|| Pregnancy Update: 35 Weeks ||

I have been trying to get a pregnancy update in on here for some time now but it just didn’t happen. Time is simultaneously flying by while going at a snails pace – you know what I mean? I am growing more and more exhausted and sore with each passing day. I tend to handle pregnancy pretty well but I feel this time around I am definitely much more overwhelmed and exhausted. I am 35 weeks and realistically I could have a baby in as little as two weeks although, I think it’ll be more like four weeks. Trying to wrap things up at work, I am so grateful live in Canada and be able to take a full year off (we have the option for 18 month leave now as well).

Baby

The baby now seems to have settled into the right position and I think he just recently dropped However, my ribs are still feeling quite tender. I am looking forward to seeing how he behaves when he comes out of the womb as I am sure he will love to just curl right up and snuggle as that’s what it feels like he is doing against my rib cage. I had my last ultrasound at 19 weeks and he was measuring bang on for dates and has been since so, I don’t think he will be as “early” or as big as my first son was.

Names…. TBD.

Pregnancy

This pregnancy has come with a number of side-effects that I didn’t experience in my first pregnancy, vulvar variscosities being one of the worst… yeah that’s a thing… Overall though, I can’t complain much as my pregnancies tend to go pretty smoothly. Early on I had some thyroid issues  (borderline hyperthyroid) which were corrected with the help of a naturopath. In this previous pregnancy update, I outlined what supplements I was using to help my thyroid. I am continuing to see a chiropractor for as long as possible to ensure I am as aligned as possible for delivery, something I feel very strongly about.

Birth

I am under the care of midwives this pregnancy and it has been a truly wonderful experience! I am nearly all ready for my home water birth but totally leaving my options open for anything to be able to happen. You never know what curve-balls might come your way but I am so grateful to have the option to even plan a home birth. My son’s birth was a great, unmediated birth at the hospital so, I am hoping to translate that experience at home. I have a birth pool rented, my essential oils ready to go, lots of towels and sheets, and a home-birth package from the midwives. Next step will be a midwife home visit – everything is beginning to feel so real!

Products

I have a lot of go-tos in pregnancy but here are a few of my favourites:

Supplements 

As stated in my previous pregnancy updates  in addition to being conscientious about what I eat during pregnancy, I also take supplements to support my health and the health of the baby. I’ve also recently added Mother’s Best Liver Pills to maximize nutrients ahead of delivery.  I am also trying to limit sugar and have upped my probiotic & vitamin c  intake ahead of the Strep B test.

Overall, I think we are pretty ready for this baby. I mean, as ready as I’l lever be! Next update will probably be the birth story! AHHHH!

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Blogs that are inspiring me right now

I love following bloggers who are authentic and who let their true selves shine through, especially on social media. Discovering new blogs is always exciting but I always seem to come back to my favourites!

Sharing stories and truths through writing or imagery is a great way we are now able to relate to one another. I cannot stand blogs that are so staged and you know everything is an ad. I really prefer authenticity. Here are few blogs I am currently reading!

Mecoh. Creative

Mecoh is a local mama with an adventurous spirit. I actually met her by reaching out through her blog. It’s been amazing to see her blossom into the beautiful and creative soul that she is. Her photography is a treat and her take on life is refreshing. Her adventures around Calgary, her travel to other provinces and adventures to far away places with her full-of-spirit daughter is something anyone can get on board with. Trust me, you will be drawn to this energy.

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Northern Style Exposure 

I’ve been following Kira for a while now and I enjoy every post and Instastory.  It is nice when you can connect with someone’s genuine personality over the internet. Her style and fashion sense mixed with motherhood is something I identify with and enjoy following.

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The Natural Nurturer

I love food! Taesha is a teacher and goddess in the kitchen. She breaks down healthy eating into an easily digestible perspective. It’s never complicated but always helpful! I love her take on children’s eating habits! She is all about balance and doing what you can while meeting people (children) where they are at. I just love all of her content on her blog and social media.

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What blogs do you read regularly? Comment below! 

Your new favourite and *clean* acne routine

Do you struggle with acne or breakouts? Do you struggle to find a solution that works, isn’t over drying, and doesn’t contain ingredients that are potentially toxic? Look not further than the following routine by Beautycounter! Also, be sure to take the Beautycounter skincare quiz to find out the regimen that is best for you! I have personally been loving this routine for my own skin! The clear pore cleanser is dreamy, smells like  a spa and is so far from the typical acne cleanser but gets the results you want without all the harmful ingredients!

Countercontrol is a powerful regimen for oily and blemishprone
skin without the irritation that can result from
conventional treatments. Approximately 70% of people
between 15-29 experience oily skin or moderate acne. While
teens and young adults often have oily skin and acne, it
can affect people of all ages and ethnicity: ~50% of the
population ages 20-40 have oily skin or acne. Additionally,
as women age, adult-onset acne can occur often due to a
combination of factors including menopause, medication,
hormone imbalance, genetics, and stress.

WHY IS COUNTERCONTROL SAFER THAN CONVENTIONAL
ACNE AND OI L CONTROL PRODUCTS?
Unlike conventional acne and oil control products which
can strip skin of both bad and good bacteria, leaving it red
dry and irritated, Countercontrol treats the main causes of
acne while maintaining skin’s healthy microf lora to keep
skin in balance. Additionally, Countercontrol is formulated
without potentially harmful ingredients such as harsh
surfactants, benzoyl peroxide, and sulfur commonly found in
conventional acne products.
Instead of these ingredients, we’ve formulated
Countercontrol with a proprietary blend called SkinBalance
Complex, a combination of two extracts:
• Natural salicylic acid from wintergreen helps exfoliate
dead skin cells and restore the imbalance of bacteria to a
healthy level
• Rosebay willow helps reduce irritation and decrease
sebum production

Learn more about Beautycounter’s mission here. 

Countercontrol Clear Pore Cleanser

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Deep-clean without dryness.

This daily exfoliating cleanser for oily and blemish-prone skin effectively removes oil, makeup, and other impurities without harsh surfactants that can strip skin of moisture. The formula, featuring SkinBalance Complex and aloe vera, helps purify pores and soothe while jojoba beads gently slough away dead skin cells. Infused with an energizing citrus scent, it leaves your complexion feeling refreshed and balanced, not dry or irritated.

Consumer panel study results using Countercontrol products**:

  • 95% said skin looks clearer
  • 100% stated skin feels healthier
  • 100% said skin clarity is improved
  • 95% said skin looks less red

Countercontrol Instant Matte Toner

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Mattify your complexion in seconds.

This alcohol-free mattifying toner for oily and blemish-prone skin removes residual impurities, controls excess oil, and minimizes the appearance of pores. The formula, with our SkinBalance Complex, helps purify skin while preserving ideal moisture levels for a refreshed, comfortable complexion.

Countercontrol All Over Acne Treatment

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Stop breakouts before they start.

Clear existing blemishes and prevent future breakouts with this all-over treatment. The formula, featuring our signature SkinBalance Complex and plant-based salicylic acid, helps reduce blemishes while promoting healthy-looking skin.

Consumer panel study results using Countercontrol products**:

  • 95% said skin looks clearer
  • 100% stated skin feels healthier
  • 100% said skin clarity is improved
  • 95% said skin looks less red

Countercontrol Matte Effect Gel Cream | Oil-free

 

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ll the hydration. None of the shine.

Control oil for up to eight hours* with this innovative cream-to-gel formula for oily and blemish prone skin. Featuring our signature SkinBalance Complex of wintergreen and rosebay willow, this non-greasy hydrator improves skin’s texture without silicone and other ingredients that can clog pores. Oil-free.

 

  • Controls oil for up to 8 hours*
  • 96% said skin is less oily**
  • 93% said skin looks balanced**
  • 92% said makeup goes on better**

 

*Based on independent 30-subject clinical study.

 

**Based on independent 30-subject consumer panel study after one week with twice daily usage.

Countercontrol SOS Acne Spot Treatment

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Save skin from blemish emergencies.

This fast-acting formula with maximum strength salicylic acid penetrates pores to reduce blemishes and clear skin. Featuring our SkinBalance Complex, this invisible gel treats breakouts without over-drying for a clearer, healthy-looking complexion.

In an independent consumer study of twice daily use, blemish size, redness, and irritation was significantly reduced in just three days**

Consumer panel study results using Countercontrol products*:

 

  • 95% said skin looks clearer
  • 100% stated skin feels healthier
  • 100% said skin clarity is improved
  • 95% said skin looks less red

No. 3 Balancing Facial Mask

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Ten minutes to a purified complexion.

This nutrient-rich kaolin clay mask deep-cleans and balances, absorbing excess oil and drawing out impurities. Activated charcoal minimizes the appearance of pores, giving skin a smooth, refined appearance, while salicylic acid stimulates exfoliation. Perfect for those concerned with congestion and oily skin.

Consumer Panel Test Results:

In an independent consumer study, after two weeks of use*:

  • 97% said mask refined and smoothed skin.
  • 94% said mask absorbed excess oil.
  • 87% said mask detoxified pores and purified skin.
  • 84% said mask made skin look clearer and more even-toned.

 

*Results obtained following consumer panel study of 31 women, using product three times a week.

 Overnight Resurfacing Peel

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Goodnight, dullness. Good morning, glow. Formulated with 15 botanically-derived acids, this leave-on AHA/BHA peel improves skin texture and minimizes the appearance of pores, fine lines, and dark spots without irritation or over-drying. Glycolic, lactic, and malic acids clear away dull surface skin cells, while hyaluronic acid and essential fatty acids soothe and nourish to reveal a brighter, more youthful-looking complexion.

Why is it safer?

Our Overnight Resurfacing Peel is formulated without synthetic fragrances, PEGs, and formaldehyde-based preservatives commonly found in peels.

Our peel uses a unique combination of both resurfacing acids and soothing acids that hydrate, replenish, and protect skin. This precise combination of acids optimizes performance while maintaining a pH level that doesn’t cause irritation.

 

 

It is overwhelming and that’s okay

This motherhood thing…. it’s beautiful, wonderful, life changing.

It’s overwhelming. It’s intense. It is a lot.

But mama, you are doing a great job, even when it feels like you aren’t.

Today I was off  of work and able to spend the whole day with my child. I am 29 weeks pregnant and we had some appointments to go to and errands to run. It wasn’t the most fun day off but, it was a day to spend together. I am so tired and my son was literally hanging off of me and while I love his affection, I find myself getting annoyed with his ever so rough cuddles and his passion for throwing things all over the living room floor. We ended up watching a lot of cartoons and colouring. We ate macaroni for dinner and he went to bed at 7:45 because I just need time to rest, which important too. But, then the day is gone and I am sad because it wasn’t the fun day off that I had envisioned. I also didn’t get the laundry folded or do the dishes I need to do, which is often a source of anxiety for me. And now, I am mentally preparing myself for another day of robotic daycare drop off, work, daycare pick-up, quick dinner, bath and bedtime all over again. This is just a small example but these little things, these aching thoughts can so often add up to bigger thoughts, stress and exhaustion. The mundane day in and and day out can get to anyone.

I love being a mom though, I wouldn’t change it for the world. It often doesn’t make sense in my brain with how hard it can be but the amount of love you feel for these tiny humans. After my son goes to bed I miss him. When he is at daycare, I miss him. When he goes to grandma’s house for a sleepover and we finally get a date night, or I get some time alone, I miss him. Don’t get me wrong, I love our time together too and I am so excited to see how he will be as a big brother, albeit a little nervous too.

Common Struggles 

It seems as though the difficulties of motherhood are not always shared and women are left isolated, feeling like they are the only ones carrying this weight. A few mom friends have reached out to me recently wondering if they are alone in feeling the way that they do. It always surprises me that we don’t realize we are all essentially just trying to keep our heads above water while loving these little creatures. But, maybe that’s the problem. We are so busy that we keep our heads down trying to get through each day forgetting about our community, doing the exact same things we are. We need that community and we need to make time for ourselves and time together.

“In the absence of the village, mothers struggle most” 

Beth Berry

I often feel guilty about having these overwhelmed feelings. I mean, mothers have been mothering since the dawn of time, right? Have we always struggled? Are there more battles we face in today’s society? We have so many conveniences today and we are still exhausted! Does every new motherhood generation feel increasingly overwhelmed? I am not sure. I just know, most mothers have A LOT on their plates.

I also feel guilty because we really have it good by the standards of the world but it doesn’t make our every day realities any less challenging. The to-do lists are long and the days are short and time goes by ever so quickly. In times of particular stress, I tell myself I am so blessed to have children and why the hell should I be complaining when others wish, so desperately, to be in my shoes? Does that mean I shouldn’t feel the way I need to feel? It’s just a constant push-pull of guilt.

So, here I am, adding to the blogosphere of mommy blogs talking about the pain points of motherhood. Adding to the dialogue about how today’s mothers feel so overburdened, alone, and many times, like we are failing our children. I’d assume that the mothers before us, including our own mothers felt this way too. And I guarantee those mom’s who seem to have it all together, don’t always have it all together. This is the thick of it. The messy and exhausting days that become fleeting memories – another point of stress for us moms, the constant reminder that the days and moments fly so fast!

The mental load on mothers these days is a lot. Many of us are working mothers with our children in daycare. Many of us manage everything at home all day, every day. Many of us are single mothers taking care of it all. Many of us have partners but the emotional burden is just not the same for them. Many of us having loving husbands or partners who do their fair share but somehow it still feels like so much.

As our children grow, there is homework and activities and schedules are demanding. Birthday parties, and school events. It seems never ending.

It’s all a lot.

Are the clothes clean? Enough diapers? Should we start potty training or wait? Is there fruit or other healthy food in the fridge?  Did we read a long enough bedtime story, if we got to it at all… those dishes in the sink can’t wait… Did they watch too much TV today? Did we do anything memorable on the weekend? My child missed his naptime, had a mega tantrum and people must think I am raising a nightmare. Oh my goodness, time is going by so fast and all I did was complain, or clean!

I see you tired mama, I see you.

IT.IS.SO.HARD.

In addition to all of this, the comparison game makes us feel even worse because social media is only half of the story. We see little snippets of other’s lives and we think “why can’t we just be like them?” or “they must have it so easy, look at that.”

The mommy bloggers who work so hard to get the perfect shot, again, only half of the story. It adds just another dynamic to our stressed out and exhausted brains that leave us feeling overwhelmed and not good enough. Add any amount of anxiety, depression, or other mental illnesses to the mix and it’s enough to make anyone want to implode or, explode or both!

Finding Strength and Support

I am grateful for the support system that I have collected around me. From mom’s groups to book clubs, family and close friends who help out, I am really blessed. But, it is still exhausting and asking for help can be hard.

So, here we are… what are we to do? For me, outsourcing where I can helps. For example, I just hired a cleaning lady for two cleans just to take some of that weight off my shoulders, especially before baby comes. Using technology to our advantage through online shopping and grocery store services is another helpful tool. Conversations with other moms helps me tremendously, even if we cannot fully understand where the other is coming from, sometimes a listening ear is all we need to feel normal. And lastly, for me, writing down what I do accomplish in a day helps me to see that I am rocking this motherhood thing even when I don’t feel like I am.

As Beth Berry so eloquently explains in her  piece,  In the Absence of the Village, Mothers Struggle Most ,  and what inspried me to write this, we all have a part to play in re-villaging motherhood. Here are some of her suggestions:

You and I aren’t likely to experience what it’s like to raise children in an actual village, but that’s okay. That’s not what this generation is about. This generation is about waking up to who we really are and what we really want, and resetting society’s sails accordingly. 

Playing your part in the re-villaging of our culture starts with being wholly, unapologetically, courageously YOU. Here are a few tangible steps you can take whenever you’re ready:

  1. Get really clear on one thing: the fact that you’re struggling is not a reflection of your inadequacies, but the unnatural cultural circumstances you’re living within.

  2. Own and honor your needs. Most mothers are walking around with several deeply unmet needs of their own while focusing almost exclusively on the needs of others. This is precisely the thing that keeps us from gaining traction and improving our circumstances, both individually and collectively.

  3. Practice vulnerability. Rich, safe, authentic connection is essential for thriving. Cultivating this quality of connection takes courage, and a willingness to step outside your comfort zone. What you want most exists on the other side of that initial awkward conversation or embarrassing introduction.

  4. Own your strengths. What makes you feel strong and fully alive? What lights you up and gives you energy just thinking about it? Who would you be to your village if you had one? Tapping into your strengths and engaging them is one of the greatest ways to attract the kinds of people you want into your life, bless and inspire others, and build a sense of community in ways that fill rather than drain you.

  5. Become an integral part of something. Whether it’s a knitting group, dance troupe, church, kayaking club, or homeschool collective, commit to growing community around one area of your life that enlivens you or fills a need. Use the connections you cultivate within this community to practice showing up bravely and authentically and asking for what you need, be it support, resources, or encouragement.

  6. Do your part and ONLY your part. Though it’s tempting to fill our lives to the brim with commitments that make a difference, doing so only further disempowers us. Read Essentialism if you struggle with this one.

  7. Learn self-love and self-compassion. In a culture of “never enough” it is essential that we forge healthy relationships with ourselves in order to be able to fend off the many messages hitting us about who we’re meant to be and what makes us worthy of happiness and love. In fact, I see self-love in action as the greatest gift our generation of mothers could possibly give to the mothers of tomorrow.

  8. Speak your truth. Even when you’re terrified. Even if it makes you the bravest one in the room.

  9. Imagine a new way. Where we’re headed looks nothing like where we’ve come from. Creating the kind of future we want requires envisioning that future and believing a new way to be possible. Get specific and think big. What do you want?

Source:  In the Absence of the Village, Mothers Struggle Most  by Beth Berry 

All of this is not to say that we don’t love motherhood, because we do. We just need to acknowledge again and again that it is a struggle and one that we need to collectively join together, despite our differences and say “I need help”.

“It takes a village to raise a child” – African proverb.

How do you find your village? What helps you in this crazy motherhood journey? 

 

Beautycounter Overnight Resurfacing Peel

OK. SO. I know I say everything from Beautycounter is amazing but, this is next level AMAZING!

Goodnight, dullness. Good morning, glow. Fifteen botanically-derived acids in this leave-on AHA/BHA peel target skin texture, the appearance of pores, fine lines and dark spots—without irritation or over-drying. Glycolic, lactic, and malic acids clear away dull surface skin cells, while hyaluronic acid and essential fatty acids soothe and nourish to reveal a smoother, brighter complexion.

Get yours here. 

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Best for all skin types and those concerned with dull, uneven skin tone

• Promotes cellular turnover for a smoother complexion

• Boosts overall clarity and radiance

• Reduces the appearance of fine lines

• Minimizes the appearance of pores

• Evens skin tone and reduces the appearance of dark spot

• Vegan

WHY IS IT SAFER? Our Overnight Resurfacing Peel is formulated without synthetic fragrances, PEGs and formaldehyde-based preservatives commonly found in other peels. Many peels use high levels of 1 or 2 resurfacing acids that may cause irritation. Our peel uses a combination of both resurfacing acids and soothing acids that hydrate, replenish and protect skin. This combination of acids at precise levels optimizes performance while maintaining the right PH level to not cause irritation. HOW TO USE Apply 1-2 pumps to clean face and neck 3-4 times per week as a leave-on treatment. Can be used every night. May tingle upon application. Allow product to fully absorb (3-5 minutes), follow with a moisturizer. An oil can be used after the peel, though a moisturizer is recommended to maximize the peel’s effectiveness. Leave on overnight. Follow your morning skin care routine as usual.

Glycolic acid: improves skin texture, resurfaces, exfoliates Lactic acid: stimulates cell renewal promoting smoother, brighter, younger-looking skin Malic acid: decreases the appearance of fine lines Citric Acid: evens skin tone and reduces the appearance of dark spots Hyaluronic acid: hydrates skin and helps it retain moisture Fatty acids: including omegas 3 & 6, maintain skin’s barrier to prevent moisture loss, smooth skin, and provide antioxidant benefits

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I talk a lot on this blog about why I feel it is important to know what is in the products that you are using and there is no better time than now to try some!

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Here are some of my current favourites:

  1. GLOW GETTER LUMUNOUR POWDER HIGHLIGHTER 

Ultra-fine pearls instantly brighten features and give skin a subtle, luminous glow. Available in two shades that complement all skin tones, Luminous Powder Highlighters catch the light with a pearlized sheen.

Beautycounter highlighter formula is specially designed without questionable ingredients for subtle, buildable luminosity. It is triple-milled to a precise, silky-smooth consistency and formulated with Butterpowder—an ingredient that boosts wear—so it lays down evenly and blends seamlessly. Includes removable mirror.

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2. Adaptive Moisture Lotion

Skin at its peak performance.

This lightweight lotion helps skin adapt to the ever-changing aggressors of modern life. Not only does it provide 24-hours of hydration — it actually adjusts hydration levels throughout the day for a smooth look and feel and radiant glow. Breakthrough Bio-Mimic Technology harnesses the unique life-giving properties of plants to exactly match the structure of skin, giving it precisely what it needs and nothing it doesn’t.

Consumer Panel Test Results:

In an independent consumer study, after two weeks of use*:

  • 93% said it provides instant and long lasting hydration
  • 93% noticed skin feels smoother
  • 90% said skin looks and feels healthier

 

*Results obtained from consumer panel study of 30 women.

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3. Beautycounter Baby Line

A bundle for your bundle.

This trio of head-to-toe essentials for babies includes Gentle All-Over Wash, a tear-free body and hair cleanser, Soothing Oil, a quick-absorbing skin nourisher, and Daily Protective Balm, which acts as a layer of protection for sensitive skin. All formulas are specially designed for a baby’s delicate skin—because babies deserve the very best.

Ingredient-conscious moms will love this formula that is free of irritants and hidden, harmful ingredients.

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4. Brightening Vitamin C Oil

Your daily radiance boost.

This citrus-scented facial oil quickly absorbs and penetrates to awaken and replenish skin. Lightweight and silky smooth, it features a proprietary blend of seven natural oils—including omega-rich marula oil—to moisturize, as well as antioxidant-rich vitamin C to help even skin tone. Perfect for all skin types, especially those concerned with dull, uneven skin tone.

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5. Lip Sheer

A beautiful kiss of color.

The ultimate everyday lipstick, this silky-smooth and ultra-moisturizing formula gives lips a sheer wash of color and a touch of polished sheen. It also includes jojoba esters and carnauba wax to condition and hydrate lips and no synthetic fragrance—just a sophisticated hint of natural vanilla. The shade range is designed to compliment all skin tones, and the formula is super buildable—layer it on to intensify the color, or try it under Lip Gloss for a more lustrous look.

 

 

 

|| Do you Collagen?||

Do you collagen? I added this powder to my diet just over a year ago and I have to say it has done wonders for my health.

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You can hide it in just about anything and I have noticed a huge difference in the growth and appearance of my hair and nails as well as a boost to my complexion.

Benefits of Collagen

Collagen is the vital building block of our bodies including skin, hair, nails, bones, and joints. Our bodies cannot synthesize enough collagen on their own and our diets today contain minimal collagen.

  • Glowing skin
  • A more youthful appearance
  • Joint health
  • Tendon & bone strength
  • Healthy cartilage
  • Increased athletic performance
  • Improved digestion
  • Gut health
  • Deeper sleep

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It is great to blend into a smoothie or an elixr and there are so many health benefits.

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Maple Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

Yields: 6 medium pancakes

Maple Pumpkin Protein Pancakes Yields: 6 medium pancakes It doesn’t need to be fall to enjoy these Maple Pumpkin Protein Pancakes. Filled with warm spices, bright lemon juice, and extra protein from our Collagen Peptides, they make the perfect breakfast, pre- or -post-workout meal, or even after dinner treat. To simplify your mornings, the recipe can easily be doubled or tripled and kept in the fridge until ready to cook.

Ingredients

2 eggs

¼ c. canned pumpkin puree

2 tbsp. maple syrup

2 tbsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. vanilla extract

2 tbsp. melted butter, ghee, or coconut oil

2 ½ tbsp. coconut flour

2 scoops Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides

1 tsp. cinnamon ⅛ tsp. grated nutmeg

½ tsp. baking powder

¼ tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. sea salt

Instructions 1. Whisk together the eggs, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, lemon juice, vanilla extract, and melted butter until smooth. In a separate bowl, whisk the coconut flour, Collagen Peptides, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, and sea salt. 2. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredient and stir until no lumps are apparent. 3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and drop spoonfuls into pancake shapes. Cook each side until browned and enjoy immediately.

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