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Chia Jam & A Mini Meatball Sandwich

I made up a tiny snack/meal last night and was so impressed with the look and taste, I had to capture and share it. This mini-meatless-meatball sandwich is full of protein, on sprouted toast, easy to make, and delicious. Below you see my process of making Chia Jam. It's a simple and easy recipe (Difficult… Continue reading Chia Jam & A Mini Meatball Sandwich

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3-Ingredient Protein Hot Cocoa

First of all I want to say, whenever I see a recipe that has less than 5 ingredients, I click on it. No matter what they are, I'm like, "Only 3!?! I can do that!" I'm no chef by any standard. I hardly measure anything  and I truly suck at baking 95% of the time.… Continue reading 3-Ingredient Protein Hot Cocoa

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How To Have A Good-Health Day

Start with alkaline. First things first. Drink some water. Not just plain water, but a water that will alkalize your body, readying it for nutrients. Add the juice of half a lemon to a glass of water, warmed if possible. Add an herbal tea bag or some dried Goji berries to go the extra flavor… Continue reading How To Have A Good-Health Day

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Clean Eating: Grocery Shopping

When you decide to start eating healthy, you have to tackle the monster of grocery shopping. It is daunting with all the fat-free, sugar-free, low-cal, and diet foods. Which vegetable do I pick? And how do I even use it? Well I'm here to help you out! First off, I'd like to say you can always… Continue reading Clean Eating: Grocery Shopping

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Busting Protein Myths in a Plant-Based Diet

Clean Eating 101 Busting Myths About Plant-based Protein You know what really grinds my gears? When people tell me I'm not getting enough protein because I don't eat meat. They assume I'm not getting enough vitamins, minerals, or iron. They challenge my diet and look down on me because I'm eating a huge plate of… Continue reading Busting Protein Myths in a Plant-Based Diet

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Clean Eating: Good Fats and Carbs

I woke up to this beautiful display this morning: I was inspired to make my own trail mix after seeing an easy how-to chart on Thrive Forward. The Maca and Cacao powder are for my super smoothies and other recipes (which I will feature here later) but the berries and savi-seeds were going in the… Continue reading Clean Eating: Good Fats and Carbs

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Thriving Forward: Eating Clean with More Kale

    It has taken me a while to come around to Kale. I've had some experience with Kale in the past few years, but never dared to make it myself. And when I tried, I usually failed and had to pretend it was great. The best recipe I made with Kale (before this salad)… Continue reading Thriving Forward: Eating Clean with More Kale