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Coconut Oil is 100 Days of Real Food Approved

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It’s no secret we’re coconuts for coconut oil. Not only is it a delicious substitute for butter when you’re cooking and baking, it’s also a healthy fat for a balanced diet. Because it’s a real – meaning no processed or hydrogenation here – food, 100 Days of Real Food blogger, Lisa Leake, is using coconut oil in her own kitchen! And if the master of eating real, wholesome ingredients puts her stamp on extra virgin coconut oil, you know it’s the right choice for your own family. We picked out a few of our favorite coconut oil recipes from her […]

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Muffin Top Monday: Sweet Potato Muffins

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Remember that sweet potato puree I told you to save?  Pull it out of the freezer to defrost.  This month for Muffin Top Monday I made whole-wheat sweet potato muffins.  This healthy recipe for muffins is packed with vitamin A, C, plus all of the protein and calcium you get from the greek yogurt.   Gourmet Recipe adapted from Marcus Samuelsson Ingredients: ½ cup melted Kelapo Coconut Oil, more for greasing tins 2½ cups whole-wheat flour, preferably pastry flour ¾ cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup mashed or […]

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Muffin-Top Monday

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  In honor of our first Muffin-Top Monday, I’m reviewing a great workout DVD to help you all get rid of your muffin tops! I love that Brighthouse Networks has Fitness on Demand, a collection of workouts that feature anything from Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred to Yogalates to the Crunch Gym eroticize series. Lately I’ve been completely obsessed with the Crunch Ass Abs 22 min workout. I can still feel sore muscles in the sides of my glutes after 2 days, so I know it’s working! I think it comes from the series of curtsy squats, which don’t really […]

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