10 Simple Paleo Snacks

10 Simple Paleo Snacks

Paleo eating, in general, is pretty simple. It’s not that complicated to implement and is really a diet rich in whole foods. Eating paleo eliminates all processed foods, dairy, legumes and grains. There are a few other nuances to eating paleo but that’s for a whole different post. I’m assuming if you’re here reading this blog post, you probably already know how to eat paleo and you’re looking for solutions for snacks. Which is exactly why I’m writing this post!

While I’m not necessarily a paleo eater all of the time, I do adopt a whole food way of eating and many of the meals and snacks that I eat are considered paleo. Snacks aren’t always the easiest thing to grab – especially if you’ve gone paleo. It seems like most of the snacks out there are full of junk, loaded with carbs or laden with sugar. Everywhere you turn there’s a cookie or cracker but quality sources of protein, fat and good carbs are fairly hard to come by. I’ve searched high and low and been able to find some great paleo snacks that you don’t even have to make. They can be taken or toted anywhere with you – even on the go!

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3 Easy Ways To Lose Weight

3 Easy Ways To Lose Weight

Losing weight can be hard. It can be confusing and even frustrating. For some people, it seems to be a breeze. They eat some lean protein and colorful veggies paired with a few workouts and they’re down 10 lbs. For those of us who have a hard time with it, weight loss doesn’t have to be such a struggle. Luckily, there are a few core healthy habits that everyone can do to aid in their weight loss journey – 3 easy ways to lose weight.

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Top 5 Healthy Cooking Gadgets

Top 5 Healthy Cooking Gadgets

I love to get in the kitchen and cook. There’s nothing like a homemade meal for me. For me, it’s kind of therapeutic but I also love creating. Naturally, creating healthy food is actually fun for me. I didn’t start out as a very good cook in the kitchen though. I fumbled around for years. Healthy cooking was hard for me and my dishes never turned out like the pictures of the recipes I was trying to replicate. I didn’t have any skills which made it a tad bit difficult but what was even harder is that I didn’t have the right tools. Healthy cooking can be so much if you have the right gadgets to work with. Well, all cooking is probably a lot more fun with the right pieces of equipment. Once I broke down and bought a few solid tools, life in the kitchen got so much easier – and so much more enjoyable!

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How To Eat Gluten Free: 5 Tips

How To Eat Gluten Free: 5 Tips

So you’ve decided to eat gluten free – now what? Gluten free eating is definitely a “thing” right now and for good reason. Gluten can cause a whole host of problems in the body. Many people have issues with gluten for one reason or another. They might have a gluten intolerance, an allergy to gluten or have some type of autoimmune issue. All of these can wreak havoc on the body. Whatever the reason that you’ve decided to adopt a gluten free lifestyle, we’re breaking down gluten free eating for you. Plus, we’ve got some helpful tips that simplify how to eat gluten free.

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3 Tips For Healthy Grocery Shopping

3 Tips For Healthy Grocery Shopping

Do you love grocery shopping? If you’re like me, grocery shopping can be a task if you’re not prepared. I’m not the best grocery shopper and I’m fine admitting that. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve walked into the grocery store without a plan and walked out with so many items that I didn’t need. And if you’re trying to eat healthy, walking out with items that you don’t need or want can be detrimental to your nutrition plan.

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3 Easy Meal Prep Strategies

3 Easy Meal Prep Strategies

Being prepared is half the battle and 90% of the key to success. Wether you’re trying to improve your health, your performance in a particular sport or lose weight, meal prep can make your life so much easier.

One secret to success in body transformation (weight loss, improved health and/or performance goals) is keeping it simple. Thinking less. Making fewer decisions. And letting your environment do much of the work for you.

If healthy food is around you and convenient, you’re more likely to eat it. If you have a trusted system for making healthy food available, you don’t have to decide to eat well… you just show up and do it. Our meal prep strategies will help you keep it simple, healthy and delicious!

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3 Best Protein Cookies

3 Best Protein Cookies

Protein cookies seem to be the new thing. Everywhere I go, everywhere I look in the grocery store or convenient store there seems to be a protein cookie staring back at me. I love the concept and I love the fact that food manufacturers are making an effort to produce something better than the regular old sugar laden cookie. I know what you’re thinking… Yes, a lot of the “protein cookies” out there are still junk but some of them aren’t so bad (in taste or ingredients).

I was curious about these new cookies and I’ll try anything once. So, I made it my job to taste test some of the most common protein cookies out there. I’ve tasted at least 10 from grass-fed whey to vegan protein cookies. It’s a hard job but someone’s got to do it! Ok but seriously, I wanted to see what all of the fuss is about. I picked three of my favorite protein cookies from the bunch to share with you.

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5 Ways To Use Honey In Your Diet

5 Ways To Use Honey In Your Diet

Do you use honey in your diet? I love it for health benefits but I also like to use it as a natural sweetener. I use it as a sweetener in baking recipes if it’s an easy swap, as a substitute for syrup on the occasion that I have pancakes or waffles and even in yogurt with granola. It’s also a great sweetener in protein smoothies and drinks like tea, iced tea or coffee.

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