• Blog,  Features

    Chocolate: Good for your soul, and your heart!

    What better topic for Heart Health and Valentine’s Day month than to talk about the love affair between chocolate and your heart.   Observational and interventional studies have demonstrated that the flavonols in chocolate yield cardiometabolic benefits.   A recent study published in 2017 by Lee et al demonstrated the individual and combined benefits on almonds, cocoa and dark chocolate on coronary heart disease risk factors. Participants of this study were split into 4 groups. The control group which was…

  • Blog,  Nutrition,  Recipes,  Weight Loss

    Grain Free Valentine’s Day Chocolate Chip Cookies

    If you are on a reduced grain or gluten diet…this recipe is for you. Everyone needs a little Valentine’s Day Sweet in their life. Happy Valentine’s Day! Ingredients ¾ cup of unsalted almond butter ½ cup of xylitol 2 tbsp of coconut oil 2 eggs ¼ cup of coconut flour ½ tsp of baking soda ¼ tsp of salt 1/3 cup enjoy life chocolate chips   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350 2. Blend almond butter, xylitol, coconut oil. Once…