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Mood Boosting Superfood Smoothie (Plant-Based & Antioxidant Rich)

This mood boosting smoothie has been my morning fix for quite a while now. I love it because it’s loaded with l-tryptophan, an amino acid that is a precursor for serotonin (the happy hormone) and melatonin (for healthy sleep patterns). My newest obsession in the field of nutrition is hormone regulation. By incorporating nutrient-dense ingredients rich… Read More Mood Boosting Superfood Smoothie (Plant-Based & Antioxidant Rich)

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Vegan Raw Cacao Mood Boosting Mexican Hot Chocolate (Methods for Iced & Hot)

I’ve been pretty obsessed lately with ingredients that make my brain happy, especially when those ingredients can be put into some of my favorite indulgences, like hot chocolate. By happy, I mean effectively regulating everything from hormone balance to mood stability. As someone who is prone to depression and anxiety, using nutrition to help me… Read More Vegan Raw Cacao Mood Boosting Mexican Hot Chocolate (Methods for Iced & Hot)

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Bullet-Proof Mocha

  I love coming up with new ways to enjoy food on this plan.  Creating something that satisfies my constant search for flavor and my need for nutrition is always a win for me. This is an updated version of my favorite bullet-proof coffee, and the precursor to my latest bulletproof recipe – bulletproof yerba… Read More Bullet-Proof Mocha

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Bullet-Proof Coffee: A Success Story

My love for coconut oil is a new one. I was taught through my very restricted curriculum that coconut oil is a saturated fat, therefore, on a molecular level, affects our heart health the same way that other saturated fats like butter and lard do. Oh, so wrong, so wrong.