Crockpot or Instant Pot Chicken Tacos Throw your ingredients into a Crockpot or Instant Pot, dream about Taco Heaven while your home is filled with delicious aromas as the chicken basically cooks itself, then simply shred the flavorful meat and let everyone load up their tacos as they like! WIN THE DAY, CRUSHers! Makes 8 servings Read More!
Coconut oil has a reputation for being a multi-functional superfood. This highly versatile oil is rich in MCFA’s (medium chain fatty acids), which support heart, brain, immune and metabolic health. It has been compared to breast milk in its ability to improve immune function, because it contains lauric acid and an array of vitamins and Read More!
Inflammation can force your body to hold on to excess weight longer than it should. Weight loss often happens more effortlessly when the foods you eat are “inflammation friendly”, meaning they support healing rather than causing your body to go into defense mode. Clean Eating is a whole-foods approach to living without dieting. You’re crowding Read More!
Clean eating is for anyone who wants to maintain a healthy lifestyle by consuming primarily whole/real food. The best way to start is with a kitchen equipped with the right ‘instruments’ to make the magic happen! You CAN have that kitchen without breaking the bank. Here are ten kitchen tools that will make clean cooking so Read More!
Green and gorgeous avocado – such a lovely sight on your countertop. It holds a creamy promise, with potential of being either a savory salad, a tangy main course, or a delicious dessert. You reach to slice one up – but you stop yourself. Your brain goes “That’s pure cholesterol! THE Fat!” Before you resist; Read More!
In the evolving world of nutrition, carbohydrates seem to be branded as the “bad guys.” In many programs, carbs are considered one of the primary culprits of weight gain, and are more often than not, reduced to a very bare minimum or eliminated. However, carbohydrates play an essential role in our body’s energy-building processes. Whether you Read More!
For most people, finding the best clean eating items in the grocery is as simple as following a shopping list. But, cooking can be another challenge altogether. If you’re eating clean, it is important to know how to benefit most from your fresh produce and pantry goodies by using healthy cooking methods. You’ll be surprised – Read More!
Sugar, in all its forms, is not an illegal drug. But, you can definitely consider refined and processed sugar ‘toxic’ to a certain degree. Think about it: When you don’t get your dose of sugar in a day, you feel anxious and uncomfortable. Your energy level hits rockbottom when you don’t get your ‘required dose’. It makes you Read More!
Inflammation in your body means your immune system is fighting off an intense battle against microbes, chemicals, and other foreign bodies that it recognizes as ‘harmful.” Redness and swelling may develop, and you may experience pain, fever, a loss of appetite, and headaches among many other symptoms. When it constantly recurs, inflammation can lead to Read More!
Bacteria in your food? At first, it sounds like an odd idea. But, with more research taking place each year about natural probiotics, bacteria in your food can be the next best thing to have with your morning lemon water. What kind of bacteria are we actually talking about here? You may have heard or read about Read More!