• Food for Health

    Scale Still isn’t Moving?

    If you are working out on the daily, hitting your minimum required steps (10,000), getting enough sleep, drinking enough water, and the scale isn’t moving then it’s time to take a close look at your diet. You make think you are eating healthy but the truth is, you don’t know the entire picture UNTIL you look at the entire picture. With something as important as your diet you can’t just walk around without a plan or at least a glance. You would never take a road trip without at least looking at the map, now would you? So why are you messing around with your health? Please don’t just guess…

  • Food for Health

    Chocolate Brownie Impostor

    We all get that chocolaty, sweet craving from time to time and need a way to calm that bad monster without hurting our goals. Last night I was playing around with a protein mug cake because something with rich chocolate just sounded like a good idea at the time. Sometimes just playing in the kitchen without any rules produces the best creations. (How do you think my popular protein pancake ever came to light?) If you find yourself in the same situation then I encourage you to give this Rich Chocolate Imposter a try…. I promise you won’t miss the real thing at all. Ingredients: 1 scoop protein powder (I…

  • PCOS

    Living with PCOS

    PCOS-  is a hormone disorder called Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome and it is stated in the most recent study by Women’s Health.gov that it affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS are often insulin resistant, which means their bodies can make insulin but can’t use it effectively. The body compensates for this by increasing insulin production, leading to hyperinsulinaemia (excess insulin in the blood). Women with PCOS have higher levels of androgens, can have irregular periods, acne, thinning hair, excess hair growth on their body and face, among many other symptoms. The cause of PCOS is unknown but does seem to run in families (if your…

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    Gluten Free Skillet Pancake

    One of my absolute favorite foods is pancakes. Oh my I could eat them every single day. I like to play around with pancake recipes creating and re-creating different variations that won’t bother my digestive system or cause a flare up in my joints. Here is a different kind of take on the traditional pancake. The best part is its not messy at all, there is really no clean up…   Ingredients: 3 large eggs 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup plain almond milk 1/2 cup Cup 4 Cup (gluten free flour) * you can use regular flour if you must 🙂 2 Tbsp sugar or coconut sugar 1/2 tsp…