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5 Immunity-Boosting Ginger Recipes

BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM THIS FALL WITH THESE FIVE GINGER RECIPES There’s a lot of science that backs up ginger’s impressive resume: it’s full of antioxidants it’s anti-inflammatory ginger relieves nausea ginger can protect against cancer ginger bolsters cardiovascular health Our immune systems need all the help they can get this fall, and although coronavirus

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  • Why The World Needs More Tea

    Hey, y’all! If you’ve been following along on Insta lately, you’ve heard by now that I have a new line of wellness teas hitting the shelves soon.  If you HAVEN’T been following along, well… now you know anyway! Tea has been a big part of my life ever since I started my health and wellness

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  • 5 Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

    Fall into these five soup recipes to stay warm! Look, there are a LOT of reasons to make soup recipes a regular part of your diet: They help you eat seasonally They’re loaded with vitamins and minerals Most can boost your immune system (see above point) Most are low calorie, low fat, and high fiber

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  • Why You Need to Eat Seasonal Food (and how to get started)

    Eating Seasonal Foods is Highly Beneficial For your body AND your community: When it comes to our diets, it’s important to think intersectionally: what are your goals? how do certain foods make you feel? how do your overall health and medical history look? what foods are accessible to you? I want to talk about that

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  • 6 one pot recipes for back-to-school

    Head Back to School with Easy One-Pot Recipes! I TOTALLY understand how hard it can be to eat healthy while in school, no matter what level of education or degree you’re working on. And even as parents, it can be hard to make sure you’re taking care of your diet and health while you’re worrying

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  • 15 Healthy Chocolate Recipes For Delicious Desserts

    Are you looking for ways to get your chocolate fix without compromising your health and wellness? I’m the first one to admit that I’ve got a bit of a sweet tooth. But since I started my fitness journey, I’ve had to eliminate or restrict many things in my diet (especially peanut and almond butter!).  Being careful with our diets

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  • 5 Perfect Long Weekend Recipes for ANY Diet

    You’ll Love These Long Weekend Recipes I’ve put together a list of five of my fav summertime BBQ recipes that you can enjoy this weekend no matter WHAT diet the people at your table are subscribed to. These are also budget-friendly recipes that you can put together relatively quickly, so you can spend more time

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  • 5 Ways to Beat SAD

    5 Ways to Beat  SAD Ok, talking about mental health is the only way to destigmatize it and work towards a better future.  So let’s go! You’ve heard about the winter blues, right? What about the summer blues? Even though we culturally associate this time of the year with sun, fun, and bbq, it can become draining

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  • Cricket Protein for Breakfast? Why You Need to Try It

    AND HOW TO USE CRICKET FLOUR IN YOUR DAILY DIET Last week I challenged y’all to guess the secret high-protein ingredient in a new muffin recipe we tried out in the studio. Most of you guessed almond flour.  While almond flour’s a GREAT source of protein (~6g per ounce), a great source of vitamins and

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  • 7 Vegan Recipes You Won’t Believe are Vegan

    Curious about trying vegan recipes? Or, maybe you’re a vegan with omnivorous friends. Want to trick your dinner guests into giving veganism a try? Tired of rolling out a meal to the groans of “plants again?” Or maybe you’ve heard that plant-based diets: are better for the environment, improve gut health, and reduce your risk

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  • Six creative recipes you can make with The Fit Cook Spices

    Six creative recipes you can make with The Fit Cook Spices Hey, y’all! The Fit Cook Spice blends have been BLOWING UP this weekend! To celebrate, I’m rounding up some of my most delicious and creative recipes that use my spices and seasonings as a critical ingredient. So scroll through, check out the recipes, and

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  • 8 Budget-Friendly 4th of July Recipes and Food Ideas

    Eight Cheap and Healthy Fourth of July Recipes Happy Fourth of July! I want to help you make the most out of this holiday weekend with EIGHT of my top budget-friendly recipes that are PERFECT options to cook up at any time this weekend. These cheap recipes are a perfect way to cook for the

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  • Coronavirus: 5 Tips to Stay Mentally Strong

    To help protect your mental health from the psychological impact of the coronavirus, here are five tips you can follow starting right now. Whether you’re practicing social distancing, in self-isolation, or even if you or someone you know is quarantined, these tips can help keep you mentally strong and fit to deal with the coronavirus

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  • Top Fresh Grocery Buys in Case of Self-Quarantine

    I know that a lot of people are afraid right now, and that’s causing a lot of panic in a lot of places, especially in the grocery store, because there’s a very real chance a lot of us might have to face a mandatory or voluntary 14-day quarantine. For one, at least in the US,

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  • How to Eat Healthy When You’re Depressed

    Being affected by mental health doesn’t make you weird. It merely proves that you’re human.  So, let’s continue to break the stigma of mental health. As we head into the fall and winter months where many people are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) – seasonal depression due to changes in the climate and weather

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  • Plant, Chicken & Seafood Meal Prep

    I’ve come to realize – for quite some time now – that I’m not an “absolutist.”  I don’t plan on solely subscribing to a particular diet for the rest of my life.  Instead, I enjoy picking and choosing elements from the various diets (and foods) and making it work for me nutritionally.  Here’s a peak

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  • Grocery Essentials for Your Pantry & Freezer

    Ever wondered why so many of your favorite food bloggers can come up with quick recipes on the spot?  Part of it is sufficient time experimenting in the kitchen, the other part is being prepared with healthy ingredients ready to go.  Having an adequate supply of quality ingredients in your pantry and/or freezer allows you

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  • How To: Poke Abundance Bowl

    A food that I’ve really come to love in recent years is poke.  For me, it’s just like sushi but “spoken in my language” – a bowl.  A random tidbit about me: I eat the majority of my meals standing up at the kitchen counter and like to eat out of bowl so I can

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  • Building the App: The Future of Meal Prep

    Today is pretty exciting because months of hard work and intercontinental collaboration with my friend from across the pond, finally come to life.  Cheers to the future of meal prep –MealPrepPro. I’m excited to offer an app solution that’ll provide you with a weekly meal plan suited to your calories and macros.  BUILDING THE APP

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  • 2017 5-Day Smoothie Challenge

    OBJECTIVES: increase our daily consumption of raw veggies and fruits experiment and discover new flavor combinations that could enrich our diets. IS THIS A JUICE FAST OR CLEANSE? Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeck naw. This is just one smoothie each day for 5 days. I suggest having the smoothie as a snack, or in some cases, to replace a meal.

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  • Cooking for Healthy Date Night

    Whether you’re trying to impress someone for the first time, or you’re trying to boost the romance in your existing relationship, here are few “rules” that I try to abide by: Keep it simple. This is especially true if this is one of your first dates. Make a recipe that is not so complex and really focus

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  • Healthy Habits Challenge Calendar

    New year, brand new you, right?  Only if you commit to those goals! The reality is, you don’t need “January 1st” to make a change.  You can begin ANY time.  The only requirements are a firm decision and your unwavering commitment. Here’s a “healthy habits” challenge calendar to help you make choices that will push you

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  • November 2016 Healthy Habits Calendar

    In 2016, I want to continually challenge you to make choices that will push you closer to your fitness and wellness goals. Whether you’re advanced or a beginner to healthy eating and living, there’s something here for you. Print this calendar out and place it on your fridge or wherever you need a reminder! In fact, you can

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  • 9 Easy Ways to Stay Active During the Fall

    Having survived a pretty hot summer, no one is looking forward to cooler weather more than me! Only drawback is that many of us become less active in colder weather. It’s understandable because we generally like to be comfortable and stay where the warmth is – which is usually inside! That’s not a problem, so

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  • September 2016 Healthy Habits Calendar

    In 2016, I want to continually challenge you to make choices that will push you closer to your fitness and wellness goals. Whether you’re advanced or a beginner to healthy eating and living, there’s something here for you. Print this calendar out and place it on your fridge or wherever you need a reminder! In fact, you can

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