Little Choices Everyday

Choose Wisely -Tuna

Choose Wisely #4 When picking out our foods, it is important to read the ingredients in order to find the best possible for our bodies. This week we want to talk about tuna. Tuna is is rich in protein, low in fat and calories and is an excellent source of the essential omega-3 fatty acids…

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream for P3 Stabilized Ingredients: 1 1/2 C. coconut milk (canned works best) 3 cups heavy cream 1 tsp. peppermint extract 3 Tbsp. pure maple syrup or honey Mix the milk and nectar with a mixer for 1-2 minutes making sure the nectar is mixed well within the liquids. Stir in…

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P3 Chicken Vegetable Curry

Ingredients: 2 – 3 Chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces 3 Tbsp. Coconut Oil 2 c. Onion 1 Garlic clove, minced 2 Tbsp. Coconut Flour ½ c. Coconut Milk 1 can Vegetable Broth ½ c. Water Veggies of choice – carrots, celery, broccoli, red and green bell peppers, etc., cut into bite-size pieces 2 Tbsp.…

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The Effects of TOM

This weeks Question of the Week  VLOG #3 How does TOM (Time of the Month) effect us and what can we do to limit the side effects of the hormonal imbalances it brings?  Today’s VLOG helps you sort through what you can do while dieting and what to expect from your menstrual cycle.   Your menstrual…

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Choose This: Crackers

Choose Wisely #3 As you stroll through the supermarket these days, you’ll notice food companies have been updating their packaging to reflect that their products are more healthy. You should never buy a product because of what you read on the package. Don’t rely on the marketing ploys that the claim the product is “low-fat”,…

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Spring Salad P2

Ingredients: 3.5 oz Fresh Spinach 1 Orange 3.5 oz Chicken 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil 10 Drops of Stevia Salt to taste Take cooked chicken and cut into bite size pieces along with one orange.  Then mix 1 tablespoon of melted coconut oil with 10 drops of stevia and a small pinch of sea salt.  Combine…

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Healthy Tips for Getting Rid of Cellulite

Are you ready for summer? Ready to hit the beach or pool in your bathing suit? Or do you stay away from bathing suits because of cellulite? Cellulite is the bane of every woman’s quest for perfect skin. Even women who are lucky enough to never have problems with dryness, oily skin, or acne are…

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Easy Sauteed Spinach

Phase 3 2 Tbsp coconut oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger root, peeled and grated (optional) 2 cups organic spinach ½ Tbsp. (Coconut Secret) Coconut Aminos or (Braggs) Liquid Aminos 1 tsp. sesame seeds Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger, cook, stirring until garlic softens. Add…

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Carol’s Quick Tip # 44 Xylitol is a naturally occurring low-calorie sweetener found in fruits and vegetables. Our bodies can produce up to 15 grams of Xylitol per day from the foods we consume. Xylitol produces a lower glycemic response so it has minimal side effects on blood sugar and insulin. However, added to the…

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What Sweeteners Are Approved?

This week Carol discusses what sweeteners you can use in cooking and warns about hidden sugars in food so be a label detective!

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Quinoa Dish

This dish is great for the whole family and is good for P3 stabilized and P4. Begin with preparing the Quinoa, this recipe is from Bob’s Red Mill: “Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a 2 qt. sauce pan.  Add 1 cup Quinoa, bring back to a boil, cover, cook over medium heat…

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Choose Wisely: Butter

A big misconception most of us have heard is that butter is bad for you and that you should eat Smart Balance or other tub type “butters”. Many fall into the marketing ploys that these are healthier and better for you. However, just the opposite is true. Most of these margarine type spreads contain trans-fats…

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