General Health

5 healthy Valentine’s Day activities you’ll love

It’s that time of year again when love is in the air. Valentine’s Day usually means chocolates, wine, and indulging in a decadent meal at a restaurant—not always the healthiest options for your body. Whether there’s a special someone you’re celebrating with or you’re hanging out with close friends to mark the occasion, we wanted…

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Sweet Valentines Brownies

This Valentine’s Day, indulge in a sweet (and healthy!) treat and bake these delicious brownies with a healthy twist. Ingredients:¾ cup Chocolate Life Shake™¼ cup stevia or sugar½ cup almond butter or peanut butter½ tsp. baking soda½ tsp. salt2 eggs or ½ cup egg whites½ tsp. vanilla extract¾ cup  milk of choice (depending on consistency, keep adding milk…

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Protein Bite Par-Tay!

This year I decided to invite health conscience friends over to make & take some of my favorite treats. Not only do they taste like guilty pleasure but they are loaded with healthy protein and nutrients that are great for keeping those sugar cravings under control. This time of the year the average person can…

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Perfect Peppermint Plant Protein Bites

Perfect Peppermint Plant Protein Bites: (dairy-free, gluten-free) Ingredients: 1/2 cup smooth natural almond butter 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp. liquid sweetener* (see Notes) 2 scoops Vanilla Plant based Protein 2 tbsp. dairy-free mini chocolate chips 1 bar of dairy-free peppermint dark chocolate 1 candy cane, crushed  First off, mix almond butter, sweetener, life shake until…

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Gluten Free Buns

Print Recipe Gluten Free Buns Serves: 6-12Update Ingredients 3 1⁄2 C gluten free flour 2 2⁄3 tsp Instant Yeast 2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar 1 tsp salt 1 C warm water 6 TBSP Unsalted Butter room temp 1 large egg room temp 1 egg wash room temp, beaten w/1 Tbsp warm water Directions Preheat your oven to…

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🎃Healthy Halloween Menu🎃

🎃Happy Halloween!🎃 It’s Halloween, which means lots of fun and treats. To help offset all that sugar, plan a healthier meal as your pre- trick or treating routine.  In the past halloween dinner got forgotten which would end up being some sort of fast food like pizza or Chinese (uber unhealthy!!). Now we plan out…

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Crispy Oven Baked Chicken with Honey Mustard Sauce

This has become a family favorite for week night meals as well as leftover lunches! I have also adapted this into chicken strips and nuggets for the kids by cutting the chicken pieces smaller. I hope you enjoy this as much as we do…be sure to leave me a comment on how much your family…

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7 Common Causes of Insomnia with Hashimotos & How to Fix it!

Tired during the day? If you have hypothyroidism, you’re more likely to experience fatigue, but getting better sleep can help boost your energy. For years I went on living “wired & tired” day in and day out with no relief in sight. I would caffeinate myself all day, then crash for 3-5 hours and wake…

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Supporting a Healthy Thyroid

Hypothyroidism has plagued me for many years.  I was borderline before I was pregnant with my 1st baby.  After he was born my thyroid went crazy! This is the WebMD explanation of what Hypothyroid is….. Hypothyroidism means your thyroid is not making enough thyroid hormone. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck. It…

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Top 5 Causes of Hashimotos 

Top causes of Hashimotos  So you’ve been diagnosed with a thyroid problem. That’s the first step, but a diagnosis is not a cure. The only way to appropriately deal with and correct your thyroid disorder is to understand what caused it in the first place. Chances are you are on thyroid hormone replacement therapy and…

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