It's no secret that I'm not a fan of cake. I make them for other people but I never eat them myself. Every year when my birthday comes around, I get really stressed out about being guilt-tripped and pressured into eating something overly sweet and gooey that doesn't appeal to my tastebuds. Over the years, my family and close friends have adapted and surprised me with these gems of creativity:
I decided to make this year different. Why does a birthday celebration have to include boat loads of sugar and make you feel awful? Instead of treating your tastebuds to 20 seconds of fun, why not thank your body by filling it with the nutrients you spend all year depleting?
Thus I began my paleo birthday cake! Dinner and dessert in one. Efficiency.
6. Stack the two meat pies with a thick layer of sweet potato in between.
7. Ice the cake with a thick layer of sweet potato.
8. Make it perfect.
9. Carefully cut slices (I used a serrated bread knife) and enjoy!
No, it's not alcohol. It doesn't have any preservatives and comes in a vial smaller than a shot glass. But it can make you feel amazing, especially if you've been neglecting your diet or struggling with digestion.
Most common responses from patients after a B12 injection:
"I didn't struggle to wake up at all the next morning!"
"How often can I get these?"
"I didn't notice anything at all."
"Now that you ask, I haven't been wanting sugar that much lately."
"Poor memory? I'm getting my husband tested."
Please speak with your Doctor about getting your Vitamin B12 levels tested before beginning any injection or supplementation regime.
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