Have you ever notice that some foods keep you feeling full longer? And others give you the munchies an hour later? That can make the advice to “stop eating when you feel full” a bit tricky if you’re picking foods that aren’t filling. That’s a phenomenon called satiety. It’s the feeling of fullness, of being…

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Curbing your sugar cravings may be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be a self-depriving experience. The following are simple tips that will help you control your cravings once and for all: Never Eat a Carbs Alone. Fat and protein help slow the digestion of carbs in addition to sending our brain a hormonal message…

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It’s official! Organizations and governments are (finally) declaring a maximum amount of daily sugar intake. While this is a step forward, there are still a few problems. One – they don’t all agree with each other. And, two, I don’t necessarily agree with them either. We all know sugar is NOT a health food. It…

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Ingredients 3 cups of chopped/shredded leftover turkey 1/4 cup Vidalia or other sweet onion, extremely finely minced 1/4 cup celery, extremely finely minced 1/2 cup chopped apple 1/2 cup mayo* or avocado mayo 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional) 1/2 tsp sea salt and pepper   In a large bowl, add the…

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Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, deseeded and chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 tsp minced ginger 2 cups leftover sliced turkey 2 Tbsp red curry paste 14oz can coconut milk (full fat) ¼ cup chicken stock 1 tsp soy sauce or coconut…

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Ingredients 4 eggs ⅔ cup monk fruit sweetener 1 oz cream cheese, softened 2 tsp orange juice 1 tsp cream of tartar ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp pure vanilla extract ¼ tsp salt ½ cup (4 oz) unsalted butter or coconut oil ½ cup + 2 tbsp coconut flour 1 cup fresh cranberries Instructions…

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If you don’t love cooking, maybe I can help to make it more fun for you? Here are my best “fun” cooking tips for you. Fun Cooking Tip #1 Check out new recipes. Sometimes just seeing the beautiful food photos and reading the recipe can spark some inspiration and fun in your kitchen. You can…

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These easy pumpkin muffins are a great grab and go breakfast any time of year! Unlike most baked goods, they are made with real pumpkin, and they make a delicious and low sugar treat with plenty of protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Servings: 6, calories per muffin: 190, 7 gm protein, 2 gm sugar, 3.2…

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Oh, the words “blood sugar.” Does it bring up visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, or insulin injections? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. You need the right balance of sugar in your blood to fuel your brain and muscles. The thing is, it can fluctuate. A lot.…

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This easy baked cinnamon apples recipe – only seven ingredients needed with minimal prep! Serve over pancakes, oatmeal or enjoy as is with a scoop of yogurt! Serves 4 2 apples, thinly sliced 1 tbsp coconut oil ½ tsp ground cinnamon ⅛ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp vanilla extract 1/4 c pecans Place sliced apples…

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