Chicory Coconut Mocha

Chicory Coconut Mocha

Not a fan of mocha? skip the chocolate and it turns into a regular coffee like beverage. This is one of those rainy day, warm you up kind of beverages. I love it as a coffee substitute especially when suffering adrenal issues, thyroid/hashimoto’s and of course I quite simply love the benefits of it. Where to find Brain Octane ...
Take that shake and shove it.

Take that shake and shove it.

Whats my take on protein powders? Leave’ em! Yes that includes all the mlm versions of so called super powders with all the benefits they supposedly have, let me tell you right now, they don’t. The synthetic vitamins that have been added to make it seem they are healthy is just another marketing ploy, your body doesn’t know what to do with that garbage anymore than it does your synthetic multi vitamin (but thats a whole other article). If you choose to have a shake instead of a candy bar then great! But perhaps all it takes is a little planning ahead in order to get what you need. I’m approached almost daily by people who truly have the best of intentions, unfortunately the load of crap they are being fed by these companies is just that… a load of crap. I am just as guilty as I used to tout the health benefits of one of the popular brands circulating the gym scene today, I now refer to it and others like it as A CHEMICAL SHITSTORM. Yes you heard me correct. Protein powders have this one major issues, they are (in most cases) highly processed and we all know my stance on processed food. yick. These protein powders are processed, heated to the point that the protein is denatured (this means it is no longer in it’s natural form) which ultimately means our bodies have no clue what to do with it. If a substance is no longer recognized by our bodies as “food” what happens to it? what does our body do with it? better yet, what...