How to Make Golden Milk with Turmeric

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This delicious drink is one of my favourite ways to stay warm and healthy through the colder months, so I thought I’d share how to make golden milk so you can do the same! Golden milk is an excellent alternative to tea and coffee, especially in the colder months when you want something soothing, warming and comforting. It’s made from non-dairy milk blended with spices like turmeric, ginger and black pepper. I also add cinnamon and maple syrup for a subtly sweet, spicy, healthy

What Women Should Eat to Build Muscle

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If you’re looking for information to help you build muscle, you’ve come to the right place. SAVE UP TO 40%! Our flagship training program is on sale! Click to get it now! At Girls Gone Strong, we believe that what is “right” for you is entirely up to you, and that the ultimate way to empower you is to give you the space to make all of the decisions you want about your life and your body, from how you

7 Food Epiphanies That Set Me Free

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Food epiphanies. Ever had one? Like, when you discover maybe you do actually like Brussel sprouts, or when you realize that mayonnaise is the best condiment of all time? (If you don’t agree, you’re wrong). Strongest You Coaching Registration is Open! Apply today! Over the last three or four years I’ve had several food epiphanies that have transformed my relationship with food forever. I’ve had a lifelong obsession with food. I’ve always thought about food, dreamed about food, and got

Green Smoothie Bowl with 2-Ingredient Raw Granola

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  This green smoothie bowl gets its beautiful, rich green colour from spirulina and chlorella. High in protein, nutrient-rich and perfectly creamy, with or without your favourite toppings, it makes a nourishing, dreamy bowl that will energize your morning. Most mornings, my breakfasts alternate between green smoothie bowls and overnight oats. On occasion, I’ll have a chickpea or tofu scramble, pancakes or a savoury lentil bowl but I love smoothie bowls so dearly they’re hard to pass up. I love

6 Bad Habits That Prevent You From Seeing Results

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It’s a good idea to pause and take a 1,000-foot view of our daily habits once in a while—especially during times when pausing for anything is the last thing on our minds. Struggling with your habits and not feeling your best? We can help. If you’re anything like me, you’re likely to fall into some bad habits when life gets busy. As women, it’s our innate nature to take care of everyone else, before ourselves, despite understanding that we need

6 Bad Habits That Prevent You From Seeing Results

Brooke HekiLifestyle, nutrition, RandomLeave a Comment

It’s a good idea to pause and take a 1,000-foot view of our daily habits once in a while—especially during times when pausing for anything is the last thing on our minds. Struggling with your habits and not feeling your best? We can help. If you’re anything like me, you’re likely to fall into some bad habits when life gets busy. As women, it’s our innate nature to take care of everyone else, before ourselves, despite understanding that we need

Beginner Tips for Eating a Plant-Based Diet

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I know eating vegan might seem a little intimating when you’re just starting out, but honestly once you get going, it’s actually very easy! Today I’m sharing some of my favourite tips for eating a plant-based diet to get you pointed in the right direction. With a big movement towards eating less meat and more plants, I’m here to ensure you that not only can it be done in a healthy and sustainable way but it can be delicious and a lot

My New Diet: Exactly How I Eat Each Day

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Note: In this article, I discuss some of my past disordered eating behaviors. If you’ve engaged in and/or continue to engage in disordered eating behaviors, and think you may need help, I urge you to seek professional help immediately. This article is in no way a substitute for any type of medical advice or treatment. One of the most common questions women ask me is, “What diet do you follow?” That’s the million-dollar question, isn’t it? One would think that,

CrossFit Post-Workout Nutrition and Meal Ideas

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This post about CrossFit Post-Workout Nutrition is sponsored by Zevia. Zevia is an official sponsor for the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games and is proud to support a fitness regimen that takes a firm stance against “big soda” and actively fights the sugary beverage industry. Now that I’m about 2.5 years in to my CrossFit journey I think it’s safe to say it’s changed my life. Since starting CrossFit my body has completely changed, I have new friends and a new community to be

13 Holiday Healthy-Eating Tips From A Registered Dietitian

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3. And eat those vegetables…first. While we’re on the subject of veggies, a lot of my patients find it helpful to eat them first. This means before you enjoy the roasted turkey, glazed ham, savory stuffing, and sweet potato pie, have a serving or two of the vegetable dish you brought to the party. Why? This makes sure that you actually eat the vegetables (before getting full). And because vegetables tend to be low in calories and high in fiber—a winning combination for