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    Ketogenic Diet – Good or Bad Idea?

    There is a lot of hype around the ketogenic diet lately, which brings about a lot of questions as to whether or not this is the next weight loss fad or even safe to try.     What is the Ketogenic Diet? If you don’t know much about the ketogenic diet, it is one that is high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs. A typical ketogenic diet consists of the following. About 70% of calories from high-quality…

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    Super Easy Turmeric Latte Recipe

    Turmeric has a lot of health benefits – including decreasing inflammation, easing joint discomfort, curbing indigestion and heartburn, boosting immunity, protecting the heart and brain, and lowering cholesterol levels.   INGREDIENTS  2 cups milk (coconut milk, almond milk or cashew milk – turmeric is fat-soluble and absorbs into the body better with fats) 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp vanilla extract 2-3 tsp raw honey (sweeten to taste) pinch ground black pepper   DIRECTIONS Add all ingredients to a blender…

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    Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie Bowls

    PREP TIME 5 MINS TOTAL TIME 5 MINS YIELDS 2 BOWLS INGREDIENTS 2 frozen bananas 1/2 cup berries of choice 1 cup spinach 3 scoops vanilla protein powder 2 tablespoons powdered peanut butter 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup creamy coconut or almond milk Toppings: berries, granola, nut butter, coconut flakes DIRECTIONS Add all ingredients to blender (liquid last) then blend until creamy and smooth You may need to adjust liquid amount depending on your blender and size of bananas Pour…

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    Bunny Fruit Salad

      Instead of a big bunny cake covered in frosting, why not make this bunny fruit salad for Easter brunch!!   INGREDIENTS: 2 fresh Pineapples, peeled and diced  ½ pint blackberries, halved  1 pound strawberries, hulled and sliced 1 kiwi, peeled and sliced lengthwise  PREPARATION: Arrange pineapple in the shape of a bunny head on a large, flat serving platter. Arrange 6 blackberry halves down the middle of each ear. Use 2 kiwi slices for the eyes and 1 strawberry…

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    Pecan Pie Squares

    Ingredients -2 cups pitted Dates (divided) -1 1/2 cups cashews (soaked for 1 hour and drained) -1 cup unsweetened Coconut Flakes -3/4 cup Water -2 cups pecans 1 cup unsweetened Coconut Flakes 3/4 cupWater 2 cups pecans Directions 1.Preheat oven to 350. 2.Create the crust by combining half of the dates and all of the cashews and coconut flakes together in a food processor. Process until a thick, evenly distributed mixture forms. 3.Line a square baking dish with parchment paper. Press…