Author archive: Heather Cooan

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Celery Root French Fries (Keto, Paleo, GFDF, AIP, Low-Iron, Vegetarian)
June 1, 2020
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There’s no real replacement for the all-mighty potato, but these celery root french fries are a pretty good snack. I am a serious potato addict! Mashed, baked, scalloped, roasted, hashed, chipped, and especially french fried. I love the potato in so many ways, but while eating low carb or keto, these guys are a wee […]
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10 Low-Carb Power-Packed Foods
May 30, 2020
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What is the secret to a long and healthy life? Well, you are what you eat, or rather what you absorb and assimilate, so why not start with food? Here are 10 low-carb power-packed foods. As you well know, not all food is created equal. Some “food” is completely void of nutrition and others are […]
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Low-Carb German Chocolate Cake (Keto, GF, Vegetarian)
May 28, 2020
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Sometimes you really just need to splurge on something decadent. This low-carb German chocolate cake is just the ticket. It’s only 18g net carbs, gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and it tastes just like the real thing!
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Eating Healthy with a Busy Schedule
May 25, 2020
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When it comes to eating right many of us find that the number one hindrance to our success is the lack of time to prepare the proper meals and snacks for our dietary needs. It is often much more convenient to throw one thing in the crockpot for the family or resort to the fast […]
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Crispy Chicken Leg Quarters (Keto, Paleo, Whole30, Low-Iron)
May 23, 2020
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Dark meat chicken, is the best chicken! I just love dark meat and crispy skin on my chicken. I mean, if I’m really honest, most of the time I just want the skin and could care less about the meat. This crispy chicken leg quarters recipe is a staple in our house. I think you’ll love […]
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How to Stay Motivated to Exercise
May 21, 2020
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Exercise is always a do-it-yourself venture. No other person and no machine can do it for you. Hence, it is important to figure out how to stay motivated to exercise to stick with it! This is what people who are overweight should try to understand. However, even if it’s easy to set intentions and it’s […]
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10 Low Carb Staples You Can’t Live Without
May 18, 2020
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Here is a list of 10 low carb staples to help you plan ahead and stay on your low-carb or keto plan. This list covers everything, so make sure and adjust based on your preferences and sensitivities. For those just starting out and even for you long-timers, sticking to your healthy low carb lifestyle can […]
Lifestyle
5 Easy Toning Exercises You Can Do Anywhere
May 11, 2020
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Here are five easy toning exercises that can be done anywhere and whenever you have time. At home, at the office, or on vacation, you can do these easy yet extremely effective exercises. Most of us have learned what to do when it comes to exercising. The problem is where and when to get the […]
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Green Olive Tuna Salad (GFDF, Low-Iron, Keto, Paleo, Whole30, Vegetarian)
April 23, 2020
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Have you ever tried green olive tuna salad? It sounds crazy right? Who in the world would put green olives in their tuna salad!? I did and I’m not mad about it! I am on a serious tuna kick at the moment. It seems to be my go-to lunchtime craving lately and I’ve been experimenting […]
Nutritional Therapies
The Effects of Sugar on The Immune System
April 18, 2020
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While a spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, the real medicine for our bodies seems to be forgoing that spoonful of sugar (and most other spoonfuls) altogether. We’re going to look at the effects of sugar on the immune system in this article. In nutritional terms, our food is composed of three […]
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Summer Squash Fries (Keto, Paleo, Vegetarian, Low-Iron, GFDF, Whole30)
April 16, 2020
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Who says squash is boring? I know, I would totally rather have a big fat basket of real french fries…but these summer squash fries actually work to kill that craving. Squash makes for a (surprisingly) tasty snack when you’re thinking about reaching for the fries or chips! Give these summer squash fries a try the […]
Intentional Living
9 Disaster Prepping Tips and Tricks
April 13, 2020
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Recent events have thrown all of us for a loop and it’s a great reminder that we all should be at least somewhat prepared for the unknown. So I thought I would share my 9 disaster prepping tips and tricks to help you out. I’m not talking about hardcore prepping like building underground bunkers and […]
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The Basics of Building a Nutrient-Dense Kitchen
April 12, 2020
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When it comes to our health, nothing is more important than a strong nutritional foundation. Without a properly prepared nutrient-dense whole food diet, we struggle with our health. We see the effects of these struggles not just in the size of our jeans, but in the rising cost of healthcare and the staggering rate of […]
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Non-Toxic Cookware Guide
March 30, 2020
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Are you using non-toxic cookware? This may be an area that you’ve missed when addressing the toxin load in your environment. You’d probably switched to non-toxic beauty and cleaning products. Cooking should be enjoyable and something that produces a healthy meal for you and your loved ones. However, when you use pots, pans, and baking […]
Nutritional Therapies
Health Benefits of Tea
March 27, 2020
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Did you know there are a lot of health benefits of tea? Tea is arguably one of the oldest and most sought after commodities in the world, and today it is the second most consumed beverage, second only to water. It is a product that is made from the leaf and bud of the plant […]
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Tangy Coleslaw (Keto, Paleo, Whole30, GFDF, Low-Iron, Vegetarian)
March 25, 2020
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I’m constantly on the hunt for new side dishes! I particularly love veggie side dishes. There just never seem to be enough options and every now and then we kinda get tired of the same old roasted veggies. This tangy coleslaw recipe is the perfect solution to side dish monotony! I’ve actually never been a […]
Gardening
Growing Your Own Herbs
March 23, 2020
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If you’re not the type of person that wants to spend their time managing an elaborate fruit or vegetable garden, you might consider planting and growing your own herbs. While the product might not seem as significant, you’ll still enjoy the constant availability of fresh, delicious herbs to flavor your meals with.
Wellbeing
What to Do if You Get The COVID-19 Coronavirus
March 13, 2020
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With all of the media coverage of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, there has been little information available about what to do if you get the COVID-19 coronavirus. I’m not a doctor or trained medical professional and this is not medical advice, however, I’d like to share the information about how to manage coronaviruses from a […]
Ketogenic Lifestyle
Ketosis Signs and Symptoms – What to Expect
March 11, 2020
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Ketosis signs and symptoms can tip you off as to whether or not you have entered into ketosis. So if you’ve been following a keto diet and you’re wondering how you will actually know that your body is in ketosis this post is for you. First, let’s back up a minute and get a quick […]
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Lemon Pepper Romaine Ribs (Keto, GFDF, Vegetarian, Whole30, Paleo)
March 9, 2020
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Mmmm, this lemon pepper romaine ribs salad side dish is so delicious. I can’t get enough. The fresh crispy romaine lettuce leaves and the salty and sour lemon pepper vinaigrette. It’s the perfect side to serve alongside any fatty cut of meat or fish.