We work really hard to avoid artificial ingredients in our home, including artificial coloring. So when it comes to Easter, I feel awful taking our beautiful eggs and smothering them in red 40. We decided to try a natural approach. Not only did it work but it was way more fun than dropping pellets in […]
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About a year ago I decided I wanted to switch to an all-natural deodorant. I’d been reading a lot about the toxins contained in heavy metals and how they can affect our health and it kind of freaked me out. Since then, I’ve gone through 7 different natural deodorants. Lucky for all of you, I’ve […]
Sugar comes by so many different names. But which ones are healthy and which should you avoid?
The world is going back to school and so moms are stressed. Did you know stress lowers our immune system’s ability to fight off germs and infections. Beyond stress, I feel like going back to school is like sending my kids into cesspool of the Black Plague. I doubt I’m the only mom who gets […]
When it comes to health/weight-loss, there are numerous myths society has taught us over the years. Today I’m going to help debunk 10 of these myths.
For the most part, a healthy lifestyle is easy to maintain. The hardest part is when people are eating dessert. I can usually resist, but there’s always part of me that wants to grab the milkshake out of their hands and chug it down. But then I remember how horrible I feel after I binge on sugar and talk myself down. Rather than cheat and feel like death after, I try to come up with ways to have a treat without loading my body with processed, sugary crap. This healthy take on a classic milk shake was a huge success.
I bring this all together with my immersion blender. This is one of my favorite tools because it creates way less cleanup than using a blender.
Combine coconut milk, a frozen banana, protein powder and peanut butter with an immersion blender. I use this protein powder. It tastes great and doesn’t have all the bad stuff some protein powders do.
This is so thick you’ll need a spoon. See! Eating healthy doesn’t mean you can’t indulge.