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A Beginner's Guide To Intermittent Fasting

A Beginner's Guide To Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting (IF) is basically the practice of occasionally going for extended periods without eating. Most people only experience this when sleeping, from after dinnertime to “break-fast” aka breaking that sleeping fast! Basically, if you typically eat dinner by 8 PM and breakfast at 8 AM the next day, you're fasting for 12 hours and feeding for 12 hours. Do you get me?

Bulletproof Yerba Mate Recipe & "How-To" Video

If you missed my first How-To Yerba Mate video collab I did with Guayaki, then first check out those links because you will need to know how to brew mate. By brewing Yerba Mate properly, you will enhance all the nutritional benefits and get the most from this amazing plant product!

In this Vida Nourish recipe session I will teach you how to make a super charged version of a mate latte. Get ready to come to life!

Also, if you are wondering what the hype is on Bulletproof anyways, I talk about it here.


  • XCT oil or even better Brain Octane

  • Grass-Fed Collagen Protein

  • Grass fed butter or Ghee *Ghee is for ppl who are sensitive to dairy, see more on Ghee here*

  • Guayaki Yerba Mate
  • Green powder my fav is Beauty Greens, but there are tons out there

  • Blender

  • Stevia (optional)


  1. Pour your french press brewed mate into a blender

  2. Add 2 tbsp grass fed butter or ghee

  3. Add 2 tsp XCT oil/ Braine Octane

  4. Add 1 scoop Grass-fed Collagen

  5. 1 tsp green powder of choice

  6. 4-6 drops stevia (optional)

  7. Blend for 15 seconds for frothy, mate latte goodness!

Herbed Dressing with Avocado Oil


·      ¾ cup avocado oil

·      ½ cup parsley

·      ½ cup cilantro

·      ¼ cup mint

·      2-3 cloves garlic (I like to roast it in the oven whole)

·      1 small roasted jalapeno (optional)

·      3 T pumpkin seeds

·      ½ cup lemon/ red wine vinegar

·      1 t sea salt, more to taste


Blend all ingredients except AVOCADO OIL. Add oil slowly to emulsify. Blend to desired consistency.


Why Avocado Oil? LEARN why you need it in your everyday life  HERE