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By staceyalehn | March 17, 2017

Nutritional Support after Weight Loss Surgery, What Worked for Me! WARNING!! This is a lengthy post, but I feel it is important…..   Back in 2001 I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism, which since has been up graded (or down graded depending on your view) to hoshimoto’s disease. Basically my immune system is destroying and killing my…

How to Use Bone Broth

By staceyalehn | March 16, 2017

How to Use Bone Broth Homemade Broth/Stock can be used as the liquid in making soups, stews, gravies, sauces, and reductions. It can also be used to saute or roast vegetables.  pretty much use it in everything unless I run out then I use store bought organic vegetable stock. Especially in the fall and winter,…

How to Make Bone Broth

By staceyalehn | March 16, 2017

Why Bone Broth? Besides it’s many culinary uses, broth is an excellent source of minerals and is known to boost the immune system (chicken soup when you are sick anyone?) and improve digestion. Its high calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus content make it great for bone and tooth health. Bone broth also supports joints, hair, skin, and…

Metabolism 101

By staceyalehn | March 16, 2017

What is Metabolism? This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body.  It’s how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them…

Getting a handle on this healthy crap is tough. I’ve been there. My story…

By staceyalehn | March 13, 2017

Hey there, Thanks for stopping by to read about my “why”. Why I became a health advocate for others after becoming an advocate of my own health first. After two (yes 2) weight loss surgeries (you can read more here about this), dealing with the challenge of possible organ failure and coping with an autoimmune…

Quick Tips for Better Health

By staceyalehn | March 1, 2017

I love Dr. Axe and his ideals behind really boosting our inner energy with the use of food and supplements that naturally fuel our energy. I first learned about Dr. Axe while attending Holistic Health Coaching school with the Institute For Integrated Nutrition as he was one of many wonderful speakers. Here is one of…

Bomb-Diggity Choc Chip Cookies

By staceyalehn | March 1, 2017

Ever crave a light & crispy, but “chewy on the inside” chocolate chip cookie that is paleo and tastes great? Well, here ya go!! Ingredients: For the wet ingredients: 1/2 cup (120 g) natural smooth almond butter (no subs)* 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons (105 mL) pure maple syrup 3 tablespoons (45 mL) virgin coconut…

Ditch Your Sugar Habit, Finally!

By staceyalehn | March 1, 2016

Most people typically don’t have a firm grasp of how much sugar we consume on a yearly basis unknowingly.  It’s been said that the average person consumes more than 40 pounds of sugar in a calendar year — quite alarming when you think of it in pounds, right? When we think of sugar, sweet desserts…