As our small town has their first confirmed case of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) I’ve been reflecting on what that means for me on many levels. For weeks now I’ve remained calm about the spread of the virus, on a personal level, but am now firsthand seeing the ripple effects it has at it’s made it’s … More Thoughts + Things To Focus On During COVID-19 Pandemic
A (Brief) Client Story I’m currently working with a person whose A1C (3 month blood average of blood sugar) has landed them in the pre-diabetic range. This client has a family history of diabetes and would like to avoid going down the same path that they’ve seen diabetes take their family members down. In order … More Why We’re Addicted to Carbs
I’ve got a few go-to’s when I feel a cold coming on: high doses of Glutathione and Vitamin D (immune modulators), Grapefruit Seed Extract (antibacterial), lots and lots of water + minerals (hydration), a big pot of soup (more on that later), and making sure I sweat (detox). Getting the body moving always helps me … More Yoga Poses to Boost the Immune System
Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soy-free, Vegan I recently found out that I have a mild coconut intolerance. Coconut. Do you know how tough that makes life for someone whose day consists of coconut fat lattes for breakfast and fat bombs for snacks!? Okay, maybe not THAT tough but it definitely was a shocker and I had … More Fat Bomb, Meet Protein Ball
We’re in the midst of a move (bye-bye country ranch, hello sleepy beach town!), and subsequent home remodel which we’re doing ourselves (which we quickly learned sounds much more exciting and romantic than it is). Being that I’ve only painted rocks and approx. 1 canvas in my 31-years life, the task of painting entire rooms … More Thyme + Garlic Infused Oil
Remember these guys? Yeah, they’re all grown up: The Wild Women (we think…) of Sycamore Canyon And they’re not the only things growing around here. Our garden, which I talked about way back when is flourishing! I think one of the things we can credit, especially in this drought, is the cardboard layer that’s just under … More Hello, My Name Is Dr. Greenthumb …Sort of.
Portobellos are one of my favorite veggies for when I’m feeling like I need a hearty meal! They’re meaty with a delicious, nutty flavor and when cooked, can be cut with a steak knife. Sometimes just having to cut things can make them feel more bulky and filling. Which is why, I think, if you’re … More Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms
A straw BALE, to be exact. Something I had never heard of, nor thought of, before a few weeks ago. But… Hear me out… It makes so much sense (and I’m praying it’s fool-proof enough that I actually succeed at growing something). A forever (or, at least for-now) home! To start, lets talk the goods. … More The Planting of Lettuce In… Straw.
This is my go-to morning beverage every morning (after my maté, of course) for a plethora of reasons… First being that I actually crave it on the reg. Also, when I’m craving a second cup of something warm in the morning it totally does the trick. It’s super hydrating and super quick to make – … More My Hydrating, AM Health Kick
As of late, a condition called leaky gut syndrome has taken the holistic health world by storm. One of my roles as a Holistic Health Coach is to help people find healing from the foods they eat. So many foods cause inflammation and food allergies/sensitivities, with the “why” behind such reactions being a big … More The Lowdown on “Leaky Gut”