The smell of cinnamon coming from the oven…

and a warm mug of Javazen in my hands.  Sounds like the perfect happy, healthy and hot winter afternoon!

If you’re wondering what’s in the oven, it’s snickerdoodles, made with a recipe that I just came up with.

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I ❤️  beanies.  And cookies.  And coffee.

These aren’t just any snickerdoodle.  They are grain free, dairy free and high in protein.  They still contain sugar (coconut palm sugar to be exact) so you don’t want to go crazy on them.  I would qualify these as a primal and paleo-friendly treat.

I based this recipe on a recipe for flourless peanut butter cookies that I cut out of the newspaper years ago.  Boy, that takes me back in time…now everything is right on my phone!  A few tweaks here, a few tweaks there, and I had the perfect snickerdoodle.

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Just a friendly reminder…

to stay hydrated!

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Herbal tea and flannel…cozy combo on this freezing cold day! 💨 ❄️

It’s crazy cold here in Central PA…so cold your face hurts.  And when it’s this cold, I have to admit I’m not always thinking about drinking enough water.  Then suddenly it’s time for bed and I realize how thirsty I am.

Here’s the thing…proper hydration is important to so many processes in the body.  And it’s especially important for our skin.  Plump, healthy skin needs to be hydrated from the inside.

But you don’t need to chug cold water all day during these Arctic blasts.  There are some other ways you can stay hydrated.

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coffee + matcha + cacao =

A dream come true for a health conscious coffee lover like me.

It’s no secret that I ❤️  coffee.

JavaZen is a new brand of coffee that I have just discovered, and I’m completely hooked.

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Javazen is the perfect drink for my happy, healthy and hot mug!

Their slogan is “caffeinate mindfully.”  According to their website, Javazen is “the evolution of coffee…a blend of organic coffee, looseleaf tea, and powerful superfoods in perfect harmony.”  And I’d have to agree.

If you want to cut to the chase and order a free sample right this second, click on this link:

FREE sample of three Javazen blends

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