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Healthy dessert ideas

If you are interested in cutting back your sugar intake but still get occasional sugar cravings, here are some healthy, natural, dessert alternative options. Simple fruit bowl Having fruit around the house will make it easier to grab a healthy sugar when sugar cravings are strong. Or for an on-the-go option, pre-peel some Citrus fruits like mandarin […]

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Healthy snack alternatives

These healthy snack alternatives are perfect to take to the beach, on a hike, picnic, or to include in the kids’ lunches when they go back to school. Fruit snack alternative: Pre-peel some Citrus fruits like mandarin oranges or tangerines and put them in small baggies. There is something kids love about the small size of […]

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Simple summer pasta

This pasta dish is so simple to make and tastes fabulous when served chilled on a warm summer’s day. While this recipe may not support a ketogenic-style diet it is deliciously rich in carbohydrates which may aid in probiotic colonization and support gut health. Ingredients Your choice of pasta (I love whole wheat spaghetti but you […]

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3 snacks to improve heart health

Almonds Almonds are packed with healthy fats and protein and have been known to reduce blood pressure and maintain healthy cholesterol levels. It has also been said that a handful of almonds is just as effective for headaches as aspirin. A handful of almonds contains around 150 calories, 12 grams of healthy fats and no […]

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Natural DIY exfoliator for glowing skin

This is one of my absolute favorite exfoliating recipes! The ingredients are all natural and safe to use if you have sensitive skin. You can whip up this exfoliator to use before heading out for a day at the pool or even as a hydrating skin prep before applying a faux tanner. Not only does […]