What is intuitive eating?

Ever heard of intuitive eating and wanted to try it out? Maybe the thought of it has piqued your interest but the how-to really puzzles you. With diet-culture influencing both our food choices and the way we view our bodies on a daily basis, intuitive eating offers us a big “deep breath” if we let it.

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What to make for your Oscar party

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We are always ready for an excuse to throw a party. An Oscar party presents the perfect opportunity to have friends over, try out some fun clean recipes, and drool over all of the celebrity fashion (and hopefully another Jennifer and Brad run-in). And let’s be real here, with the Academy Awards on a Sunday, we aren’t trying to roll into Monday feeling lethargic and bloated.

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Congee Is the Immune-Boosting Meal TCM Recommends

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Congee is a type of rice porridge popular in Eastern Asia. Often it is served plain as a side dish, and sometimes meats, seafood, and seasonal vegetables are added to make it a whole meal. It’s thought to be a very healing food in Traditional Chinese Medicine and is often served to those who are ill. In this version of congee, we’re using pastured chicken, ginger, garlic, and brown rice. This is fantastic maintenance recipe, or simply omit the peppers while on the 21-Day Program.

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Drinking the Healthy Way This Holiday Season

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For many, heading to happy hour on Friday at 6:00 p.m. is a fun way to socialize with co-workers and slip into the weekend. Sprinkle a bit of holiday cheer into the mix and it’s easy to overdo it. This time of year, liquor flows freely at company and family holiday parties, and New Year’s Eve is a party in its own right. Find out more about how to make healthy drinking choices this holiday season!

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Delicious Cinnamon Pear Gluten-Free Pancakes

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These heavenly cinnamon spiced pear gluten-free pancakes will fill the air with deliciousness. To replace eggs in any recipe, you can simply make a flaxseed egg substitution. That’s what we used in this recipe and the pancakes came out fluffy, moist, and allergen-free. While they aren’t totally cleanse-approved, we think these pancakes are a delicious healthy alternative to your fave brunch spot!

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The Plant-Based Power of Digestive Enzymes

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Enzymes are fabulous little workhorses that play a key role in our body’s cells, catalyzing chemical reactions that facilitate the breakdown of existing materials, while creating new ones. Some foods are  harder to digest than other, or some particular foods are ones we might personally be sensitive to, can cause a lot of dreaded bloating and discomfortEnzymes are essential for the digestive process as well.

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