Oatmeal Power Bars

 Oatmeal Power Bars

Homemade bars are entirely customizable, and so easy to make that you’ll be making a different batch every Sunday for snacks throughout the week. You can add any variety of nuts and fruit, play around with different types of grains, like quinoa or puffed rice, and different kinds of natural sweeteners.

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Vitality Superfood Salad

Vitality Superfood Salad

This salad is great for traveling because it is all mixed together and has lots of crunchy vegetables for texture and to prevent soggy lettuce as the dressing is already mixed in when prepared. Simply pack a portion of this salad in a tupperware container and bring along with you. Don’t forget the spork!

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Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

I definitely crave warm, hearty dishes when the first hint of Fall arrives.  But until winter is here, I’m never completely ready for stews or chili.  So I have to find a happy medium, and this Slow-Cooker Mongolian Beef dish is just that! It’s still warm and filling, but still light enough to enjoy in the Fall and not nudge me into complete winter hibernation mode.

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Digging Up The 3 Roots Of Low Energy

Digging Up The 3 Roots Of Low Energy

“I’m sick of having no energy!” …. Sound familiar? Dealing with a general lack of energy, annoying fatigue, and overall sluggishness is one of the most common complaints I hear from clients in my nutrition practice. However, when I dig deeper, I often find three main roots to this lack of energy; a burdened liver, rollercoaster blood sugar levels, and an inconsistent eating routine.

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Flexible Dieting Decoded

Flexible Dieting Decoded

This is the second article in our exclusive Flexible Dieting (IIFYM) series. Be sure to check out the first article Fad Diets and Flexible Dieting: What Works and What Doesn’t  to understand the underpinnings of this nutrition approach.

Macros are a hot topic as the concept of “flexible dieting” aka “IIFYM” (If It Fits Your Macros) is gaining mainstream attention. The beautiful and fit Cameron Diaz reportedly follows macronutrient principles. So what’s the buzz all about?

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Flexible Dieting Part 1: A Maintainable Lifestyle

Flexible Dieting Part 1: A Maintainable Lifestyle

In my previous article for GORGO we discussed why most weight loss diets fail. They simply cannot be maintained in the long term and often create unhealthy relationships with food.  I also said that I am a proponent of what is called 'Flexible Dieting' also known as IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros).

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