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Chicken Marsala

Paleo Chicken Marsala – An Easy Crowd-Pleasing Meal

By My Well Balanced Life

  We eat Chicken Marsala on Christmas day. EVERY YEAR. My Mexican mother serves this Italian recipe that we got from our German neighbors every year without fail. And then we eat it over white rice. So. Random. But it’s DELICIOUS. It only happens on Christmas because it’s time consuming and messy … lots of…

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Healthy Meals

5 Easy Ways To Make Your Meals More Nutrient Dense

By My Well Balanced Life

After six weeks of traveling, nursing a shoulder injury, and the recent chocolate fest known as Easter, all I want to do is eat cake. To be specific, I want to eat the chocolate cake from Zoe’s Kitchen. Sorry, guys. It’s true. Even nutritional therapists want to eat a bunch of crap when they’re stressed,…

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Gluten Free Migas – Super Fast!

By My Well Balanced Life

  So don’t throw away that bag of tortilla chips because there are just crumbles at the bottom — save it for this quick meal! This is a dish which is synonymous with my childhood. Surprising fact about me…my sweet mama is of Mexican heritage. I inherited her dark hair, dark eyes, and lack of…

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Paleo brownie recipe

The Best Paleo Brownie Pie from scratch in under 30 minutes

By My Well Balanced Life

  So listen. I like chocolate. And I like brownies. Because I’m a normal person. This is just a quick and easy way to satisfy those cravings without all the grains and refined sugar. It’s also a really great thing to whip up if you have to make a quick dessert for an event or…

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Two heart shaped fried eggs

6 Easy Ways To Regulate Your Blood Sugar

By My Well Balanced Life

Before we start chatting about ways to regulate your blood sugar, let’s just talk about sugar. Mmmm, sugar. When was the last time you bought sugar? You know, the pretty white crystals that you love to put in your coffee or sprinkle on top of your bowl of cereal. Yum. Just take a second to…

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Balsamic Rosemary Chicken

Balsamic Rosemary Chicken – Ready in Less Than 30 Minutes!

By My Well Balanced Life

  Balsamic Rosemary Chicken. Doesn’t that sound fancy??? Well, it’s not. This is just one of those crazy easy recipes I stumbled upon a couple of years ago and have adapted a bit over time. It is SO fast and quick, which is basically everything in my world. Feel free to use different herbs to…

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healthy fats you need in your diet

3 Ways to Sneak Healthy Fats Into Your Diet

By My Well Balanced Life

  I had the honor of guest blogging for my friend Brittia over at Fringe & Fitness.  Please click on the link below to read about 3 Ways to Sneak Healthy Fats Into Your Diet … and make sure to check out her blog as well! Subscribe and show her social media sites a little…

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Paleo Honey Garlic Chicken

By My Well Balanced Life

  I am a total sucker for those free samples of chicken passed out at the Chinese food spots in the mall food court. You guys know what I’m talking about, don’t try to pretend you’ve never taken a toothpick (or seven) of that yumminess. I don’t even want to know what’s in it as…

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The Ultimate Paleo Pumpkin Pie

By My Well Balanced Life

  I know when most people think of their favorite comfort foods, things like mashed potatoes and macaroni and cheese top the list. But for me, pumpkin pie is the ultimate comfort food. I like a big, fat slice of it served cold, right out of the refrigerator. I don’t want it fancy — just…

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Roasted Rainbow Root Vegetables

By My Well Balanced Life

  So first of all, it’s kind of ridiculous to call this a “recipe” … it’s way too easy to be classified as such. Now that we have that out of the way, let’s get serious. I have a confession to make. Here we go. The first time I ever tried brussel sprouts was about…

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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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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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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.