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May 6, 2015 by Leanne Vogel March 2, 2017
Baked green plantain slices topped with Indian spices for a balanced belly. If you’re all about that crunch (aka you’d rather not share your potato chips with anyone) you should try switching up your salty snack routine with a reliable source of clean energy… plantains! Rich in dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium, these banana doppelgangers are rich in resistant starch, a prebiotic that promotes the growth of good bacteria. Wait, did the low-carb girl just recommend eating plantains? YES! My high-fat journey was never about completely removing carbohydrates, it was about being smarter about how much I ate and when I ate them. If you’re practicing a high-fat/low-carb eating style, these chips are best enjoyed at the end of the day, preferably on a day that you’ve worked out. If you don’t overdo it on the carbs, you can slide right back into fat burning the next day! Plantains are a good source of… Magnesium! We all need it. Really, we do. So many of the things we do on a daily basis use up this precious mineral. A deficiency in magnesium can display itself in many ways. Things like muscle soreness, inability to fall asleep, increased anxiety or stress, constipation and more. While there are key foods that are rich in magnesium, sometimes our body shows signs that the food you’re eating may not be giving you enough. Here’s how to know when it’s time to supplement with magnesium…
I shared the Baked Turmeric Plantain Chips recipe on Organic Connections this month. Get the recipe here.Baked Turmeric Plantain Chips Recipe >>> The second recipe is a turmeric-rich drink. If you’re already supplementing with Natural Vitality CALM before bed, today’s bedtime recipe will add some variety to your practice, especially if you’ve adopted a high-fat eating style or are interested in burning fat while you sleep. Get the recipe here. Enjoy!
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HI! I’M LEANNE
Nutrition educator + keto enthusiast. I want to live in a world where every woman loves her body, nourishing fats are enjoyed at every meal, and the word “restriction” isn’t in the dictionary.
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