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5-Day Mini Meal Planning Challenge

5-Day Mini Meal Planning Challenge

Are you ready for some meal planning inspiration? At the beginning of the August inside our Love Yourself Lean Facebook Community I challenged myself and our members to a Mini 5 Day Meal Planning Challenge. Over the course of 5 days I shared my step-by-step system for...

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What I’m reading right now

What I’m reading right now

One item on my Summer bucket list this year was to read 10 books.  To be honest, I rarely actually read a book from cover to cover (with a few exceptions, especially audiobooks). My style of reading tends to be dipping in and out of several books at the same time,...

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My 1 year post-separation belief releasing ritual

My 1 year post-separation belief releasing ritual

365 days ago I found myself homeless and having to ask my brother for $40 to put gas in my car so that I could drive to Leading Tickles to stay with my parents. Other than the dates that my children were born I don't really pay much attention to dates. But the events...

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30-Day Digital Detox Challenge (Day 1-7)

30-Day Digital Detox Challenge (Day 1-7)

Welcome to week 1 of the Digital Detox Challenge! Let's dive into this weeks daily challenges.... Day 1 - Stop Using All Digital Devices At Least 30 Minutes Before Bed Our cell phones, tablets, computers and other electronic gadgets have become such a huge part of our...

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30-Day Digital Detox Challenge (Day 8-14)

30-Day Digital Detox Challenge (Day 8-14)

Welcome to Week 2 of the Digital Detox Challenge! Let's dive into this weeks daily challenges... Day 8 - Ditch The Devices When You Workout Take a look around at the gym, chances are you can’t find one person without their phone in-hand. Your cell phone can feel like...

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30-Day Digital Detox Challenge (Day 15-21)

30-Day Digital Detox Challenge (Day 15-21)

Welcome to Week 3 of the Digital Detox Challenge! Let's dive into this weeks daily challenges... Day 15 - De-clutter and Organize Your Apps Today's challenge is to de-cluttered and organize your phone by deciding which apps you actually need to have on your phone....

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30-Day Digital Detox Challenge (Day 22-30)

30-Day Digital Detox Challenge (Day 22-30)

Welcome to week 4 of the Digital Detox Challenge! Let's dive into this weeks daily challenges.... Day 22 - Don't Scroll Through Your Phone for the First 30 Minutes of Your Day On Day 4 of this Digital Detox Challenge I invited you to create and enjoy a 15-minute...

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Coach Courtney’s Top 4 Safe Sunscreens

Coach Courtney’s Top 4 Safe Sunscreens

Before I dive into sharing my top picks for safe sunscreens, let me start by saying that all sunscreens are not created equally. In fact, a 2019 report from Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that nearly two-thirds of sunscreens don’t work and/or contain...

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Chicken & Bacon in a Creamy Tomato Spinach Sauce

Chicken & Bacon in a Creamy Tomato Spinach Sauce

INGREDIENTS 3, medium sized chicken breasts 2 tbsp. unsalted butter 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp. smoked paprika 2 tsp. Italian seasoning 2 medium tomatoes, deseeded and diced 1 cup low sodium chicken stock 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped 4 strips of turkey bacon bacon...

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Wanted: Project & Social Media Coordinator

Wanted: Project & Social Media Coordinator

NOW HIRING! I am seeking a part-time Project & Social Media Coordinator with the capacity to organize and support the management of both my on-line and off-line businesses. General Overview: Assist with the organization, implementation and execution of all...

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Low-Carb Eating May Be Best for Weight Loss

Low-Carb Eating May Be Best for Weight Loss

Understanding Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are foods, which contain similar ratios of the elements, carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. The group consists of gums, cellulose, sugars, and starches. They serve as the body’s primary fuel source when converted to glucose, a...

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Recent Posts On The Blog

Chicken & Bacon in a Creamy Tomato Spinach Sauce

INGREDIENTS 3, medium sized chicken breasts 2 tbsp. unsalted butter 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp. smoked paprika 2 tsp. Italian seasoning 2 medium tomatoes, deseeded and diced 1 cup low sodium chicken stock 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped 4 strips of turkey bacon bacon...

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Healthy Salmon Chowder (Dairy-Free!)

Healthy Salmon Chowder (Dairy-Free!) INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. coconut oil 1 large onion, diced 1/2 tsp. sea salt 2 medium sweet potato, peeled and cubed 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped 1 large red bell pepper, chopped 3 celery stalks, sliced 4 garlic cloves, minced 2...

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All Day Energy Bar

INGREDIENTS 1 cup puff rice cereal 1/2 cup dried blueberries 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut 1/4 cup hemp seeds 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup almond butter 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup coconut...

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Turmeric Lentil Stew

Yields 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 1½ cups lentils, rinsed and soaked for 2 hours 2 tbsp. avocado oil 3 tbsp. water 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 1-inch piece of ginger, finely grated 1 tbsp. ground turmeric 1 tbsp. cumin powder ½ tsp. coriander 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1...

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Blueberry Crunch Cereal

  INGREDIENTS ½ cup fresh blueberries 2 tbsp. chopped almonds, presoaked 2 tbsp. ground hemp seeds 2 tbsp. dried shredded coconut 1 tbsp. ground flaxseed ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk INSTRUCTIONS: Pour ¾ cup almond milk over top of the berries and other ingredients....

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Smoked Salmon Mini Frittatas

INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp. olive oil ¼ cup shallots, diced ½ tsp. sea salt 1/8 tsp. black pepper 4 oz smoked salmon, cut into ¼ inch piece 6 eggs 8 egg whites ¼ cup coconut cream or Greek yogurt 2 tbsp. fresh chives, minced INSTRUCTIONS Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees, and...

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Happy Hormone Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 2 tbsp. almond butter 2 tbsp ground flaxseed 1 tsp. maca powder 1 tsp .cinnamon 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 scoop chocolate or vanilla protein powder 4-6 ice cubes INSTRUCTIONS Blend and enjoy! Feel free to top with fresh fruit,...

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Sizzlin’ Satay Turkey Stir-Fry

Eat plain, boring turkey sandwiches for the next few days or transform your Christmas turkey leftovers into into a delicious stir fry you'll actually enjoy. But be warned: This delicious bowl of goodness may cause more post-turkey dinner naps. INGREDIENTS 8oz 100%,...

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The Ultimate Healthy Apple Crumble

INGREDIENTS For the strudel: ¾ cup gluten-free oats ¼ cup brown rice flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbsp pure maple syrup 1 ½ tbsp unsalted butter, melted For the filling: 6 cups diced red apple (I prefer to use Fuji or Gala apple) 2 tbsp cornstarch 1 ½ tsp ground...

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Chocolate Pumpkin Torte

INGREDIENTS Pecan Oat Crust: 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats 1/2 cup raw almonds 1/2 cup raw pecans 2 tbsp. coconut palm sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 cup coconut oil Chocolate Pumpkin Filling: 2 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut milk 1 cup can pureed...

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Pumpkin Muffins

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup coconut flour 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. ground nutmeg ¼ tsp. ground cloves ½ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. sea salt ½ cup canned pureed pumpkin 6 eggs, beaten 3 tbsp. coconut oil, melted 1/3 cup raw honey, melted 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ cup nuts...

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Cranberry Almond Granola Bars

Cranberry Almond Granola Bars   INGREDIENTS 2 cups gluten free oats 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup dried cranberries 4 tbsp. chia seeds 1/2 cup vanilla protein powder 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 2 tbsp. honey INSTRUCTIONS   1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.   2. In a large...

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