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Easy Breakfast Bars!!

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Breakfast Bars Serves: 12-16 bars

Ingredients:
1 ¼ cup blanched almond flour
¼ teaspoon celtic sea salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup avocado oil
¼ cup raw honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
½ cup pumpkin seeds
½ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup blanched slivered almonds
¼ cup raisins

 

Instructions:
 1. In a small bowl, combine almond flour, salt and baking soda
2. In a large bowl, combine avocado oil, honey and vanilla
3. Stir dry ingredients into wet
4. Mix in coconut, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, almond slivers and raisins
5. Grease an 8 x 8 inch baking dish with avocado oil
6. Press the dough into the baking dish, wetting your hands with water to help pat the dough down evenly
7. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes 8. Cool bars in pan for 2 hours, then serve

Thank you Elanas Pantry for this recipe!!

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Lemons…Food is your Prevention & Cure!!!!

Amazing Frozen Lemons

All it is…..is a frozen lemon

 Many professionals in restaurants and eateries are using or consuming the entire lemon and nothing is wasted.

How can you use the whole lemon without waste?

 Simple.. place the washed lemon in the freezer section of your refrigerator. Once the lemon is frozen, get your grater, and shred the whole lemon (no need to peel it) and sprinkle it on top of your foods.

 Sprinkle it to your vegetable salad, ice cream, soup, cereals, noodles, spaghetti sauce, rice, sushi, fish dishes, whisky, wine…. the list is endless.

 All of the foods will unexpectedly have a wonderful taste, something that you may have never tasted before.

Most likely, you only think of lemon juice and vitamin C. Not anymore.

 Now that you’ve learned this lemon secret, you can use lemon even in soups & stir-fry’s.

 What’s the major advantage of using the whole lemon other than preventing waste and adding new taste to your dishes?

 Well, you see lemon peels contain as much as 5 to 10 times more vitamins than the lemon juice itself.

And yes, that’s what you’ve been wasting.

 But from now on, by following this simple procedure of freezing the whole lemon, then grating it on top of your dishes, you can consume all of those nutrients and get even healthier.

 It’s also good that lemon peels are health rejuvenators in eradicating toxic elements in the body.

 So place your washed lemon in your freezer, and then grate it on your meal every day. It is a key to make your foods tastier and you get to live healthier and longer! That’s the lemon secret! Better late than never, right? The surprising benefits of lemon!

Lemon (Citrus) is a miraculous product to kill cancer cells. It is 10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy.

 Why do we not know about that? Because there are laboratories interested in making a synthetic version that will bring them huge profits.

 You can now help a friend in need by letting him/her know that lemon juice is beneficial in preventing the disease. Its taste is pleasant and it does not produce the horrific effects of chemotherapy.

 How many people will die while this closely guarded secret is kept, so as not to jeopardize the beneficial multimillionaires large corporations?

 As you know, the lemon tree is known for its varieties of lemons and limes.

 You can eat the fruit in different ways: you can eat the pulp, juice press, prepare drinks, sorbets, pastries, etc…. It is credited with many virtues, but the most interesting is the effect it produces on cysts and tumors.

 This plant is a proven remedy against cancers of all types. Some say it is very useful in all variants of cancer. It is considered also as an anti microbial spectrum against bacterial infections and fungi, effective against internal parasites and worms, it regulates blood pressure which is too high and an antidepressant, combats stress and nervous disorders.

The source of this information is fascinating: it comes from one of the largest drug manufacturers in the world, says that after more than 20 laboratory tests since 1970, the extracts revealed that It destroys the malignant cells in 12 cancers, including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreas…

The compounds of this tree showed 10,000 times better than the product Adriamycin, a drug normally used chemotherapeutic in the world, slowing the growth of cancer cells.

 And what is even more astonishing: this type of therapy with lemon extract only destroys malignant cancer cells and it does not affect healthy cells.

So, give those lemons a good wash, freeze them and grate them. Your whole body will love you for it!!!!!

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You CAN Do IT…One Day at a Time!

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Eat to Lean Down!

One of my idol’s, Dr Mark Hyman, was recently a guest on “Live with Kelly”.  He talked about which whole foods stabilize your blood sugar, keep your weight down and help to lean you down.  Here were the highlights:

  • Get rid of Metabolism blockers:
    • Don’t drink your calories (no juice, soda or alcohol)
    • UNJUNK your diet (no high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, artificial sweeteners, colors and MSG)
    • Eliminate inflammatory foods (gluten and dairy) for 2-3 weeks and see how you feel.
  • Add Metabolism boosters
    • Eat real food(veggies, fruit, beans, nuts, seeds, lean animal protein, small amounts of gluten free grains – black rice, quinoa)
    • Bulk up on crunchy veggies(broccoli, asparagus, artichokes, green beans, leafy greens, etc.)
    • Power up with Protein:Eat protein with each meal (eggs, chicken, fish, nuts, seeds)
    • Get an oil change:Speed up your metabolism with good fat including olive oil, small wild fish like sardines and salmon, and extra virgin coconut oil — My favorite is Artisina.
    • Add Sugar buster fibers called PGX.  You can also get it from special noodles called Shirataki made from Konjac root.  PGX is a great source of Glucomannan. Take it 15 minutes before meals.  It slows absorption of sugar and fat and lowers insulin levels and helps lower blood sugar and cholesterol and cuts your cravings and appetite and helps with weight loss
    • Grease up the wheels of your metabolism with Supplements.  Take a good multivitamin, fish oil and vitamin D every day.
    • Shake the weight off – start the day with morning protein shake – see recipe below the video.

To your good health

Mark Hyman, MD

Watch his video HERE!

Whole Food Protein Shake Recipe
4 oz Frozen wild or organic blueberries
2-3 tbsp hemp seed
2 tbsp chia seed
4 walnuts
3 Brazil nuts
Small handful of pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp Extra virgin coconut oil
2 tbsp almond butter
4 oz Unsweetened almond milk or hemp milk
1/2 Banana

Be sure to add enough water so that the smoothie is not so thick that it is hard to drink usually need to fill the liquid about an inch or two above the contents.

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Baking with Friends – Macaroons!!

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Amazing Friends, Laughter, Love, Cocktails & Macaroons = Perfect Saturday!!

Ingredients
1/2 cup almonds
3 egg whites
1/4 tsp cream of tarter
1/4 cup organic sugar
1/4 cup coconut

Preheat oven to 275. Process almonds in your Vitamix or food processor (30 sec) into almond flour & set aside. Whisk together egg whites & cream of tarter with electric hand mixer until stiff peaks form or about 5 min. Gently fold in almond flour, sugar & coconut. Put small balls of dough onto baking sheet. Bake for 15-18 min or until golden brown.

Makes 1 batch
Serves 5-6 people

Thank you Crystal & Dustin for visiting the Harpers!!! XoXo

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Summer BBQ

Grilled Salmon, Asaparagus & Broccoli

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My Favorite Salsa

Ingredients:
1 cucumber
1 bunch cilantro
1 avocado
1 green onion
1/2 head cabbage
Juice of 1 lemon
4 capfuls ACV (apple cider vinegar)
Dash of balsamic vinegar
Salt

Grilled Salmon
Salt / Pepper & fresh lemon
Cook each side for about 5 minutes

Grilled Broccoli & Asparagus
Grapeseed Oil
Salt
Lemon

Mix all together, put on grill until tender & enjoy!

Eat Clean, Train Hard, Be Well

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