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How to Make Kombucha

Have you ever drank kombucha before and wondered how to make your own kombucha? Well I have. The stuff is classified as a fermented beverage, and is packed full of good bacteria called probiotics, which are important for gut health. Think of it as growing healthy bacteria to replenish your body. As someone who has struggled with a finicky gut …

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Grocery Shopping with a Dietitian

Hi guys! It’s been a while. This grocery shopping dietitian owes the world a life update since I have not blogged in ONE YEAR, but first, check out this little grocery haul that I did on my day off this week. Come grocery shopping with a dietitian to see some of my weekly staples! This week I stuck to shrimp …

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Let’s Talk Turmeric

It is sold in capsule form, ground as a spice, and even in whole plant form. What is that yellow spice? I’m talking about turmeric. Maybe you have not heard of it, but it is the main spice in curry and is present in other Indian and Thai dishes. Here in the U.S., we do not have traditional dishes that …

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The Green Smoothie You Should Be Drinking

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Need more greens in your life? Want a light, yet refreshing breakfast idea? I have dabbled in green smoothies for years now, making different combinations and flavor profiles. I find that drinking smoothies is a way to sneak in extra fiber and greens to my diet, without having to cook. Plus, who is going to eat vegetables for breakfast? When …

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The Iced Coffee Treat You Won’t Feel Guilty About

Here’s the dilemma: you LOVE a refreshing coffee treat– think Starbuck’s Frappuccino, but you know it is packed with sugar and calories. Well, I may just have solved your dilemma! Try this healthy protein frappuccino that will keep you on track with your goals while giving you that refreshing boost you crave. Protein Frappuccino Ingredients: 3 ice cubes 1/2 cup unsweetened …

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How to Cook Chicken

Let’s face it, chicken can get pretty monotonous. But we all know that it is a lean source of a very important nutrient (protein!). Here are some delicious ways to cook it without wanting to throw it out or give it to the dogs, straight from a St. Louis dietitian. Method 1: Roasting This is an easy way to cook …

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Secret Turkey Meatloaf

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  Ahh yes, my secret turkey meatloaf (also known as “Fit Betch Turkey Meatloaf”!). This stuff is soooo good, and will keep you on track with eating clean and reaching your fitness goals. Also, it is soooo easy! As usual, you don’t even need skills. I have had lots and lots of requests for this recipe, but I wanted to …

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Keto Protein Pancakes (low carb, high fat)

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Keto protein pancakes? Why? These low carb, high fat protein pancakes are a yummy spin on the original pancake. We have been playing around with different dieting techniques in my house. Currently Aaron is using a ketogenic diet, meaning that his diet is low in carbs and very high in fats. He has been limited with his food choices, because …

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HIIT Cardio Home Workout

Are you ready for a home workout? I am bored with cardio equipment! This high intensity interval training cardio home workout will bust your butt into bikini shape! The best part is you can do it wherever and whenever works for you. Set a timer, do the first set of exercises until the timer runs out (no resting!), rest after …

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Bodybuilder Breakfast Casserole

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Here in the Midwest, we are big on casseroles (ha!). One weekend in my house, we were looking for a way to make some breakfast meals that didn’t require cooking individual eggs and potatoes. Well luckily this recipe turned out great, and I am always getting requests for it when I post pics of it on my Snapchat (@cheebrus). Here …