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FAQs: Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping

Every week we receive emails asking for more details about the Fab Four and making this philosophy work for your lifestyle. Why those four food categories? How do you use them to build meals or whip up smoothies? What are some of the best sources of each? If you’ve had similar questions, this series is for you. Follow along as we answer some of the most frequently asked questions. This week we’re tackling questions about meal planning and grocery shopping.  Staying committed to a healthy lifestyle requires planning. If you go to the grocery store with no idea of what to make in the next few days, you’ll probably end up with a cart full of random items that may...

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Fight Those Cravings with My Top Craving-Fighting Foods

While I’m not a huge snacker, I always aim to have Body Loving options available to not only me but also my family. I like to focus on nourishment, balancing blood sugar, and selecting foods that naturally regulate hunger hormones to leave me feeling balanced, not hangry, all day long. Here are my top 12 craving-fighting foods I make sure to keep close at hand. Satisfying Dairy AlternativesBe it for snacking or preparing my signature smoothies, I reach for clean nut milks boasting minimal ingredients—almond, cashew, or macadamia nut—from organic brands like Malk or Almond Milk from Thrive Market.  That being said, dairy isn't completely off the table. There are days, especially during my pregnancy where I'll do a raw sheep or goat...

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Buffalo Chili

Yum—perfect for watching the game at home or tailgating. Makes 8 to 10 servings (1 cup each) Ingredients 1½ tablespoons olive oil ½ medium white onion 2 celery stalks, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 pound ground buffalo meat 2 tablespoons chili powder 1½ teaspoons smoked paprika ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon cayenne ½ teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 cups vegetable broth 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped green onions Avocado chunks, for serving Directions In a large pot, heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add the onion, celery, and garlic and sauté until the onion is translucent. Add the meat, breaking...

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