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Some anxiety is good. It’s true! A little bit of anxiety helps to keep us safe and out of trouble (our brains are biologically wired to protect us) and keeps us engaged and performing at a higher level. ...
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. —1 Peter 5:7 NIV Anxiety begins with thoughts in the mind that influence our bodies—our breathing, heart rate, hormones, and other functions....

Skip the fast food taco joints and make tastier, healthier tacos at home. Tacos are the perfect use for leftover shredded roast chicken. You could also use thinly sliced steak, small grilled shrimp, even seasoned and cooked ground beef or turkey. Tacos are so versatile!  
GF - 8 tacos

8 small organic corn tortillas
2 cups finely shredded green or red cabbage (or dark lettuce leaves)
2 large roma tomatoes, diced or slice thin
2 avocados, sliced into thin wedges
2 cups shredded roast chicken breast
2 ounces shredded jalapeno-jack cheese (optional)
Fresh cilantro (optional)
1-2 large limes cut into quarters
½ cup Creamy Chipotle-Lime Sauce

1. Warm tortillas for about 30 seconds in the microwave wrapped in wax paper or in an oven-safe tortilla warmer, until they are soft and pliable.
2. Spread each tortilla with 1 tablespoon of sauce. Top with cabbage, tomato, avocado, chicken, cheese, and cilantro. Squeeze lime over the top.

Creamy Chipotle-Lime Sauce

Make your tacos sing with this fresh spicy sauce. It works well with any taco meat or toppings.
Makes ½ cup

¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
¼ cup organic or vegan mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 pinches Kosher or sea salt
1 pinch black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
1/8 teaspoon ground chipotle powder (or cayenne)
1. Whisk yogurt through chipotle powder in a small bowl until smooth.

Based on The Daniel Plan book, The Daniel Plan Cookbook: 40 Days to a Healthier Life is a beautiful four-color cookbook filled with more than 100 delicious, Daniel Plan-approved recipes that offer an abundance of options to bring nutritious cooking into your kitchen to help transform your health in the best way imaginable—from the inside out.

Do you struggle to give up that beloved hamburger or bowl of fries? Try these healthy fast food swaps! We guarantee you will love them just as much as the originals! 1. Pizza Pizza makes a great treat, but the take-out versions are loaded with highly processed ingredients, loads of refined fats, preservatives and other additives. Instead, add your favorite toppings to this delicious cauliflower pizza base that bumps up your veggie intake and satisfies those cravings! ...
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine. —Ephesians 3:20 Change can feel daunting at times, depending on whatever challenges we face. Whether the change involves improving our health, addressing our weight, trying to eat or move in a different way, improving our mental focus, or deepening our faith, the key is to rely on God’s power working in our life....
We know food can make a difference in lowering chronic inflammation, but regular activity also plays an important role. Here are some helpful tips on how to make exercise work for you....
Most of us are familiar with inflammation on the surface of our bodies which involves local redness, heat, swelling and pain, but there is another kind of inflammation that lingers within our bodies. Inflammation exists within us all and is an extremely powerful, necessary function for our survival. It’s the cornerstone of the body’s healing response; ensuring that appropriate nourishment and adequate immune activity is delivered to an area that is injured or under attack....
Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. —Genesis 2:7 ...
This brain healthy Chocolate-Blueberry Smoothie is a delicious, guilt-free treat that is perfect for breakfast, dessert or a snack. It’s easy enough to whip up with basic ingredients from your kitchen, and you can always add different berries, protein powder or even greens. ...
Did you know that your brain is the most expensive real estate in your body? It uses up to 20 to 30 percent of the calories you consume....


 
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