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Ripple Nutrition Protein Shake: Review

I was out at Target and decided to take a look at the protein shake section as I was checking to see if my favorite probiotic was in stock (it was not). I found Ripple’s protein shake.

I’ve had Ripple chocolate milk before and it is pretty tasty. I think it’s a great addition to a smoothie. It’s thick, creamy, and just chocolatey enough. However, it still has that tiny bit of chalky taste due to the pea protein. Overall though, I think it’s a great plant based milk and especially great for kids.

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Why You Should Never Follow A Meal Plan

I use to be obsessed with meal plans. Like tell me EXACTLY what to eat and I’ll do it. But I need specifics. I liked knowing that that the guess work was taken out of what to eat and all I had to do was cook. I searched out meal plans and found ones I liked and paid quite a bit of money over time for them.

Then when I started really diving into my own health I realized something- meal plans don’t work.

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5 Coffee Substitutions

Let’s be honest. Coffee is delicious. I’m more of a mocha kinda woman but even if you like it black, pumpkin spiced, or venti, coffee isn’t great for us. 

It is delicious but unfortunately can increase stress, anxiety, and raises our cortisol levels. If you suffer from anxiety or adrenal fatigue this is the blog for you. Even if you’re just trying to cut back on the amount of caffeine you drink, this is going to be your golden ticket. 

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Best Prebiotic + Probiotic Foods

What the heck is a probiotic? And don’t even get me started on the confusion of prebiotics?

Probitocis are the good bacteria that’s in your gut. There’s always a balance of good and bad bacteria within out gut and this is good. However, we often have too much bad due to stress, food, toxic exposure, and poor lifestyle choices.

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