All posts tagged: recipes

Five Tips For A Healthier You

1. Probiotics = Your Friend I’m sure you’ve heard of probiotics since they’re becoming increasingly popular, but what do they do? It turns out 70% of your immune system lives in your gut and is responsible for keeping your internal organs functioning properly. Simply put, probiotics help everything run smoothly. They work to prevent cancer, fatigue, and even Alzheimer’s, all while keeping your digestion in check. Kombucha is an easy and beneficial way to get a powerful dose of probiotics. This fermented drink is made from tea leaves and uses healthy bacteria to combat the bad bacteria trying to attack your cells. It also works to protect your liver, which is critical for metabolism and digestion. I drink one GT’s Kombucha daily around lunch (it does give you a bit of energy so don’t have it too close to bed), and I’ve never felt better! 2. Load your protein shake with superfoods Hopefully you’re drinking protein shakes daily and enjoying all the benefits plant-based protein has to offer (I use Sunwarrior – much cleaner than …

Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies 

Since I try to eliminate all flour from my diet, I have to get creative in the kitchen in baking traditional staples. Studies have shown that removing flour from your diet will boost your metabolism and decrease inflammation in your body. There also appears to be a correlation between refined foods (like flour) and diseases. Scientists are still working on studying this, but I am not willing to take any chances. That’s why I’m turning to flour-free recipes for some of my favorite cravings (because why not have a little fun while eating right?!) Because chocolate chip cookies usually contain loads of flour, butter, and added sugar, I wanted to create something to get rid of all three of those ingredients, but still maintain the flavor and texture of a traditional cookie. These cookies are a lighter, healthier and guilt-free way of satisfying your next chocolate craving. Plus, they take less than 20 minutes to make! Check out the recipe below that I shared with my friends over at Sunwarrior! Ingredients: · 1 cup almond …