Our hormones don’t operate in a vacuum. They are interconnected, performing like a big musical symphony. When one becomes out of balance, others are sure to follow. Sex hormones, healthy blood sugar, and insulin balance are more intimately linked than you might think. Spikes in insulin, and the insulin resistance that results from eating too much sugar and flour, can lead to acne and irregular … Continue reading 5 Ways Sugar Lowers Your Libido
Chia Seed Pudding Recipe Welcome to my kitchen! Today I am making a delicious quick and easy on the go meal that can be used as a breakfast or a snack using (mostly) chia seeds! Chia seeds are packed with fiber and high omega-3 content, which may help in the prevention of numerous diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular conditions. Omega 3 also helps to boost … Continue reading Chia Seed Pudding
Ingredients: 2 cups grated zucchini 3 eggs 1 tbsp coconut flour 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp cracked pepper 1 pinch dried oregano 1tsp coconut oil (for frying) Guacamole Ingredients: 1 Avocado 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 lime (juiced) 2 Tbsp fresh chopped cilantro Directions: Blot grated zucchini with paper towels to remove moisture. Beat the eggs with the coconut flour, salt and pepper. Mix … Continue reading Zucchini Pancakes
To get motivated to exercise when you don’t feel like it, you need a game plan. #1~ Have a game plan! Being prepared with a written out workout plan for the day will make your time more efficiently spent at the gym and ensure a quality workout without wandering around thinking about what to do next. Hire a trainer to design a workout plan designed … Continue reading How to Get Motivated to Exercise When You Don’t Feel Like It
Welcome to my kitchen!
Today I am sharing with you how I make my Fat Burning Energy Smoothie. I love to have this smoothie in the morning as a meal replacement or in the afternoon as a snack when I’m on the go.
This particular smoothie is great if your looking to boost your metabolism or burn body-fat; not to mention it keeps you full for hours so you can get on with your busy life and focus on whats important.
I know that health is important to you so I wanted to share this with you to inspire you to try something new today and boost your health to a new level!
A few things about the ingredients below… there might be a few that you don’t recognize:
Glute Activation- The Key To Building A Great Butt Glute Activation is critical to a great leg workout. It is the number one way to ensure you are activating your glutes properly (and not just your thighs) during your workout. Glute activation is an exercise that you do prior to staring your leg workout or cardio to activate or ‘turn on’ your glute muscles and … Continue reading Glute Activation | The Key To Building A Great Butt
EAT REAL FOOD: Eat a variety of whole, fresh foods — and avoid packaged and processed foods as much as possible. I recommend including a wide and colorful variety of fresh, whole foods that will activate, replenish and nourish your body, while avoiding common irritants and harmful foods that drain the body of energy, such as processed foods, factory-farmed animal products, sugar, gluten, dairy, caffeine … Continue reading Top 7 Guidelines for Vitality and Energy
INGREDIENTS ¼ cup coconut flakes 1Tbsp pumpkin seeds 1Tbsp goji berries 1Tbsp hemp seeds 1Tbsp chopped almonds 1/4c fresh blueberries 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk INSTRUCTIONS Mix all ingredients together and add the almond milk just before consuming. Serves 1 Continue reading Superfood Cereal Crunch
Your gastrointestinal tract takes on a lot of stress. If you eat processed foods, those require a lot more work from your digestive system than whole foods. Plus, eating food on the run (rather than chewing mindfully and allowing your saliva to help break down food) means that your pancreas has to work harder. Continue reading 5 Rules That Will Guide You To A Healthy, Flat Belly
Chris Before- 185lbs Sept 2014 After- 168lbs Feb 2015 In March, I was diagnosed with an auto-immune issue coupled with Candida (yeast imbalance throughout the GI tract). My physician gave me a minimal food list and no help. Mera looked at my options and developed a menu including tasty recipes that made the whole process manageable. In a … Continue reading Transformation | Chris
Angela Before – 192lbs Feb ‘15 After – 158lbs June ‘15 February 2015 I was working out 3x a week and not making progress. I was depressed in every aspect of my life. I would use unhealthy food to feed my emotions. When I started Mera’s 30 day cleanse I wasn’t sure if it was something I could do, … Continue reading Transformation | Angela
Giving in to a craving will just feed the addiction. So don’t just ‘take one bite’ if you know you can’t handle that and know you will be returning back for more. Just say NO to sugar. Continue reading Stop Sugar Cravings in 3 Easy Steps
People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them. -Tony Robbins Continue reading How to Get Motivated to Go to the Gym When You Don’t Feel Like It…
For many of us, mornings begin in a rushed panic. We allow our alarm clocks to buzz at least a dozen times before we decide we have to get out of bed. We then rush around our homes half-awake trying to get ready for our day. In a hurry, we stub our toe on the bedpost, forget to put on deodorant, and don’t pack a lunch because we simply do not have time. Continue reading 8 Things Happy People Do Every Morning
Cauliflower: is a cruciferous vegetable which means it
is rich in sulfur compounds. These compounds are amazing for protecting the body from cancer as well as aiding in efficient liver detox. Continue reading Curried Chicken Soup