• Nutrition,  Recipes

    KETO CROCK POT BEEF STEW – WHOLE30, PALEO

    INGREDIENTS 2 pounds stew beef meat 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups beef stock 12 ounce package bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, drained 4 ounces mixed bell peppers, chopped 4 ounces cremini mushrooms, quartered 2 ribs celery, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 4 large cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce or coconut aminos for Whole30 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 ½ teaspoons ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon dried…

  • gut health,  Healthy Hormones,  Nutrition,  Stress Management,  Thyroid Health,  Women's Health

    Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Treating This Autoimmune Disorder With Lifestyle Changes

    A diagnosis of Hypothyroidism, or under active thyroid, means that your thyroid gland is not producing high enough hormone levels to carry out its many roles in the body. Thyroid hormones play roles in a wider range of physical functions than most of us realise, so when those hormone levels get out of whack, the entire body can be affected. There can be a number of reasons this happens, ranging from nutritional deficiencies to radiation, with one of the more…

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    Baked Sweet Potato Nachos with Avocado Cilantro Cream

    To me football equals food. Sure I care about a good game now and then, but when you get right down to it, I am in it for the food. INGREDIENTS 3 large sweet potatoes peeled 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 teaspoon each of paprika salt, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder 1 15 oz can of black beans rinsed (or 2 cups of pre-cooked beans) 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded 1 lime zest and juice 1/4 cup fresh cilantro 1/2 avocado 1/2 cup Greek yogurt plain 1 teaspoon salt INSTRUCTIONS For the Sweet Potato Chips: Preheat oven to 425. Slice…

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    Lean Turkey Apple & Maple Sausage Breakfast Patties

    Ground turkey, sweet apples, and maple syrup combine to make healthy homemade breakfast patties! Perfect for the morning and great for freezing and reheating! INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 Honeycrisp or Braeburn apple, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon pinch of nutmeg 1 pound extra lean ground turkey 1 1/2 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 egg whites 1/4 cup gluten free oat flour (I use Bob’s Red Mill) 1/2 teaspoon salt…

  • Nutrition,  Recipes

    CREAMY VEGAN LEMON BARS

    Creamy, naturally sweetened vegan lemon bars made with 10 simple ingredients and a delicious gluten-free crust Ingredients FILLING 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup coconut cream* (the hardened portion at the top of full-fat coconut milk) 2 Tbsp arrowroot or cornstarch 1/2 cup lemon juice (2 large lemons yield ~1/2 cup or 120 ml) 1 heaping Tbsp lemon zest (1 large lemon yields ~1 heaping Tbsp or 4 g) 1 pinch sea salt 1/4 cup maple syrup (plus more to taste) 2 Tbsp organic powdered sugar (optional // for topping CRUST 1 cup gluten-free oats 1 cup almonds 1/4 tsp sea salt 2 Tbsp coconut sugar 1 Tbsp maple syrup 4-5 Tbsp coconut oil (melted)…