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She was SO kind to let me share her Paleo Pumpkin Pie recipe with my community!
She's the best!
It’s paleo and healthy enough to have the leftovers for breakfast!
Yes, exactly! This is what eating healthy is all about... you can eat ALL the THINGS, just use better and healthier ingredients!
Paleo Pumpkin Pie Ingredients
My quest to help people become more informed about the very food they put into their bodies has led me to realize that not all processed foods are bad!
There are some simple principles that we can use to understand what food is good for us and what isn't.
With all of the mixed and manipulative marketing messaging out there, it's no wonder so many people have no idea how to eat healthy!
The more you understand what is and what it not processed, the easier it will be to make more informed decisions of what you put into your sacred and beautiful body.
But first, let's define what the characteristics are of food that actually is nourishing:
So what is food that does not nourish our body? Well, it's:
What I hope this blog post does is...
Mother Nature provides humans everything they need to be healthy and heal.
It’s when humans think they know better and try to “outsmart” her is when they become the cause of their own demise.
Pesto is packed with one of my favorite herbs, basil!
This beautiful green herb offers the body many benefits as it is:
It can also provide protection against bacteria growth and has been shown to inhibit resistant strains of bacteria!
I try and include as many herbs as possible in my diet, as they not only provide us tons of health benefits, but they add flavor and depth to almost any dish!
One of the main things I do to stay on track is to make things in advance for hangry Becky that tend to show up once in a while.
I absolutely love dips like hummus, pesto, and guacamole, as they can be made in advance and devoured with cut-up veggies and gluten-free crackers.
This pesto recipe can also be combined with spiralized zucchini noodles, grain-free pasta, or mixed into sauteed veggies or added to a marinara...
Did you know that buckwheat isn’t wheat… it’s a seed.
So crazy, I know :)
This naturally gluten-free seed is nutrient-dense and is high both in protein and fiber. #boom
Buckwheat seeds, also called “groats” are packed with nutrients and antioxidants and are often referred to as a “superfood”.
They are also a high source of amino acids, vitamins, minerals all with relatively few calories.
What else do you need in life?!
This high fiber and easily digestible food can be made into a yummy porridge to mix up your breakfast.
I always recommend mixing up what you eat!
Just like I do in my oatmeal, I always add an egg, or two, to this porridge a few minutes before it's done.
The egg(s) make it fluffy and adds protein! Our bodies love and need protein and adding healthy protein will keep you satiated longer!
Okay, let’s do this.
BUT FIRST! SOAK YOUR BUCKWHEAT!!
Oh and always source organic...
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