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Avoid Processed Drinks

Avoid Processed Drinks

This is going to touch on just the liquid consumption of sugar… Many people don’t realize how much sugar they are drinking on a daily basis. Many want to live in denial, but they want the extra pounds to just magically go away. Many people doesn’t realize their energy level […]

Diet Coke Rehab

Diet Coke Rehab

Friends, this post has to be shared to my new SHK site.  I am going to leave it as it was when I wrote it back in 2011 because I feel it’s important to see just how excited I was to be “off the juice” […]

Dairy Free Spinach Artichoke Dip

Dairy Free Spinach Artichoke Dip

 This dip is good. Real good. Even if you hate cashews you should try this recipe if you are wanting to consume less dairy in your life.  It’s packed with protein! You can eat it with tortilla chips, crackers, chips and/or veggies. Enjoy. Print Dairy […]

You’re Giving Yourself a Headache

You’re Giving Yourself a Headache

Headaches! I hate headaches. I used to get them often before cleaning up my act. I used to live on Diet Coke and Tylenol. I remember taking Tylenol often.  I wish I would have known that eating clean would transform me this much because I […]

Healthy Strawberry Jello

Healthy Strawberry Jello

I created this dessert for anyone that loves strawberries and jello but doesn’t want to consume all the refined sugar, artificial dyes, and artificial flavors. This recipe has no refined sugars which is a big plus! It’s sweetened with dates, honey and strawberries. Did you […]

Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

I love salsa! This salsa has tons of flavor and is great with chips, veggies or a salad. Take it to your next pitch in and it’s sure to be a hit! Print Dairy Free + Gluten Free + Refined Sugar Free Ingredients 1 small […]

Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding

This recipe is so easy to make, especially if you have a Vitamix. love mine and have had it for over 5 years.  It does an excellent job of chopping the dates and chia seeds so they are no longer visible in this recipe (nobody wants […]

Disappointment

Disappointment

Living a healthy life isn’t just about what you eat.  Your mental and spiritual health are equally important. People often underestimate the power of daily thoughts and their impact on overall health. Do you feel you are always beating yourself up when you do something […]

No Bake Energy Balls

No Bake Energy Balls

These little nuggets of love had me at NO-BAKE…These are super simple to make and the possibilities are endless. These make a great snack in school lunches or on the go, an after school snack to fuel up for homework, and even a great satisfying […]