Paleo Chickpea Crusted Chicken

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Paleo Chickpea Crusted Chicken

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These easy, crispy baked chicken tenders are covered in chickpea crumbs rather than breadcrumbs, for a higher fiber, lower carb delicious meal! They are the perfect blend of crispy, flavorful coating and a moist, delicious inside. Served with my favorite Ellyndale Q Cups. A healthy yet tasty alternative to fast food. Pair with your favorite dipping sauce!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 lb-1.5lb boneless chicken tenders

  • 1-2 eggs

  • 1.5 cup milk of choice

  • 1 cup Chickpea breadcrumbs (Brand: Watusee Foods)

  • 1/8 cup italian seasoning

  • 1/8 cup garlic powder

  • 1/8 cup onion powder

  • 1/8 cup paprika

  • dash of chili pepper

  • sea salt

  • pepper

  • cooking oil spray

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat pan on high

  2. Spray some non stick coconut oil

  3. In a medium bowl, mix eggs and milk.

  4. In another medium sized bowl, mix together chickpea crumbs and seasonings.

  5. Dip each chicken tender one by one into the egg mixture, then cover both sides with seasonings to coat. Place on baking dish. Repeat for each chicken tender.

  6. Place on pan for total of 12 minutes, flipping halfway through and spraying again with cooking spray. Cook until golden brown

  7. Serve with Ellyndale Q Cups and veggies



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Dragonfruit PRONUTS ( Protein- Donuts)

dragonfruit donuts

These came out so YUMMY! My protein rich pro-nuts made with TrueFit Vanilla Grass Fed Protein Powder. Also the Dragonfruit Glaze is completely keto friendily ( Mind Blown!)

INGREDIENTS:

  • Two Scoops of TrueFit Vanilla Grass Fed Protein

  • 1/4 Cup of Almond Flour

  • 1/2 Cup of Almond Milk

  • 1 Tsp of Baking Powder

  • 1/4 Cup of Psyillian Husk

  • 1 Egg

Keto Dressing

  • Thawed Dragonfruit ( 3 Tablespoon)

  • 4 Tablespoon of Powdered erythritol ( I used Swerve)

  • 4 Tablespoon of MCT Oil

Mix in a bowl, dragonfruit, powdered erythritol, mct oil, until silky smooth.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Mix donut batter ingredients until no lumps. Place into non stick donut baking sheet. I spray or whipe the pan with coconut oil so there’s no stick. Add in batter, and bake at 350 for 8 mins on each side. Let donuts cool, and apply dragonfruit keto glaze. Then add coconut shreds.

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How to Whiten Teeth Naturally

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How to Whiten Teeth Naturally

how to naturally whiten your teeth

Our teeth is one of the first thing people notice when we meet them. Here are some tips on how to naturally whiten your teeth and protect your oral health. Leave a comment below for a chance to WIN Brush with Bamboo products. 

1.  BAKING SODA

baking soda teeth whitening

add about 1 tablespoon to two tablespoon of water, and brush your teeth. Naturally support getting rid of stains from eating and drinking dark foods.

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2. TONGUE SCRAPER

not only does this help with bad breath, this is also fantastic for your oral health. I do this daily with Brush with Bamboo tongue scraper and also travel with this

3. BRUSH WITH BAMBOO

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plastic tooth brushes are ruining our environment, I love support great companies like Brush with Bamboo their toothbrushes are 100% certified organic, from the bristle to the brush. I love the way these feel on my teeth, lower your carbon footprint today. 

4. FLOURIDE FREE TOOTH PASTE

flouride free tooth paste

 

there is a lot of controversy around fluoride, I personally choose to stay away from it, and use a natural tooth paste that is sls free, and fluoride free  

5.  HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

hydrogen peroxide

they call this nature's mouth wash, not only does it kill bacteria in your mouth, but also can help support whitening your teeth. Make sure to get food grade quality 

6. ACTIVATED CHARCOAL 

activated charcoal

we seen this is juices, but charcoal actually makes a great teeth whitener, I either add it in with my regular tooth paste of add it into my baking soda for a nice clean teeth washing. 

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Two things I love the most Chocolate & Avocados, put them together you have the most amazing chocolate avocado mousse. But hear me out, there are some secret ingredients! Check out this simple yummy recipe. My friends Sheri & Nancy from The Pillar Life come play in the kitchen with me! Learn how they started the Podcast and their top pillars for living the best life ever.

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chocolate avocado mouse

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 large ripe avocados, peeled and stoned
  • 3–4 tbsp runny honey, to taste
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 50g raw cacao powder
  • splash of orange juice 
  • pinch of cinnamon 
  • 3-4 pitted meedjol dates
  • 2 tablespoon of your favorite granola & coconut shreds 
  • top with one raspberry for presentation

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Put the avocados into a food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Add 3 tablespoons of the honey with the vanilla and cacao powder and blend again until completely combined. Taste and add more honey if necessary.
  3. Spoon the mousse into 8 shot or sweet wine glasses and put them into the fridge for an hour before serving.

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Short Guided Meditation

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Short Guided Meditation

benefits of meditation

A lot of people ask me how do I meditate. I decided to create a guided meditation video to walk you through my process. This is a great way to start your morning with a short guided meditation. I promise you will have the best day ever! ENJOY

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5 Easy Asian Dishes

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5 Easy Asian Dishes

easy asian recipes

Not all Asian food are created equal. Yes I know you are probably used to fast food asian take out, for those nexflix and chill nights. But Asian dishes can be super nourishing and easy to make. Here are my top 5 favorite go to easy Asian dishes. Enjoy and let me know if you are like me, and add hot sauce on everything ahah. 

1. THAI CHICKEN SKEWERS

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2.  HOMEMADE MISO RAMEN

3. RAINBOW ROLLS

4.  SUMMER VEGGIE ROLLS

5. YELLOW COCONUT CURRY

 

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PALEO LEMON POPPY SEED CUPCAKES:

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PALEO LEMON POPPY SEED CUPCAKES:

NOM NOM OMG! These turned out amazing!!! My Paleo Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes topped with my favorite Fruit Bliss Tart Cherries for nice texture, and frosted with my lemon glaze frosting! Perfect for your next summer get together, be careful these will go quick! GIVEAWAY ALERT!  I am hosting a giveaway to 3 Lucky Winners, comment below, follow Fruit Bliss & Tag a friend for a chance to WIN! Must be in the USA Good Luck

Paleo Cupcakes

PALEO LEMON POPPY SEED CUPCAKES: 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3/4 cup coconut flour (level measurement, not heaping)
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup 
  • 2 tablespoon of Fruit Bliss Tart Cherries 
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of a whole lemon 
  • 1/4 teaspoon pink himalyan salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 eggs 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
YUMMY

Creamy Lemon Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup raw cashew butter
  • top with Fruit Bliss Tart Cherries
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or coconut nectar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 to 3 teaspoons water , as needed to thin
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Thai Green Chicken Curry

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Thai Green Chicken Curry

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My friend Peti and I wanted to cook some yummy thai food! So we made some green curry! This took us only about 30 minutes. It's all in the prep work, and if you have leftover white rice this would be perfect. We tweaked the recipe by David Thompson, and put our own spin on it.

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 2 cups of coconut cream 
  • 5oz of skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons of fish sauce 
  • 2 cups of chicken or vegetable broth 
  • 1/4 cup of thai eggplant 
  • 1/4 cup of bamboo shoots 
  • 1/4 cup of choice of mushrooms 
  • 3 kaffir limes leaves 
  • 2 long red chillies 
  • handful of basil 
  • 2 tablespoon of shallots 
  • 1 clove of minced garlic 
  • 4 tablespoons of green curry paste 
  • 2 tablespoon of coconut oil
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INSTRUCTIONS: 

  1. Add coconut oil, shallots, garlic, green curry paste, chicken add veggies, broth, coconut cream, chilli, basil, cook for 15min on high, then turn heat on low and let it reduce
  2. Use jasmine rice, add curry sauce, top off with basil, and thai peanuts ( optional) 

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How to Meal Prep

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How to Meal Prep

 How to Meal Prep 

How to Meal Prep 

MEAL PREP 101: Abs are made in the kitchen, yes you could be working out, but if your diet is not up to par, by all means you will not see the result you wish to see. Some people thinks meal prep is confusion and a lot of work, but I will help break it down and make it super simple for you. Today on DailyBurn I shared my #KitchenHustle Meal Prep Hacks. Meal prep is fun, and you can play with so many different varieties. Have fun with it and make it your own.

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PROTEIN: 

  • Wild Salmon ( Pan Sear with Coconut Oil)
  • Mushroom Steak ( Baked & Marinated Overnight for Flavor)
  • Organic Chicken ( Grilled or Boiled)
  • Grilled Tofu ( Marinated for Extra Flavor)
  • Organic Hardboiled Eggs
How to Meal Prep

VEGETABLES:

I like to roast my vegetable in a all in one baking sheet. I toss all my precut veggies on to the pan with olive oil, salt and pepper. If you want to get fancy you can bring aromatics by adding fresh thyme & rosemary ( trust me it'll smell like heaven in your kitchen). You may also prep a large salad, kale & cabbage tends to last longer when prepping for the week.  

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COMPLEX CARBS:

  • Quinoa 
  • Brown Rice 
  • Spiralized Butternut Squash
  • Baked Sweet Potatoes 
  • Cauliflower Rice
Meal Prep Ideas

HEALTHY FATS:

  • Coconut Oil 
  • Avocados 
  • Ghee
  • Grape Seed Oil 
  • Cold Pressed Olive Oil
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SEASONING:  To watch our sodium intake I like to use fresh herbs, citrus ( lemon or lime, apple cider vinegar),  Nutritional yeast, kelp, fermented vegetables, miso, coconut aminos, liquid aminos to season.

SAUCES:

TIPS:

  1. Find a day preferably sunday to meal prep 
  2. Buy in bulk ( safe money) 
  3. Roast your veggies all in one 
  4. Keep your sauces separate from meals to prevent them from going bad 
  5. Add citrus to keep fresh, add toppings to add crunch factor ( hemp seeds, coconut, parmesan cheese, sesame seeds, almonds)

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Garlic Butternut Squash Noodles

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Garlic Butternut Squash Noodles

Butternut Squash Pasta

I made the yummiest Garlic Butternut Squash Pasta at Williams Sonoma! I made fresh cashew butter with Nutramilk, and made this yummy sauce. Here is my secret recipe! SHHHHHH, this sauce can be used for salad dressings, protein marinades, and more! Enjoy 

SAUCE INGREDIENTS: 

  • 1 Cup Fresh Cashew Butter made with Nutramilk
  • 2 Cups of Almond Milk
  • 1 Whole Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 Cup of Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 Tablespoon of Miso Paste
  • Pinch of Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • Handful of Basil
  • 2 Tablespoon of Tamari or Coconut Aminos

INSTRUCTIONS:

MAKE SAUCE, STIR FRY BUTTERNUT SQUASH PASTA WITH GARLIC AND OLIVE OIL. ADD IN FAVORITE VEGETABLES, SAUCE AND SERVE WITH FRESH BASIL ON TOP

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Whether you're vegan, lactose-intolerant or just enjoy a healthy lifestyle, the NutraMilk is a great appliance and/or gift that makes up to 2 liters of pure, fresh nut milks in 12 minutes with no additives, no mess and zero waste.

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How Tom Bilyeu Went From Broke to Billionaire

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How Tom Bilyeu Went From Broke to Billionaire

Tom Bileyu is probably one of the most humble, and generous guys I know! From co- founding one of the fastest growing companies in the world quest nutrition and creating Impact Theory, Tom is a force to be reckon with. He shared so much knowledge, passion, his past failures, and favorite books he recommends. Hope you enjoy this interview as much as I did filming it

Tom Bileyu Kitchen Hustle
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How I Helped Joy Lose 100 Pounds

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How I Helped Joy Lose 100 Pounds

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CLIENT NEWS‼️ My client Joy Fennell transformed her life After I transformed my own life and lost 100 pounds, I truly felt like I received a second chance at life. I gained clarity and promised myself I would dedicate my life to helping others. I knew I wanted to pay it forward and help others be the best version of themselves. Whether that was through recipes, motivation, I knew sharing my rock bottom could help heal others. Some people would be ashamed of it, but I realized how powerful it was to shine light on our darkness. Our healing begins when we share what makes us most vulnerable. I broke through my fear and began touring the country and speaking at different expos, festivals, schools, non-profits organizations, Whole Foods Market, appearing on national tv, anywhere that would give me the opportunity to share. Through my speaking engagements I have had the privilege of meeting so many kindred spirits, I also got to meet people who are on similar paths towards personal health transformations. I remember meeting Joy Fennell two years ago after a talk I gave in NYC, Joy shared with me that she was at her bottom and needed some guidance and coaching. I agreed to personally coach her with one exception, that we be able to share her transformation with the world. Joy agreed and we began a process of personal transformation one step at a time. I knew Joy was ready to change by her willingness to do whatever it took to heal herself from Rheumatoid Arthritis. We began not only transforming the foods she ate, but created new relationships with food and most importantly herself. We began with daily affirmations, mindfulness exercises and slowly incorporating physical activity. I am proud to witness Joy's transformation, it’s not about the number on the scale, but truly how at peace and happy Joy is. Joy is radiating happiness, and I am so happy to see her shining bright. Now it’s her turn to pay it forward! Tag a friend who can use this inspiration! Send Joy Fennell some LOVE! 

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How to Make Miso Salad Dressing

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How to Make Miso Salad Dressing

How to Make Miso Salad Dressing

I grew up eating miso salad dressing, it's super tasty and I always order this when I go out. But now I am going to teach you how to make your own at home! Super simple and tasty 

Almond-Miso Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon white miso paste
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar or mirin
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 (1-inch) piece ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha
  • 2 tablespoons water or almond milk

Salad

  • 1 (14-ounce) package extra-firm tofu,and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Almond-Miso Dressing
  • 1 head butter lettuce
  • 1 cup kale & purple cabbage, shredded
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/3 cup raw almonds
  • 1-2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1-2 tablespoons hemp seeds (optional)

  •  
Miso Tofu Salad

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Almond Butter Mango Squares

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Almond Butter Mango Squares

Rice Crispy Treats Recipe

Almond Butter Rice Crispy Treats

Perfect gilt Free snack!  Makes 12 squares   Bake for 10-15 minutes

Rice Crispy Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup brown rice syrup
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup/ coconut nectar
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups gluten-free brown rice crisp cereal

TOPPINGS:

Instructions:

  1. Prepare an 8 inch by 8 inch square pan, by lining it with 2 pieces of parchment paper, one going each way.
  2. In a large pot over low-medium heat, add the brown rice syrup, almond butter, butter, maple syrup, and salt. Stir well until super smooth and heated through. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
  3. Stir in the rice crisp cereal until thoroughly combined.
  4. Scoop into pan and spread out evenly. Press down with lightly wet fingers or roll flat with pastry roller. Place in oven at 250 to set for 5 minutes 
  5. Remove the pan from oven and top with Crispy Green mangos. Sprinkle with coconut and slice into squares. Enjoy

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Kogi Inspired Tacos

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Kogi Inspired Tacos

How to make paleo tacos

This is not a regular taco recipe but a kogi inspired taco recipe! If you are not familiar with Chef Roy Choi's Kogi truck you must check it out. I was inspired by the farmers market produce along with my Butcher Box grass fed ground beef I had available. Also I just picked up a yummy gochujang sauce which is a korean sweet and spicy sauce used in a lot of korean bbq.

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 1/2 Pound of Butcher Box Organic Grass Fed Ground Beef
  • 3/4 Cup of Bell Pepper Chopped 
  • 1/2 of a Onion Chopped 
  • Handful of Swiss Chard Chopped 
  • 3/4 Chopped Mushrooms 
  • 2 Tsp of Cumin & Coriander 
  • Pinch of Cayenne and Pink Salt 
  • 3 Tablespoon of Balsamic Vinegar 
  • 2 Tablespoon of Gochuchang Korean Sauce 
  • Pinch of Pepper 
  • 3/4 Cup of Chopped Zucchini 
  • 2 organic eggs ( sunny side up) 
  • Siete Paleo Tortillas ( Made with Coconut and Cassava) 
  • Black Sesame Seeds for Topping 
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • fresh salsa

INSTRUCTIONS:

Cook onions, and veggies until caramelized, add in protein, seasoning and let it cool. Cook eggs sunny side up and leave to cool. Heat up tortillas, and top with ground beef mix, avocados, salsa, egg, and sesame seeds. Add extra gochuchang sauce ( optional) ENJOY!

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Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

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Sriracha Chicken Meatballs

Paleo Chicken Meatballs

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 1/2 lbs. ground organic chicken 
  • 1 organic egg
  • 1/4 cup almond meal or gluten free bread crumbs
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • pinch of black pepper & pink salt
  • 1 tablespoon reduced soy sauce or liquid aminos
  • 1 tablespoon of gochujang ( optional)
  • coconut oil
  • handful of chopped green onions ( save some for garnish)
  • sesame for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a bowl, combine chicken with egg, almond meal/bread crumbs, garlic, and rest of seasoning
  2. form the meatballs with your hands (to avoid stickiness, rub your hands with coconut oil).
  3. Melt some coconut oil over high-heat non stick skillet.
  4. Brown the meatballs in batches on all sides, 5 to 7 minutes per side.
  5. Serve on plate, garnish with green onions, sesame seeds, and sriracha for extra kick, ENJOY
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Butternut Squash with Lemon Herb Wild Salmon

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Butternut Squash with Lemon Herb Wild Salmon

Baked Butternut Squash with Wild Salmon

I have been really into baking everything, as it releases so much yummy flavors. Not to mention it is so easy to adapt into a productive lifestyle. I just love the idea of all in one dishes. I bake the butternut squash in first, then add the wild salmon last 7 minutes before finishing. 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 piece of Wild Salmon
  • 1 Cup of Butternut Squash diced
  • Handful of Fresh Basil 
  • 3 Tablespoon of Chopped Onions & Cucumber 
  • 3/4 Cup of Seasonal Wild Mushrooms
  • 2 Tsp of Herb de Provence 
  • Pinch of Cayenne Pepper & Pink Salt 
  • Dash of Black Pepper
  • 1 Whole Lemon Cut Into Half ( Use Juice Add In Lemon for Flavor)
  • Add Favorite Gluten Free Glaze 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Bake at 450, for 15-20 Minutes. Add in Butternut Squash then add in Salmon last 7 minutes. 

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Paleo Brownies

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Paleo Brownies

Paleo Brownies

I baked some  sugar-free brownies made with @SweetLeafStevia Vanilla Crème Sweet Drops. So light & moist!!! Hosting a #Giveaway of my favorite #SweetLeaf Stevia products—have you tried these??? Leave a comment below for a chance to WIN. Good luck foodies! 

INGREDIENTS: 

Sweetleaf Vanilla Cream

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Grease 8x8-inch pan; set aside
  • Add coconut oil,Sweetleaf Sugar Leaf, salt and vanilla extract to a large bowl and mix until evenly blended
  • Add cocoa powder and mix well
  • Add eggs, one at a time, blending well after each addition
  • Add Paleo Flour Mix ( Almond Flour x Coconut Flour) , chocolate chips and nuts (if using) and mis until evenly blended
  • Pour batter into prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until sides start to pull away from pan
  • Remove from oven and cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature
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Hosting a #Giveaway of my favorite #SweetLeaf Stevia products—have you tried these??? Leave a comment below for a chance to WIN. Good luck foodies! 

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What is Cryotherapy?

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Took my pro swimming buddy Luke Pechmann for Cryotherapy as we both do swim training and was getting sore. Find out benefits of Cryotherapy.

  • Cryotherapy is any treatment that involves the use of freezing up to -240 temperatures for up to 2-3 minutes. See what the expert says about some of the benefits:

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