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Healthier Hydration

Are your electrolytes in balance? As the hotter days draw near and we start to sweat more, we usually need to hydrate more. But did you know that sometimes plain water just doesn't cut it? If our electrolytes are out of whack, we need to restore them. First, we need...

Shift Your Wellness Mindset

Do you ever feel like you don't have time for all the things you "should" do for your wellness and self-care? There are so many new trends, foods, and programs out there promising every result possible. Sometimes what we need is a shift in our mindset, and you...

Ways To Naturally Boost Your Immune System     

Flu season is coming, and it's hitting hard! One of the best things we can do to prevent getting the flu, or minimizing how hard it hits us, is to boost our immune system so we are ready to fight off the bug.      Echinacea This is not a supplement I would take daily,...

Rev Up Your Metabolism

Your metabolism is a tricky thing. Many people I meet tell me their metabolism is "slow" or "broken," which for many is true as years of poor yo-yo low-calorie dieting can cause muscle loss. When we lose muscle, then gain the weight back after the yo-yo diet is...

The Real Cost of Healthy

The Real Cost of Healthy

It’s so expensive to eat and live a healthy lifestyle! Or is it? While it can be expensive to eat and live healthily it doesn’t have to be. Eliminating the myths of healthy living and implementing some better alternatives can help you achieve your wellness goals while...

Step Into Better Health

Step Into Better Health

Did you know that it is recommended to take 10,000 steps per day? Have you started tracking your steps with an activity tracker? You might be surprised how few steps or active minutes you actually get in each day. If you have a sedentary job and lifestyle, getting...

Do You Have The Sugar Blues?

Do You Have The Sugar Blues?

Have you ever eaten a meal only to want to eat again shortly after that? Are you always tired and experiencing sugar highs and lows? You know, the ones where you feel like you can take on the world but a few hours later are ready for a nap? You may have a case of the...

Packing Smart Lunches For Smart Kids

Packing Smart Lunches For Smart Kids

The first day of school is right around the corner! Back to carpools, new backpacks, school supplies, and of course, the new lunch box. What are you going to pack in that lunchbox this year? Kids need healthy, FUN, and nutritious lunch to reach their full potential....

How To Slow Down In A High Speed World

How To Slow Down In A High Speed World

How To Slow Down In A High-Speed World Has the word “busy” replaced the word “fine” as your automatic response when asked by someone how you are doing? The world is moving faster and faster, and we have more expectations and demands on our time than ever. The new...

Creating your Natural First Aid Kit

Creating your Natural First Aid Kit

With summer in full swing and the sun out, you might be noticing a few different ailments we don’t see in other times of the year like bug bites, dehydration, and sunburns! We also tend to get more active in the summer which can lead to sore muscles, bumps, and...

Spring Clean Your Health Routine

Spring Clean Your Health Routine

Changing to a healthy lifestyle can be overwhelming. There are so many new products available and every time you turn on the TV the news tells us we must immediately start eating something or immediately stop eating what we thought was good for us. Just focus on the...

We've Made A Shift

We've Made A Shift

ShiftSetGo FAQ for current clients Ideal Wellness has made a SHIFT, a ShiftSetGo to be exact! And it’s our new weight loss program! Our mission at Ideal Wellness has always been to bring you, our client, nothing but the best. “We will provide the...

Will You Be My Buddy?

Will You Be My Buddy?

Do you have the perfect person to join you in the Ideal Duo Challenge, but are afraid of possibly offending them by asking? We get it; weight loss is a sensitive subject, but it doesn't have to be. Here are a few tips to take the awkwardness out of it and ask that...

What's Your Why?

What's Your Why?

Knowing your WHY is a crucial step in your weight loss success. It’s so important that we've created a worksheet to help you craft a why statement that is personal and specific to you. Fill out the free pdf and keep it somewhere you can read the affirmation statements...

Dealing with Eating Triggers

Dealing with Eating Triggers

Triggers, we all have them. The important thing is, what do you do with them? Grab a stack of index cards and use the card template below to help you change your sabotaging thoughts to more positive ones. Brainstorm your most sabotaging thought. If you need help, see...

Increase Weight Loss Success By 37%

Increase Weight Loss Success By 37%

Every January, like the rest of the world, we are reminded we may have over indulged a bit this past holiday season. If you are ready to lose weight and keep it off, you need to have the best chance of success as possible! The best way to ensure your success is to...

Pumpkin Spiced Belly

Pumpkin Spiced Belly

It’s Pumpkin Spiced EVERYTHING season! If you have been to your local grocery store, restaurant or coffee shop, you have seen all of your favorite items transform into pumpkin spiced versions. You might enjoy this fun fall flavor, but it’s important to know what you...

Is Keto Safe?

Is Keto Safe?

So you want to try this whole “Keto Thing,” but is Keto safe? Why is this way of eating so popular and are there any side effect? Is a Keto Diet Safe: Yes, when done the proper way and eating the right macros a keto diet is not only safe but optimal. Ketosis is a...

What’s the Buzz with Keto??

What’s the Buzz with Keto??

Keto seems to be all the craze in the health and fitness world right now. But did you know that Ideal Wellness is Keto!? What Is A Keto Diet? A keto diet is a low carb diet where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used as energy. It’s referred to by many...

Ideal Protein Pumpkin-Spiced Latte

Ideal Protein Pumpkin-Spiced Latte

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff Ingredients: 8- 12 oz hot water1 bag Black tea1 Ideal Protein Vanilla Premix drink¼ tsp Pumpkin Pies Spice, or to taste1 cinnamon stickCinnamon or nutmeg for garnish Directions: Steep tea bag, pumpkin spice and cinnamon stick in hot water to...

Ideal Protein Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins

Ideal Protein Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff  Ingredients: 1 Ideal Protein butterscotch or vanilla pudding mix (dry)1 Ideal Protein plain pancake mix (dry)½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. Splenda or Stevia1/3 C. liquid egg whites2 tsp. olive oil3 T. water½ C. shredded...

Ideal Protein Crispy Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Ideal Protein Crispy Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff Ingredients:1 pkg. IP peanut butter soy puffs1/8 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. Splenda¼ tsp. pumpkin pie spice2 T. + 1 ½ tsp. *waterCooking spray Directions:1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.2. Add dry ingredients to a blender or food processor;...

Ideal Protein Pumpkin Pie Waffles

Ideal Protein Pumpkin Pie Waffles

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff Ingredients: (Waffles)1 IP plain pancake mix1 tsp. Splenda1 oz. water1 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Flavor Fountain (see below for alternatives)Cooking spray Ingredients: (Whipped Cream)2 T. Walden Farms marshmallow dip¼ tsp. vanilla extract¼ tsp....

Ideal Protein Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Chunk Cake

Ideal Protein Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Chunk Cake

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff Ingredients: (Cakes) 1 IP butterscotch pudding mix, dry1 IP chocolate chip pancake mix, dry1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. Splenda1/3 C. liquid egg whites2 tsp. olive oil1 tsp. *Pumpkin Pie Flavor Fountain (or ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice)2 T. water1...

Ideal Protein Crustless Pumpkin Pie Souffle

Ideal Protein Crustless Pumpkin Pie Souffle

Recipe by Janeva Eickhoff Servings: 4 soufflés = 2 unrestricted; 2 soufflés = 1 unrestricted Ingredients:1 IP pre-made caramel pudding1/3 C. liquid egg whites1 IP plain pancake mix (dry)1 tsp. baking powder1/2 tsp. *pumpkin pie flavor fountainCooking spray Topping:...

My secret weapon for weight loss

My secret weapon for weight loss

,Posted By: Katie S. Introducing: Red Light Therapy Ideal Wellness offers an incredible new body sculpting technology, called Red Light Therapy to shrink fat cells in your body giving you instant thinning results! It sends the fat from inside the adipose (fat) cells...

Weekly Wisdom: Thanksgiving Edition

Happy Thanksgiving! Being prepared with your foods is the key to success during the holidays. Going to Thanksgiving dinner? Plan out what you will eat ahead of time so that you are not tempted to cheat! There are three types of people you can be. The "Iron Willed"...