How to Use Activated Charcoal

Have you ever heard of activated charcoal? Chances are you have. This Black Magic, as it is nicknamed, dates back to 1500 BC and came to fame for treating poisonings. This is only one reason it’s the ideal addition to your natural medicine cabinet. I’m excited to teach you How to Use Activated Charcoal… Continue reading “How to Use Activated Charcoal”

Detoxifying Cabbage Salad Recipe

I can’t believe how fast summer seems to be coming to an end! I always crave detoxifying foods as a season comes to a close. Before I had a baby, I would seasonally detox. Now that I am nursing, I have to be more careful and creative to detox daily. This Detoxifying Cabbage Salad Recipe is the perfect dish to pair with fish tacos, chicken Verde, or eaten alone! Continue reading “Detoxifying Cabbage Salad Recipe”

Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins

Superfoods seem to be all the rage.  They seem to be in every recipe on Pinterest.  (Are we friends over there? Let’s be!) It seems like there’s a new superfood product on the shelf every time I shop. But, what exactly are superfoods? There is no scientific definition of a superfood but the term usually refers to foods containing high levels of vitamins and minerals that offer many health benefits such as boosting your immune system and natural weight loss.

By consuming these superfoods on a regular basis, you are feeding your body large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, fiber, probiotics, and high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Superfoods also contain few calories, are low in sugar, and have lots of soluble fiber and health-boosting phytochemicals. It can be hard to sort out which may be the best to incorporate.

Here are my Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins… Continue reading “Top Ten Health Boosting Smoothie Add Ins”

Healthy Super Food Mocha Recipe

I love chocolate and coffee, in no particular order. I found after my son was born coffee was just necessary. I wanted to be sure if I was ‘indulging’ in coffee, it would not be depleting my system. If traditional coffee isn’t for you, don’t fret, this healthy super food mocha recipe includes a caffeine free option.  Continue reading “Healthy Super Food Mocha Recipe”

How to Supplement for Nursing: What I Am Taking

Nursing is a nutrient intensive job and one most of us don’t take lightly. How to supplement for nursing can be confusing at best! Since my baby was born it’s one of the most frequent questions I am asked, so I wanted to share whats working for me.  Continue reading “How to Supplement for Nursing: What I Am Taking”

How I Got Pregnant the First Time I Tried (at age 36!)

Chances are you’re reading this, rolling your eyes and maybe even thinking, “Great! Someone else is pregnant!” My goal in writing this piece is not about bragging or making anyone feel bad about their personal journey to motherhood, but to share the things that worked for me and helped me get pregnant right away. It’s my hope that it will help you too. That said I hope you’ll keep reading and learn how I got pregnant the first time I tried. Continue reading “How I Got Pregnant the First Time I Tried (at age 36!)”

Healthy Thanksgiving Makeover

Happy Thanksgiving friends! I’m excited to be writing from beautiful New York City this week. I am not cooking or doing the traditional holiday gathering this year, but I know so many of you are, which is why I had to bring you my favorite Thanksgiving recipe upgrades.  Continue reading “Healthy Thanksgiving Makeover”

Flat Belly Smoothie

Summer calls for quick and cool breakfasts that also nourish the body, while keeping us slim and trim. This Flat Belly Smoothie will do just that!  Continue reading “Flat Belly Smoothie”

Bulletproof Coffee Cubes Recipe

Summer calls for many things cool and iced, often including coffee. But if you’re anything like me, you don’t want to have the jitters or anxiety that can come from coffee. That said, I set out to create a refreshing (and delicious) iced coffee that will keep you feeling energetic as well as jittery and coffee crash free.  Read on for the Bulletproof Coffee Cubes Recipe… Continue reading “Bulletproof Coffee Cubes Recipe”