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I teach women how to get flawless skin so they can feel confident and beautiful without spending thousands of dollars on treatments and products that don’t work.

July 2017

Super Chewy Paleo Cookies One of my absolute favourite things to bake with is almond flour, which serves as a perfect base to my Super Chewy Paleo Cookies. Almond flour is made from grinding down almonds in to a fine texture that is awesome to bake and cook with. You can buy almond flour already ground or you can save some money and grind the almonds yourself. Almond flour is my go-to ingredient for gluten-free, grain-free, and paleo friendly baking. Since you’re baking with almonds, you’re creating a tasty little treat that’s full of protein and good fats. Naturally Sweet Refined sugars, white flour, hydrogenated vegetable oils, and artificial flavouring/colours are a few of the common ingredients found in supermarket cookies. Making your own yummy little paleo cookies ensures that there are no hidden ingredients lurking in your baked goods. Raw honey is one

Almond Butter Smoothie Nut butters like almond, brazil, cashew or hazelnut are tasty ways to add some protein to your meal - smoothies included. Notice how I didn’t say peanut butter? Sorry Peanut Butter As absolutely delicious as it is, I gave up peanut butter a number of years ago. Peanuts are actually a legume and grown underground. This puts them at a high risk of being contaminated with mold and fungus, specifically Aspergillus fungus. This fungus then produces carcinogenic aflatoxins on peanuts. According to the National Cancer Institute, exposure to aflatoxins is associated with an increased risk of liver cancer. Long-term exposure can also result in food allergies, autoimmune disease reactions, and growth impairment. For our family, peanut butter is not an option. Thankfully, almond butter has taken its place. Almond Butter Almonds are incredible for cognitive function. They contain L-carnitine and riboflavin, which are key

Strawberry Avocado Salad I first tried a version of this Strawberry Avocado Salad at my cousin's house when his wife whipped it up for dinner one evening. Ever since then I've been hooked! It is one of the TASTIEST salads ever. The combination of juicy strawberries with creamy avocado is absolute heaven. Perfect for a fresh summer time salad. Awesome for lunch or dinner - and great to bring to a summer bbq! This Strawberry Avocado Salad would pair great with The Best Veggie Burger Ever. Buying Organic Strawberries are the most important fruit to buy organically, as conventional crops are heavily sprayed with pesticides. The EWG's 2017 Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce rate strawberries as the #1 offender when it comes to chemical contamination. The majority of strawberries are grown in California where they carefully track pesticide use. According to the Environmental Working