Chocolate Malt Superfood Smoothie

Ingredients:2 frozen bananas1 1/2 tablespoons maca root powder1 tablespoon raw cacao powder or 2 tablespoons cocoa powder1 date, pitted1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract2-4 tablespoons waterOptional: cacoa nibs (for topping) InstructionsAdd the frozen bananas, maca powder, cacao powder, date, and vanilla extract to a food processor.Begin processing and add in 1 tablespoon of water at a time to get everything moving. You want to keep the … Continue reading Chocolate Malt Superfood Smoothie

Food and Mood

There’s evidence that disruption to the gut’s natural biome can have a real impact on the body and brain. Certain foods have a significant impact on gut bacteria, and avoiding things that are high in additives and preservatives can help protect against your gut’s usual function. Gut-friendly food choices include:• Whole foods• Fresh fruits and vegetables (in a range of colors)• Frozen fruits• Higher fiber … Continue reading Food and Mood

Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Living with arthritis, pain and stiffness from inflammation of the joints, can be uncomfortable and disruptive of everyday life. There are several ways to help soothe the symptoms, one of which that can be most effective is regular exercise. Extensive exercise is not necessary. However, a lack of it can create more stress on the joints because the muscles become weakened. Therefore, maintaining strength and … Continue reading Regular Exercise Can Help Relieve Arthritis Symptoms

Hidden Veggie Pineapple Green Smoothie

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups spinach or greens of choice1 cup fresh zucchini1/2 cup frozen cauliflower1/2 cup fresh pineapple1 scoop vegan protein powder optional1 tablespoon cashew butter or nut butter of choice3/4 cup coconut water or liquid of choice INSTRUCTIONS: Add all ingredientsinto a blender in the order listed. Blend on highuntil smooth and creamy,then transfer to a glassand enjoy! Continue reading Hidden Veggie Pineapple Green Smoothie

Slow Cooker Paleo Chili

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound ground beef1 pound Italian sausage casings removed ORground pork½ tablespoon coconut oil to brown the meat1 medium yellow onion diced1 large bell pepper diced ( I used yellow)3 cloves of garlic minced1 teaspoon sea salt plus more to tasteOne 28-ounce can diced tomatoes, with juice3 ounces tomato paste1 3/4 cups beef stock or bone broth2 teaspoons chili powder2 tablespoons smoked paprika1 teaspoon … Continue reading Slow Cooker Paleo Chili