Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites (Raw, Paleo, Vegan)

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I realized that every time I make cookies, I eat more of the dough than the actual cookie. So I decided to combine my love of cookie dough with my affinity for healthy little snacks, and voila! These chocolate chip cookie dough bites are the result. They take about 5 minutes to whip up and […]

How to Alleviate Your Dog’s Diarrhea in 24 Hours

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If you’re a dog owner, you’ve no doubt dealt with a bout of doggie diarrhea at one point or another. Vets usually recommend a bland diet–boiled chicken and rice–but this may not be suitable for or even the best remedy for all pets. A quick internet search will probably yield you a million confusing suggestions, […]

Fresh Fig Almond Cake (Gluten Free)

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Late summer means figs are plentiful. They’re so expensive in the markets, so I was thrilled when a friend whose fig tree runneth over invited me to her house to go fig picking. I LOVE fresh figs. They’re nothing like dried figs, which are available year-round and are much easier to get (love dried figs […]

Want to Be A Nutritionist?

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Every day I get several email requests from people for information about how and why I became a certified nutrition consultant. (You can read my story here.) Because I get so many of these requests, I did a podcast with helpful information for those considering a career change or a course of study in nutrition. […]

Natural Pain Relief

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Pain. It’s not pleasant, and we’ve all felt it. The most obvious and acute causes are injury or trauma, but headaches, joint pain, back pain, and chronic pain (defined as a pain that lasts longer than 6 months) are more insidious. Types of chronic pain include tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and pain affecting specific parts of the […]

How to Roast a Chicken Like a Pro

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Anyone can roast a chicken, but it seems to take hours of internet research to figure out how to do it the right way. Am I right? Trust me, I’ve been there. So I’ve assembled a list of pro tips to help you roast your chicken like a boss. I got this basic formula from […]

10 Foods that are Always in My House

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Do you ever wonder what’s in a nutritionist’s pantry and fridge? Here are the staples I always have on hand. Come, let’s take a look. 10 Foods that are Always in My House 1) Green tea & herbal tea of all kinds. I am a huge tea fan and have previously waxed poetic with my […]

Earthing: Pseudoscience or Legitimate Healing Practice?

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    I’ve been seeing a lot of claims about the science of “earthing,” which is pretty much what it sounds like: walking barefoot to have direct contact with the earth. Proponents say that in our urban jungle modern city lives, we no longer have direct physical contact with the earth and are therefore losing out […]

Homemade Paleo Protein Bar Recipe Round-Up

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One of the most frequent questions I get from clients is, “What can I eat for snacks?” Most of them are eating junky protein bars that contain whey or soy protein isolates and lots of sugar. Lara bars or Kind bars are a better choice but are still high in sugars due to dried fruits […]

Anxiety? Depression? Binge Eating? Fixing This Critical Piece Can Help.

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I have been open about my own struggles with anxiety and depression, and now I want to share with you the next step I’m taking to reverse these mood issues so that you can understand that there are natural treatments. I have written before about how to address both depression and anxiety naturally, but this […]