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Balanced Bowl: Apple, Crushed Nuts, Raisins, and Nut Butter

It’s easier than you realize to put together powerful, nutrient dense combinations. Here’s a bed of chopped apple with some crushed nuts, nut (or seed) butter, and simple seasoning. Enjoy! Ingredients: -Apple or Banana -Walnuts, Pecans, and/or Cashews -Couple of raisins -Cinnamon -Honey -Chop your fruit of choice into small chunks and set in a small bowl -Place a handful…

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Lots of Greens Salad!

When you look at this picture, you know what you’re getting into. Nutrient dense, crunchy, and straight up refreshing. Pair it with anything you want as part of a balanced meal! Dressing: 3 TBSP of olive oil 1 TBSP of apple cider vinegar 1/2 of fresh squeezed lemon 1 tsp of mustard powder 1 tsp of sea salt 1 tsp…

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Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium

Ultra-processed dairy is a staple in American diets.  Many in our culture don’t know of the other more natural sources of calcium that are available in foods.  Calcium is an essential mineral helping us build and maintain strong teeth and bones.  Here’s the best non-dairy options out there… Leafy Greens:  Collard Greens and Kale are packed full of fiber, vitamins,…

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Reasons It’s Hard Giving Up Processed Foods

It’s not easy out there!  We’re fighting an uphill battle to reclaim our health.  If you’re having a hard time giving up the sweets or the crunch, here’s some of the underlying reasons… You’re Addicted:  Processed foods were designed to make you consumers.  Refined sugar has been shown to be as addictive as cocaine.  Refined carbohydrates take your body on…

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Medical Recommendations We All Agree On

It’s definitely confusing getting health and medical advice these days.   There’s A LOT of conflicting information.  However, if you read through enough of articles and studies, consistent themes present themselves.  Here’s the Top 3 Health Habits that everyone agrees upon… Vegetables and Fruits:  There are very few cases where increasing the amount of vegetables and fruits in your diet…

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