Should I Go Gluten and Dairy Free?

Nutrition Wellness

Should I Go Gluten/Dairy Free? You want to make a change in your health. You might have digestive issues, weight gain, low energy, belly fat or all of the above. You hear from friends or other media outlets that a gluten free dairy free (GF DF) diet really helps with the above symptoms, and you […]

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When You’re Exhausted

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When You’re Exhausted A lot of clients tell me, “I’m so exhausted, and I don’t know why!” They are getting enough sleep, yet still feel groggy in the morning or need five cups of coffee to get through the day. Does this sound like you? If so, here are some hacks to support your energy […]

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Immune Tonic for Kids

Nutrition Recipes Wellness

With three kids in the house, my family has had their share of illness within the last few months. I feel like a big part of that is stress, allergies, and constant exposure to germs at school. Children’s systems can get overwhelmed with everything that swirls around them day in and day out, especially if […]

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Sleep Shot

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Sleep does not come too easily for me these days. It never has; I’ve always been a poor sleeper. The adaptations I need for sleep are endless: a weighted blanket, earplugs, warm bath, no screens or artificial light exposure before bed–I have a special red light in my bedside table lamp– and an eye mask. […]

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Foods You Should Eat NOW to Support Gut Health

Nutrition Wellness

Why the gut is so important. About 80% of our immunity lies in our gut, making its integrity a huge precursor to so many happenings in the body! For example, gut health has a major impact on the body’s cardiovascular, nervous, endocrine, and immune systems. If you want to change your health and you’re not […]

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Avocado Ice Cream Smoothie

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If you have tummy issues, or you’re getting over Norovirus 2023, this smoothie is truly a treat. It’s super easy to make, easy to digest, and has a great nutrient profile that stabilizes energy levels. In the past ten months, I’ve been sick seven times, so I’ve developed a Zen-like patience with my body’s immune […]

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Make Your Own Sugar Scrub

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Saving Face To exfoliate or not exfoliate: that is the question. I have extra sensitive skin, so I’ve decided not to scrub my face with sandpaper to make it “glow” like an exfoliant label will advertise. I currently use a skin product with AHA, which is a chemical exfoliant. It does more of a gradual […]

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Meal Planning with Kids

Wellness

My friend offhandedly asked if I include my kids in my meal planning process. I immediately felt shame once I heard this because, of course I should include them in the process. The truth is, there is not much of a process. My kitchen table is the canvas, and I create with the best intentions […]

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Instant Pot Butter Chicken (GF, DF)

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I have never been to India, but so far this country and culture has greatly enriched my food journey. Every dish I try, I truly enjoy! I’m so grateful for India’s influence in our country’s food culture. My husband loves Indian food. He requests it every year on his birthday. Over the years I’ve gotten […]

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Simply Sweet Potatoes

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A handful of years ago, when my kids were teeny, I was relying heavily on the Paleo diet. In this current season of my life, the Paleo diet doesn’t fit. However, at the time, I was in awe of how my diet was making such a positive change in my life. This new way of […]

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