Monthly Archives: October 2017

Frozen Blueberry Treat

It’s the start of the holiday season, right?  Most mark this from the beginning of Halloween until the day after new years!  A lot of people I know just eat right through the holiday season, and I was one of … Continue reading

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Apple Time

It’s Apple Time! The air is getting crisper and the smell of cinnamon is in every store! There are different apples available now that aren’t at other times of the year. The best part about apples is that they are … Continue reading

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The Best Ways to Turbo Charge Your Food Plan!

1. Accept small steps as huge accomplishments. Every choice and behavior you make either build up resistance or erodes it. 2. Recognize that you will have to spend some time in the kitchen. 3. Accept mistakes. 4. Reduce refined foods … Continue reading

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Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples 1 cup maple syrup 1 ¼ cups coconut cream (not coconut milk) ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt apples, sliced, for dipping Heat maple syrup in a saucepan until tiny bubbles form around the edges –a very low simmer. Continue heating … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal with Gluten?

If you thought you could avoid thinking about gluten, think again.  What some might think is a fad is sadly a reality for more and more people.  Some think that the “no-gluten” thing is a fad, but sadly, it isn’t. … Continue reading

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6 Salad Dressings To Try

  For protein, satiety and craving control, nothing beats greens.  Greens are “leafy” vegetables that can be steamed, sauteed or eaten raw.  When beginning to add more vegetables into your daily food plan, greens might be an easy way to … Continue reading

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