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Nut and Seed Salad

lunch/dinner recipes Dec 04, 2017

Many Metabolic Balance® Plans have Nut and Seed combos as a protein option. Nuts and seeds are another nutritional powerhouse, and a great alternative to animal proteins and cereals. When you combine almonds with either pumpkin or sunflower seeds, you’ll get a well balanced amino acid (protein) profile. In addition to vitamins B and E, they contain abundant dietary fiber, which aids digestion.

Before consumption, they should be roasted, soaked or cooked. 

This is an easy recipe...

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100% Rye No-Knead Sourdough Loaf

recipes Dec 04, 2017

This 100% Rye Sourdough Loaf isn't just any bread, it’s a superfood!

You may wonder, why can you eat only rye bread while you are on your Metabolic Balance® plan?

Rye has a very different carbohydrate structure than wheat or any other grain. Rye has been shown to be more beneficial on blood sugar levels, as it takes the body longer to break down the carbohydrates in rye than in other flours. Read the study on this here. Many people who cannot tolerate wheat gluten can tolerate the...

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Superficial Superfood

inspiration Dec 04, 2017

I recently had the opportunity to contribute to an article for Livestrong website. Check it out here: https://www.livestrong.com/article/1012967-shockingly-popular-superfood-isnt-kale.

 People are often wanting to eat the latest superfood and if you read the news or different blogs, you’ll be inundated with overwhelming info as to what is the latest superfood you MUST eat.

Let me be honest: if you eat a well balanced diet, with a great variety of fresh, local-if possible, seasonal...

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Simple Oatmeal

breakfast recipes Dec 04, 2017

Whole oats, cooked in milk with fresh fruit is such a nourishing and lovely meal to start your day with. We all benefit from the warming simplicity and flavorful combinations, it’s like a hug on the inside.

You can use any of the fruits mentioned on your Metabolic Balance® Plan: grated apple is nice, fresh seasonal pear, fresh berries, you get the idea.

 

 


1. one portion oats

2. one portion milk

3. one portion fruit

4. cinnamon to taste

 


I like to soak my oats...

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Water Often

inspiration Nov 08, 2017

Fatigue, Anxiety, Irritability, Depression, Cravings, Hunger, Cramps, Headaches, Heartburn, Joint Pain,  Back Pain, Constipation--- If you put any of these symptoms into Web MD (which we all know is never a good idea), the litany of illnesses that would pop up is enough to drive anyone into a tailspin. The truth is, all of these symptoms can be caused by one thing: not drinking enough water! In fact, water is the most common nutritional deficiency in the American population!...

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Almond Milk

recipes Nov 02, 2017

Almond milk is a great alternative for those sensitive to dairy. Making your own is not only easy, but important, as store bought almond milks have many additives, preservatives, sugars and binders--- things we shouldn't be putting into our bodies!  Next time you’re at the store, read some of the almond milk labels. If you know what all those chemicals are and if you think your body knows how to process them, go right ahead and buy them! My challenge for you is to make a...

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