PERFECT Paleo/Keto Sandwich Bread

I am all for living a life filled with more whole-foods, following a paleo-ish diet, low in carbs and high in fats but I need things. Like bread. Okay? Judge me if you want to…but I cannot and REFUSE to live a life without bread.

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I am beyond excited to share this recipe for this Paleo and Keto Sandwich Bread because, even though it’s completely grain and gluten free, it tastes SO GOOD and the consistency is both moist and soft just like the “regular” sandwich bread we used to eat. Continue reading “PERFECT Paleo/Keto Sandwich Bread”

Nutrient Bioavailability: A Brief Into

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Here’s a quick pop quiz:

1. Is spinach a good source of iron and calcium?

2. Can you boost the amount of iron you absorb from your food by consuming vitamin C?

3. Is it better to take vitamin/mineral pills with meals?

The answer to all of these questions is “yes, but”—with the emphasis on the “but”… Continue reading “Nutrient Bioavailability: A Brief Into”

Probiotics & Gut Health

“All disease begins in the gut.” – Hippocrates

“Gut health” is a phrase that is becoming recognized and seen more and more frequently when we are talking about overall health.

Why?

Well, it is pretty simple: Research over the past couple decades has revealed that gut health is critical to overall health. Not only that, the research further shows that an unhealthy gut actually contributes to a wide range of diseases such as diabetes, obesity, autism spectrum disorder, rheumatoid arthritis, depression and chronic fatigue syndrome.

In fact, there are many researchers who believe that supporting intestinal health and restoring the integrity of the gut barrier will be one of the most important goals of medicine in the next century. Continue reading “Probiotics & Gut Health”

Ranch Veggie Burgers

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These burgers are my easy to put together and SUPER flavorful! They have over 15g of protein thanks to a boost coming from the amazing iWon! Organics protein chips…in this case, the ranch flavor 😀

These are super flavorful and also vegan! Though, there will be one ingredient you can choose to use that would made them simply vegetarian 😉

My secret ingredient is really the iWon protein chips…just like my last veggie burger recipe, I crush them up instead of using standard bread crumbs and they add flavor, protein, and are an EXCELLENT binder for the burgers! Continue reading “Ranch Veggie Burgers”