Author archive: Heather Cooan

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Homemade Guacamole (GFDF, Paleo, Keto, AIP, Whole30, Vegetarian, Low-Iron)
July 4, 2020
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I love guacamole! There’s nothing quite like fresh guacamole made table-side at an authentic Mexican restaurant. So good and it’s actually really simple to make at home! I make homemade guacamole at least once a week.
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Overlooking Acid Reflux Disease in Children
July 2, 2020
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Acid reflux disease in children is actually quite common and easily overlooked. Symptoms in children are more difficult to catch and connect. We don’t typically look to a child’s diet as a potential cause, because that’s just not the norm in this country, but this is a digestive issue…so why wouldn’t we look at what […]
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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas (GFDF, Keto, Whole30, Paleo)
June 29, 2020
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This slow cooker pork carnitas recipe is awesome. There’s nothing easier than throwing everything into the slow cooker before you start your day for a super easy dinner! We have a lot of lettuce tacos around here. I usually do ground or shredded beef or fajita-style chicken. Always a great meal, but this time I […]
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Tips for Breaking a Weight Loss Plateau
June 27, 2020
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It happens to all of us…the dreaded weight loss plateau. You’re cruising along, ecstatic because you just completed the induction phase of Atkins or the first couple of weeks off of sugar and grains on The Primal Blueprint. It was a miracle you got though those few weeks and made it through the withdrawal symptoms. […]
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Food Labels: How to Read Them
June 25, 2020
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Learning to read food labels is a super valuable skill in your journey to optimal health. You cannot measure every morsel that passes your lips, but it is a good idea to measure most foods and beverages until you get a feel for portion sizes. It is a super-sized world out there, and most people […]
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The Power of Antioxidants for Staying Young
June 22, 2020
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What’s all the buzz around antioxidants and why are they so important? Everyone wants to grow old gracefully. Some go under the knife to get that youthful look while others opt for a more natural way to maintain that healthful glow. The way to make peace with age can be found in the types of […]
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How to Overcome Emotional Eating
June 20, 2020
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Eating is a part of life. Your body gets its nutrients from food. Sometimes we can go overboard with our eating habits and it can result in gaining weight. One issue with food is emotional eating. The problem of emotional eating may end with the scale but it begins in the mind. Stress takes a […]
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Common Dieting Mindset Mistakes
June 18, 2020
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Despite the plethora of weight loss information available, these common dieting mindset mistakes are being made over and over every day. I’m not talking about little slipups where you stole a french fry off of hubbies plate, but big mindset mistakes that distract you from your weight loss goals and accidentally lead to self-sabotage. Understanding […]
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5 Nutritional Foundations for Optimal Health
June 15, 2020
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We have way more control over our health and wellbeing than we are lead to believe. Proper nutrition is one of our most powerful tools and it’s important to understand how we can leverage it to achieve optimal health. There are five nutritional foundations that are critical to proper function and they should be the […]
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Meal Planning Tips for Busy Moms
June 13, 2020
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Dinner is the last meal of the day and a time when families can get together and discuss their day. It is also a hectic meal for busy moms who are just getting off of work or who have been busy with other activities all day. Forget trying to get a healthy meal on the […]
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Fried Cheese Balls (Keto, GF, Low-Iron, Vegetarian)
June 11, 2020
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Cheese is awesome and fried anything is awesome, so fried cheese is just heaven! These fried cheese balls are the best keto snack out there!
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Cheesy Bacon Cauliflower (Keto, GF, Low-Iron)
June 8, 2020
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Who says cauliflower has to be boring? It’s delicious if you cover it in cheese, cream , and bacon! Spice up your cauliflower with this great cheesy bacon cauliflower side dish recipe.
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Paleo Stuffed Peppers (Low-Carb, Whole30, GFDF)
June 6, 2020
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Thank goodness for ‘paleo-ised’ recipes! We had a hankering for stuffed peppers and had to find a way to make paleo stuffed peppers. I’ve been reading a ton of paleo blogs and I’ve come across some great inspiration for recipes. We love stuffed peppers but they usually include rice or bread crumbs and cheese or […]
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Salmon Burger (Keto, Paleo, GFDF, Whole30, Low-Iron)
June 4, 2020
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This salmon burger recipe is super easy! I love this nutritious meal for a weeknight dinner. Thirty minutes and three ingredients and you’ve got a tasty meal on the table with minimal time and effort!
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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 […]