Good Fats VS Bad Fats

Good Fats Avocado /avocado oil Nuts & seeds Nut Butters (Almond Butter, Valencia Peanut Butter, etc.) Ghee (Clarified Butter)  Pecans Hazelnuts Sesame Seeds/ oil Pumpkin Seeds Olives/Olive oil Salmon Tuna Ground Flax Seed/Oil Walnuts Coconut (oil, butter,meat) Bad Fats Anything Trans-Fat Shortening Margarine French Fries Fried foods Anything deep fried Ice Cream Pre-packaged non-dairy creamers […]

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Chocolate Brownies (made with black beans?)

This recipe is nothing short of amazing. They taste and look just like traditional brownies but these are actually nutritious and loaded with protein due to the almond butter and whey protein. Make these to share at your next potluck or party. Advanced and Core Plan, makes 18-24 brownies Ingredients 1 (16) ounce jar raw almond […]

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Flour-less Pumpkin Brownies

Ingredients 1 cup pumpkin puree* 1/2 cup (RAW..no sugar added) drippy almond butter (can sub for cashew or nut alternative spread) 1/4- 2/3 cup cocoa powder (more cocoa yields a richer taste) Frosting of choice (Click here…Coconut Cream Frosting/Whip Cream) Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and coat a small 4 x 6 or […]

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Coconut Cream Frosting / Whip Cream

This is a great recipe for dairy free, HEALTHY whip cream. I know the Holidays are right around the corner. Use for Whip Cream OR as a fluffy frosting alternative. Ingredients 1 can of full fat ORGANIC coconut milk Dash of vanilla extract Stevia (to taste) *Freeze glass mixing bowl for 4 hours   Directions […]

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Delicious Chocolate Smoothie

Celebrate it’s Friday with a Delicious Chocolate Smoothie! Ingredients: 1/2 can full fat coconut milk 2-3 tbsp cocoa powder 2 tbsp almond butter 1/2 cup ice 1 scoop Maximized Living Grass-Fed Whey Protein Chocolate Optional: 1 scoop of Maximized Living Max Greens Directions: Put all ingredients in a heavy duty blender and blend to desired […]

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Yogurt Covered Blueberries

Great snack idea! Super quick and easy. Just be sure to prepare the night before! Ingredients Skewers Organic blueberries Raw organic yogurt Line blueberries on the skewer, cover in yogurt and freeze over night.

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Mushroom Burger

Ingredients 2 tbsp coconut/ grape seed or avocado oil 1 onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 tsp cumin 3/4 C. diced fresh mushrooms of your choice 1 15oz. can pinto beans 1 tsp parsley (or other herbs of your choice, thyme, rosemary etc..) sale & pepper to taste Prep Saute the onions and garlic in oil […]

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Strawberry Spinach Salad

Ingredients: 1/4 cup slivered almonds handful dried cranberries 1 tsp coconut oil 3 Cups baby spinach 3/4 sliced strawberries 3 tsp sesame seeds 1 tsp poppy seeds 1 tsp minced shallots 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 Cup white-wine vinegar 1/4 Cup cider vinegar 1/2 Cup olive oil Optional: raw organic goat cheese In a skillet, stir […]

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