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dairy-free mushroom soup
recipes

Dairy-Free Mushroom Soup

This dairy-free mushroom soup is like comfort in a bowl. It's exactly how you remember cream of mushroom soup tasting - thick, rich, hearty... but without the "cream." I may have mentioned before that I was a picky eater as a kid. Until college, my diet consisted mostly of carrots and turkey sandwiches on wheat… Continue reading Dairy-Free Mushroom Soup

terrain theory - when the terrain is healthy...
healthy living

Microbe vs Terrain Theory

There's a story behind this quote I think everyone should hear. I want to share it with you today but first... I have to be clear. I've seen this quote shared with messages against masks. This is not how I interpret the message here. Masks, social distancing, hand washing are all part of how we are… Continue reading Microbe vs Terrain Theory

rainbow fruit pops
recipes

Rainbow Fruit Kabobs

I've noticed a trend at our house lately. The mornings we start the day making rainbow fruit kabobs - those days end up being the best days. BTW, these are also my fav kids' snack right now... Which is saying a lot because we're averaging about 57 "can I have a snacks" a day lately...… Continue reading Rainbow Fruit Kabobs

health, health coaching

The Best Foods To Boost Your Body’s “Master Antioxidant”

Have you heard of glutathione?.... Studies are looking at what this "master antioxidant" has to do with whether someone ends up with a mild vs. severe case of COVID... could it come down to how much you have of this little enzyme? This little enzyme is called the body's "master antioxidant." You know how we're… Continue reading The Best Foods To Boost Your Body’s “Master Antioxidant”

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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

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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

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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