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Meal Plan for Eating Disorder Recovery

Breakfast   Thick sourdough bread slathered in real butter and strawberry preserves. Whole milk blended up with protein powder and almond butter. This is my Monday morning breakfast. Wait a minute, gluten-filled bread? Real butter and whole milk? Blasphemy! This is a gluten –free and dairy-free blog, right? That time has passed. I am welcoming in all the foods. No restrictions. I have battled an eating disorder for ten years. Evidence of that is written all over this blog. Last fall I recommitted to weekly therapy sessions with an ED (eating disorder) specialist, and as I described Sparkle Kitchen in our first meeting the fog began to lift. My special protocols and elimination diets were blatantly feeding my disease.   Snack   Cheddar cubes and raw carrots. 10am snack. My therapist recommends using the following guideline to avoid any ED triggers: Breakfast Snack Lunch Snack Dinner Snack I was intermittent Read More

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Wellness Beets Episode #43: Alex’s Goodbye and What We’re Up To Next

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/43__Alex_s_Goodbye_and_What_We_re_Up_To_Next.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram NEWS & UPDATES We talk about some really big news: Alex is leaving the show! We talk about how we came to this decision, what type of thinking went into it, and how sad we are to have this go down! But we also talk about the future of the podcast and how Brittany plans to take it to a whole new level. Alex explains why she had to make the difficult decision and that sparks a conversation on the Art of Saying “No.” Brittany and Alex both share advice on what helps them and how saying no is a way to say yes to your best self. RESOURCE: This is Your Brain Read More

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Wellness Beets Episode #40: Trigger Foods, Eating Disorders, and Inaccurate Nutrition Labels

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/40__Trigger_Foods_Eating_Disorders_and_Inaccurate_Nutrition_Labels.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram   NEWS & UPDATES  Brittany talks about her adventures in Local Eats Project. Join the challenge with your own meals and use #localeatsproject. (And since it’s still the holidays, don’t forget about her Dairy-Free Eggnog video).  Alex chats about her and Megan’s (of GingerNewtrition) new Detox Skin Care Guide coming out January…keep an eye out on Instagram for free content all about that!   TRIGGER FOODS AND EATING DISORDERS We revisit our previous discussion of the 21 Day Sugar Detox and how we do with food challenges.  We end up talking about food deprivation, having treats during the holidays, and how trigger foods can set us off.  We also talk about Brittany’s history Read More

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Wellness Beets Episode #38: Sugar and the Holidays, Energy Robbers, and The Art of Pampering

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/38__Sugar_and_the_Holidays_Energy_Robbers_and_The_Art_of_Pampering.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram   UPDATES Brittany talks all about her Local Eats Project and how she’s going to be posting 1 recipe per month made out of local foods; she asks everyone who wants to join her to do so! Use the hashtag #localeatsproject on social media to follow along.  Brittany is also doing the 21 Day Sugar Detox/Whole 30 starting on November 30th. She’ll be doing an periscope and Instagram post each day on the topic. Alex talks about finishing up the Toxic Home Makeover and the new Skin Care Guide her and Megan of GingerNewtrition have coming up. She also talks about her upcoming Periscope series (her handle is @digprimal over there) and how Read More

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Episode #37: Thanksgiving, Eye Health, Composting, and Sleeping Pills

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/37__Thanksgiving_Eye_Health_Composting_and_Sleeping_Pills.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram WILD ZORA SPONSORSHIP Alex and I are always looking for nutrient-rich, real food snacks we can enjoy on the go. So we’re thrilled to have Wild Zora as an official sponsor of the podcast. A complete and balanced snack is more than just meat, Wild Zora Meat and Veggie Bars include a balance of grass-fed or naturally raised meats mixed with one serving of certified-organic fruits and veggies. Every bar is super nutrient dense and 100% real food. Go over to WildZora.com to check out all their yummy flavors and stock up on their high-quality snacks.   UPDATES Brittany talks all about her Local Eats Project and how she’s going to be posting Read More

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Wellness Beets Episode #36: Trisha Hughes on GAPS Diet, Intuitive Eating and Pretty Food

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/36__Trisha_Hughes_on_GAPS_Diet_Intuitive_Eating_and_Pretty_Food.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram WILD ZORA SPONSORSHIP Alex and I are always looking for nutrient-rich, real food snacks we can enjoy on the go. So we’re thrilled to have Wild Zora as an official sponsor of the podcast. A complete and balanced snack is more than just meat, Wild Zora Meat and Veggie Bars include a balance of grass-fed or naturally raised meats mixed with one serving of certified-organic fruits and veggies. Every bar is super nutrient dense and 100% real food. Go over to WildZora.com to check out all their yummy flavors and stock up on their high-quality snacks.   UPDATES Brittany has put together a Thanksgiving Recipe Round-up that is going out to all her Read More