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Adaptogen Rich Paleo Blueberry Granola

Adaptogen Rich Paleo Blueberry Granola

Want a yummy, high protein breakfast that tastes like heaven and makes you feel like you're flying in the clouds?  Try this paleo granola recipe that has a packet of IN:PEACE, which has over 1,500 mg of adaptogenic herbs to keep you chill.  Great for kids too!!! 1 IN:Peace packet2 cups almonds I used 1 cup chopped and 1 cup sliced1 cup walnuts roughly chopped1 cup coconut flakes2 tablespoons chia seeds1/3 cup maple syrup¼ cup coconut oil melted¼ cup creamy almond butter1 tablespoon vanilla extract2 teaspoons cinnamon½ teaspoon kosher salt1 cup dried blueberries (I like Trader Joe's)   InstructionsPreheat the...

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Simone Wan Moran

Can insomnia be a signal for you to test your hormones?

Can insomnia be a signal for you to test your hormones?

The yin and yang of hormones can be constantly fluctuating, causing our bodies to experience different symptoms all the time.  There is definitely a link between hormonal imbalances and sleep issues, but should we be concerned and should we have our hormones tested?  In this blog, we’ll discuss the different hormonal imbalances to watch out for, some new home hormone testing kits out on the market, and some suggestions on how to naturally improve hormonal imbalances.    Without restful sleep, our bodies cannot heal properly, increasing our risk for dangerous medical conditions like heart disease and cancers, not to mention brain fog and...

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Simone Wan Moran

3 Easy Ways to Lower Cortisol in the New Year

3 Easy Ways to Lower Cortisol in the New Year

How can we improve our health in the new year?  One way is to focus on lowering our cortisol levels. Cortisol, also known as the aging hormone, can wreak havoc on our systems.  Too much cortisol can be the cause of weight gain, belly fat, high blood sugar, high blood pressure, adrenal fatigue, and even depression. Stress is often the major cause of too much cortisol in our bodies.  As stress builds, our adrenal glands release cortisol.  When we lower our stress levels, we lower cortisol levels in our bodies.  Here are 3 easy ways to help reduce cortisol.  ...

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Simone Wan Moran

What You Might Not Know About Water Weight and the Stress Connection

What You Might Not Know About Water Weight and the Stress Connection

Do you ever feel stressed out and suddenly realize you haven’t taken a deep breathe in what seems like forever?  After a stressful period, do you feel fatigued and have low energy?  Or do you feel bloated and puffy in certain places of your body or even all over your whole body? Cause One of the reasons we feel so badly after stress can be quite clear if we simply think of the fact that we are not breathing the way we should be.  The lack of those deep breathes minimizes circulation to places like our digestive system.  The lack of blood and...

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Simone Wan Moran