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Low FODMAP Diet: What to Eat and How to Eat It

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FODMAPs, an acronym referring to Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols, are found in the foods we eat. These complex names refer to a collection of molecules found in food. Some people experience difficulty absorbing these molecules. Many doctors encourage women to try a Low FODMAP Diet to combat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptom. Common symptoms of IBS ...[Read More]

Brunch-Ready Recipes with Protein Powder

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Brunch is so fun, especially as we head in to spring. Easter and spring break with the kiddos all seem to call for some brunch-ready recipes! When you can make brunch ready recipes with protein powder, now that’s what I call a win-win situation! You’ll find two of Morgan Turnow’s favorites below, along with information on how to follow Morgan for more great recipes using PEScienc ...[Read More]

5 KidzShake Lunchbox Bliss Ball Recipes to Supercharge Your Kids’ Lunches

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Have you ever been in a lunch packing slump? I don’t know about you, but I can barely make it through a week without feeling the lunch-packing blues!  Don’t despair! Kidzshake delivers with 5 Kidzshake Lunchbox Bliss Ball recipes to supercharge your kids’ lunches!  If your kids are anything like mine, they eat very little at lunch (despite my beautifully packaged and ve ...[Read More]

Homemade Protein Bars

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On days that I’m running errands, in a rush, or just need a quick grab & go meal or snack option, my “emergency” stock of homemade protein bars (or sometimes store bought!), in my pantry, purse, and yes, even my car, are life savers! Not all protein bars are created equally, though. In fact, some bars have just as much sugar (or even more!) than a candy bar. If you’re wondering how to tell if ...[Read More]

Low Carb Lemon Bars

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I love desserts. I’m usually more of a chocolate person, but sometimes I crave the refreshing sweetness of my grandma’s famous lemon bars!  Traditional lemon bars are refreshingly tangy, but don’t let the citrus fool you into thinking lemon bars are healthier than they really are. Most traditional lemon bar recipes call for a full cup of butter and 1½ pounds of sugar…which packs&nbs ...[Read More]

Healthy and Hot Dinners: Recipes for Autumn Evenings

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Sunny days. Cool evenings. Leaves falling. Cider brewing.  Who doesn’t love Autumn?  One of the things I love most about Autumn is trying new healthy, hot dinner recipes to warm up on cold evenings! The following four recipes should give you a week’s worth (with leftovers!) of wonderfully warm, delicious and healthy meals to share with your family this Autumn!   Hea ...[Read More]

Healthy Breakfasts for Kids: Kidzshake Freezer Packs

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Now that school is back in session, mornings seem to be getting crazier…(Mom life, you feel me?!) From wake-ups to breakfast prep, then lunches to getting kids dressed (and, of course,finding the missing shoes), anything busy moms can to do simplify the morning hustle can be helpful. Enter healthy breakfasts for kids: Kidzshake freezer packs! These quickly became our favorite way to get ...[Read More]

Health Benefits of Artichokes

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  At BeyondFit we talk a lot about the 2 P’s–protein + produce. If you want to expand your usual produce selection, venture out with something new and give artichokes a try! You’ll be amazed at the health benefits of artichokes! Artichokes are most often served steamed, but grilling them adds a smoky dimension to their flavor. Keep reading for an easy and DELICIOUS ...[Read More]

Recipes Using Healthy BBQ Sauce

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Summer is here! That means BBQ season is back! If you’re looking for a fun way to get creative with your BBQ sauce, give these two low carb, high protein recipes a try!     Mini Turkey Meatloaves with BBQ Sauce           BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins with BBQ Sauce           Picky Eater Approved!   I can’t tell yo ...[Read More]

Facts on Fiber

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By Kate Horney Are you getting enough fiber? Research shows countless ways that fiber will boost your health. Some of its top potential benefits include: Blood sugar control: Soluble fiber has been shown to help to slow your body’s breakdown of carbohydrates and the absorption of sugar, helping with blood sugar control by balancing insulin levels. This, in turn, reduces cravings and also aid ...[Read More]