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How to Set Up a Healthy Plate: the Right and Wrong Way to Balance Your Meals

How to Set Up a Healthy Plate: the Right and Wrong Way to Balance Your Meals

I see people doing this all the time when they try to set up a healthy plate -- not eating enough, not eating enough protein, not eating enough healthy fats, avoiding fat altogether, eating too many carbs... and the list goes on.  There is so much debate on how to set up a healthy plate it's hard to pick just one.  But in this post, I'm sharing my personal go-to plate template for my clients and the reasons behind them.

Healthy French Fries: Fried Plantain [paleo, gluten-free, AIP]

Healthy French Fries: Fried Plantain [paleo, gluten-free, AIP]

I'm going to say right off bat that I'm completely okay with white potatoes... As long as that glucose is being used in the body and not just being packed away into fat cells.  That being said, there are times when I do not need the extra simple sugars from white potatoes and green plantains would be more beneficial for me.

Real Food Kitchen Staples: What to Eat to Stay Healthy and Fit

Real Food Kitchen Staples:  What to Eat to Stay Healthy and Fit

Want to know exactly what I keep stocked in my real food kitchen?  Well, here's a sneak peak just for you!  If you haven't already downloaded my Quick Guide to: Real Food, get it HERE!  There are more options in my quick guide than on this post - this post just gives you a little insight as to what I like to have on hand at (almost) all times in my kitchen.  Here you go!

Grain-Free Banana Pancakes [paleo, no sugar added]

Grain-Free Banana Pancakes [paleo, no sugar added]

I hope this grain-free banana pancakes recipe serves you all well!  It’s another super easy and super healthy recipe anyone can make in a flash. When I first realized how simple + delicious it could be to make paleo pancakes... let me tell ya -- I was obsessed!  I probably made this recipe every day for 3-4 weeks.  It's that simple.  Plus, it uses ingredients that are always in my cupboard anyway.