Make Your Bed!

Why as kids were we always being asked to “make our beds”? It always seemed like such a pain in the ass. Like most things I was asked to do as a child it was something simple but I put up a fight. Ya know, like brushing my teeth or taking a shower. I still […]

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Sugar Detox: Days 5 & 6

I can’t believe it is already day 6 of the Sugar Detox Challenge! I have a confession to make. My sugar intake has been between 25-35 grams all week according to My Fitness Pal, however I have been eating some simple carbs here and there. A true sugar detox would mean cutting out all simple […]

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QUICK Sweet and Spicy Chicken Thighs

It is possible to cook up some grub in 15 minutes! Skip the microwave dinner and make these sweet and spicy chicken thighs instead. Check out the video below and watch me cook up dinner for my hubby before he has to run out the door. Because this was my first video for Good Craving […]

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Sugar Detox Day 3 & 4 : Exercise is Always a Good Idea

The last few days have been rough. I am sure part of that is the lack of sugar my body has been receiving and the fact that my job has been super hectic! Not to mention the weather has been really crappy. (Where’s the vitamin D at?)

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Avoiding ALL Sugar: Sugar Detox Day 2

Day 2 of the sugar detox has come to a close.ย Today’s lesson : MEAL PREP Having your meals planned out ahead of time is always a good idea. Breakfast can be a tricky low sugar meal, especially when you don’t prep and wake up late for work. I love to have smoothies in the morning, […]

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Beginning a Sugar Detox : Day 1

Today is the first day of my 7 day Sugar Detox Challenge. I hope my experiences and feedback help you make better food choices and maybe even have you start the detox yourself. #1 thing to do on a sugar detox (besides avoiding sugar) is drink plenty of water. I like to throw in lemons […]

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Fresh PB & Coconut Almond Meal Cookies

I made homemade almond milk tonight and it tasted SO good! When all was said and done I had a big bag of almond meal leftover from my blended almonds. I decided to throw in the mixer with some fixins and make a quick batch of cookies. If you ever find yourself in that situation, […]

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Strawberry Banana Icy Almond Shake

If you love dessert like I LOVE dessert, then you must try this recipe. You can make this as a shake or if you want to feel like your eating icecream add more ice and have a chunkier consistency so you can eat it with a spoon. Ingredients 1 cup whole frozen strawberries 1 ripe […]

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Sweet Potato & Plantain Nacho Explosion

Growing up I loved when my Dad would make nachos. He called it the”explosion at the taco factory”. It was made layer by layer with cheese, veggies, meat, and of course nacho chips. ย Here is my healthierย spin on what I grew up with… Ingredients: 2 Plantains 1 medium Sweet Potato 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese […]

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My Top 5 Smoothie Ingredients

These are my go to ingredients when making a smoothie each day. Remember the below 5 ingredients should always be ORGANIC, Unsweetened, and come from reputable sources. I use other ingredients in conjunction with these 5, but these are by far my favorite ๐Ÿ™‚ Chia seeds – Chia meaning, “strength” in the Mayan language is […]

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