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Gluten Free Ginger Molasses Cookies

Gluten Free Ginger Molasses Cookies

By My Well Balanced Life

There’s something about a ginger molasses cookie that just makes me think of all things winter and holiday. It’s pretty much the only time I use molasses, but the big jar is totally worth it. They smell like heaven! This is my tried and true simple gluten free cookie recipe that can be used as…

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fresh strawberries and rhubarb stalks

Paleo Strawberry Rhubarb Almond Muffins

By My Well Balanced Life

If you don’t know me well, you’ll soon realize that I believe that “Paleo” and “Gluten-Free” do not equal “deprived.” I’m a big fan of desserts and love muffins because they’re a perfect, healthy, grab-and-go option for those of us who want to eat healthy in spite of our busy lives. AND… I like to…

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Vital Proteins Collagen peptides

5 Ways To Incorporate Collagen Peptides Into Your Diet

By My Well Balanced Life

I don’t know about you guys, but when I read about ANOTHER thing that I should be doing/drinking/eating to improve my health/life/overall wellness … it really stresses me out. It is impossible to do ALL THE THINGS, am I right? If I really did everything I was advised to do, I would spend every minute…

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Easy Gluten Free Peach Cobbler

By My Well Balanced Life

Peach cobbler reminds me of childhood summers and unforgettable visits to The Black Eyed Pea with my mom. Does anyone else remember a restaurant called The Black Eyed Pea? I’m not sure if that was just a Texas thing or not, but I ate there a gazillion times growing up. Fresh yeast rolls on every…

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Maskne

4 Effective Ways to Prevent Maskne and Have Healthy Skin

By My Well Balanced Life

What’s the over/under on the word “maskne” getting added to the dictionary this year? Maskne, or mask acne, happens when sweat, dirt, skin oils, and bacteria get trapped on the skin while wearing a mask. Whether you support the idea of masks or not, they are very much a reality in 2020. If you are…

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Wellness Affiliate Marketing

10 Secrets to My Success with Health and Wellness Affiliate Programs

By My Well Balanced Life

How I Bring In a Full Time Income By Sharing Health & Wellness Products and Services With My Community You might be asking yourself, what the heck are health and wellness affiliate programs? I get it! I didn’t know what it was either until about 4 years ago when I was a practicing Pilates and…

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Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookie Recipe That’s Yummy and Gluten Free

By My Well Balanced Life

If you’re looking for a super simple sugar cookie with amazing flavor, I’ve got you covered. Gluten-free, grain-free, and so tasty that no one will ever guess these aren’t made with traditional ingredients. Y’all, it’s National Sugar Cookie Day! Who am I to neglect a national holiday of this magnitude? I used to avoid making…

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Gluten Free Cookie Skillet

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

By My Well Balanced Life

Brighten up your Fourth of July celebrations with this patriotic gluten free skillet cookie! Pass out the spoons and dig in while you watch the fireworks.

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Safer products

6 Key Things I Look For When Choosing Sustainable Makeup

By My Well Balanced Life

When it comes to safer skincare, we actually have quite a few options from which to choose these days. We can make our own products at home, choose from one of the many safer skincare companies out there, or fall somewhere in the middle with a minimalist routine like Dr. Bronner’s and a jar of…

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respiratory health tips

3 Ways to Take Care of Respiratory Health

By My Well Balanced Life

Air pollution… inside our homes? It’s true—and right now more than ever, this is NOT something we need. Use these three tips to ensure you’re taking care of your respiratory health today.

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Hey Girl, Hey!

I’m Amanda! I’m a Pilates & Barre Master Trainer, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Managing Director with Beautycounter, recently retired military wife, and mother of two very energetic boys.

I’ve given up the unrealistic notion of being awesome at everything and embraced the idea of just keeping the important stuff well balanced.

My life is not nearly as cool as my Pinterest boards, you guys. But I do try to live a healthy life and make better choices for my family. If you have any interest in doing the same, please stick around! Read More…

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This FREE guide makes it easy to incorporate small changes into your daily routine that will reduce your exposure to the most common toxins we're exposed to each day!

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