Our very first guest speaker of the year in our private community was tea expert, Kate Valade, who did a 30 minute talk and demonstration on how to incorporate matcha into your day to day life. For those of you wondering what the heck match is - simply put it is green tea in powdered … Continue reading Matcha Latte Recipe
Healthy eating can definitely be a challenge and people often wonder how can you be successful, especially with a family in doing so. When I ask people why they don’t eat healthier they often say: I don’t have time I don’t know what to cook I need recipes with simple ingredients Healthy food is too … Continue reading The Secret To My Success To Healthy Eating
You are trying to conceive, and you are being so careful about what you eat and drink. You reach for your soothing afternoon cup of peppermint tea, and then you think, “Wait! Is it safe to be drinking this??” You then google “herbals teas in pregnancy” or “herbal teas while trying to get pregnant” and … Continue reading Herbal Tea During Pre-Conception and Pregnancy (Guest Post)
When I first think of food for self-care my mind immediately shifts to big bowls of popcorn, grilled cheese sandwiches, cupcakes and other forms of food people seem to find comfort in. But let’s think about that a little more. Are these foods really bringing us pleasure? Or are we left craving more after that … Continue reading Food As Self-Care
(Original post found at Balancing From Birth To Baby) I’m so sorry for your loss. The stats say 1 in 4 women suffer from miscarriages but my bet is that it’s even higher than that. This is a topic that isn’t often discussed and isn’t often considered ‘a real loss’ which makes this journey even … Continue reading Preparing Your Body After Loss
Being a holistic nutritionist I think it is understandable that food and fertility would be a HUGE topic for me. Figuring out which things to discuss is a tough balancing act, however I’ve put together a short (ish) list of some of the reasons food is an essential part of our health and fertility. Elimination We … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Food and Your Fertility
Hormones - we love them, we hate them. They can give us the happiest of days or the saddest days. They really can rule our life and are responsible for so much of how we function physically and mentally on a day to day basis. Hormones, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, are: “a natural substance … Continue reading Hormones – Wrecking Havoc On Your Fertility?
In our struggles to conceive we did just about everything, talked to many doctors, healthcare workers, ran every test imaginable, etc Appointment after appointment, exhausting our options (and ourselves) with the end goal of a healthy pregnancy and our own tiny baby. Although it’s hard to believe some days, many people do succeed in getting … Continue reading 4 Things I Wish I Did Before Pregnancy