Building Awareness About Chemical Exposure

Many of us don’t realize how many man-made chemicals we are exposed to throughout the day. If when we get up in the morning we shower using conventional shampoo and conditioner, brush our teeth, style our hair, apply make-up, drink coffee made in a coffee pot containing plastic parts, cook our eggs in a non-stick […]

Nourishing Bone Broth

I don’t know about you but when it starts getting cold outside warm, nourishing soup immediately comes to mind. I not only love the fact that you can pack a lot of nutrition into a compact, one pot to wash meal, but you can clean out your produce bin in the process!

Pregnancy and Thyroid Testing

There was an article that caught my eye in a recent edition of Fit Pregnancy called “Doctors Debate Thyroid Testing”.  The author pointed out that while newly pregnant women often go through a lot of screening, that few of them ever got tested for thyroid dysfunction.  

Stress Got You Down?

I know what it’s like. The to-do list is over flowing, you’re doing your best to meet expections (both internal & external) and you’re trying to come off as cool and collected while you feel like you’re running a marathon in place. Sound about right? Most of us deal with some level of stress on […]

Winter Fare

Winter Solstice is just around the corner. The weather has gotten chillier, the nights are long, and the winter fruits and vegetables are back in season!

Seasonal Spring Fare

We are entering a new growing season which means that we’ll start seeing some more local varieties of fruits and vegetables! Yay!

Dandelion for the Detoxification Win!

Our bodies are amazing and have the natural ability to detoxify on a regular basis as a way to maintain homeostasis, or balance! Our livers are constantly working to filter out substances which are either foreign or are waste byproducts of our metabolic processes. (We must actually detoxify from our own hormones in this way.) […]

Restoring Vitality After Giving Birth

There is this unspoken (and sometimes spoken) expectation for women to “bounce back” after pregnancy and labor and return to their pre-pregnancy selves. In the media we are fed stories about how quickly this actress or singer lost her baby weight or how easily the woman in the article is juggling being a mom with […]