Period Health, Uncategorized, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Should We Practice Yoga While Menstruating?

Many period advice books out there recommend yoga as a nourishing physical activity to do during menstruation, but this is not always the best advice. As both a women’s health coach specializing in reproductive health and a KPJAYI-authorized Ashtanga teacher, the subject of menstruation and yoga practice is of great interest and importance to me. This is … Continue reading

Recipes, Sweet Treats

Lemon Raspberry Swirl Bars (Vegan & GF)

Lemon bars were my favorite. That is until I decided to take it up a notch and add my favorite chia raspberry jam to the equation! These bars are the perfect balance between creamy and tangy, and make for a great afternoon snack or after dinner dessert. Or, you could just eat them for breakfast if … Continue reading

Hormonal balance, Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Your Guide to Hormone Testing Kits

Testing your hormones is a great tool to have under your belt to help you gain invaluable insight into the underlying cause of your hormonal health issues. If you are suffering from painful periods, heavy periods, fibroids, ovarian cysts, or fertility issues, I encourage you to order a test. A good place to start is … Continue reading

Recipes, Sweet Treats

Raspberry Chia Seed Jam

Berry season is here! That means organic berries are now affordable, and no longer require you to take out a second mortgage! Ha! My favorite sweet treat to make during berry season are my almond thumbprint cookies.  They are seriously so good, y'all-a definite crowd pleaser. This is the jam that I use for the … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Recipes, Smoothies

Tart Cherry and Avocado Smoothie Bowl

 TART CHERRY AND AVOCADO SMOOTHIE BOWL  Good morning, lovelies! This high-fat, moderate protein smoothie bowl will make your hormones sing and keep your blood sugar stable until your next meal. Nourishing, healthy, yet tasty food- that’s what I’m all about!  RECIPE :  1/2 cup organic tart cherry juice ( one of nature’s best anti- inflammatories) … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health

How to Treat Ovarian Cysts Holistically

If you are a woman, chances are you have had at least one ovarian cyst in your life. Perhaps you weren’t even aware of it, or perhaps it caused you a bit (or a lot!) of discomfort. I’ve had my share of ovarian cysts in the past, and because I didn’t know what I know … Continue reading

Health & Wellness

A Holistic Guide to Spring Seasonal Allergies

Originally published on April 7, 2018 by Institute of Integrative Nutrition. The temperature is rising, the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and nature is blooming. This can only mean one thing: Spring has officially sprung! Many of us have been anxiously waiting to put away those bulky winter coats, dust off our lighter … Continue reading

Hormonal balance, Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Why Ovulation is More Important Than Your Period

Don’t get me wrong, periods are amazing. I’m a huge fan. But we get so caught up with our monthly bleed that we forget about the most important aspect of our cycle. Ovulation. Ovulation usually happens mid-cycle, except for ladies on the birth control pill, as they do not ovulate nor have a period, instead they … Continue reading

Blog, Recipes, Sweet Treats

Peanut Butter and Raspberry Jelly Cheesecake (Vegan)

This Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake is for all of the dreamers out there. They said we couldn't have our PB & J AND cheesecake, too, but we'll show them. This is probably my favorite vegan cheesecake to date, y'all. So if you are a peanut butter and jelly lover like myself, I hope you … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Weight Loss, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Why a Juice Cleanse is Not the Answer

The new year is a great time because it inspires so many people to get healthy. Many of you might decide to kick off the new year with a juice cleanse. To be honest I'm not a big fan of juice cleanses as they're very high in sugar. A few days might serve you but anything … Continue reading