Snack Find: Apple Chips

Who ever said the only way you could enjoy an apple was in its full form or only by juicing?

Try baked APPLE CHIPS!

• No added sugar or preservatives
• Fat free
• Gluten free
• All Natural
• 2g of Fiber

What’s so great about this snack, other than the fact that it tastes good, is that there’s 1 WHOLE apple in every bag. And the only ingredient is APPLE, unless you buy the Cinnamon flavored chips, which in that case the only ingredients are still Apple and Cinnamon. That’s it!

Add them to your:
Salads
Yogurt
Or Morning Oatmeal

Enjoy and Follow Your Bliss!

How to make Almond Milk

Almond Milk is a great alternative to dairy if you are lactose intolerant. It is also free of gluten, soy, low in calories, and tastes great in smoothies. But why would you want to make your own almond milk if you can just buy it from the store? Sure you can forgo the hassle and pay $3 for a carton yourself, or you can get the most out of your almonds if you’re going on a detox from dairy and wheat by making your own milk and flour from the leftover pulp. It’ll also save you some money in the long run.

I recently took a trip to the grocery store and was curious to see what ingredients lay in a typical carton of almond milk. The two popular brands were Blue Diamond Almond Breeze and Silk Pure Almond. Both had nearly identical ingredients lists: Continue reading “How to make Almond Milk”

How to start a ‘Detox’ : The Basics

Remember all those years ago when Cover of you were a teenager and all the grown ups said they envied you because you could eat whatever you wanted and not have it affect you? Well fast forward a couple years, the sand glass is running out and you’re probably starting to realize you can’t eat the way you used to anymore either. You’ve lost that spring in your step, you’re constantly tired, or sluggish, your allergies seem to be getting worse every season, bloating after a meal is a common nuisance, you’re not satisfied with your body as much as you’d like, and your skin is showing signs of gulp AGING! What is HAPPENING?! Years of bad eating habits is what is happening. For me, college happened. Late nights spent guzzling down energy drinks and cups of coffee, 4th meals at Taco Bell, eating out more than cooking in, tailgating every weekend during football season, and way too much ramen.

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