DIY Strengthening, Smoothing, and Highlighting Hair Mist

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I have made a valiant effort over the past two years to repair my damaged, brittle hair, a result of the perfect storm of hypothyroidism and chemical highlighting damage (you can read all about it and see the pics here). When I say I tried everything, I’m really not kidding. I tried “noo poo,” low poo, water […]

3 Steps to Improve Digestion Right Now

3 steps to improve your digestion-- right now!

Gas, bloating, belching, heartburn, and constipation are the most common complaints I hear in my practice. When I first started nutrition coaching, I specialized in women’s health. While it’s still my focal point, digestive wellness has become a necessary passion because literally every single person with whom I work has some kind of digestive complaint. And […]

Should You Ditch Your Bulletproof Coffee?

Should you ditch your bulletproof coffee?

Do you put butter in your coffee? (Does this sound crazy to you?) Maybe you do it because it’s delicious and dreamy, but more likely you’ve heard hot buttered coffee will give you sharper thinking superpowers and unlock the magical weight loss gene within. What the heck am I talking about? Bulletproof coffee, a combination of mycotoxin-free […]

Anemia: The Surprising Cause

Iron deficient Anemia: the surprising cause that goes beyond an iron poor diet.

If you’ve been feeling tired, irritable, depressed, cold, and maybe even a little short of breath lately, listen up: this post is for you! (especially if you’ve been writing it off) I get blood work every year and recommend my clients request the same from their doctor or naturopath. Ask for a CBC with a metabolic panel, a […]

Recipe Roundup: 15 Paleo Summertime Fruit Cobblers, Crisps, Crumbles (mostly egg free!)

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Summertime means the markets runneth over with blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, peaches, and cherries. These are my favorite fruits, and berries in particular are some of the most nutrient and antioxidant foods on the planet. If you’re looking for the perfect healthy grain and dairy free (most are also egg free!) summer dessert, I have all […]

How to Regulate Your Period

How to regulate your periods naturally.

When I see a new female client, I ask for lots of information about her menstrual cycle: is it regular? Does she track it? Is the bleeding heavy with painful cramps? Does she experience PMS symptoms or migraines? Your period can give you clues about your overall health, stress level, fertility status, and hormone balance. If yours is […]

Superfood Spotlight: Moringa

Moringa: the superfood you've never heard of! Learn the benefits and how to use this amazing plant.

According to an ancient saying, “Moringa leaves prevent 300 diseases.” I’ve recently been adding just 1/2 a teaspoon of moringa powder to my morning smoothies and was so pleasantly surprised by the energy boost that I decided to research a little more about the leaves of this amazing tree. It’s the new superfood you haven’t heard […]

Combat Seasonal Allergies with Golden Turmeric Milk

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Are you an allergy sufferer? This recipe is for you. I’m only slightly exaggerating when I say this beverage is a miracle immune boosting seasonal allergy buster. In my experience it relieves symptoms pretty much instantly. The main ingredient here is turmeric, a root long touted for its medicinal properties. Turmeric has potent anti-inflammatory and […]

Is a Raw Food Diet Right for You?

Is a Raw Food Diet Right for Me?

More energy Better skin Improved digestion Weight loss Lower disease risk Fewer headaches & allergy symptoms These are some of the purported benefits one experiences on a raw food diet. Who wouldn’t want these benefits? Add to that feeling virtuous for being a raw food vegan (save the planet and the animals!), and it seems […]

Superfoods for Glowing Skin

Superfoods for Glowing Skin: What to eat to get your healthiest skin from the inside out.

We all want to put our best face forward, so it’s frustrating if you’re dealing with acne and inflammatory skin issues such as eczema and rosacea. Many of my clients are prescribed harsh topical treatments or longterm antibiotics that can disrupt the delicate gut ecology and make the problem worse longterm. These are not sustainable […]