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Paleo Mousse Au Chocolat

We do our best to maintain a relationship of balance and moderation with foods we label as “treats” (or as the folks at Whole30 hilariously call them, Sex With Your Pants On foods). When it comes to chocolate, however, we know it’s virtually impossible to practice self-restraint. The good news is that chocolate isn’t all that bad. In…

By ascendbody October 13, 2017 | 

food / Nutrition / Recipes

Chicken Hash with Butternut Squash and Kale

Here’s a new way to serve up nutritious veggies with protein-packed chicken. It’s tender, flavorful and simple to make. Basically a perfect meal! This dish is great for meal prep, as it holds up well for several days in the fridge and can be easily packed in Tupperware to eat on-the-go. Enjoy! Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com Servings:…

By ascendbody September 15, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / food / Nutrition / Recipes

Summer Recipe – Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Quinoa tabbouleh is a delicious vegetarian side dish that features the seeds that pack an extra protein punch, which is a great break from meat when it’s hot out! The finely chopped parsley and mint, plus fresh vegetables, can be really refreshing on hot days. Health Benefits of Quinoa Quinoa is a plant native to parts…

By ascendbody September 4, 2017 | 

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Our 3 Favorite 4th of July Recipes!

Happy Independence Day! We love our holidays, especially those that involve cookouts with our beloved friends and family. Which is why we work hard to never let any dietary restrictions get in the way of our feasting fun. We’ve made a list of our top 3 favorite 4th of July inspired Paleo recipes. Enjoy, be…

By ascendbody July 4, 2017 | 

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Paleo Chili Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 4 medium sweet potatoes 1 tbsp cooking oil of choice (we like avocado oil!) ½ small onion, diced 1 lb 80-85 % lean ground beef ½ cup diced tomatoes (from a can, no salt added) ½ tsp fine grain sea salt ½ – 1 tsp chipotle chili pepper (I used ¾ tsp) 1 tsp…

By ascendbody May 31, 2017 | 

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15 Health Benefits of the Paleo Diet According to Science

15 Health Benefits of the Paleo Diet According to Science What is the paleo diet? Widely recognized as one of the healthiest ways to eat, the Paleolithic (or paleo) diet focuses on nourishing the body with only unprocessed, unrefined foods – eating as nature intended. Extensive research in the fields of biochemistry, ophthalmology, dermatology, biology,…

By ascendbody May 30, 2017 | 

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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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