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Superfoods: The Cheap and Easy Way

Superfoods have been a hot topic, and one that doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. For instance, I was recently listening to an episode of the Rich Roll podcast. For those of you who aren’t familiar with him, he is a…

July 12, 2017
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Nutrition

3 Easy Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking

Hello there! One of the reasons why I love to cook at home is because it gives me the opportunity to choose exactly what goes into my meal. This means that I can eat really clean (for the most part) while at home – without…

June 27, 2017
Nutrition Recipes

What’s Bulletproof Coffee?

“Bulletproof Coffee” is a recipe developed by Dave Asprey, made from low-toxin coffee beans, MCT oil and ghee. This blend is meant to give you an optimal burst of energy, easy to use brain food (in the form of the MCT oil) and the…

March 22, 2017
Lifestyle Nutrition

Sugar: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Hello ladies! So you’re probably catching the drift that sugar is really not good for you, which is true – and also sad for those of us (like me!) who have a pretty major sweet tooth. But what about all those sweet alternatives? Like…

January 19, 2017
Nutrition

Is Gluten Really All That Bad?

Going gluten free seems to be one of the biggest wellness fads in recent years, so what’s the deal? In my humble opinion, gluten is nowhere near as bad as sugar BUT a) most people don’t digest it so well and b) there’s a…

January 18, 2017
Lifestyle Nutrition

Use This Trick to Beat Sugar Cravings

So we’ve covered ditching calorie-counting in favor of reducing processed foods, and favoring fats and protein over simple carbohydrates. So what happens when you’re just dying for some chips, a soda, or a candy bar? For me its macaroons and a latte from the…

January 4, 2017
Lifestyle Nutrition

Why Eating Fat Keeps You Slim

Yesterday I talked about ditching calorie-counting for good, and this is a big reason why: eating fat, yes, calorie-laden fat, can help you stay trim. It’s also really good for your hormones. Your body needs the cholesterol in good fats in order to build…

January 3, 2017
Nutrition Recipes

Sneaking in Superfoods: Turmeric | Recipe

A Spicing Your Life Recipe If you’ve been reading the Libera blog for a while, then you know that inflammation is one of the biggest culprits behind all sorts of issues. Which is why I love turmeric, and can’t shut up about it over…

February 5, 2016