Nutrition Tidbits 23 results
  • 8 Tips for Packing Awesome Gluten-Free Lunches

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. Packing a lunch for your kids can be one of the biggest challenges of the school year. And it doesn’t get any easier if you have gluten, dairy, or egg allergies to consider. I’ve been packing gluten-free lunches for 3 years and I still find it to be something that requires thought, planning, creativity, and lots of patience. The other tricky part to packing gluten-free ...
  • Easy and Every Day Raw Food Recipes from Choosing Raw

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. When I first discovered raw foods I was a little overwhelmed. I didn’t have a dehydrator (I didn’t even know what it was) and I was just getting into green smoothies! I wish I’d had a resource like Gena Hamshaw’s new book Choosing Raw: Making Raw Foods Part of the Way You Eat. Gena is the creator of one of my fave blogs - Choosing Raw. I’ve been stealing quiet moments ...
  • 5 Reasons to Love Berries

    During the first few weeks of this pregnancy my breakfasts consisted of a bowl of fresh berries and a green smoothie. I couldn’t get enough berries. Which I suppose is why I decided to write an eBook featuring strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries! I grew up loving berries. I could hardly wait for strawberry season to arrive. My Mom would often take us picking so she could make homemade jam (she makes the best strawberry jam in the world). My Grandmothers were master pie bakers ...
  • Homemade Citrus Body Scrub

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. Our skin is an absorptive barrier; it’s like a sponge that soaks up anything you put on it, and it also happens to be our largest organ that leads to our bloodstream. So don’t you agree that it is time to skip the artificial scents, toxic soaps, creams and lotions? You may think they’re helping you age more gracefully, but the damage they’re doing on the inside is just not ...
  • Vlog: Cleaning Up Your Diet

    I was recently on our local news sharing some tips about healthy living - with a focus on Spring cleaning your diet!  Here's a short video with some of my tips for looking good and feeling great!  Most of you are probably already doing these things, but it's always good to get a reminder. What are you doing to clean up your diet for Spring?  I'm trying to eat more raw veggies, but our Spring is slow moving this year and roasted veggies are still calling my name! If you're interes...
  • 6 Tips for Amazing Digestive Health

      As most of you know, I am wrapping up my diploma in Natural Nutrition (!!!!).  I’ve learned so much over the past two and a half years; it’s been pretty eye opening, and definitely life-changing. One of the biggest aha moments for me occurred when I was studying digestion.  Pretty much every one of our ills can be linked back to digestion. The stomach, small intestine, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, and large intestine are the primary participants in our digestive ...
  • 5 Tips To Help You Kick Your Sugar Habit

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. In case you missed it, make sure you read my post 5 Reasons to Kick Your Sugar Habit . It just might give you the motivation you need to break up with sugar, for good. I gave up refined sugars about two years ago and I am so glad I did. The benefits far outweighed the good. I would mark it as one of the defining moments in my journey towards better health. Giving up the white ...
  • 5 Reasons To Kick Your Sugar Habit

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. I eliminated refined sugars from my diet about two years ago, thanks to inspiration from Amy from Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free and Ricki Heller. I immediately felt better and was shocked at how refined sugar affected me. Now when I have even a little bit of sugar I notice it in my mood, my digestion, my energy and my skin. I indulged in one too many sweet treats this holiday ...
  • 7 Tips for Enjoying a Kid-Friendly Gluten-Free Christmas

      We’ve been a gluten-free family for 4 years now, but to be honest, it’s hard to remember what life was like before we changed our eating habits. I am so grateful for the road we’ve been travelling - even when it was bumpy and I didn’t know where our next turn would take us. We’re all so much healthier and happier. My family and I don’t miss out on a thing this time of year, or any other time of year, for that matter. Here are some tips I’ve learned over the years ...
  • 7 Ways to Improve Your Hormonal Health Today

    This is a total departure from my usual posts and recipes, but I hope you'll stick with me! As most of you know, I am finishing up my Holistic Nutrition diploma. I am currently wrapping up my case studies and it’s amazing how the same problems keep coming up – fatigue, inability to lose weight, cravings, intestinal and digestive problems (candida anyone?). We all have the same problems. Isn’t that fascinating? The one health problem that I find to be of most interest, and ...