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Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte

Everyone is excited because “pumpkin spice latte” is back!  Luckily it’s just a seasonal thing because the ingredients that come with a Grande Pumpkin Spice Latte are not something you want to put into your body on a regular basis. Did you know it has 50 grams of sugar?  Get this…there isn’t any real pumpkin […]

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Best Salad Dressings at the Store

Lots of people try to be healthier by eating more salads but then they ruin it by adding crappy dressing.  And believe me…90% of the dressings sold at stores are unhealthy.  Many contain cheap oils, too much sugar, and yucky additives.  After in depth research and listening to my client’s preferences, I have found the […]

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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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My Favorite Crackers

When shopping for clean and nutrient dense crackers, it’s difficult to choose the best options.  Many people love Ritz crackers. It’s essential to read ingredients because you’ll learn that Ritz crackers contains partially hydrogenated oil and high fructose corn syrup! Even crackers that claim to be “healthy,” like Wheat Thins and Wheatables contain high fructose […]

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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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Betsy’s Energy Balls (No Bake)

Ingredients: 2 cup oats (old-fashioned) 1 cup almond or sunflower seed butter (PB is ok), melted 1 cup ground flax meal 1/2 cup coconut flakes (unsweetened) 3 Tablespoons chia seeds 1/4 – 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp cinnamon or cocoa powder for flavor Directions: Make sure nut butter is melted or […]

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Glorified Rice and Beans

Been experimenting with more vegetarian dinners these days and this is a family staple.  Rice and beans sounds boring but with all the fun extras, it’s an awesome dish.  Beware of your portions of the rice and beans.  For my weight loss clients, I only recommend 3/4 cup total of the brown rice and beans.  […]

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Daily Sustain Mochachino Smoothie

Everyone seems to love my protein powder, Daily Sustain, especially the chocolate flavor.  This is my favorite Daily Sustain smoothie recipe: Chocolate Mint.  Well my good friend Didi took my protein powder to a whole other level.  She created a healthy Mochachino Smoothie and it is fabulous!  It’s a smart way to drink coffee and […]

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