It’s that time of year again – December is filled with holiday parties, and sometimes, overindulgence. We are determined to enjoy ourselves this month, but want to feel balanced as well. Here are some useful tips to navigate the endless parties this season without giving up your cheer!
With a huge surge in popularity over the last several years, nut milk is more and more common on the shelves – and not hidden away in special food stores or health food sections.
For many people with dairy allergies or lactose intolerance, or those who have chosen a vegan diet, alternatives like almond and cashew milk are easy replacements, allowing them to continue to eat the things they enjoy – but without the discomfort that comes with dairy milk.
The makeup of nut milk is actually pretty simple: nut milk is simply filtered water, the nuts or seeds of your choice, and additional flavoring like coconut oil, agave, vanilla, etc.
But what makes nut milk so special?
Big benefits to your health are all around you – in little supplements on the store shelves, and even more so in the foods you choose to eat. Just knowing what to consume – and when – can be the difference between feeling just okay…
And feeling your very best!
As we covered in our post about bone broth, natural gelatin (also known as collagen) can have a huge impact on the health of your hair, skin, nails, immune system, and beyond. It has become an integral part of my diet since being diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and Hashimoto’s Disease (an autoimmune condition of the thyroid) – and it really helps!