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    Fudgy Pumpkin Collagen Bites

    Two layer, fudgy pumpkin collagen bites that you better believe I’ll be making year round. These bites are no bake and high in protein — a double win in my book INGREDIENTS Pumpkin layer: 1/4 cup nut butter (I used almond butter) 1 Tablespoon canned pumpkin 1 Tablespoon maple syrup 1/2 Tablespoon  melted coconut oil 3 scoops collagen peptides 3 Tablespoons coconut flour 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice pinch of cinnamon 1 Tablespoon mini chocolate chips Chocolate layer: 2 Tablespoons melted coconut oil 1 1/2 Tablespoons…

  • Nutrition,  Recipes

    EASY VEGAN APPLE CAKE

    It’s apple season! So what better way to utilize them than by making a vegan apple cake. It tastes amazing and the combination of apples and cinnamon is heavenly. The best is it’s super easy to make, even if you have never baked before. All ingredients are available in your local supermarket. Preparations should only take 10-15 minutes. The perfect cake to have with coffee! INGREDIENTS VEGAN APPLE CAKE: Dry ingredients: 200 g self-raising flour 100 g brown sugar 1…

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    Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta (gluten free)with Chicken – Thermos Lunch Idea

    This creamy pasta is a delicious dinner and leftovers work perfectly for a thermos lunchbox meal the next day! Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Yield: 6 servings  INGREDIENTS 8 ounces penne pasta 4 oz jar sundried tomatoes in oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 pound chicken breasts, cubed 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon Spanish paprika 1 cup half and half, heavy cream, or whole milk 1 tablespoon dried basil or ¼ cup fresh basil or 1 tablespoon pesto sauce 1–2 tablespoons olive oil, for cooking INSTRUCTIONS In a large pot, bring pasta water to a…

  • Blog,  Exercise,  Healthy Hormones,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss,  Women's Health

    Which Is More Important: Diet or Exercise?

    Eat less, exercise more. You’ve probably heard that’s the secret to weight loss. So, it makes sense that if you want to lose weight quickly, or if you’ve hit a weight-loss plateau, you need to really ramp up the exercise, right? Unfortunately, many people experience frustration with this approach. Why aren’t they successful?  Research suggests that weight loss can be more complex than a simple “calories in/calories out” formula. In fact, our hormones play a larger role in regulating our…

  • allergies,  Blog,  Immune System,  Nutrition,  Supplements,  Women's Health

    Fight Fall Allergies from the Inside Out

    Are you excited for fall? Many people love the vibrant colours of this beautiful season. It’s a time to get out our cozy sweaters, enjoy the crisp fall air, and for some people, sneeze a lot. Yes, unfortunately, many people experience watery eyes, sinus pain and other allergy symptoms when fall arrives. This annoying phenomenon can occur even if you made it through spring without sneezing. That’s because even though the symptoms of fall and spring allergies are the same,…