General Health

Summer Immune Health

3 simple steps! Given the current events o the topic of immune health, my focus this summer is building a kick butt immune defense system. This will ensure that come the “cold & flu” season I will be able to fight the germs off no problem. My basic wellness stays the same throughout out the…

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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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Vegan Sheet Pan Nachos

Because cheese tried to “kill” me, Im now dairy free (well, 99.9%). While on the hunt for practical vegan recipes that don’t taste like poo, I landed on Karissa’s page; Karissa’s Vegan Kitchen…it loaded with some yummy vegan recipes and like myself she is not 100% vegan but def is mostly plant based and I…

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7 tips to stay healthy and happy this summer

We are hitting a heat wave right now on the East Coast..whew…it’s HOT!! Stay hydrated in the heat It’s commonly recommended to drink at least 64 ounces of water a day, but in the summer, your body may need more. It’s hot outside, and depending on your activities, you may sweat more than usual. Make…

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Roasted Veggie Tacos

Taco Tuesdays have become a staple around the Lehn Household and Im okay with this. However as I attempt to cut down on animal proteins while increasing plant proteins, this recipe is now a family favorite. Ingredients 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 2 medium red onion, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces 2 bell peppers, deseeded and…

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Raw Granola

Ingredients •3/4 C raw walnuts •7-8 pitted dates •1 Tbsp hemp seeds •1 Tbsp flaxseed meal •1 tsp chia seeds •1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut •1/4 cup gluten-free rolled oats* (omit or substitute to keep truly raw) •1/2 tsp ground cinnamon •1/2 tsp Macao powder (optional) •1 pinch sea salt •1/4 cup unsweetened cacao powder…

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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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