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Crustless Ham and Cheese Quiche

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With all the holiday entertaining that I have been doing, breakfast has been far from my mind on most days. I am a firm believer of getting a hearty breakfast in each morning, so I decided to try making a large quiche that could be eaten over the next few days. The great thing about making a quiche is that you’re able to get a large helping of proteins and healthy fats in. I chose to add ham, cheese, and coconut oil as my three main ingredients to the egg mixture – I’ve always been a ham and cheese fanatic. […]

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7 Tricks to the Paleo Diet

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The first time I heard of the Paleo Diet was a few years ago when my husband’s doctor recommended it to help control his arthritis. For him, grains are his trigger for his inflammation. Since this diet cuts out grains, potatoes, and sugar it was worth a shot. As for me, it seemed a little too much of a “diet.” I don’t do well with restrictions – that’s how I start over eating. What I do love about the diet is the focus on real foods and, of course, the love of coconut oil. Whether you’re just starting your research […]

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Five Ways to Eat for Better Skin

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We all know coconut oil is a great moisturizer, make-up remover and even makes an awesome body scrub. But did you know eating coconut oil can also help your skin? Jennifer Irvine, founder of The Pure Package and Balance Box and a London-based health food guru, shared her five tips on what to, and what NOT to, eat for better skin with Marie Claire UK. 1. Don’t Be Afraid of (Good) Fats Even I’ve had a hard time with this concept. But more and more research shows just how good quality fats can be for our diets. Don’t be afraid […]

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