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Heartburn? Get off meds naturally!

Many people suffer from heartburn.  The good news is that it is preventable.  Most of my clients are able to get off acid reducing medications and control heartburn through diet and lifestyle changes alone!   Here are the most common causes and tips to reduce heartburn. Possible Causes of Heartburn: Mindless eating – not chewing well […]

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Avocado Bake

Avocados are so nutritious and can be used in many different ways. One great recipe is a baked avocado. It is simple and easy to whip up for breakfast or lunch. Ingredients 1 avocado 2 eggs dash of salt and pepper herbs of your choice Instructions Preheat the oven at 425. Cut the avocado in […]

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Betsy’s Fudge Fat Bombs

I am not a Keto girl, but I am in favor of utilizing healthy fats to curb cravings.  The original Keto recipe I tried was too oily for me so I experimented and created more balance.  These fat bombs truly help satisfy and cut cravings.  One will do the job!   My kids love them too.  […]

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Healthy Mayonnaise Options

One of my favorite condiments to put on a sandwich is mayonnaise. It’s hard to find a good quality mayonnaise that isn’t packed with tons of inflammatory inducing ingredients, like soybean oil, sugar, and EDTA. Quality Brands: Primal Kitchen Vegan and Paleo options Clean ingredients Cons: has mixed reviews, most people write that it’s delicious […]

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Best Kind Bars (5 Grams of Sugar or Less)

During the busy day, you may need something quick to hold you over.  Kind Bars are readily available at most supermarkets.  Not all Kind Bars are created equal.   I’ve dome the research and here are the Kind Bars lowest in sugar (5 grams or less) and do not have soy. Kind Bars Dark Chocolate Nuts […]

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Simple Low Sugar Trail Mix

We all love trail mix when we are having a busy day. However it is hard to find a quality trail mix that is not packed with sugar galore.  Make sure to read ingredients and monitor sugar grams – aim for <7 g of sugar/serving.   Ideally, you can easily make your own. Batch of Low […]

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Easy Lettuce Wrap Snacks

Lettuce wraps are an easy and healthy way to make a balanced snack.  So many options too!  Here are some fun ideas to get you started. My favorite lettuce wrap contains hummus, sunflower seeds, avocado slices, roasted red pepper, cucumber slices and shredded carrots. There are so many combinations.  Just start with a big lettuce […]

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College Food Hacks

Some of my clients tell me how difficult it can be finding healthy options when being a busy college student. It can be hard to find healthier options that are affordable and easy to prepare. Instead of buying McD’s and drinking a couple of beers whenever you get HANGRY, focus on eating more frequently and […]

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Acai Bowls and Hidden Sugar

There is a huge difference between homemade acai bowls and restaurant prepared acai bowls. For example, Jamba Juice makes acai bowls packed with honey, fruits, and sweetened soymilk.  These ingredients sound healthy until you learn that one serving contains 67 grams of sugar and 99 grams of carbohydrates! That is a blood sugar crash waiting […]

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2 Minute Mexican Shredded Chicken

Sometimes our lives are way to busy to prepare an entire meal when coming home from work. This recipe takes two minutes to prep in your slow cooker or crock pot.  When you come home from work….shred the chicken for simple meals, like tacos, Mexican salad, or chicken and rice, quinoa or beans.   To help […]

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