Balanced Eating

Listening to Your Body When It Comes To Dairy

Dairy can be a hot button issue whether you stay away from it completely, or you can’t imagine a life without cheese. Both sides feel very passionate about their stance.  For me, I realized over time that dairy was causing me problems. How did I know that? I realized that...

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All about Herbs: Nettle

As I’ve been talking here a lot about balanced eating and how to help your body heal itself naturally, but I would love to also share more with you about my passion for Herbology. I am fast becoming known as the crazy herb lady and I love it! I realize...

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My thoughts on wine

As a nutritional counselor, I get the question all the time on my views on drinking wine. So I decided to get my thoughts in order and take a few minutes to talk about that! In general, I think the word that sticks closely to my heart as I teach...

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All About Healthy Fats

I am a big believer in a diet high in healthy fats, I know that our bodies do so much better when we fuel from fat instead of processed sugar found in much of the bread, rice and snacks here in the US. Our bodies simply do not know what do...

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All about Strawberry Season

Strawberry season is upon us friends! Which means there will be plenty at your local farmers market. Strawberries are so nutrient dense, especially when grown without the use of GMO’s or pesticides. For me, it is absolutely worth it to buy these from a local farm that I trust. Nothing...

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Should I Soak My Grains, Beans And Legumes?

This is a very discussed topic these days and you can find varying opinions on whether this is a good practice or not. We have been soaking beans for as long as I can remember so that they would soften easier but I had never heard of the soaking, fermenting and sprouting process...

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Balancing Hormones Naturally

This is such a passionate subject for me. I have many reasons that have spurred me on to research and devise a plan for myself as I was struggling with hormone imbalance, but I have one special reason in particular and here she is: This is my sweet Mama! She passed away...

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Homemade Almond Milk

Unfortunately for me, I have difficulty consuming cow dairy. I don’t seem to have gut disturbances but I will be clearing my throat continually after the consumption of a cracker smothered in melty brie or a bowl of my favorite ice cream. This gets annoying to anyone who is hanging...

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