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RISE & SHINE BAKES AVOCADO

If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast, you’ll want to bypass much of the traditional fare in the US. Cereal, bagels, pancakes, waffles, muffins, and doughnuts all have one thing in common… They’re refined carbohydrates that will quickly break down to sugar, increase your insulin levels, and cause insulin resistance, which is the number one… 

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HOW MUCH CHOCOLATE SHOULD YOU EAT?

According to researchers, 6.7 grams of dark chocolate per day — a bit less than half a bar a week — represents the ideal amount for a protective effect against inflammation and cardiovascular disease. The findings come from one of the largest epidemiological studies ever conducted in Europe. The study focused on the complex mechanism… 

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Juniper

JUMPIN’ JUNIPER OIL!

Juniper Berry oil is doTERRA’s oil of the month for so many reasons! Derived from the coniferous tree, Juniper Berry essential oil has a rich history of traditional uses and therapeutic benefits. Juniper Berry acts as a natural cleansing agent, both internally and externally. Juniper Berry supports healthy kidney and urinary function and is very beneficial… 

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Coconut N Almond

COCONUT ‘N ALMOND MELTAWAYS

Lately I’ve been letting my cupboards go completely bare before replenishing them.  Unfortunately, that means I become a  scavenger when it’s time for a quick snack.  Scouring my cupboards for a low-carb treat, I found some leftover coconut and almonds. Of course, I totally could have just eaten as is, but that just sounded painfully boring at… 

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doTERRA INTRODUCTORY KIT GIVEAWAY

Summer is quickly coming to an end, which means the holidays will soon be here.  For many, the holidays are a wonderful time to spend with family, but there are a few of us that find it a bit stressful.  The hustle and bustle, finding the perfect gift, loads of traveling. I love it, but… 

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TEX-MEX QUINOA

I’m a huge fan of quinoa. I’ve heard mixed reviews on the health benefits of it and I know there is an entire Paleo community very anti-quinoa, but I love it! When it comes to budget meals, quinoa based casseroles are a great way to go. One of my favorite ways of devouring this high… 

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MATCHA ICE CREAM

 Sometimes ice cream for breakfast is just what the doctor ordered. This Morning Matcha Ice Cream is packed with antioxidants and protein, which helps me get through many rough mornings with a smile on my face. I love having an ice cream maker, not that I need loads of ice cream in my diet, but… 

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