Balanced Living

Another Granola Recipe

Posted by Arja on August 15 in Breakfast, Snacks

Although it is often chock full of really healthy ingredients, granola has received a bad reputation for being a high fat, high sugar food choice.  People who are trying to lose weight often avoid it like the plague, fearing the caloric hit their daily intake will take.  To add insult to injury, store-bought granola, especially those brands that use high quality ingredients, tends to cost a small fortunte!  The truth is, granola can be relatively inexpensive and very good for you but it all depends on the ingredients, and how much you use.

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Good Morning, Sunshine!

Posted by Arja on March 9 in Breakfast, Smoothies and Shakes

Your alarm clock goes off (either in child or electronic form), you jump out of bed and hit the ground running.  You’re trying to beat the clock to get out the door and grab whatever you can to eat on the go.  By 10:30 you are hungry, a little irritable, and find yourself reaching for another quick snack (a muffin, doughnut, cookie) to get you through until lunch.  Does any of this sound familiar?

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arja pennanen lytle c.n.p. n.n.c.p certified nutritional practitioner

Arja is a Holistic Nutritionist with a passion for balanced living. She loves to help people sleep better, think better, feel sexier, and just generally feel better by putting the focus on eating foods that make you feel good. Arja uses whole foods, lifestyle adjustments, herbs, and some supplements to help people feel their best and achieve their health and wellness goals.