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Almond Butter Cookies Recipe

This recipe uses Plant Fusion’s Lean Chocolate Brownie Protein Powder to make gooey, melt in your mouth almond butter cookies perfect for holiday parties or a sweet, end-of-the-day snack. Ingredients: 1/2 cup natural creamy almond butter 1/4 cup coconut sugar 1/4 teaspoon of salt (only if your almond butter isn’t salted) 1 large egg 2 […]

Warming, Gluten-Free, Paleo Shepherds Pie

The perfect gluten-free, wintertime comfort food that can easily be made paleo-friendly! It’s super easy to make and is the perfect warming meal on a cold winter day. Ingredients 1 lb lean ground lamb, or beef 450g 1 tbsp olive oil 3 large carrots medium dice 1 large onion chopped 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 […]

Is Melatonin Safe For Children Struggling to Sleep?

Article written by Joe Palinsky Sleep is a luxury that not everyone can afford. Try as they might, there are countless people across the planet who toss and turn in their beds until sunrise. Though this is a common problem in adults, it is also an issue many children experience on a regular basis. If […]

5 Ways To Keep Moving When It’s Too Cold To Function

Article Written by Jessica Thiefels Staying active in the winter is hard—especially on the coldest days when even getting out of bed is a challenge. Don’t let the winter doldrums keep you from moving your body and working toward new goals and resolutions. Instead, use the following ideas to stay motivated and bring more movement into […]

5 Reasons To Add Ashwagandha To Your Medicine Cabinet

Article written by Joe Palinsky For most people, the medicine cabinet is a storage space that acts as a window to the past. Expired pill bottles and loose adhesive strips mingle on the shelves, reminding you of all the maladies you’ve encountered in your years. With 2017 winding down, now is an excellent time to […]

4 Ways to Tell If Your Protein Bar Is Healthy

Finding a protein bar isn’t easy. Some bars are delicious but contain ingredients that leave a lot to be desired. Other bars have mainly healthy ingredients but may contain too much sugar and might actually be unhealthy for some people. How can you tell what is the best option for you? Let’s check out four […]

5 Ways to Use Tea When Cooking

You certainly have heard of people cooking with wine and beer but how about cooking with tea? A very interesting cooking ingredient, tea contains distinctive flavors which can add herbal, sweet, and even smoky touches to your cooking repertoire. Let’s check out 5 ways to use tea when cooking. 1. Flavoring Use tea as an […]

Let’s Talk Turmeric!

  Join us for an introduction to turmeric and its numerous health benefits. Learn all about MegaFood’s real food approach to incorporating this wonderful spice into your lifestyle. Also, meet MegaFood’s turmeric Farm Fresh Partner with a photo tour of their farm in Hawaii!   Subscribe to LuckyVitamin’s YouTube Channel!   PermalinkComment

DHA, EPA & ALA: How Much Do You Actually Need?

Omega-3 supplements are very beneficial to your health but some people may find a little complicated to understand all the abbreviations used on the products’ ingredients list. EPA, DHA and ALA. What do they stand for? Which food sources can you get them from? How much do you actually need? Let’s have a quick look […]

Holiday White Chocolate Bark Recipe

The perfect combination of sweet and crunchy, this festive candy is full of heart-healthy dried cranberries and antioxidant-rich almonds. Unsweetened coconut saves a few calories while adding delicious flavor and a bit of fiber. If these toppings aren’t your favorite – customize it to fit you! Ingredients 1 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut 1 cup […]

Add These 6 Things to Your Evening Ritual for Better Sleep

Unfortunately, many people have a difficult time sleeping well these days. Stress, busy schedules, and hectic lifestyles often lead to difficulties falling asleep and sleeping throughout the night. Evening rituals or bedtime routines can be an excellent way to improve your overall sleep. The purpose of these activities is to relax and de-stress your mind […]

Paleo Gingerbread Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan)

Sticking to a paleo diet (or any diet for that matter!) during the holidays is a true test of will. Watching everyone else indulge in sweet, forbidden treats can really dampen your holiday spirit. Luckily, there are ways to participate in holiday fun without sacrificing your healthy lifestyle! These paleo gingerbread cookies are not only fun to bake, […]

A Recipe For Health: Mediterranean Style

  Take advantage of the best elements of the Mediterranean Diet for your family’s health. Learn how eating fish, and using high-quality ingredients such as Extra Virgin Olive Oil, fresh vegetables, herbs and spices, can promote the health of your family’s hearts, minds and immune systems.   Subscribe to LuckyVitamin’s YouTube Channel!   PermalinkComment

The Best Essential Oil Blends For The Fall-Winter Transition

We’re right in the thick of Fall! Soon we’ll find ourselves spending more time inside and these blends are perfect for bringing in those comfy fall feelings. Each blend is spicy, sweet, refreshing and instantly puts you in a good mood—filling your home with the good vibes of the season! Just add the oils to your […]

5 Best Ways to Save Energy While Staying Warm This Winter

Article written by Joe Palinsky Winter is coming and it’s going to bring along some seriously chilly days and nights. Though the worst of the season is still ahead, now is an excellent chance for you to start preparing. Many homeowners are aware that consuming too much energy in the winter to stay warm can […]