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Naturally Sweetened Cranberry Sauce – MUST HAVE!

Let’s talk about cranberry sauce! It’s the neglected, afterthought condiment of Christmas, but no holiday table is complete without it. Cranberry sauce adds a very necessary burst of sweet-tart flavor and ruby red color to an otherwise beige meal. This naturally sweetened cranberry sauce recipe is much prettier than store-bought, not to mention extra delicious… Continue reading Naturally Sweetened Cranberry Sauce – MUST HAVE!

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Post COVID – GUT HEALTH = Staying Healthy

Now that I have tested COVID-19 FREE, I realize that I am so glad that I was working on my gut health before I contracted it. I feel that all of the supplements and the clean body that I was building helped me to push it right through my system. I am doing these 6… Continue reading Post COVID – GUT HEALTH = Staying Healthy

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Gut Health and Sweet Tooth = Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Eating right does not mean that I have to stop eating things that I love and with Christmas right here I love to bake. Here is a recipe that my son and I love to make and they are so good. Happy Gut Chocolate Chip Cookies Course Appetizer, Dessert, Snack Cuisine Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Healthy, Paleo, Sugar… Continue reading Gut Health and Sweet Tooth = Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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Let’s discover MINDFUL EATING

Mindful eating is based on mindfulness, a Buddhist concept. I feel that it is important to look at mindfulness first then go to mindful eating.  The definition of mindfulness is the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment,… Continue reading Let’s discover MINDFUL EATING

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Gut health DOES affect Mental health

Did you know that we have a gut-brain connection and it is no joke!? Today I am looking into the link between my gut health and my mental health. Our gastrointestinal tracts are sensitive to emotion. Anger, anxiety, sadness, elation — all of these feelings (and others) can trigger symptoms in the gut. These two organs… Continue reading Gut health DOES affect Mental health

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WHAT THE….. (self-care update)

Well, its that time! Time to put it out there and NO woman likes to put things like this out there but I know this keeps me accountable! SOOOOOOOOOOO!!! <covers eyes> Here we go with the measurement stats, what I am doing, how I am doing and my self-care tips to stay positive. This all… Continue reading WHAT THE….. (self-care update)

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Gut-Healthy Holidays (my plan for Thanksgiving)

Thanksgiving for my family consists of: Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls—the Thanksgiving table is full of food! Not to mention the pumpkin pie, pecan pie and other desserts. Every family has their own traditions with different dishes they serve on Thanksgiving, but every Thanksgiving table has one thing… Continue reading Gut-Healthy Holidays (my plan for Thanksgiving)

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Eating for Optimal Gut Health

Confused about what to eat and what not to eat? With so much information online about healthy eating, it can be tricky to be sure about what’s best for a healthy gut. I am so lost most of the time. Lets first look at GOOD GUT FOOD 1. Yoghurt Live yoghurt is an excellent source… Continue reading Eating for Optimal Gut Health

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Jokes on me – Gut Health Struggles Continue

Hi, as many of you know my, name is Faith I, have abdominal adhesions and it sucks. I have spent years with abdominal issues but had bigger things to deal with so, this never was at the top of my list. But I am sure that it should have been.This weekend all was going good… Continue reading Jokes on me – Gut Health Struggles Continue

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Let’s talk Sh*t shall we? Oh Poop

Well, Poop has become the topic of many conversations that my fiancé and I have lately. Poor guy. You see the night I moved in with him is the exact night I ended up in the hospital for a bowel obstruction. This man has been so sweet to me and puts up with my need… Continue reading Let’s talk Sh*t shall we? Oh Poop