Need an energy boost with no caffeine required? MCT oil could be the perfect addition to your morning routine. It is a great way to kick start your weight loss journey or increase your athletic performance level. MCT is a quick source of clean, healthy fuel for your body that may do all of this and more. MCT stands for medium chain triglyceride which is just a fancy name for a saturated fatty acid that your body can easily change into energy. Fatty acids are like little sub-units of fat that require less breakdown in order for the body to use them. Medium chain fatty acids head directly … [Read more...] about Get Fired Up with MCT Oil!!!
I have seen these great little tips for jar salads and thought I would share the tips. All of us are busy and I am constantly encouraging prep time. Prepare for your week ahead of time and you are less likely to make unhealthy choices during the week. Here is a link for more information on salad in jar tips The Kitchen How to arrange ingredients: This will help you avoid a soggy salad. From BOTTOM to TOP: Dressing Shredded carrots Cherry tomatoes Sunflower seeds Hard boiled eggs Any other meat or proteins Baby spinach or lettuce DIRECTIONS: 1) Arrange ingredients in a … [Read more...] about Jar Salads
Here's a great recipe perfect for a holiday party or for your Christmas dinner! It's made with healthy vegetables and has a wonderful Italian flavor. I used gluten free quinoa pata to make it extra healthy :) Although completely optional, totally yummy with shrimp or bacon. 1-8 oz. package of pasta 1/4 c. red onion, chopped 2 stalks of celery, chopped 1/2 of a medium green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 of a medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 - 2 oz. can of sliced black olives 3/4 - 1 c. Italian dressing (favorite purchased or recipe below) 1 -2 tomatos, seeded and chopped 1 pound of … [Read more...] about Christmas Pasta
2 Tbsp. MCT oil 1 Tbsp. water 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 1 Tbps. LCM Sassy Vinaigrette Seasoning 2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard 3-4 drops liquid stevia … [Read more...] about Twisted Mustard Dressing
This recipe is a nice light and fresh salad perfect for those hot summer days. I used Just Like Sugar which I highly recommend if you are trying to remove sugar from your diet. Just Like Sugar is not an artificial sweetener, but it's a natural sweetener made from chicory and orange peels. Just Like Sugar has none of the strong aftertastes of stevia or artificial sweeteners and is not only pleasant tasting, it works great for all your cooking and baking needs. Just Like Sugar is safe for diabetics, and Dr. Darren Weissman, DC has this to say about Just Like Sugar for those with diabetes: … [Read more...] about Summer Spinach Salad
Carol recommends getting in 4 to 5 cups of vegetables a day and 2 to 3 of them should be green and leafy. Every day you should make a big salad. We typically will do this midday or before dinner which will help you meet your requirements for veggies and it is great for your health. Mix it up and make changes so your body does not plateau and keep it interesting. The Classic Salad 3 Cups of Mixed Greens 1 Whole tomato 1/4 red onion 1/2 cucumber 1 tsp nuts of seeds (optional) Sassy Vinaigrette Dressing 1 1/2 Tbsp. Sassy Vinaigrette Seasoning 4 Tbsp. MCT Oil 2 Tbsp. filtered … [Read more...] about Eat A Salad Everyday!