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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...

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 inflammation draws...