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Fab 4 Dark Chocolate Avocado Mousse

When the sweet tooth seems like it can’t be tamed, I know there are plenty of ways to satisfy it without spiking my blood sugar. For starters, I honor it. Craving sweet things is hardwired into us and restricting or swearing off sweets entirely can backfire and make the craving even stronger. I always tell my clients to replace before you remove, so if you want to reduce the amount of sweets you eat, find healthier options to replace the sugar-filled versions.  Take cereal, for example. Cereal is a quick easy breakfast or late night snack, but conventional versions are filled with sugar and starting or ending my day with the inevitable blood sugar rollercoaster ride that follows is not...

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Ketogenic Macadamia Nut Bread

Making your own bread can be easy and delicious with this nut bread recipe. PREP TIME 10 minutes TOTAL TIME 40 minutes SERVINGS Makes 1 loaf FREEZER FRIENDLY No Ingredients Ghee or coconut oil, for the pan 1/2 cup of whole raw macadamia nuts 1/2 cup whole raw cashew nuts 5 eggs 1 rounded teaspoon baking soda 1 cup coconut butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice   Directions Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a standard loaf pan with ghee or coconut oil. In a food processor, blend the nuts into a chunky butter (a texture between chunky and smooth). While running the food processor, break 1 egg at a time and drop...

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Fab Four Chia Seed Pudding

A scrumptious way to start your day! Make this tonight so you can simply grab it from the refrigerator in the morning. PREP TIME 3 minutes TOTAL TIME 5 minutes SERVINGS 1 Servings FREEZER FRIENDLY No Ingredients 1/4 cup of chia seeds 1 1/2 cups of unsweetened vanilla almond milk, plus more if needed Vanilla protein powder containing 20-30 grams protein 1 tablespoon nut butter (I use almond or cashew)   Directions Place the chia seed in a mason jar (or other glass container with screw-on lid). Place the almond milk, protein powder, and nut butter in a high speed blender and blend, then pour the mixture over the chia seeds and screw the lid on tight. Shake well to...

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A Breakfast Swap that is full of Magic

When you think of Body Love meals, the main things that probably come to mind are Fab Four smoothies and leafy green meals with lots of protein. After all, those are the kinds of meals I’ve shown you how to make! But remember, I do not preach that you have to give up the foods you love. It’s important to know that every day will not be - and doesn’t have to be - perfect for you to achieve your goals or love your body well. While I think it’s perfectly fine to enjoy things like brownies, pasta, or a good ol’ fashioned bowl of cereal from time to time, I also want to let you know when there’s a swap-able...

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Farmers' Market Frittata

A few fresh vegetable buys at the farmers’ market or grocery store can turn a standard egg breakfast into this delicious frittata. PREP TIME 15 minutes TOTAL TIME 45 minutes SERVINGS 4-6 Servings (If your kids are little) FREEZER FRIENDLY No Ingredients 10 eggs 1/2 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon avocado oil 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms 1 cup roughly chopped broccoli rabe 3 cups baby spinach Basil, cut into chiffonade Directions Preheat the oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, lightly whisk the eggs. Season with salt and pepper and set aside. In a large cast-iron frying pan over medium heat, heat the avocado oil, then add the...

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