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How Nutrition School Changed my life

How Nutrition School Changed my life

I get this question almost daily. How did you become a Nutritionist and a Health Coach? Just today I got an email from a girl that just recently graduated from high school and she wrote “What would you recommend for someone like me who is interested in this field?”...

Homemade Infant Formula

Homemade Infant Formula

Feeding and nourishing a new born baby is a big, big job. And it can be even more overwhelming if you are not able to breast feed your baby as nature intended. Perhaps nursing just didn't or isn't working for you… or perhaps you are celebrating in a recent adoption or...

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 to...

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… most of...

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 fullest,...

#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 hungry......

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 started purchasing...

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...