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Healthy Gluten Free Oatmeal and Almond Flour Pancakes

These delicious pancakes have been a Sunday tradition with my little girls for years.  Over time I've made them in slightly different ways.  I may have finally mastered a recipe that truly suits everyones tastes.  The good thing about these pancakes is I don't have to feel guilty eating them. I'm able to have loads of energy afterwards and it's on track with my clean eating philosophies. Oh and did I tell you making them is easy and painless?   INGREDIENTS This recipe makes about 2 servings 1/2 cup Organic Gluten Free Oatmeal 1/2 cup Almond Flour 2 Organic Free Range Eggs 1/2 cup Almond, Coconut OR hemp milk 1 Tbs Organic Coconut Sugar * 1tsp Vanilla 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup of blueberries or any fruit of choice* *Optional My girl is not included.  She insisted on being in the photo since these Pancakes are her Fav!!! DIRECTIONS: Grind the oatmeal in a food processor or blender. (I person

LOVE getting these emails

I'm always so touched when I get these beautiful emails!  Here are some snippets.  "Hi Lauren, I discovered your first DVD about three or four years ago now and have been following you ever since.  While I haven't consistently worked out all of this time, I learned that I LOVE kettlebells.  I want to thank you for sharing your passion with the world.  You are an inspiration.  I have all but three of your DVD 's ( KB Body is my new fav!), your app, your book , and today I just ordered Be SLAM !  Long overdue since I don't always want to fire up the DVD player. You have been a reminder to me that I can improve my life by taking good care of myself.  That I should do what excites me and that I need to enjoy the process of what I am doing, not just the results!  Most importantly, you speak to the fact that we all have different bodies and we need to appreciate the one we are in no matter our age, size, or abilities.  A thousand times thank you. Well, I

Kat's Kettlebell Journey From the Philippines (Mom of 2 and inspiration)

Two days ago I received such a warm hearted motivating email. I'm always touched when people choose to write to thank me for their what inspired and motivates them for becoming the strong!  Kat (AKA Mamakat) wrote me several emails on what she has done to achieve a beautiful strong and lean body (6 pack) with kettlebell training and clean eating.  Thank you Kat for sharing this with me and allowing me to share it with the world.  I hope people find you on instagram and follow your transformation!  ---->  mamakathere Here are a few clips of her email and photos that she has sent over.   Greetings from your #1 fan in the Phillippines. Hi Lauren,   I'm Kat a mother of two. I got hooked into kettlebells when I leaned out a few months after giving birth. I heard about you from our kettlebell instructor marc. He is the only certified ktb instructor here in Manila. I'm lucky to be trained by him. I am a part time model and perfume maker, but my passion fo