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Almond Joy Protein Smoothie

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Now that the hot weather here in Florida has come into full swing, my cravings for something cold have been tremendous! Of course I would love to reach into the freezer for a scoop or three of ice cream, but we all know that isn’t reality. To save my waistline and all of the added calories that I would consume from eating delicious frozen sweet treats, I decided to whip up a chilled protein smoothie. I love protein smoothies and all of the crazy creations that you can make – just let your imagination go wild! Chocolate and coconut have […]

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Pumpkin Breakfast Smoothie

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I love fall because you can incorporate pumpkin into almost anything! I love pumpkin and am happy its only around during the holidays because I have a feeling I would indulge too much if I could have it whenever I wanted. I’m a busy mom and I usually never have time to make breakfast for myself, half my fault and half having 2 crazy kids to get cleaned, dressed and fed in the mornings! Can anyone relate? I have no problem getting my 3 year old some cereal or oatmeal but when it comes to myself I’m usally grabbing some […]

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Essential Nutrients for Clean Eating

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With changing my lifestyle to eating clean and exercising regularly, I have had so many questions on how I’ve achieved my weight loss goals. The two key techniques that I have found to be successful for my body have been eliminating sugar and adding in healthy fats, such as coconut oil, into my diet. As a disclaimer, these methods are what work for me, but keep in mind that everyone’s body is different and responds to different methods of dieting. Brendan Brazier recently wrote an article on what a plant-based athletes shopping cart looks like, which was right on point […]

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