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My Immune-Boosting Corona Crusher Smoothie!

By My Well Balanced Life

Whip up the Corona Crusher to boost your immune system, flush out toxins, and strengthen your defenses—today and every day!

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Paleo Chicken Enchilada Soup

Paleo Chicken Enchilada Soup

By My Well Balanced Life

I crave soup, even if it’s blazing hot in the dead of summer. Just crank up the AC and enjoy it, people. Mix that with my love of Tex-Mex (hello, I’m from Texas AND Mexican!) and you have this super easy, super delicious meal. I created a very basic version that can be fixed up…

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An Intro Into Adrenal Health and How To Heal Adrenal Fatigue

By My Well Balanced Life

It’s time to have a little heart to heart here, friends. I know how easy it is to get caught up in the daily grind. If you have kids, it’s an entire job just to get them out of bed and to school… showered if we’re really feeling like superheroes that day. If they’re still…

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Simple Grain Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

By My Well Balanced Life

What more do I need to say? They’re chocolate chips cookies that are grain free, gluten free, dairy free, and refined sugar free. These babies would be Paleo if I didn’t add the chocolate chips … I say close enough, don’t you? You know how I know these cookies are delicious? Because my super picky,…

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Leaky Gut

Leaky Gut 101: What You Should Know To Help You Heal

By My Well Balanced Life

Leaky gut doesn’t sound like it could cause headaches, fatigue, skin rashes and more… but it turns out leaky gut has a lot more influence over our health than just what happens inside our guts. Find out common symptoms, causes and the first steps to healing Leaky Gut here.

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Gluten Free Cranberry Almond Cake

Gluten Free Cranberry Almond Cake

By My Well Balanced Life

When I was a brand spankin’ new Air Force wife, we were stationed in a little town in Florida. Another AF spouse and I bonded quickly, and we used to get together at the local bookstore and share recipes over coffee. You know, back when we were young, didn’t have kiddos, and actually looked for…

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Amanda’s Favorite Green Smoothie

By My Well Balanced Life

“Green smoothie? Ugh.” “I don’t like to drink my meals.” “Drink kale and spinach? Oh heck no.” That was 1000% me up until about a year ago. I was up to my eyeballs with candida and leaky gut, so I decided to give the little smoothie hut near my house a try.  And I don’t…

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How to Nourish Your Skin in the Winter

By My Well Balanced Life

It might surprise you, but I love winter. After spending the first 40 years of my life in mostly hot and humid weather, I finally moved to a place where I could actually wear all the cute coats I have accumulated over the years. No seriously, I have an absurd amount of coats … I’m…

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Fruit & Feta Kabobs

Fruit & Feta Kabobs with Balsamic Glaze

By My Well Balanced Life
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Grain Free Double Chocolate Loaf Cake

Grain Free Double Chocolate Loaf Cake

By My Well Balanced Life

  I’m not gonna lie, I like all the pretty baked goods in the glass cases at Starbucks. And aside from those little mini vanilla scones (OMG I love those!), the loaf cakes are my favorites. I’ve already created a paleo version of the pumpkin loaf, and this is my take on the Double Chocolate…

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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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10 Simple Ways to Reduce Toxic Exposure

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!

Grab this guide and you'll also receive weekly tips about how to upgrade your beauty routine, recipes and fitness routine! No spam - just good ole fashioned awesomeness.

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Toxic Exposure

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!

Grab this guide and you’ll also receive weekly tips about how to upgrade your beauty routine, recipes and fitness routine! No spam – just good ole fashioned awesomeness.