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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 | 

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7 Tips For Boosting Your Metabolism Naturally

The term ‘metabolism’ is used to describe all the different chemical reactions that occur within your body in order to sustain and maintain your life. They can conveniently be divided into two sections. ● Catabolism – This describes the process by which molecules are broken down to obtain energy. ● Anabolism – This describes the…

By ascendbody July 18, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / Restoration / Sleep

More Sleep, More Gains

The Integral Role Of Sleep On Muscle Development You might not necessarily think of sleep as being an integral part of achieving your fitness goals, asides perhaps, from making sure you had the energy required to push yourself during your workouts! However, getting enough shut-eye each evening is an integral part of creating and maintaining…

By ascendbody July 7, 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 | 

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Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, spiralized 1 small white onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips 2 tbsp yellow curry powder (I used Trader Joe’s brand, but use your favorite) 3 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 1 13.5 oz can coconut milk (I used…

By ascendbody February 7, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Personal Training / Tips

Are You Drinking Enough Water??!!

  Remember to drink your water! We recommend 1/2 your body weight in oz per day. That means, if you weight #180. You should be getting 90 oz of good clean filtered water per day. Find yourself a glass or stainless steel container you love! Then figure out how many of them you need to…

By ascendbody January 16, 2017 | 

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The Power of Intentions Part 2: Promises

So recently we’ve been talking a lot about INTENTIONS vs Resolutions.  About 6 months ago I started seeing a new mind-body coach named Steve and we began doing a lot of deep cathartic work together. My whole career I’ve been blessed with amazing mentors and Steve is becoming one of them. I believe in soaking…

By ascendbody January 13, 2017 | 


It’s Chili Season! Healthy Paleo Turkey Chili

From: Monique @ Makes 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each. Ingredients: 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 pound extra lean ground turkey or chicken (99%) 4 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon cayenne…

By ascendbody January 12, 2017 | 


Simple & Delicious Anti-Inflammatory Ginger Gummies

Recipe type: Snack Serves: 20  INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 tablespoon ground turmeric ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 4 tablespoons unflavored gelatin powder INSTRUCTIONS Add water to a small pot and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in turmeric, honey, lemon juice,…

By ascendbody January 11, 2017 | 

FITNESS & WELLNESS / Nutrition / Recipes

Saffron Tagine

Substitute any of your favorite vegetables into this dish. 4 Servings Ingredients: Pinch of saffron (about 20 threads) 2 teaspoons Ras El Hanout 1 ¼ teaspoons fine-grain sea salt ¼ cup | 2 oz | coconut oil 3 cloves garlic, sliced paper-thin 1 pound | kabocha squash, sliced ¾ inch (skin is edible) 3 medium…

By ascendbody December 30, 2016 |