"Now Trending..." Diets in 2019

For almost a year now I have been writing for Sports Finest Magazine. Every month you’ll find a new article related to fitness, nutrition, sport, or health. Here’s my article form the February issue. Be sure to check out the magazine, especially if you’re a fan of sports based in Michigan’s Thumb!

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Recipe - Sweet Potato Toast

Over the course of the last few months, I have had my fair share of experimenting with grain-free, gluten-free, paleo-type food options. My current diet is more paleo-ish than 100% paleo, but definitely paying more attention to the ingredients in my food and limiting the not-so paleo things. 

In my search for paleo-like foods, I came across a sweet potato toast recipe by The Real Food Dietitians.  (I highly suggest this site for some yummy recipes and great advice.) I decided to give it a shot and came up with my own rendition of the recipe. 

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Recipe - Vanilla Cinnamon Nut & Seed Mix

I made a nut and seed mix this week that I thought I needed to share! It's a great option for those of you that are on the search for a good high fat snack that also has a decent amount of protein but low in sugar. There are some decent nut mixes out there, but I find that most of them are using vegetable oils, added sugars, and all this other junk that is honestly unnecessary! All of the nuts and seeds I used for this mix are raw and the coconut is unsweetened. I did add some 85% cacao chips for some sweetness but also made some with 100% cacao chips to eliminate all sugar (paleo-friendly!)

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