What Does Stress Have To Do With Digestion?

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You may be wondering what stress has to do with digestion. Or you may already know. You’ve likely felt butterflies in your stomach before a big event ~ a performance, your wedding, or even prior to a difficult conversation with your partner or boss. And in those moments you’re likely not thinking about french fries…. [Continue Reading]

5 Superfood Spices for the Holidays

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Did you know that some of the superfood ingredients that can improve your health and vitality are likely hiding out in your very own kitchen?  They may be sneaking their way in to your holiday treats and dishes bringing warmth, sweetness, and nourishing goodness.I make a point to use these spices on a regular basis. … [Continue Reading]

Cinnamon Pear Smoothie

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As the weather turns cooler, it’s great to shift your morning smoothie to a more seasonally-appropriate combo … warming cinnamon AND pear! INGREDIENTS: 1 ripe pear, sliced and cored 2 Tbsp raw almond butter 1 cup water 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp raw honey OR 5 – 10 drops of… [Continue Reading]

Thriving Through the Holidays

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The holidays are often a time of family gatherings … and if your family is anything like mine, food is the centerpiece.  With traditions and holiday favorite foods that often only show up at this time of year, it can be challenging to navigate the table while staying on your chosen dietary path.  Today, I… [Continue Reading]

Apple Crumble (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

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‘Tis the season for apple picking!  I made this warming dessert for a family dinner last week and it’s a fast favorite for Fall.  You can make this with any variety of apple – I used a mixture of Gala and Granny Smith.  INGREDIENTS: 6 cups diced apples (any variety) 1/3 cup coconut sugar 3… [Continue Reading]

Are We Really Talking Poop?

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Am I really going to talk about poop?  Yes, indeed I am. While this isn’t a pleasant topic, it’s an issue that comes up a lot in my practice. For me poop is an indicator of a person’s health and it’s an important focus of our counseling while we restore the body back to its… [Continue Reading]

[Let's Get Moving] Packing the necessities

It’s a time of transition, isn’t it? The end of summer is drawing closer.  I’m growing nostalgic for back-to-school shopping and the beginning of a whole new year.  This time of year has that effect on me, not only because I was a school bug, but because my birthday is around the corner.  But, this… [Continue Reading]

Does Eating Fat Make You Fat?

After years of being bombarded with “low fat”, “fat free”, and “reduced fat” propaganda, it may come as a shock to hear that fat does not make you fat.  We’ve often pointed the finger at fats for nudging our cholesterol number up and expanding our waistlines.  Hey, it makes sense, right?  The fat that we… [Continue Reading]

Miso Lemon Salmon

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Get your fill of anti-inflammatory and health supportive fats in this mouth-watering salmon dish.  For a unique and gourmet flavor, you’ll love how simple this one is to prepare.  It’s great for wow-ing dinner guests!  And quick enough for a weeknight meal.  INGREDIENTS: 1 lb wild salmon filets 3 Tbsp white miso 1 lemon, zested… [Continue Reading]

Is Wanting to Lose Weight Stopping You?

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When it comes to reaching your health goal, how badly do you want it? Whether you’re wanting to finally fit back into your ‘skinny’ jeans, have the energy to make it through the day and still be up for exercise, break free from your sugar addiction, or any other goal you’re working towards, ask yourself… [Continue Reading]

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