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8 Keto Fat Bomb Recipes – Sweet & Savory

Low Carb Sweet & Savory Fat Bombs + FREE Keto Fat Bomb eBook Download!

8 Savory Oatmeal Recipes + Free eBook Download!

Simple Savory Oatmeal Base Recipe, 8 Mix In Ideas: Oatmeal with Egg, Spicy Oatmeal, Mexican Oatmeal & More!

8 Keto Smoothie Recipes + Free Downloadable eBook!

Deliciously Easy Keto Smoothie Ideas: Low Carb Protein Shakes, Keto Breakfast Smoothies, Keto Milkshake & MORE!

3 Gluten Free Bread Recipes: Classic, Oat & Low Carb

Say YES to Sandwiches Again with Easy Gluten Free Bread Recipes! Nowadays, gluten is like an old friend turned foe for many of us. And, for myself included, dealing with the breakup comes with its fair share of mourning. Fluffy bread, sandwiches, pastries—WHY must it be this way?? *sigh* Well, it’s time to wipe those […]

Vegan Breakfast Cookies 3 Ways—Paleo, Gluten Free & No Bake!

Feed Your Inner Cookie Monster: Healthy Vegan Breakfast Cookies You’re dragged out of dreamland by the alarm, rushing to leave the house on time, mentally preparing for the day ahead… Who’s got time to make a healthy breakfast? Mornings are tough enough as it is—but COOKIES make everything better. As Cookie Monster once said, “Count […]

14 Picky Eater Strategies & The Science Behind Picky Eating

14 Evidence-Based Picky Eater Strategies & The Science Behind Picky Eating Whether you’re trying to feed a picky eater or you are a picky eater yourself, mealtimes can be incredibly frustrating, and often stressful. You may feel like you or your child will never escape the picky eating cycle, but you can find freedom. So, […]

Why Are Processed Foods Bad? & What Are Ultra Processed Foods?

Are Processed Foods Bad for You? (DUH…Right?) We’ve all heard it before: “processed foods are bad!” Just don’t eat ‘em—right? But, why are processed foods bad for you? Really, “processed food” is a broad term, and not all processed foods are inherently “bad” for us. How about frozen veggies or canned beans? Some processing actually […]

Ideas for Easy Keto Snacks + 20 Recipes!

Easy Keto Snacks: Grab-and-Go Foods + 20 Keto Recipes! Snacking on a keto diet can be tricky. Because chips, crackers, even bananas—they’re all high in carbs! And, even if your low-carb, high fat meals are more satiating, you might still want a snack every now and then. (That’s alright, we’re human!) So, you’ve got to […]

Effective Weight Loss Strategies: Myths vs. Reality

Weight Loss Myths, & Effective Weight Loss Strategies That Actually WORK “Calories in vs. calories out.” “Eat less, move more.” There are countless weight loss clichés that try to make the whole thing look easy. But if it’s so easy, why’s it so hard for so many of us?!? Because it’s NOT easy, despite what […]

Common Food Sensitivities: Gluten, Dairy & More!

5 Common Food Sensitivities & Their Link to Autoimmune Diseases For some of us, it’s the bloating and bellyache after polishing off half a block of cheese. Then, there are others who get a headache after eating a bowl of pasta. Sadly, even when we LOVE certain foods, they’re not always the best of friends […]

Inflammatory Foods & Chronic Inflammation 101

10 of The WORST Inflammatory Foods to Avoid Chronic inflammation is a buzzword in the health and nutrition community lately—and with good reason. Recently, emerging research has discovered strong links between chronic inflammation and all kinds of serious, chronic diseases. From rheumatoid arthritis, to heart disease, to cancer, chronic inflammation is wreaking havoc in our […]

How to Break a Bad Habit, or Build a Habit

Break a Bad Habit & Build a Healthy Habit, With Help From Science Whether you like it or not, you’re a creature of habit. Maybe you’re a coffee-first-thing-in-the-morning person. You might check your phone in bed every day just after waking up or before falling asleep. We tend to take the same route to work, […]

How to Increase Willpower & KEEP New Year’s Resolutions

How to Increase Willpower: Formula for New Year’s Resolutions that LAST Simply saying something is our New Year’s resolution doesn’t mean much. The only way to actually keep a resolution? Increase willpower and take action. Of course, this doesn’t just apply to a New Year’s resolution. ANY resolution to change requires some willpower on your […]

11 DIY Starbucks Drinks for the Holidays

DIY Starbucks Holiday Favorites: Low Sugar, Vegan, & Paleo! During the holiday season, it seems like all roads lead to Starbucks. Our days are busy and we need a pick-me-up, it’s chilly outside so we need a warm-me-up, there are SO many tasty holiday drinks and we NEED to get them while they last!! But, let’s be real, it’s easy to spend way too much […]

5 DIY Candy Recipes for Halloween

Homemade Candy Recipes: Low-Sugar, Vegan, & Gluten-Free Options ‘Tis the season to eat candy! Mwa-ha-ha-ha-ha, ha-ha-ha-ha. (See what I did there?) Sure, we all know that candy is loaded with sugar and empty calories that don’t provide us with much fuel at all. But, who cares? Are we really talking about eating healthy on Halloween?! Well, we’re talking […]

13 Slow Cooker Recipes & Crock Pot Recipes

13 Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall + Slow Cooker Tips! Fall is the season for slow cooker meals! The weather is cooling down and there’s nothing better than a warm, hearty meal on a cold day. But, Fall time also means we’ve got busy schedules, friends and family coming to visit, and there’s not always […]

How to Reduce Food Waste At Home

How to Reduce Food Waste and Save the World In the U.S. and other industrialized countries, most people aren’t actively thinking about how to reduce food waste. Sure, we recognize that some food goes to waste rather than being eaten. We leave food on our plate when we’re out to dinner. Sometimes we forget about the […]

Cheap Healthy Lunch Ideas: Sandwiches & Salads

Healthy Lunch Ideas on a Budget: Sandwiches & Salads Sandwiches and salads are the tried-and-true lunchtime duo for a reason. They’re easy to make, and they won’t break the bank! Plus, you can come up with TONS of different healthy lunch ideas featuring different kinds of sandwiches and/or salads. Now, I know what you’re (probably) thinking: “Salads and sandwiches? […]

Easy Healthy Recipes with 3 Ingredients or Less!

44 Easy Healthy Recipes You Can (Probably) Make Right Now Healthy can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Sometimes the healthiest recipes are the most simple! All you need are real, wholesome foods, combined in different ways to create new flavors and delicious dishes. And I’m not just talking about fruit salads, and roasted vegetables. […]

Omega 3 6 9 Fatty Acids: The Body’s Building Blocks

What Are Omega 3s, Omega 6s, and Omega 9s? Most of us have heard it before: “Get your omega 3s!” Then, often followed by: “Eat more fatty fish!” or “Eat more flax and chia seeds!” Or, maybe you’ve even heard about omega 3 supplements, like fish oil, cod liver oil, krill oil, and flax oil. But, […]