Did you say Chocolate?? I’ve got my favorite NL Berry and Nut Rocky Road Bars just for you. My chocolate cravings are in full force right now. I am not sure if it is because of the holidays or just my typical chocolate cravings. Either way I always like to create something new and fun to satisfy that sweet tooth.

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Healthy eating would be a lot easier if someone cleaned out our fridge for us. But it is not as difficult as it seems with my gutlove pantry guide- if high fat, high salt and low fiber choices are out of sight then they are out of mind.

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What do you think about cauliflower? For some, it’s a staple from grandma’s house –
but for many others, it’s simply overlooked and ignored! I’m hear to tell you, it’s all
about how you prepare it – and if you can find a few ways you love to make it, you
can enjoy all the health benefits it has to offer.

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meal prep

In an ideal world you would open up your fridge to everything lined and stored perfectly. But let’s be realistic we are all busy so we need to plan and be organized.

Healthy eating would be a lot easier if someone cleaned out our fridge for us. But it is not as difficult as it seems- if high fat, high salt and low fiber choices are out of sight then they are out of mind.

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bone broth

Now that the holidays are behind us – and we have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves – it’s time to get back on track. The increased alcohol and sugar we ate during the holidays has likely created some inflammation within our gut, and it takes some time to diminish. We need to help it along by eating a wide range of vegetables, fiber, clean protein, and healthy fats…

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 healthy sports drink

 

Did you just return from an intense workout at the gym or attend a Soul Cycle class? You probably broke a good sweat and are feeling great but a bit dehydrated.  When you sweat during your workouts, you loose essential minerals and electrolytes. Replacing and replenishing these lost minerals and electrolytes is key to your recovery.

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Have you ever heard of turmeric milk? If not you are in for a real treat. This time of year with winter quickly approaching our immune systems need a little TLC to ward of those nasty colds and flus. Here is my little secret to beating the cold before it takes over.

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IBS, short for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is characterized by a cluster of symptoms: gas, bloating, constipation or diarrhea, mucus in your stool — and often, pain and cramping.

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Ayurvedic

 

Your green-juice-a-day habit just got hotter. I just tried this recipe and am amazed by how filling and delicious it is.

This is from my friends at Well and Good. Here are the benefits to the green juice you are supposed to drink warm:

Meet the Ayurvedic One-a-Day, a green juice/soup fusion from Kye’s Montana in Santa Monica that’s—get this—meant to be sipped warm. Yes, warm.

This healthy concoction ($6), which flies off the menu, “combines the benefits of juice detoxes and soup cleanses and all their nourishing benefits,” explains Kye’s founder Jeanne Cheng, who studied holistic medicine with Ayurvedic doctor Vaidya Mishra. The recipe is his genius.

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bone Broth

With autumn upon us, our bodies naturally crave warmer foods. Who doesn’t love that sensation of hot, hardy food in their belly? It warms you from the inside out, and helps you feel cozy even when the weather outside gets nasty…

But what about physical benefits? How can we treat ourselves to warm, wholesome food that’s also going to provide our bodies with the essentials of good health?

The short answer: bone broth.

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