#DIY cleanse

#DIY cleanse

To be totally honest, I’m not a huge fan of a typical juice cleanse. I have been practicing nutrition for 5 years now, and never done  a full blown cleanse… This is because it sort of freaks me out. I believe so strongly in listening to my body, and if I’m...
Healthy Muffins for the Freezer

Healthy Muffins for the Freezer

In one short week I will be delivering a new baby, and beginning the journey of breast feeding once again. If I remember anything from my first born it was that I was always, always hungry. Breast feeding mamas definitely need to eat a few extra calories to keep  the...
Healthy Grocery Store Guide for Costco

Healthy Grocery Store Guide for Costco

aI have to say I’m impressed… every single time I shop at Costco I find something new that is healthy, organic and ‘real food.’ I have complied a list of things I purchase at my Costco in Idaho. Each Costco is different, but this list should get you...
Everything you need to know about Cholesterol

Everything you need to know about Cholesterol

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word “cholesterol?” Does it have a negative connotation? For many of us, heart disease is one of the first things that come to mind. However, cholesterol is just a small factor, and isn’t truly the root cause of...
Food as Medicine: For the love of TEA!

Food as Medicine: For the love of TEA!

I preach to my clients daily how important it is to learn how to use food as medicine. Tea is one of my favorite ways to treat the body medicinally, and I wanted to share with you a few of my favorites. Tea Spotlight: Holy Basil and Turmeric-Ginger Tea Holy Basil...
Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

Reduce Blood Pressure Naturally

Did you know that 70 million Americans struggle with high blood pressure? That is about 1/3 of the population!! This condition costs our country 46 billion dollars each year. What if I told you there was a way to reduce blood pressure naturally? Well, read ahead...
Eating to Combat Inflammation

Eating to Combat Inflammation

Inflammation is said to be the ‘root cause of all illness.’ It’s the body’s mechanism to send a message. It is the source of swelling, pain, heat, and redness in the body. Inflammation is a crucial and necessary step in healing process, because...
Nutrition + Exercise. Tips and Tricks

Nutrition + Exercise. Tips and Tricks

Nutrition and Exercise: Working in Harmony We all know that nutrition and exercise both play a role in a healthy lifestyle. It’s important to put our best efforts forth in both areas, and when we can get them to work in harmony, the results can be pretty awesome! I...
How to Keep Your Blood Sugar Balanced

How to Keep Your Blood Sugar Balanced

Understanding Blood Sugar and Sugar’s Effect on the Body When I was a child, I remember eating sugar and knowing it probably wasn’t very good for my teeth like my dentist told me, but I NEVER once thought about how it might not be good for my BODY! It...
Beauty DIY – Homemade Face Masks

Beauty DIY – Homemade Face Masks

As soon as I started my own natural skin care routine, my skin had never felt better! Within a few weeks time, my breakouts cleared up and my skin felt more supple and glowing! It started with using diluted tea tree oil as a spot treatment for breakouts. As I realized...