Coconut Combo Protein Bars

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I call these babies “coconut combo” because included in the recipe is a combination of coconut goodness: Coconut oil, coconut sugar (not a lot), and shredded coconut. Why is coconut the darling of the moment? It’s a different kind of fat that’s metabolized differently by our bodies than most other oils.

Most fats are made of LCTs (long chain triglycerides), but coconut is made of MCTs (medium chain triglycerides). Eating foods containing MCT is like putting high octane fuel into your car. The ...

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Gluten-Free {Vegan} Gingerbread Balls

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Looking for a healthy rendition to add to your holiday favourtites? I have the perfect holiday recipe for you.

These guys are delicious and so easy to make. They also happen to be vegan and gluten-free, but don’t let that fool you. I knows huge ice cream fanatics that find these gems addictive. They’re also high in iron and fibre amongst other redeeming qualities.

Check out the health benefits of these ingredients or just scroll down to the recipe:

Dates have tons of ...

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Pumpkin Seed Power

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Wait!… don’t throw those pumpkin seeds away… they’re actually very good for you, and great tasting if you season them right. Some of you will take pleasure in the fact that there are a ton of redeeming qualities in these guys. Others won’t give a rats a$$ about that kind of stuff. Either way, you owe it to yourself try a couple of these flavour combinations.

Quick list of redeeming qualities:

  • High in magnesium
  • Rich source of zinc
  • Fantastic source of omega-3s
  • Alkaline forming
  • Reduces LDL
  • Promotes ...
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