Spirulina Benefits: Nature’s Superfood Supplement

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I have been adding spirulina powder to my morning protein shake for about a year now. After I heard about how it can boost energy and protect overall health I had to try it and now I’m hooked. Spirulina truly is nature’s superfood supplement. In this post, I’d love to share information about spirulina benefits, how to choose a spirulina supplement, and how to easily add it to your daily routine. Trust me, you will love it! What is Spirulina? […]

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Easy Ways to Add Healthy Fats to Your Diet

“Have you had your fat today?” This is probably not something you’re used to hearing, but believe it or not, just as you need enough protein, veggies,and other vital nutrients, healthy fats are an essential part of an overall healthy diet. Fortunately, the misconceptions about fat are being debunked revealing that fat does not make you fat and that it is actually crucial to your health. As a result, moderate to higher fat diets are becoming more popular as people […]

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Healthy Shamrock Protein Shake Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and I’ve been hearing about the famous Shamrock Shake from McDonald’s. It’s a tradition of many to roll through the drive-thru and enjoy a Shamrock Shake this time of year. Full discretion, I’ve never had a Shamrock Shake, so I had to ask my husband what it tasted like so that I could make a healthier version to share. What I created is a Healthy Shamrock Protein Shake recipe that is creamy […]

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Guest Post: Choose a Mentor, Change Your Life

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By Timea Carlo from The Healthy and Happy Community Have you ever heard the saying “Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor”? Sounds good, right? But often we think of having a mentor as some sort of luxury, something only a privileged few are entitled to have. We tend to think they are expensive and turn out to provide not much benefit in the long run. Who needs one anyway? Definitely not us, no thanks, we are perfectly […]

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Have Fun at Mealtime with Noshi Food Paint

When I first saw Noshi Food Paint on Instagram what caught my attention was their fun packaging and that playful little mascot on the Noshi logo. Initially, I was thinking, oh great, another company trying to advertise sugary toppings for kids. But this is definitely not the case with Noshi Food Paint. Noshi Food Paint is organic and vegan. It contains no gluten, no processed sugars, no salt, and no artificial preservatives or artificial colors. Yay! I am all about […]

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Perfect Gluten-Free Italian Meatballs

When I ask my daughter what she would like for dinner she always says, “Spaghetti and meatballs, please”. I love spaghetti and meatballs too, who doesn’t? Yet I could never find a great paleo and gluten-free Italian meatball recipe that I loved until now. Traditional meatballs are usually full of gluten and dairy in the form of bread, milk, and cheese. There are many gluten and dairy-free meatball recipes out there, but most are made without a panade (a mixture […]

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Give Me All the Wine..Without the Headaches

Have you ever thought about what is in your wine? I know most of you are thinking…nope I just drink the wine. Well, I didn’t either until I recently found out that I can enjoy wine and not worry about headaches and brain fog the next day. You could say I was pretty thrilled to discover this wine. I didn’t drink wine until my husband and I visited Italy for our honeymoon. While in Italy we tried all of the […]

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Take Control of Your Heart Health with Exercise

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A thumping heart is your body’s way of saying thank you. Everyone knows that exercise is good for your heart. That’s why sweat-inducing activities like running are called “cardio”, right? But did you know that exercise can actually help prevent and reverse heart disease? Well, it is possible. In this post, I am going to show you how to take control of your heart health with exercise. I know some people cringe at the word “exercise”, but seriously you won’t […]

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3 Ingredient Healthy Oatmeal Banana Cookies

Hi there! It’s been freezing cold here in Ohio (seriously, like polar vortex cold). So, my five-year-old daughter and I have been spending a lot of time indoors trying to entertain ourselves. I don’t know about you, but I go stir crazy when I’m in the house for too long. After dressing all the dolls, playing with all the horses, and dancing to Tangled music we decided to do some baking. Warm oatmeal cookies sounded amazing to me. I looked […]

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Why Fluoride-Free May Be Best For Your Family

What if I told you that fluoride could be harmful to your health? That would go against what traditional advice tells you, right? Well in this article I am going to share with you what I have learned about fluoride so that you can make an informed decision for you and your family. Why I Questioned the Use of Fluoride About five years ago I met with Allison Dunaway, Registered and Licensed Dietitian, after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. She […]

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