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The Ultimate Protein Smoothie

Protein shakes and smoothies are a big deal these days but the problem is most are filled with questionable ingredients and less than ideal sources of protein. So how do you make the perfect smoothie that contains protein, fats and … Continue reading

How to Make Bone Broth

Bone broth is a super easy, inexpensive food that you can make that has protein, collagen and lots of vitamins and minerals.  All it takes is some soup bones, some veggies for flavor and time!   Here is my recipe … Continue reading

Why I Pressure Cook My Grains

A couple of years ago I started reading a book called The Plant Paradox.  One of the big takeaways was that plants all have a type of protein called a lectin. Humans have been exposed to some of these proteins … Continue reading

10 Healthy, Portable Snacks

Eating healthy can be a challenge when your busy working, taking care of kids and just living your life.  We don’t always have time to cook a healthy meal and so we must have snacks! Here are 10 of my … Continue reading

My Top 4 Healthy Cooking Oils

Cooking oils can have far ranging effects on your health.  Many of the cooking oils used today have high levels of inflammatory compounds. This would include canola oil, cotton seed oil, peanut oil and others.  So when selecting oils to … Continue reading

What is a Mono Meal?

It’s safe to say most people these days experience low energy from time to time. Heck maybe most of the time. There are plenty of tips, tricks and other recommendations out there but in todays post I want to share … Continue reading

Healthy Halloween Slow Cooker Chili!!

Looking for a warm, hearty soup to eat before you go out trick or treating? Or maybe something to warm you up on a chilly Halloween night? This chili recipe hits the spot.   Its loaded with veggies and protein … Continue reading

Super Easy Keto Friendly Stir Fry

Looking for a quick and easy stir fry recipe that won’t mess with blood sugar or ketosis? Look no further. This recipe is packed with veggies, healthy fat and protein and takes less than 20 minutes to make. Ingredients (serves … Continue reading

The #1 Reason You Should NOT Cook with Olive Oil

Cooking oils are a topic I get questions about all the time.  This is largely because it is one of the most misunderstood areas of cooking and diet and there is soooo much information out that is just plain wrong. … Continue reading

5 Foods Full of Beneficial Fiber to Support Gut Health

You may have heard the news… certain foods contain fiber that is exceptionally good for us. The reason? What you eat feeds either the good bacteria that live in our gut or the bad bacteria that live in our gut. … Continue reading