I just loved this article from Empowered Sustenance and wanted to pair it with my latest blog on How to Eat Sugar Right. Many of us have simply forgot how to eat sugar in a way that honors our body and we end up paying the price: weight gain, energy and mood swings, depression and reliance on … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Balance Blood Sugar Naturally
Pizza night is always a crowd favorite. I remember my mom hosting homemade pizza night when I was young and although the recipes I use today in my own kitchen are slightly different (mostly Paleo), the memories it makes are no different! I am always on the search for a Paleo pizza crust that tastes … [Read more...] about Simple Paleo Pizza Crust (and bonus dessert pizza)
Remember, eggs make a quick, high protein, easy-to-make breakfast! An extra bonus of making eggs in the morning is there is no excuse to not include lots and lots of vegetables. This is a wonderful way to manage your bodies stress-response system, have energy for the entire day, … [Read more...] about Favorite Paleo Breakfasts with Eggs
Just wanted to quickly share an example of one of my favorite MACRO-trio breakfasts by far! Not sure what that is? Check out my blog posts on this meal plan that can benefit everyone here. Because @letsgetreal_rd people.. breakfast is important! And it's so easy... 1. Fry plantains in coconut oil … [Read more...] about Quick and Easy MACRO-trio Meal
(originally posted by Andrea Nakayama) When it comes to a Paleo diet, nuts can be a paramount part of the protocol. They provide us with good fats, complex carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals and fiber. The key minerals that nuts contain include magnesium, zinc, selenium and copper — all of … [Read more...] about Paleo Chock-Full-O-Nuts Granola
If you’re anything like me you may sometimes think you are somehow immune to cold and flu season. You know the whole train of thought that goes something like this – I eat well, I take my supplements, I exercise… I won’t catch anything. Serves me right. I caught a cold. As the @letsgetrealrd I am … [Read more...] about It Happened. I’m Sick. Now What?
I never thought of myself as an athlete. Running makes me feel like my body is decaying one step at a time and I never participated in sports (hate competition). It might surprise people then that last month I participated in my own personal 30-day Bikram Yoga Challenge. I spent roughly the … [Read more...] about Why I Hate the Heat, but Did a 30-Day Bikram Challenge