Chocolate Coconut Collagen Bites

Chocolate Coconut Collagen Bites

One of my go to snacks or treats are these chocolate coconut bites. They are very satisfying if you are craving something sweet and perfect to eat before or after a hard workout. The best part is that you only need 6 ingredients AND there is no baking involved.  I made these for an event

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Creamy Cashew Milk

Creamy Cashew Milk

When most people hear someone say they make their own milk, nut butter, cleaning products, etc our first reaction might be to say, “I don’t have time for that”. The problem with this is that it’s before we even understand how to make something and how much time it actually takes. I thought that way

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Detoxifying Your Skin Using Charcoal

Detoxifying Your Skin Using Charcoal

Some people hear the word detox and think that we don’t need to worry about detoxing because our bodies are always detoxing. This is partially true. Our bodies are always detoxing. We have natural detox pathways that work hard to convert and get rid of the toxins in our bodies. The problem with that idea

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Eat Your Cruciferous Veggies and Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

Eat Your Cruciferous Veggies and Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

We’ve always been told to eat our vegetables. Our parents, teachers, and family may not have really known why they were constantly harping on this, but they were right. Many people understand the concept that real, whole foods like vegetables, fruit, unprocessed meat, nuts, seeds, and healthy oils like coconut oil, avocado oil, olive oil,

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How Important Is A Protein Supplement?

How Important Is A Protein Supplement?

It doesn’t matter where I’m living or who I meet, I always get asked about supplements. Which is interesting to me since I don’t focus that much on them. I take a good amount of supplements and I believe in their benefits, but you have to be eating well in order to feel the impact.  Supplements can

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The Anti-Inflammatory Beverage: Golden Milk

The Anti-Inflammatory Beverage: Golden Milk

You might be thinking what the heck is in golden milk and why should I consider drinking it? Golden milk contains almond/coconut milk as the base and turmeric and ginger as the main beneficial ingredients.   Turmeric is known for it’s anti-inflammatory actions in the body as well as it’s high antioxidant properties. This makes

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How To Grow Your Own Broccoli Sprouts

How To Grow Your Own Broccoli Sprouts

I had previously written a blog post about why you should be eating your cruciferous vegetables. Mostly because of a special phytonutrient, sulforaphane, that has anti-cancer properties and the ability to tap into a very important genetic pathway in the body. Broccoli sprouts in particular contain the highest amount of sulforaphane of any vegetable. And

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Greek Style Chicken Salad

Greek Style Chicken Salad

This is probably my new favorite go-to food prep recipe. I made it, tried it, and instantly wished I made a bigger batch. Chicken salads are so good to have for a quick meal or snack. I have been making a different kind for the last few weeks and although they take a little prep

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How To Make Perfect Hardboiled Eggs

How To Make Perfect Hardboiled Eggs

A key part of my food prep each week usually includes making hard-boiled eggs. Not only are they the perfect protein (we absorb 100% of the protein from eggs, which is 10-20% higher than all other protein sources), but they also contain healthy fat and phytonutrients. The best part about hard-boiled eggs is that they

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Kale Walnut Mason Jar Salad

Kale Walnut Mason Jar Salad

You will not regret trying this recipe. Not only do mason jar salads look really cool, but they are also super convenient. There’s something about having the ingredients in the clear, glass mason jar. It looks beautiful in your fridge, is packed with nutrient dense foods that make you feel good, and only requires dressing

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