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The Secret to Making the Healthier Option a No Brainer

There's a secret to getting healthy that most people don't know about. I think we can all agree, if you want to "get healthy" you have to do more "healthy" things. Thing is tho, most think that means choosing the healthier option, like the salad over the burger at lunch. Opting for water instead of… Continue reading The Secret to Making the Healthier Option a No Brainer

take out stress
health coaching

How to Take Out Stress and Anxiety at the Root

It's Day 45 of quarantine (but who's counting) and as some states (including ours here in Texas) are starting to talk about re-opening, I'm thinking about preparing myself for re-emergence, too. There's one key lesson I've learned from this time and it's this... The antidote to FEAR is ACTION.  There's been so much over these past 45… Continue reading How to Take Out Stress and Anxiety at the Root

cooking, health coaching

Quarantine Cooking Guide: Shopping List Staples, Pantry Essentials and a Batch Cooking Plan

Interesting times call for interesting measures... we're all having to a get a little more creative in the kitchen lately... Ever since COVID-19 shelter in place orders went into effect each day feels sort like some twisted reality quarantine cooking show where I have to come up with dinner using limited ingredients while simultaneously entertaining… Continue reading Quarantine Cooking Guide: Shopping List Staples, Pantry Essentials and a Batch Cooking Plan

health coaching

Coronavirus Support Guide: How to Reduce Stress and Boost Your Immune System

This week, in between making lunches and games of CandyLand, I've been compiling some of what I think are the most important things to make us our most resilient in the midst of this coronavirus pandemic... I'll tell you I'm not the expert on viruses, pandemics, surviving quarantine for weeks on end... what I am… Continue reading Coronavirus Support Guide: How to Reduce Stress and Boost Your Immune System

health coaching

What Everyone Needs to Know About Stress and the Immune System

We've heard it before: Stress is like kryptonite to our health, particularly our immune system. The more we're able to reduce stress, to even avoid entirely (yes, it's totally possible.... I'm going to show you how), the stronger your immune system will be and the more resilient you'll be overall. Usually this is where I… Continue reading What Everyone Needs to Know About Stress and the Immune System

natural immunity
health, health coaching

10 Ways To Boost Your Natural Immunity

We're all on high alert right now with the spread of COVID-19 happening around the world. There's a lot of information coming at us about this virus and it can be hard to make sense of what's real, what to expect and what to do with it all. One important thing to remember: There are… Continue reading 10 Ways To Boost Your Natural Immunity

anti-inflammatory foods
health coaching, healthy living

Want to Eat Anti-Inflammatory? Here’s Exactly What To Do

Notice I said "eat anti-inflammatory" not "go on an anti-inflammatory diet" or "reduce inflammation."... Personally I'm tired of those words... diet. reduce. I've grown weary of all. the. rules. You too? This is my philosophy: we add in to crowd out. I came to it from my own experience. In my own health journey, at… Continue reading Want to Eat Anti-Inflammatory? Here’s Exactly What To Do

new year planning
health coaching, life

Not Feeling the NYR? Try This New Year Ritual… (Part 3)

This new year ritual post is the third post in a series with ideas to help you start your new year strong, and with a renewed sense of purpose and motivation besides the traditional "new year resolution." I hope you'll find the thing that works best for you. If you missed post No. 1 you can read… Continue reading Not Feeling the NYR? Try This New Year Ritual… (Part 3)

potato pizza
recipes, snacks

Potato Pizza Bites – Gluten-Free Pizza

These potato pizza bites came out of a night when my girls wanted pizza. I opened the fridge to find some leftover potato rounds, half a jar of marinara sauce and cheese. We improvised... And potato pizza bites were born. Think like those Bagel Bites we used to eat when we were kids... in whole-food, plant-based… Continue reading Potato Pizza Bites – Gluten-Free Pizza