Recommendations

I created this resource page to centrally list recommended products, services, and companies that I use. This way you can quickly find great products and services all in one place. Weight loss and healthy eating can be made easy with the tools listed on this page!

Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won't put anything on this page that I haven't personally used.

 

TIME SAVING KITCHEN TOOLS 

 
 

vitamix blender

Drinking green smoothies truly changed my life, and my Vitamix blender enables me to make them quickly and easily to sustain this healthy habit.  The initial investment may be high, but the resulting glowing skin, clear vision, high energy level, and so many more health benefits are priceless!  They are incredibly durable too - my unit is still going strong after 8+ years of almost daily use!  Buy it here.

 

instant pot 7-in-1 multi-functional pressure cooker

Homemade bone broths, soups and stews are on my go-to menu for quick and easy meals for weight loss and healthy eating.  This versatile digital pressure cooker doubles as a slow cooker for fast prep and big flavors.  Buy it here.

 

ninja master prep pro

This is a powerful and versatile kitchen tool set that I use regularly.  It makes purees for the young ones with an even, smooth consistency.  The chopper bowl saves precious time prepping vegetables and herbs for cooking.  The pitcher for frozen blending and smoothie makes for a budget friendly alternative to the high-end blenders.  Buy it here.

 

SodaStream Sparkling Water Maker

Giving up on soda is hard!  You can get the dancing bubbles in your drinks without the sugar and calories with SodaStream.  The key to how I use this product is to SKIP the flavored mix packets that come with the unit, and add my own whole fruits, herbs and spices.  Great for those of us that are environmentally conscious too.  Buy it here.

 

BALL MASON JARS WITH BPA-FREE LIDS, 16 oz

A versatile meal prep tool, mason jars are not only great for storing green smoothies, detox waters, and salads in your refrigerator, but also taking them on-the-go!  Buy it here.

SUPERFOODS

 
 

Probiotics

According to Hippocrates, father of modern medicine, "all diseases begin in the gut".  Keeping your gut bacteria flourishing is key to your overall health.  These probiotics capsule deliver 32 billion probiotics with bacteria belonging to the Lactobacillus family, including Lactobacillus gasseri, Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus amylovorus that can help you lose weight and belly fat.   Buy it here.

WHEY PROTEIN POWDER

Adding more protein into your diet is an effective way to lose weight and maintain it longer term.  One reason is that when your body digests and metabolizes protein, it burns more calories than it does carbs and fat.  Protein can also help to prevent both muscle loss and metabolic slowdown, which are side effects of weight loss.      

Quest Nutrition makes tasty flavored whey protein powders that are high in protein and low in carbs and sugar.  Buy it here.

 

COCONUT OIL

A highly versatile oil with many uses for the skin, hair, cooking or salad dressing, coconut oil has been demonized in the past due to its high saturated fat content, but more recent research is proving otherwise.  Buy it here.

 

AVOCADO OIL

I add 1 teaspoon of avocado oil to my green smoothies as a lazy hack to save time on cutting, pitting and scooping a whole avocado.  Avocado oil boosts the absorption of carotenoids (health promoting antioxidents).  Since we are taking the time and effort to eat healthy, let's make sure that we give our body the chance to make the most of all the nutrients!  Buy it here.

 

100% BUCKWHEAT NOODLES

While the name buckwheat sounds like a cereal grain, it is actually a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb and sorrel, making it a suitable substitute for grains for people who are sensitive to wheat or other grains that contain glutens.  It is high in protein and fiber which aids weight loss.  Try it as spaghetti pasta or Asian stir-fry noodles.  Buy it here.

 
 

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

Highly versatile and full of amazing health benefits for skin, hair, digestion and weight loss - apple cider vinegar is a must-have in your kitchen medicine cabinet!  Bragg's organic raw apple cider vinegar is unfiltered, unheated, unpasteurized, and contains the "mother" for a nutritional powerhouse.  Buy it here.

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