The Ultimate Turmeric Smoothie

The Ultimate Turmeric SmoothieThis recipe might just be the healthiest on my site. The combination of ingredients have been tweaked over the years to maximize the health imparting benefits.

However, I can’t take credit for this formula. A kind gentleman by the name of Raul was gracious enough to gift it to me. Raul is a chemistry professor at the National University of Mexico who has investigated turmeric for over 10 year. It’s safe to assume he knows more about turmeric than most people.

Raul shared this recipe with me so that more people can benefit from it. We both enjoy sharing and spreading information people can use to improve their health.

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The Skinny on Fat: Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

The Skinny on Fat: Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

I love butter :)

Contrary to what you have long been told, fat is not your enemy. Even if you are trying to lose weight, there are certain types of fat that you should always include in your diet. Fat that is an integral part of any weight loss plan.

You might be surprised to find out that in addition to certain fats from nuts and vegetables, you should also include saturated, animal fats. You have long been told that these fats will cause heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and a number of other life-shortening diseases, but the experts have been wrong for a long time.

Learn more about fats, what they are, which ones you must avoid, and the huge impact the good ones can have on your health.

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Eclectic Elixir

This is the elixir I regularly consume tEclectic Elixiro ensure the best day ever :)

Elixirs replace smoothies in my regimen when there’s freezing temps and snow, which is about 4 months a year living in Michigan.

As with smoothies, I recommend developing a go-to elixir or two. My staple elixir is tailored to my personal nutritional needs and health goals, as should yours. Having a go-to elixir takes the guesswork out of what I’m having for breakfast and allows me to stock up on ingredients in bulk.

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Chocolate Colostrum Elixir

Chocolate Colostrum ElixirI’m extremely excited to unveil the first recipe with my favorite superfood, colostrum.

Why am I enthralled with colostrum? Why is it considered nature’s perfect food?

Every mammal produces colostrum as the first food for their new born baby. That alone should tell you something. Colostrum is a complete whole food, containing immune factors, growth factors, and a bevy of nutrients including all essential amino acids, fatty acids, and glyconutrients.

Colostrum, like coconut oil and chia seeds, is a staple ingredient in my smoothies and elixirs.

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Colostrum: Nature’s Perfect Food

Colostrum: Nature's Perfect FoodA superfood that may not be familiar to you yet is one that you need to know about. Colostrum is a substance that can prevent infections from bacteria and the flu, relieve symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders, treat diabetes, reduce the inflammation associated with autoimmune disorders, boost the functioning of the immune system, and that’s not all.

Colostrum is packed with a number of important nutrients, including protein, vitamins, minerals, immune factors, growth factors, and metabolic factors. If you haven’t started getting colostrum into your diet, now is the time!

If I was stranded on a desert island and could only choose one food, it would be colostrum without a doubt.

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Carrot Cake Smoothie

Carrot Cake SmoothieAll you carrot cake lovers have to try this smoothie. Anyone who doesn’t like carrot cake should try it too :)

Do you ever feel guilty eating dessert? I certainly do, and my sweet tooth still gets the best of me from time to time. Ditch the guilt and indulge yourself with this treat of a smoothie that’s healthy and nutritious.

Sharing recipes and variations of recipes with others is great fun. The idea and inspiration for this recipe was from fellow smoothie enthusiast, Niko. When you’re enjoying this recipe be sure thank him :)

The star ingredient of this smoothie is obviously carrot, which imparts these wonderful health benefits.

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