TAG: health and wellness

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December 13, 2017
  •  Kelsey Lee

How to Avoid These Holiday Health Hazards

Weight gain, hormone disruption and chronic stress are common culprits to a decreased level of wellness during the holiday season. At the tail-end of each year, there is a seemingly unavoidable temptation to overindulge, skip out on sleep or tolerate an excess of stress. Enjoying the foods and beverages we love isn’t a bad thing,... Read More >
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December 11, 2017
  •  Kelsey Lee

Dairy Free Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Instead of always having to go out for ice cream, it’s nice to be able to create your own with ingredients that are generally accessible and easy to tailor to taste. Using frozen bananas as a base has become a staple for homemade ‘nice-cream’ since they offer just enough sweetness and a rich, creamy consistency... Read More >
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December 6, 2017
  •  Kaleigh McMordie

What are probiotics and prebiotics?

Gut health is trending in a major way right now. The microbiome of the gut has recently been found to influence everything from digestions and absorption of nutrients to development of chronic diseases. Probiotics are being hyped as the “cure” for many ailments, in the form of “shots,” supplements, and fortified foods. But what actually... Read More >
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November 29, 2017
  •  Kelsey Lee

Savory Protein and Fiber Packed Chili

There’s something extra cozy and comforting about chilly weather and a heaping bowl of homemade chili – especially with the benefit of chili being a great option for a protein and fiber rich meal. Cooking up a big batch that can be enjoyed right away, refrigerated or frozen to be reheated later is as easy... Read More >
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November 8, 2017
  •  Jessica Milligan

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle During Busy Seasons of Life

Can you guess what the number one reason people give for not living a healthy lifestyle? Yep, you guessed it: “I just don’t have enough time.” We all have the same 24 hours in a day, and what our lives consist of is what we fill those hours with.  Most people aspire to live a... Read More >
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November 3, 2017
  •  Nataly Perez

Baked Grain-Free Treats you can Enjoy for Breakfast

The fall season is finally here and I couldn’t be more thrilled about cooler temperatures, beautiful amber leaves, and pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING! Also, I am very excited that baking season is upon us. I utilize baking as a way to destress from a long day, that usually includes an early morning workout followed by a... Read More >
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November 1, 2017
  •  Bethany Ugarte

If you want to heal your skin, you have to heal your gut

My skin clears up when my digestion is working well but I break out whenever I get a bad flare! There IS a connection! People with small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), Ulcerative Colitis, & Crohns is more prevalent in people who have acne / rosacea. Celiac disease also has cutaneous manifestations and of course, all... Read More >
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October 25, 2017
  •  Kelsey Lee

DIY Sugarless and Dairy Free Hot Cocoa

With hot beverages being all the rage as we trail into the end of the year, I wanted to share this DIY hot cocoa recipe that’s perfect for those times you want something dairy free, sugar free (optionally) and simple to make but still rich in flavor. Using just 5-ingredients, I’ll show you step-by-step how... Read More >
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October 20, 2017
  •  Brittni Soo

The Power of your Subconscious Mind

Are you only getting a fraction of what you want in your life despite hard work and effort?   What if I told you that you have the power and capacity to be unconditionally happy, to do or have anything you want and promised to prove it with actual facts rather than “woo-woo” stuff.  Despite being... Read More >
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October 18, 2017
  •  Kaleigh McMordie

Chia Pudding 3 Ways

Chia seeds have become a popular go-to health food in the wellness world. Chia seeds can be seen everywhere on Instagram, sprinkled on smoothie bowls, toast, and yogurt. Chia seeds can also be made into a gel referred to as chia pudding, which can be flavored with fruit, nut butter, and spices for delicious, healthy... Read More >