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12 signs you have gluten intolerance

By amanda comstock | Dec 22, 2015

What is gluten intolerance? Gluten intolerance is a physical condition in your gut.  Gluten is a large protein found in wheat, barley, and rye that when eaten can cause a person’s digestive system to react negatively.  Undigested gluten proteins are treated like a foreign invader by the body, causing a wide variety of symptoms.  The…

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eat this not that

Eat this not that Delicious substitutions

By amanda comstock | Dec 2, 2015

Make better choices: Eat this not that Instead of…                                                                                            …

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Reverse Dieting

Reverse Dieting for fat loss

By amanda comstock | Nov 13, 2015

You’re weight loss has stalled, OR, you’ve reached your goal…now what? Weight loss is not as simple as “calories in vs. calories out.”  Many have the idea to keep eating less and/or exercising more in order to lose weight or get better muscle definition.  If this were true, then where does it stop? Or, what…

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Paleo banana bread

Paleo Banana Bread

By amanda comstock | Nov 8, 2015

Paleo banana bread:   Ingredients 4 very ripe bananas 4 organic eggs 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 cup coconut flour 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp stevia 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup semi-sweet choc chips (optional) 1/3 cup chopped unsalted walnuts (optional) Directions Mix eggs, coconut oil,…

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spicy beef taco salad recipe

Spicy beef taco salad recipe

By amanda comstock | Nov 5, 2015

Spicy beef taco salad recipe is delicious, healthy, and easy to make for dinner. Ingredients 1lb grass fed pasture raised ground beef 1/2 a medium white onion 1/2 a green bell pepper 1/2 a red bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp smoked…

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Homemade pico de gallo recipe

Homemade pico de gallo recipe

By amanda comstock | Nov 2, 2015

Homemade pico de gallo recipe is a fresh and easy addition to any Mexican southwest dish. It’s as simple as 5 ingredients – tomato, jalapeno, onion, bell pepper, lime juice and a chef’s knife.  Pico de gallo can be great with salsa & hot sauce or can be used in place of salsa. Ingredients 1-medium…

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Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

By amanda comstock | Oct 22, 2015

* This Ginger Chicken Stir Fry is a low FODMAP recipe.  If you are having IBS/digestive symptoms this recipe will not aggravate your tummy. : ) Ingredients 1 pound chicken breast, cut in small pieces 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh ginger (use more or less for taste preference) ginger also settles the tummy. 1 large…

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iodine deficiency

Iodine deficiency: problem in developed nations

By amanda comstock | Sep 20, 2015

Iodine deficiency is on the rise Most people assume that iodine deficiency was just a problem of the past.  After all, we don’t actually SEE anyone walking around with goiter these days. However, iodine deficiency has increased 4 fold in the last 40 years in the developed world.  It is estimated that 74% of people are at least…

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Marinated pepper steak

Marinated pepper steak

By amanda comstock | Sep 3, 2015

Marinated pepper steak Ingredients 1.5 lbs Ranchera or flat iron steak, grass fed beef preferred 1/4 cup soy sauce* (go with gluten free soy sauce for allergies) 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp avocado oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 1.5 tsp chili powder 1 tsp black…

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