food allergies, sensitivities and intolerances? What's the difference when my body reacts in hives from nuts VS I have digestive issues & chronic pain vs when I get diarrhea from milk? 

Check out the recent Facebook Live video I did on this very topic!

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Why do certain foods make me sick? And what can I do to fix it? food health food sensitivity gut health immune system symptoms

 

How can inflammatory conditions, like eczema, arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, IBD, and chronic pain be caused by certain foods?

Well, let's think about what happens to food when we eat.

When we put foods into our mouths, enzymes released from the salivary glands begin the digestion...

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What to pack for feeling your best on vacation healthy living healthy vacation shakeology tips for healthy living travel

 

Every time our family travels, we get exposed to "fun" new germs, stray from our routines, regular foods and increase our susceptibility to colds and feeling run down.

Don't get me wrong, I love traveling, but I've found that packing a few extra things in my suitcase and keeping some...

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How to Make "Detox Coffee" Lattes coffee alternative detox drink recipe healthy drinks healthy recipe latte

 

Let's talk about the elephant in the room---detox. It seems like half of the qualified nutritionists I know HATE the word detox. I get it. It feels a bit sensational and overused.

But the reality is that it's a necessary and healthy part of our body's processes and I wouldn't want to be...

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Grain-free Pumpkin Spice Granola grain free recipe healthy food healthy recipe

A couple years ago I became addicted to the granola that occasionally came on my food co-op's truck. Everyone in my house loved it, which meant a $10 bag was gone pretty quickly and there was typically a long wait for the next batch delivered.

I found this recipe I adapted & it's been great...

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How to make a midday matcha latte pick me up easy recipe health food healthy recipe recipe

 

 

Despite our BEST efforts to avoid the mid-afternoon crash, sometimes it happens anyway. And sometimes you just need a shot of caffeine to power through that pile of to-dos you've been putting off for a month.

Enter matcha tea lattes.

Have you heard of all the buzz around matcha...

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