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Nutrients by the Alphabet: Thiamine Health Benefits and Recipe

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Have you ever wondered how the food we eat turns into energy? Well, a coenzyme called Thiamine (or vitamin B1) is used by the body to metabolize food for energy and to maintain proper heart and nerve function. Without Thiamine, carbohydrates and protein cannot be properly used by the body to carry out various important functions. Read on to learn more about the wonderful health benefits and natural sources of Thiamine.

Nutrients by the Alphabet: Riboflavin Health Benefits and Recipe

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Did you know that there is a B vitamin that also has antioxidant properties within the body? That’s right, Riboflavin (also known as Vitamin B2) helps maintain healthy blood cells, helps regulate energy production and boost energy levels, helps prevent headaches, and provides many more benefits. Read on to learn more about the awesome health benefits and natural sources of Riboflavin.

Nutrients by the Alphabet: Quercetin Health Benefits and Recipe

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We all know what superfoods are, but do you know what makes a superfood so super? Antioxidants! That’s right! And today we are going to talk about a type of flavonoid antioxidant called Quercetin that truly is super and provides a host of awesome health benefits (from heart health to boosting your immune system and longevity)!! Read on to learn more about those amazing health benefits and where to find good natural sources of Quercetin.

Oatmeal Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

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In search of the best oatmeal banana chocolate chip cookies that are super easy to make and actually made with healthier ingredients? Then look no further for I have the perfect recipe for you and you probably already have all of the ingredients at home! Made with wholesome ingredients that are actually good for you and so tasty you'll want to eat these oatmeal cookies for breakfast, snack time, and dessert! And for a bonus for my breastfeeding mommas, these tasty cookies will even help boost your milk supply (thanks to the rolled oats, ground flaxseed, and optional Brewer's Yeast) and help keep you energized throughout the long days and even longer nights with a newborn! 

Nutrients by the Alphabet: Potassium Health Benefits and Recipe

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I am sure that you have heard of Potassium before, but did you know that potassium is an important electrolyte and third most abundant mineral in the body?!? Potassium is needed for numerous cellular functions and is the main compound that interacts with sodium to perform many important functions every single day. Read on to learn the incredible health benefits of Potassium and where you can find this powerhouse mineral in natural food sources!

Nutrients by the Alphabet: Oleic Acid Health Benefits and Recipe

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We have all heard of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, but have you heard of Omega-9 fatty acids? Well, Omega-9, also known as Oleic Acid, is a monounsaturated fat that can be produced in the body (unlike omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids) and can be found in your favorite bakery goods and your everyday soap or skin cream. Read on to learn about the health benefits of Oleic Acid and a perfect tasty recipe for Valentine’s Day!

Super Bowl Recipe: Super Easy and Healthy Flatbread Appetizer (Keto & Gluten Free)


It's my favorite time of the year - Super Bowl Weekend! And I am sharing one of my favorite flatbread appetizer recipes with you so you can make this super easy and healthy flatbread to enjoy during the big game! This recipe is completely Gluten-Free and Keto-friendly, simple to make, and very versatile - you can enjoy it as is or add your favorite toppings to customize your flatbread any way you like. And if you're like me, you'll want to make more than one so you don't have to share! 

Nutrients by the Alphabet: Niacin Health Benefits and Recipe

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Did you know that Niacin is an important water-soluble vitamin and is a part of the Vitamin B complex? That’s right, Niacin (or Vitamin B3) provides several health benefits and helps maintain a healthy cardiovascular system, metabolism, brain function, and skin formation while also helping to fight against diabetes? Read on to learn more about the health benefits of Niacin and food sources of this important B Vitamin.