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Fueling Your Body For Addiction Recovery

Everyone knows or has an idea that a proper diet is a necessity. Whether your goal is to gain muscle mass, lose weight, or simply live a healthier lifestyle, everything comes down to nutrition. What you eat, how often you eat, and even when you eat it, are all equally important. A lot of people

Uncomplicate Your Plate

Nutrition is a topic that is overcomplicated if you make it. Day in and day out people struggle with questions about what they should or should not eat to stay healthy. The simple answer is this: eat it in moderation. Obviously in the demographic of people who struggle with addiction, moderation is not a term

Holiday Recipe: Healthy Stuffed Mushrooms

Still in search of the perfect appetizer for your New Year’s get together? You can’t go wrong with these savory stuffed mushrooms! This recipe is easy to assemble, packed with scrumptious flavors, and full of healthy ingredients. Stuffed mushrooms are an excellent way to get vitamins and nutrients into your meal without feeling like you

Holiday Recipe: Spinach, Bacon, and Gruyere Breakfast Casserole

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and casseroles just happen to be one of my favorite holiday breakfast dishes! I usually only have them around the holidays so it’s always something that I look forward to. There is just something special about waking up to a warm casserole

Holiday Recipe: Holiday Sugar Cookies

Ditch the Guilt with These Holiday Sugar Cookies What are your favorite cookies to bake for the holidays? Every year I look forward to gathering in the kitchen with my siblings and making homemade sugar cookies…complete with all the frosting and sprinkles! These sugar cookies are much healthier than your traditional cookies, but are definitely

Holiday Recipe: Leftover Turkey and Sweet Potato Frittata

Ditch the Guilt with this Recipe: Leftover Turkey and Sweet Potato Frittata Hope everyone had a very happy Thanksgiving filled with family, friends, and lots of delicious food! If you’re anything like me, your refrigerator and freezer are probably packed full of leftovers that will take you another month to finish off. Instead of eating

The Connection Between Diet and Successful Addiction Recovery

Nutrition is a key component in helping the body return to a balanced state in recovery from addiction, especially in the early stages of detox and withdrawal. Recovering addicts face a number of nutritional challenges. Using drugs or alcohol harms the body’s metabolism in important ways. Alcohol impedes the intake of nutrients and opiates can