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
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
This is a question I've gotten a lot lately: What's healthier: turkey or beef? I started going into this one last week when I posted this beef taco recipe that you may have noticed is sorta similar to these turkey tacos. For years turkey's been considered the "healthier" swap in tacos, burgers, spaghetti, you name it.… Continue reading What’s Healthier: Turkey or Beef?
As not fun as it is to have a sick kid, I gotta admit, I do love the couch snuggles... One of us was sick last week (can you tell which one?) with a fever, runny nose and a cough. Thankfully the really "sick" part only lasted about 24 hours, which I credit a lot… Continue reading 5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold
This is Part II in a series about my healing story of how I started to and continue to take charge of my own health. If you haven't already, you can catch Part I here. So I'll tell you right now this isn't one of those incredible healing stories you've seen on Dr. Oz. "Turns… Continue reading My Healing Story – Part II: Why You Have To Learn How to Swim Before You Can Dive Deep
This is something I've been wanting to write to you about for a long time and I’m ready now. I want to share more of my healing story with you. First though I have to tell you, I started writing it down and it got a little long so this is going to be a… Continue reading My Healing Story – Part I: What Do You Mean I Have an Autoimmune Disease?
Lifestyle changes - nothing about these two words is sexy yet the phrase seems to have reached buzzword status in the last few years - just like any other diet that hits fad status - paleo, keto.... Lifestyle change... it's as if granny panties were to suddenly be considered cool. As happy as I am… Continue reading Six Secrets to Making Lifestyle Changes That Last
I love sneaking a vegetable into a sweet. Carrot cake. Zucchini bread. They're some of my favs. This is a new one... raw carrot cake balls. I love making the more basic version of this that's basically just nuts and dates processed together to form a dough that you roll into balls. You can use… Continue reading Raw Carrot Cake Balls + The Snack Strategy To Eat Less Sugar and Junk
It's the first day of Spring (finally!) and to celebrate I want to share one of my favorite smoothie recipes - I call this the Spring Break Smoothie because it pretty much tastes like Spring Break (minus the booze) in a glass. It's all tropical and refreshing, perfect on a hot day for breakfast or… Continue reading Why You Should Just Eat The Fruit + A Spring Break Smoothie Recipe
This curried cauliflower soup is the perfect dish to help protect you from the flu in these last few weeks of winter. We're so close to being out of arms reach of that dreaded flu and in the sweet embrace of spring. Speaking of spring... I've got something very exciting at the end of this… Continue reading Flu-Fighting Soup: Curried Cauliflower Soup