It’s been almost a year of using my Daysy fertility tracker as birth control (#childfree), and I couldn’t be happier with my decision to ditch the pill for good. Read on to learn more about this hormone free natural birth control!Read More
Protein powders and meal replacements are everywhere, touting all kinds of health benefits, sprawling ingredient lists (with words that are spelling bee sluggers) and most taste like chalky vanilla, fake chocolate, or worse. Pass!
Whenever possible, I’m a fan of choosing real food protein options, not processed powders, bars, or drinks. Still, there are cleaner options that pack more nutritional benefits than just protein. My favorite convenient protein powder is a collagen supplement.
Read on to learn more about collagen AND my favorite collagen coffee recipe!Read More
Today I’m sharing two of my favorite books that I recommend you add to your shelf. These were two of the first books that I added to my collection a few years ago that were pretty much “gateway” books to what is now an overflowing real food reference library. One is a lighthearted, but informative introduction to real food that you could breeze through poolside and the other is so nice I’ve bought it twice.Read More
I’m just over two months into an intense and exciting holistic nutrition program to become a certified Nutritional Therapy Consultant via the Nutritional Therapy Association. In fact, class started just five days before our wedding back in February. I wasn’t kidding when I said that 2017 is full of transitions.Read More
There’s nothing like the start of a new year to introduce new habits, right? I didn’t plan on my Whole30 coinciding with the New Year Resolutions crowd, but I was tired of feeling gross after holiday indulging and sugar cravings. I wrote about why I chose to do a Whole30 and now that it’s complete I wanted to share some of the lessons I learned.Read More
Donuts and sugar breads....I'll miss you. Neil and I will start our first Whole30 program on January 2, 2017 alongside the national schedule. I generally eat pretty healthy and never had a desire to try a reset (don't get me started on juice cleanses), but the holiday season is a constant barrage of sweets.
Read on to see my reasons for doing a Whole30Read More