Category Archives for "Nutrition and Recipes"

Health Benefits of Raw Cacao

health benefits of raw cacao

As my lovely readers out there in the land of the internet may or may not know, chocolate is actually good for you! What’s that? Yes. Chocolate is actually good for you!

However, the healthy form of chocolate is not the kind that you buy at the grocery store in the form of milk chocolate bars, or even dark chocolate bars (though dark chocolate is better nutritionally than milk chocolate). It is the raw cacao that is used to make the chocolate that we are familiar with that has amazing health benefits.

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Low Calorie Chocolate Smoothie Recipes

low calorie chocolate smoothie recipes

So many chocolate protein powders and smoothies that you buy at smoothie shops are packed with added sugar. While this makes your smoothie sweet and tasty, it also spikes and then crashes your blood sugar, leading to fatigue and unnecessary weight gain. You can make delicious smoothies at home using these low calories chocolate smoothie recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth, stabilize your blood sugar, and give you long lasting energy.

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The 14 Most Important Foods to Buy Organic

most important foods to eat organic

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”32px”][vc_column_text]Eating organic can be expensive.  Many people, like myself, who have to feed hungry families and who want to eat healthy, are torn between buying organic produce in lesser quantities and buying non-organic produce in greater quantities. If you want to minimize the amount of pesticides that you and your family are consuming, here […]

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Best Superfood Smoothies

best superfood smoothies

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]I LOVE green breakfast smoothies!  These powerhouse superfood smoothies help me get ready for the day and fuel my body until lunchtime.  Some of these recipes are even good for preventing or reducing inflammation, aiding digestion and promoting optimal gut health, and warding off cardiovascular disease and diabetes.  Starting your day with a nutritious […]

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