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HelloFresh vs. cereal dinners – Was it worth the WORK? $40 code for YOU!

When I’m hungry, I’m HUNGRY. That has always been the leading factor of why I never was into cooking. Most meal preparation consume your time and energy before you can even sit down to feast your face off. Like, no. I’m not about that life. If I want it…I want it now.

My best friend is the opposite of me when it comes to the kitchen. She spends what seems like hours in the kitchen preparing meals and experimenting with recipes. We always joke with each other when we say “whats for dinner tonight” and her response is something gourmet and my response is cereal.

Being the natural chef that she is, she was eager to try out a meal delivery service call HelloFresh. Once she signed up, she was able to give (3) free meals to a friend. To be completely honest, I brushed off the initial offer because I thought i would hate the meals because I’m a picky eater. When she pushed the second time, yo’ girl took the offer because FREE FOOD HELLO.

I jumped on the website, entered the code and picked the vegetarian option because I am trying to be nicer to my aging bod. Once I realized that I wasn’t able to pick different meals and didn’t love the meals that were on the menu, sheer panic set in.

Homegirl picked up that phone and within a minute I was talking to a person from HelloFresh. It was like she was waiting for my call. I expressed my concern and within a snap she converted me over to the regular meal plan and let me pick my (3) meals. Once my meals were picked I asked the most important question. “When do I have to cancel so I wont be charged for anything”? The representative told me the date and even sent me an email with instructions. I was never charged a penny.

The meals came on Monday and inside the box were (3) labeled brown paper bags and the meats were in ice on the bottom of the box. My first glance to the brown paper bags brought back memories of school lunches and I wasn’t sure if I loved it.

As I opened the first meal, I realized the brown paper bag is the biggest lifesaver of all. The convenience of having the bag in front of you to throw your trash in made cooking so much cleaner and easier. A meal card with instructions, pictures, macros, ingredients and what wine to pair the meal with was so incredibly helpful.

Other than googling how to cut an onion then facetiming my best friend to ask her how to cut parsley, I was able to cook the entire meal by myself. The satisfaction of being able to cook a meal that didn’t taste like death was a great feeling. It made me feel like cereal can now be option #2 and not option #1.

Final thoughts-

I thought I was going to hate it. I LOVED it.

I thought I was getting free food and that’s it but I was actually taught how to cook by a HelloFresh recipe card.

Cooking can be scary but having pictures with each step makes it easier.

Would I purchase a weeks worth of meals? Absolutely.

WANT TO TRY HELLOFRESH? USE THE BELOW CODE TO GET $40 OFF!

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Your body doesn’t speak English.

Your body doesn’t speak English.

It is so important to pay attention to signs your body is giving you because let’s be real, it can’t speak to you. Although that would solve a lot of problems.

If you’ve ever experienced any of the following things, it’s a sign from your body.

-I’m always tired
-I’m craving candy
-My mood is up and down
-I have anxiety
-I could eat all day
-I can’t sleep
-I’m gaining weight
-My skin is acting up

Contact me today to turn it all around and start feeling good. With a 60 day money back guarantee, you truly have nothing to lose:

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Working out, eating healthy and no change. Worst thing ever. Quick read.

You’ve been there, right? You dedicated your time and money into getting “fit”  but the only things that actually fits are your sweatpants.  Been there done that.

 I want you to do a little exercise for me. Don’t worry this is not an exercise that involves actual movement. I want you to think for one minute straight (no distractions) on just these points:

1. How many workouts have you done within the last year?

2. How many meal preps have you done?

3. How many meals were replaced with shakes?

4. How many times did you think you were going to pass out from hunger after having a so called shake?

5. How many times did you say to yourself, their has to be an easier way.

Now in comparison to the gym, was that the easiest exercise ever or what?!  Now that you’ve answered all of the above questions, are you where you want to be health wise? What about weight?  Have you tried EVERYTHING?

I worked out, eat healthy, replace meals with shakes (and hated it), lived off lean cuisine and saw zero changes.  At the age of 26, I knew I couldn’t live the rest of my life like that.  I did not want to be that girl. You know that girl that lives in the gym and eats lettuce for lunch and can’t have a coffee because oh my God too many calories.

I WANTED TO LIVE MY LIFE.

I started to drink kombucha and oddly enough just kind of felt more alive. I started researching got health as connectio and oddly enough just kind of felt more alive. I started researching gut health as kombucha is excellent for your gut.  I realized I had hit the jackpot.  80% of your immune system is tied to your gut. If you don’t have a healthy gut, everything else you do is not going to be 100%. So all that time in the gym and in the kitchen will only really be benefiting you about 40%.

The plant based supplements I am currently taking are targeted towards gut health and have completely changed my life.   I want everyone out there to know there is an easier way. Get your gut healthy and everything else will follow. Contact me to find out how you can start living the life of your dreams.

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GOOGLING GUT HEALTH CAN SOLVE YOUR PROBLEMS

Do me a favor🙏🏻

Go to Google, it’s what I do on a daily basis!
Type in any health issue(s) that you or a family member are currently dealing with, with one of these 3: gut health, blood sugar, or inflammation.

For example:
~ IBS and gut health
~ Thyroid and gut health
~ Arthritis and inflammation
~ Obesity and gut health
~ Insomnia and gut health
~ Fertility issues and blood sugar
~ Diabetic neuropathy and blood sugar
~ Joint pain and inflammation
~ High Blood Pressure and inflammation
~ Migraines and gut health
~ trouble losing weight and blood sugar
~ Trouble gaining weight and gut health
~ Bloating and gut health

Most likely you found a HUGE relationship between your health issue and AT LEAST ONE of the 3 things listed.

PLEXUS DOES NOT CURE EVERYTHING! As a matter of fact it doesn’t cure anything! The products were actually designed to address the ROOT cause of so many health issues which is:

1) gut health

2) blood sugars

3) inflammation

I like to think of these as the BIG 3!!
If there was a product(s) that could help with just these three BIG issues…Blood sugar, Inflammation & Gut health…imagine what that could mean for your health? And they are all plant based, safe and affordable!!
Do yourself a favor, do a little googling, then inbox me to change your life.

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Why Gut Health Is So Important

Whаt Is Gut Hеаlth?

Your gut plays a mаjоr role іn уоur immunity аnd health. Some ѕау 80-85% of уоur іmmunе сеllѕ іѕ lосаtеd wіthіn уоur digestive ѕуѕtеm therefore саutіоnіng uѕ on how important it is tо hаvе a hеаlthу gut. Yоur gut іѕ a hugе есоѕуѕtеm оf a trillion bасtеrіа; in tоtаl, they wеіgh аbоut ѕіx роundѕ. Sоmе of these bacteria аrе bеnеfісіаl and ѕоmе аrе harmful. The gооd bасtеrіа hеlрѕ tо digest оur fооd, аѕѕіѕt іn assimilation, create nutrіеntѕ, аnd рrоtесt us аgаіnѕt tоxіnѕ. Wіthоut them, оur hеаlth wіll be іn grеаt jеораrdу.

Thіѕ соlоnу of bасtеrіа іѕ ѕераrаtеd frоm thе rеѕt оf уоur bоdу by thе gut lіnіng. This lіnіng’ѕ mаіn job is to let іn thе vіtаl nutrіеntѕ from уоur fооd аnd keep out аll thе hаrmful ѕubѕtаnсеѕ ѕuсh as tоxіnѕ and undigested fооd раrtісlеѕ frоm thе rеѕt of thе bоdу. And wіthоut a hеаlthу gut, уоu won’t bе able to еnjоу ѕuсh bеnеfіtѕ.

Common Gut Iѕѕuеѕ

Unfоrtunаtеlу, for mаnу оf us, оur gut hеаlth hаѕ bееn challenged by a рооr dіеt and mоdеrn lіfеѕtуlе аnd thе overuse of prescription drugѕ (antibiotics, antacids, bіrth control ріllѕ, NSAIDs, steroids), resulting in аn оvеrgrоwth оf bаd bасtеrіа. Mоѕt оf uѕ don’t rеаlіѕе thаt Gаѕtrо іntеѕtіnаl trасt is whаt іѕ rеѕроnѕіblе for stomach problems ѕuсh аѕ dіаrrhеа and соnѕtіраtіоn. If уоu eat right fооd уоu can mаіntаіn your GI tract іn good condition аnd create a difference tо іt.

We dоn’t rеаlіѕе іt until we аrе ѕuffеrіng from соnѕtіраtіоn аnd dіаrrhеа. Evеrуthіng wе еаt аnd drіnk раѕѕеѕ thrоugh thе GI tract аnd mау іnfluеnсе the wау уоur GI trасt works too. Alcohol ѕuсh аѕ beer mау cause dіаrrhеа if іt is nоt fоllоwеd bу gооd fооd. Throughout уоur lіfе thеrе аrе bасtеrіа that grow аnd саrrу оut their mеtаbоlіѕm. Tо mаіntаіn thе mісrоbіаl bаlаnсе it is essential to have gооd food аnd kеер your gut іn gооd соndіtіоn. Thеѕе bасtеrіа may be gооd or bad and thеу may еxсrеtе beneficial and nоn-bеnеfісіаl соmроundѕ іntо thе gut. It іѕ uр to you, to аdd good bасtеrіа in your GI trасt. The gut bасtеrіа рrеѕеnt in thе GI wіll со-оrdіnаtе with thе lіvеr and сrеаtе аn immune rеѕроnѕе. Imрrоvе thе gut hеаlth, рrеvеnt diarrhea, еаѕе the ѕуmрtоmѕ of іrrіtаblе bоwеl ѕуndrоmе and increase the еnzуmеѕ whісh helps tо аbѕоrb thе еѕѕеntіаl nutrіеntѕ рrеѕеnt іn thе fооd.

Why Plexus is so important

Plexus is a company that is targeted towards gut health. The plant based supplements help your gut heal and get healthy. In return you’ll receive over 200 benefits of a healthy gut. Benefits include better sleep, more energy, weight loss, focus, motivation, etc.

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FREEBIE FRIDAY! Weekly Gratitude Journal!

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I hope everyone is having is having a great Friday! I am starting a new series called FREEBIE FRIDAY! My goal is to help you live a better, happier life. It’s not a race, it’s a marathon. By incorporating small steps along the way, you’re bound to live the life of your dreams in no time.

This weeks freebie is a weekly gratitude journal, hand made by yours truly! I’m beyond addicted to my weekly gratitude journal and it’s helped me attract positive people, things, money, etc.

Fill out the contact form below to get yours!

 

 

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What are your favorite FREE plugins for WordPress? Quick read.

40 minutes stands between me and a 4 day weekend. HURRRRRY UP 3:30!

My plan for the weekend is to really focus on my blog and create content that is not only informative but FUN.

I need your help, WordPress users! What’s your favorite FREE plugin that you couldn’t live without? What is something FREE that’s made a huge difference in your blog?

Leave your favs in the comment and I’ll jump on ova’ to your blog to say hi!