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 Heal 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

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

5 Things Women Who Take the Birth Control Pill Should Be Doing NOW.

TRUTH: If you are currently taking the birth control pill, then you are most likely deficient in crucial vitamins and minerals. What doctors don't often tell their patients before putting them on the pill is that it: Causes leaky gut syndrome Depletes nutrients (because they can't be absorbed due to leaky gut) Disrupts the microbiome Creates … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Vegan and Vegetarian Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is essential to the human body, and chances are even if you are a meat eater, you have a deficiency. I recommend that all my clients take a B12 supplement regardless if they are vegan, vegetarian, or an omnivore. Vegans or vegetarians are playing a losing game if they decide to exclude a B12 supplement … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Uncategorized, Vegan and Vegetarian Health

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Vegan

Everyone seems to be going vegan these days after the release of the documentary “What the Health”. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding this film, however, I think we can all agree that eating fewer animal products is never a bad idea. If you have recently decided to adopt a vegan diet, make … Continue reading