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10 EASY WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH

10 EASY WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH

If you are thinking of eating healthier, make changes that you can manage, making them part of a lifestyle. Going extreme or eliminating things completely (unless you have no choice) is usually going to backfire. Allow balance! 10 EASY WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH 1. One less cup of coffee. Replace with caffeinated white, green, or maté tea. Or, choose an herbal caffeine-free tea. 2. Bake desserts instead of buying them and keep snacks real, whole food based. Think nuts/seeds, veggies with dip, Peanut butter on apples, a healthy tortilla chip with salsa, or cheese with a healthy...

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Easy Chocolate Syrup Recipe {Healthy Hershey Syrup Alternative}

Easy Chocolate Syrup Recipe {Healthy Hershey Syrup Alternative}

Easy Chocolate Syrup Recipe {Healthy Hershey Syrup Alternative} No need for unhealthy Hershey Syrup with this easy recipe!

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Natural Home Remedies for Heartburn, Pain & Pressure in the Chest & Stomach Area

Natural Home Remedies for Heartburn, Pain & Pressure in the Chest & Stomach Area

  This topic is very near and dear to my heart. Literally. If you read my About Me page, you can get the whole story. The pain I used to experience for so many years was incredibly debilitating and frustrating, because nothing gave me relief. I almost removed my gall bladder, I had my heart looked at numerous times assuming something was wrong. I tried it all from pain meds, heartburn meds, EVERY natural remedy under the sun, and I spent a lot of money in the process. The first thing to address is that many times the pain and pressure you feel in the center of...

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Blue Cheese Yogurt Salad Dressing Recipe

Blue Cheese Yogurt Salad Dressing Recipe

  Making your own salad dressing is one of those little ways to save money, and also to ensure that you are eating quality ingredients vs. the cheap fillers, preservatives, and flavoring agents used in store bought salad dressings. You could literally just mix blue cheese and yogurt and be good to go, but adding a few extra spices takes this dressing to another level. Aside from drizzling this over your next salad, this blue cheese dressing makes a fabulous chicken wing dipping sauce, or try this in place of mayonnaise on your next sandwich or wrap for a super...

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Tomato Salsa Recipe

Tomato Salsa Recipe

This salsa recipe takes SECONDS to make. Ok, maybe a minute, but there is really no reason to buy pre-made salsa filled with those few extra ingredients that your body does not need. Keep it fresh, keep it healthy, and you will find that the flavor will never compare to store bought. Salsa is such a versatile dish. It can be used on tacos, in breakfast omelets, in a sandwich or melted into a panini, over nachos, as a dip, over grilled fish or chicken. Do not get stuck in a tomato salsa rut either. Try strawberry, mango, or pineapple salsa by simply...

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Sweet Potato Taco Recipe {with homemade gluten-free tortillas}

Sweet Potato Taco Recipe {with homemade gluten-free tortillas}

Adding diced sweet potato to your regular taco filling adds flavor and additional nutrients. If you do not like sweet potatoes, you can always leave them out of this recipe. I do not like the flavor of sweet potato by itself, but it cooks down so you do not notice it is in there and it is a great way to get some extra vegetables into any dish. I finished this off with sharp cheddar cheese, fresh salsa (salsa recipe), and wrapped the taco filling in a soft, gluten-free tortilla wrap (gluten-free tortilla recipe).   SWEET POTATO TACO RECIPE {with...

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