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8 Nutritious Snacks to Boost Metabolism

No Time for Weight Loss or Food Unfortunately, a very common complaint that many people have, especially men who desire to lose weight, is that they don’t have time to eat during the work day.  Oftentimes, added onto this need is the inability to take meal breaks consistently, leaving just brief moments available for someone… Read More 8 Nutritious Snacks to Boost Metabolism

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11 Favorite Vegetarian Cookbooks – Cookie and Kate

Cookie and Kate is a great website for recipes using whole foods.  Here’s her list of vegetarian cookbook favorites that I came across when I was exploring for more easy vegan recipes. Looking for more meatless recipes? Find my go-to vegetarian cookbooks here. You’ll find a wide variety of recipes to enjoy in these fantastic… Read More 11 Favorite Vegetarian Cookbooks – Cookie and Kate

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How To Use Fermented Foods In Meals

Benefits of Fermented Foods in Meals Why should you bother to take a few extra minutes for the first try of including fermented, or cultured, food into any main meal? Meal has less carb sugars due to the process of fermentation, which will stabilize blood sugar levels post meal You’ve made the meal easier for… Read More How To Use Fermented Foods In Meals

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Why You Should Eat More Plant Protein For Weight Loss

Lentils for Protein! Round Up Recipes by @thegardengrazer for all things tasty and lentil. Lentils are an amazing source of protein and fiber, which are necessary for weight loss and sustainability. Why should you try at least one of these recipes for more plant-based food options? Protein Sources for Weight Loss Love animal protein more… Read More Why You Should Eat More Plant Protein For Weight Loss

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Cultured Mushrooms (for Health) and Weight Loss

Our Mushroom History I got played. For years, my spouse has been looking for any opportunity to grow his own mushrooms.  In yet another effort to convince me to help him bore HUNDREDS of holes into logs and then individually place Fungi Perfecti’s mushroom plugs into said logs, he “casually” looked up fermenting mushrooms while… Read More Cultured Mushrooms (for Health) and Weight Loss

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New to Fermenting? Here’s the Basics of Veggie Ferments

Help Line, Please Before I’d gotten the hang of fermenting my favorite foods, I know I asked a lot of questions and called a few friends for help.  This fact I had forgotten until just yesterday when a new friend decided to jump all in to the RYW Challenge. When there’s so much info available, how… Read More New to Fermenting? Here’s the Basics of Veggie Ferments

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The Mother of Probiotic Drinks: Kombucha

Probiotic Drink: Kombucha This is hands down one of the best probiotic drinks available.  Kombucha tea is like an aged wine; the longer it ferments in its own tea, the more robust its benefits become. Simply put, it is a strong contender for weight loss, digestive health, and probiotics!   Kombucha tea is made from a… Read More The Mother of Probiotic Drinks: Kombucha

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Sourdough Tips and Video

The Weight Loss Bread It may seem like a lot of work, but remember, sourdough bread is the BEST bread option for weight loss and sustainability. Need more convincing, read this page.  Don’t be stifled by a sourdough bread “loaf,” either; sourdough recipes and uses are unlimited!  Think flavors, pancakes, waffles, biscuits…pretty much any recipe… Read More Sourdough Tips and Video

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Are You Drinking These 5 Probiotics to Lose Weight?

Probiotic Drinks Enjoying probiotics as a drink will not only help ease digestion problems, but it will help you to lose weight. That’s because, in the long run, the probiotics in the drink will help boost the numbers of beneficial bacteria in the gut, which, in turn, decreases the potentially pathogenic bacteria from thriving at… Read More Are You Drinking These 5 Probiotics to Lose Weight?