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No- Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Clusters

These peanut butter chocolate clusters rock my world. They're just so good, and way too easy to make. Chances are you have all the ingredients (there are only seven) sitting in your pantry already.  So next time you have a sweet tooth, instead of buying some store bought junk, try these instead! No-Bake Peanut Butter … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Skip Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is essential to the human body, and chances are even if you are a meat eater, you have a deficiency. I recommend that all my clients take a B12 supplement regardless if they are vegan, vegetarian, or an omnivore. Vegans or vegetarians are playing a losing game if they decide to exclude a B12 supplement … Continue reading

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Vegan

Everyone seems to be going vegan these days after the release of the documentary “What the Health”. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding this film, however, I think we can all agree that eating fewer animal products is never a bad idea. If you have recently decided to adopt a vegan diet, make … Continue reading

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What Poop Has to Do With Your Hormones + 3 Tips to Relieve Constipation

Let's talk poop and your hormones. Yes, I said poop. I mean, everyone does it. It also happens to be a pretty important subject in regards to health, so I figured we should have this conversation sooner than later. We should all be having at least one to two healthy bowel movements a day, and if we're … Continue reading

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Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan & Grain-free!)

A vegan and grain-free chocolate chip cookie that doesn't taste like cardboard? Why yes they DO exist! These chocolate chip cookies are like a soft, buttery cloud of deliciousness. In my house, these chocolate-chip cookies are pretty much a staple. I quite often find myself making a batch, and sometimes I put them in the … Continue reading

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Why You Should Stop Calorie Counting Today

Have you ever followed a calorie restricting diet? I know I have, and chances are you have been through the grueling experience as well. And even though the pounds fell off quickly, think about what happened when you got off the diet - did the pounds stay off for long? They didn't, did they? There's … Continue reading

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The 5 Supplements You Need to Be Taking Daily

Everyone has a different opinion about supplements. People tend to go one of two ways: conservative or liberal. Conservatives think that we can get all the nutrients we need from our diet, and liberals think that supplements can make up for a bad diet. In regards to supplements, I encourage you to be a moderate. … Continue reading

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The Fudgiest Grain-free Brownies

I've made many brownies in my life. I used to make them from the box growing up, but these days, I'm a bit more aware of what I eat. The frankeningredients in those Betty Crocker or Duncan brownies are pretty freaking scary. My favorite type of brownie is one that is super fudgey. You know … Continue reading

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How to Manage Hormonal Mood Swings

Healthy hormones are crucial for a healthy, happy you. With hormones, there is no cutting corners, and there is no faking it. Your monthly period is your monthly report card that tells you how you've been doing with your diet and lifestyle. Many times doctors will prescribe the birth control pill to mask a hormonal … Continue reading

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Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies made with Chia Seed Jam

Berry season is here! And it would be a shame to let all those pretty, organic berries go to waste. One of my all time favorite cookies is the raspberry almond thumbprint. Traditionally, they are made with a sugary raspberry jam, and lots of flour, butter and sugar. But we aren't traditional over here, are … Continue reading