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Grilled Sugar Snap Peas With Spicy Peanut Sauce

Ingredients Spicy Peanut Sauce 1/2 cup natural peanut butter 1/4 cup reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce 3 Tablespoons rice vinegar 2 Tablespoons honey 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger 1 large clove of garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (if you are sensitive to spice try 1/8 teaspoon first) 2-3 Tablespoons of water  …

By ascendbody May 26, 2017 | 

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How Ugly Produce Can Change Your Life For The Better

How Ugly Produce Can Change Your Life For The Better Perfect symmetry, flawless colouring, blemish free fruit and vegetables, that come in their ‘natural’ shape and size. These are what we have been lead to believe are the perfect choices when selecting our produce. Because of this 1 in 5 pieces of fruit in America…

By ascendbody May 18, 2017 | 

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Fat-Burning Paleo Green Smoothie

Ingredients 2 handfuls baby spinach 1 ripe banana 1 cup almond milk 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/2 tsp of ginger 1 tbsp chia seeds Directions Place all of the ingredients into a blender. Pulse until smooth. If smoothie is too thick, add water. If too thin, add ice. Serve and garnish with a sprinkle of…

By ascendbody May 17, 2017 | 

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No-Bake Paleo Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites

Ingredients 1 cup dates, pitted 1/4 cup pumpkin puree 1.5 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract pinch of salt 1 cup cashew nuts 1/4 cup chia seeds desiccated coconut (optional) Directions 1. Soak the dates in water for 10 minutes to soften. Drain and add to a food processor. 2. Add pumpkin puree,…

By ascendbody May 10, 2017 | 

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Easy 3-Ingredient Paleo Pizza Crusts

Ingredients For the coconut flour option 8 large egg whites (for thicker bases, use 5 whole eggs and 3 egg whites) 1/4 cup coconut flour, sifted 1/2 tsp baking powder Spices of choice (salt, pepper, Italian spices) Extra coconut flour, to dust very lightly For the almond flour option 8 large egg whites 1/2 cup…

By ascendbody May 3, 2017 | 

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INGREDIENTS 1 lb sweet Italian pork sausage, casings removed 1 tbsp coconut oil Bunch of fresh spinach, roughly chopped 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil *pinch of crushed red pepper (optional) 8 whole eggs, whisked ½ tsp onion powder ¼ tsp salt 2 roma tomatoes (or 3 smaller tomatoes), thinly sliced fine grain sea salt and…

By ascendbody April 26, 2017 | 

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Ingredients 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon paprika 1 1/2 teaspoons real salt 3/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin 1/2 teaspoon parsley 1 1/2 pounds chicken, cut into bit size pieces 1 large onion, diced 1 red pepper, diced 1 yellow…

By ascendbody April 19, 2017 | 

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Goal Setting + Accountability = Success

So who’s keeping you accountable? So many times I hear that what people are really missing is the accountability piece. But what I sometimes also hear in their voice is a sense of defeat that they need that. WTH?!! Are supposed to be made of steal and completely self sufficient? NO!! As I say, it…

By ascendbody April 18, 2017 | 

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Asparagus Sweet Potato Chicken Skillet

Ingredients: 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and ground fresh black pepper 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced ½ cup chicken broth or water ½ lb (225 g) fresh asparagus (the spears should be cut at a diagonal in 1 and 2 inch pieces) ½ teaspoon…

By ascendbody April 13, 2017 | 

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Paleo Carrot Cake Energy Balls

Ingredients 1 cup baby carrots – shredded finely ¾ c pecans 1 egg white ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon raw honey 2 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons coconut flour 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Shred the baby carrots and pecans in a food processor or blender, and pour into a medium…

By ascendbody April 7, 2017 |