Balanced Eating

All about Herbs: Red Clover

Herbs and herbal remedies are fascinating to me. When I studied for my Master of Herbology, I was struck with the abundance of remedies that can be found in the natural world. I’ve always been into herbs but in recent years I’ve gained even more knowledge and it’s been wonderful...

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Top 10 Nutrient Dense Baking Ingredients

I want to begin this short article with a disclaimer…there are just some recipes where white flour and white sugar should not be replaced…why? Because just the memories alone from a good Martha Stewart sugar cookie is nourishing…right??? Some of my old recipes from childhood will always remain the same...

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Eating with Grace not Perfection

As I was meeting with my sweet client this morning…her thoughts constantly went back to all she had not done between our visits. I felt her discouragement, yet, I had noticed such a change in her attitude towards food and in her daily habits since we had begun our sessions...

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My food journey Part 2: “The gift of healing”

Besides struggling with disordered eating for most of my college years and into adulthood I had also struggled with a poor digestion for most of my life. I was overwhelmed by quite a bit of anxiety which made matters worse. In college, I kept a bottle of Pepto Bismol on...

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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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