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Paleo Friendly Desserts

One of the biggest stumbling blocks with the Paleo Diet plan is desserts. Most desserts have unnatural sweeteners and starchy carbs that spike insulin levels. Most sweet treats are a recipe for disaster. However, with kids,...

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Common Food Myths

Today, with the ubiquity of the internet and increase in fads and ill-information, there are ridiculous myths concerning food and weight loss abound. Many of these myths have been carried on from decades centuries ago and even...

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Paleo Friendly Desserts

Paleo Friendly Desserts One of the biggest stumbling blocks with the Paleo Diet plan is desserts. Most desserts have unnatural sweeteners and starchy carbs that spike insulin levels. Most sweet treats are a recipe for disaster....

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7 low calorie snack options

G.O.R.P The classic hiking accompaniment makes a great snack. Ingredients 1/2 ounce whole shelled (unpeeled) almonds 1/4 ounce unsalted dry-roasted peanuts 1/4 ounce dried cranberries 1 tbsp chopped pitted dates 1 1/2 tsp...

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7 low calorie dessert options

Fruity Parfaits This treat uses non-fat yogurt for it’s creamy texture. Ingredients 2 8-ounce containers (2 cups) nonfat peach yogurt 1/2 pint fresh raspberries, (about 1 1/4 cups) 1 1/2 cups fresh, frozen or canned pineapple...

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7 low calorie dinner options

Tex-Mex Burger Wraps These quick burger wraps will be a sure fire hit and they are much healthier than their fast food cousins. Ingredients 12 ounces lean ground beef 1 cup refried beans 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 tbsp...

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7 low calorie lunch options

Pasta & Beans This hearty dish combines filling beans with delicious pasta. Ingredients 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 (15 ounce) can beans 2 cups penne pasta salt to taste...

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