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Stress and Weight Loss

Weight gain and the inability to lose weight are common symptoms of imbalance. Most of us are taught that weight loss occurs by increasing output (exercise) and decreasing input (calories/food we eat). But if you have ever tried to lose weight and have been on a diet, you know this is not true, and if you lose weight, it does [...]

Benefits of Coconut Oil and MCT Oil

Coconut Oil The amazing coconut is actually not a nut at all, but a fruit...yes, a fruit.  It is classified as a fruit because of its fleshy outer layer and because it develops from the ovary wall of a flower.  These fruits are known as drupes.  Other examples of drupes are nectarines, pistachios, almonds, and mangoes. Coconuts do not contain [...]

By | January 30th, 2020|Categories: Health Benefits, Inflammation, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Decadent 5-Ingredient Fudge (Veronica’s Fudge Addiction)

This is my all-time favorite fudge recipe. I enjoy making this during the holidays for a healthy alternative to fudge. But I find that I often make it throughout the year as well, whenever I need a treat. If you use freshly ground almond butter, unsalted, then the taste and consistency is more like a Toblerone. You can also use [...]

By | January 15th, 2020|Categories: Dessert, Health Benefits, Sugar-Free|3 Comments

Pumpkin Spicy Frappuccino

Pumpkin Spicy Frappuccino ½ cup cashews, soaked 1 hr. 1 cup strong coffee 3 cups coconut milk ½ cup pureed pumpkin ¼ cup maple syrup, to taste 2 tsp. vanilla extract 3 tbsp. pumpkin pie s 1 cup water ½ cup pureed pumpkin ¼ cup maple syrup, to taste 2 tsp. vanilla extract 3 tbsp. pumpkin pie spice Blend until [...]

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: Breakfast, Dessert, Health Benefits, Inflammation|Tags: , |0 Comments

Quick Christmas Candy

Quick Christmas Candy 1 cup honey 1/8 tsp. baking soda 1 cup almond butter 1/2 cup chocolate chips, melted (optional) Heat all ingredients, except chocolate chips, in medium saucepan, until boiling.   Boil, stirring constantly, until thermometer reaches 234 degrees (or 5-6 minutes). If you live in a humid place, you may need to cook a few minutes longer.  Remove [...]

By | December 24th, 2017|Categories: Dessert|0 Comments

Super Easy Christmas Fudge

Super Easy Christmas Fudge I wish I could remember where I picked up this Super Easy Christmas Fudge recipe, but boy is this my new favorite recipe to make, especially when I am wanting a treat.   The original recipe calls for sweetened condensed milk, but I use sweetened condensed coconut milk, which, of course, eliminates dairy.  Sweetened condensed coconut [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Categories: Dessert, Sugar-Free|0 Comments