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Make your own cleaners! – The Road to Loving My Thermo Mixer. It’s not hard to make your own dishwashing powder and washing powder in your mixer once you know what you need!

Make your own cleaners! – The Road to Loving My Thermo Mixer

I have spent weeks and weeks researching this topic to create my own recipe. You would think this is quite simple but there is a bit you need to know. Intensely Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies - The Freckled Foodie. I’m sorry I did this to you.

Intensely Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies - The Freckled Foodie

If you are like me and want your “paleo treats” less on the sweet side, heavy on the indulgent side, and insanely chocolately then this one is for you. I mean… I used a half cup of cacao. Again, sorry. You will not be able to stop eating these… straight from the oven or straight from the fridge/freezer. Obesity treatment by very low-calorie-ketogenic diet at two years: reduction in visceral fat and on the burden of disease.

The Best Paleo Brownies (Chocolaty Goodness) Have I got a treat for you today.

The Best Paleo Brownies (Chocolaty Goodness)

Delicious, fudge-like brownies that are not even bad for you! No sugar, no flour involved. Golden Milk Turmeric Ice Cream - No-Churn Recipe. Healtheasy : Energy Bars and Powering Through. I feel like a huge weight has been lifted off of my shoulders!

Healtheasy : Energy Bars and Powering Through

It's been a pretty crazy week, and I can finally sit down, not be anywhere, and gather my thoughts. After our bi-monthly sushi dinner (featuring our self-invented BYOTea) this past Sunday, I was talking to my roommate Julie and we both knew it was going to be a hard week. So we came up with the concept of Best Week Ever. It is our way of tackling the week and powering through with a positive attitude. We focus on appreciating all the good things that happen to us, and looking at the challenges that come in a better light. Coconut Yogurt Chia Seed Pudding Parfaits - Blissful Basil. I’ve made a lot of chia pudding over the last few years, but this one is far and away my all-time favorite!

Coconut Yogurt Chia Seed Pudding Parfaits - Blissful Basil

It’s luxuriously creamy, subtly sweet, and intensely satisfying. The trick? Using a combination of coconut yogurt + plant-based milk for the base as opposed to only plant-based milk. Blueberry Bliss Breakfast Bars (No-Bake, Vegan, Gluten Free, Naturally Sweetened) Even under the least desirable conditions (rain, snow, sleet, ice, and let’s not forget those – 40 C wind chill temperatures), I always come back to thinking that walking my dog first thing in the morning is pretty much the best possible way to start the day.

Blueberry Bliss Breakfast Bars (No-Bake, Vegan, Gluten Free, Naturally Sweetened)

An ideal opportunity to welcome the new and rinse out the old before the chaos of the inevitable takes over and the monkey mind sets in. And this time of year, well, it’s hard not to be in love with the outdoors. Everything is lush, fresh and inviting. Flashes of life and color on every corner. Even our cat is getting in on the action! 5:2 author Michael Mosley: 'I'm proof low-fat diets don't work' No-Bake Paleo Chocolate Protein Bars. Have you been looking for the perfect post-workout snack?

No-Bake Paleo Chocolate Protein Bars

Something that will refuel your system and taste delicious but without all that artificial crap found in most convenience foods? Well I gots the perfect recipe for ya: No-Bake Paleo Chocolate Protein Bars. Yum! A few weeks back at the Affiliate Allstars CrossFit competition, when we weren’t on the arena floor competing, we were on the floor (literally) foam rolling, stretching, and…eating. A Paleolithic-type diet may help reduce future risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. A Paleolithic-type diet may help obese postmenopausal women lose weight, improve their circulating fatty acid profile and lower their future risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, new research reports.

A Paleolithic-type diet may help reduce future risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

The study results will be presented in a poster Sunday, April 3, at ENDO 2016, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in Boston. "Eating a Paleolithic-type diet without calorie restriction significantly improved the fatty acid profile associated with insulin sensitivity, and it reduced abdominal adiposity and body weight in obese postmenopausal women," said lead study author Caroline Blomquist, a doctoral student in the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine at Umeå University in Umeå, Sweden. "A Paleolithic-type diet, high in polyunsaturated fatty acids, may have long-term beneficial effects on obesity-related disorders, including reduced risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. "