Is there a Perfect Diet?

Fact: 95% of dieters gain back all the body fat they lose. How is it that American’s are constantly “dieting”, yet obesity is SO prevalent in the U.S.? Because DIETS DON’T WORK.   The latest diet book drops, and the more extreme the protocol, the higher the ratings. I get it, we’re all drawn to…

Variety is Key to Health | Clean Eating Recipe

In honor of my FIRST week of my IIN nutrition program, I wanted to share my latest favorite meal! I say it a lot, but the biggest thing I’ve learned about nutrition is that it has nothing to do with counting calories and everything to do with just eating REAL FOOD! Healthy living should never…

My Hashimoto’s Health Transformation

If you’ve been following me for any time at all, you have probably noticed I’m super passionate about natural health and wellness. I decided to take that passion one step further, and just recently enrolled with the largest nutrition school in the world –  Integrative Nutrition! I’m studying to be a health coach because my…

Breaking Free from Restrictive Eating

I completed the Whole30 back in January, and loved it. It honestly changed the way I saw food (eating only whole foods for a month will do that to a person 😉) and it jump-started a new way of eating. At the end of the program, I was feeling SO GOOD that I never wanted…

Cape Cod Chicken Salad | Paleo, Whole30

Cape Cod Chicken Salad | Paleo, Whole30 I grew up loving chicken salad. But only my mom’s recipe. Anytime I had someone else’s recipe, I would pick out the weird add-ins. To this day, my mom still makes the best-tasting chicken salad, and mine never does turn out quite as good as her’s. But now…

Essential Oils for Natural Health

Essential oils have been gaining traction in the natural health community lately, and for good reason. These little bottles of plant juice are GOLD. Essential oils have been used for centuries for their powerful health benefits and are an effective natural alternative without any dangerous side effects. They are growing in popularity as people are becoming more…

Podcast Interview: Autoimmune Healing & Self-Advocacy

I had the incredible opportunity to participate in a podcast this month, and am excited to share about it with you all!  Martha Rosenstein invited me to guest speak on her podcast, The Paleo NP Podcast, to discuss my experience with naturally healing autoimmune disease. Martha is a Functional Medicine Nurse Practitioner who is passionate about…

Banana Nut Muffins | Paleo

You guys!! There are only 14 more days until Spring! I love the New England snow but am so ready for warmer days and sunshine! ☀️ I’m dreaming of days on the beach and long hot runs outside. But on the plus side, being indoors more often over the past few months has improved my…

Breakfast Power Bowl | Paleo & Whole30

What’s your favorite meal of the day? I honestly look forward to breakfast more than any other meal. Every morning after getting Owen up, the first thing I do is make a pot of coffee then get started on breakfast. What that consists of varies everyday, which keeps it from being mundane. Some days we…

January Whole30 Final Recap

I really wanted to get this post up by the first of February. But alas, here we are. Since becoming a mom, I have become such a procrastinator! Anyone else experience this?! January Whole30 Final Recap So I’ll cut to the chase: Whole30 really is as great as everyone says it is. I’m pretty proud…