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Cassava Flour "Breaded" Fish Recipe [AIP, GF]

Have you tried cassava flour yet? Cassava flour is made from cassava or yucca, a root veggie used widely in South America and parts of Asia and Africa. The flour is made by peeling, drying and grinding the root. It's gaining popularity as a gluten-free flour alternative and I've been having fun experimenting with it. I made this "breaded" fish recipe and it's now a household favorite. Honestly I think the cassava flour is a better addition than standard breadcrumbs. I hope you enjoy it! 

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How To Eat For Energy - Step 5: Set Energizing Boundaries

Energy is a valuable resource. It’s important to look at all of the areas in which we're hemorrhaging or expending our energy so that we can set some good energizing boundaries for ourselves. You could be eating the most beautiful diet in the world, balancing your meals perfectly, sipping on chamomile tea, but if you're hemorrhaging energy because you don't have good boundaries in place, than you're going to burn out.

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How To Eat For Energy - Step 4: Consider caffeine

Today I want to focus on the important impact that caffeine has on our energy levels. Don’t worry, I’m not going to tell you to completely give up your coffee. We can still be friends! What I will tell you though is that it’s crucial to consider the following 3 steps when it comes to coffee and breaking the energy zapping cycle.

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How to Eat for Energy - Step 3: Eat Balanced Meals

Have you ever brought a nice, nutritious salad for lunch that's just full of vegetables, and then an hour later you find yourself completely starving and not satisfied? I used to do this when I was in college. I'd try and eat healthy where I'd just eat a salad from the salad bar that really just consisted of vegetables, and I'd have an orange on the side and I wondered why eating "healthy" felt like such a test of willpower all the time.

It's not that those weren't good choices. It's really just that I wasn't eating balanced meals that were allowing me to feel full and satisfied for longer periods of time. Read on to learn how to balance meals for more even, sustained energy!

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