How to Make Protein Bars

How to Make Protein Bars
Protein bars are easy to make and are great for on-the-go snacks. Commercial protein bars are often filled with fillers, soy, artificial flavors and sweeteners. Try this take on the protein bar formula from Team Beachbody Newsletter Recipe: Snack Bar-O-Matic Want to try your hand at making your own fruit and nut–based snack bar? In just a few minutes, you can...Read More

Five Stories of Nutrition and Healing in Autoimmunity

Five Stories of Nutrition and Healing in Autoimmunity
Today, I listened to a Phoenix Helix podcast Episode 30. I love her Stories podcasts which are Episodes 1, 14 and 30. In each of these three episodes, Eileen interviews people with different autoimmunity diseases. Today several of the stories really hit home for me. In the first story, Tracey reversed Scleroderma, Polymyositis, and Raynaud’s with the Autoimmune Protocol diet...Read More

Autoimmune Protocol and Dining Out = Trouble

Autoimmune Protocol and Dining Out = Trouble
When you are following the autoimmune protocol (AIP), it is quite challenging to eat out. Even a simple salad can have hidden triggers in the salad dressings such as artificial sweeteners, seed spices, and preservatives. So I was quite delighted when I saw that Panera Bread (the name says it all as to why I don’t go there – GLUTEN...Read More

Dr. Terry Wahls – Healing MS with nutrition, exercise, meditation

Dr. Terry Wahls – Healing MS with nutrition, exercise, meditation
This is a wonderful video by Dr. Terry Wahls. She is a traditionally trained physician who lived life on the other side of the desk – as a Multiple Sclerosis patient. She was quickly confined to a zero-gravity chair for most of the time until she started researching animal models for healing the brain. She has a book titled, The...Read More

Strawberry Shakeology + Chocolate Shakeology = DA BOMB!

Strawberry Shakeology + Chocolate Shakeology = DA BOMB!
Post by Sybil Cooper. My Strawberry Shakeology finally arrived! I tried it with water in a shaker cup as I might have it while on the road. It was tasty but definitely not my preferred method, ha ha ha. My go to drink has been the following: 1/2 scoop Chocolate Shakeology 1/2 scoop Vanilla Shakeology 1/2 serving frozen strawberries or...Read More

How Will the 21 Day Fix help you?

How Will the 21 Day Fix help you?
I love peanut butter. I could sit with a jar of all natural peanut butter and a spoon and eat until my heart’s content….until I read that a serving is TWO Tablespoons! And what was even worse, when I used an actual tablespoon to measure it, the HORROR I felt! My regular spoon was equivalent to 2 tablespoons! I was...Read More