Well + Good Publication on Mushrooms!

Well + Good Publication on Mushrooms!

Did you know that mushrooms are an incredibly powerful superfood??? Yep, these little fungi are gaining popularity fast as their powerful health benefits have been discovered. I did a fun interview and recipe creation project with Mushroom Matrix this month. Read here...
Keeping your child HEALTHY through cold and flu season

Keeping your child HEALTHY through cold and flu season

It’s the worst… being a mom at a play date and looking over to see the kiddos that your little one is playing with have a nasty snotty nose, and are coughing all over your child. If you are a mom, you have been here! I get this question a LOT, so I wanted...
My Favorite Cup of Coffee

My Favorite Cup of Coffee

I like most Americans am slightly addicted to coffee. I know for me it’s about 99% ritual, and 1 % caffeine. I have tried my best to upgrade my coffee to herbal tea, or even green tea, but to be totally transparent and honest- they are just NOT the same. And…...
Cleansing for the Holidays

Cleansing for the Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner, and you know what that means… chocolate, cookies, fudge, wine, and a whole lot of permission to eat whatever you want. After all, Christmas only comes around once a year. I’m all about enjoying the holidays to the...
Meet the DIY Cleanse

Meet the DIY Cleanse

For years I was afraid to do a cleanse. I had been in nutrition school for 2 years before I got the courage to try a cleanse of my own. I was scared! I was worried I would be hungry, tired, grumpy and VERY overwhelmed. That is why Tenley and I came up with 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...
Healing Tea

Healing 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...