Tips for Common Pregnancy Challenges

Pregnancy usually brings an entirely new perspective on life. For me, it came with its share of challenges, emotions and worries. For someone who works with pregnant women all the time, it was even more frustrating to feel totally clueless on how to handle the ups and downs that come […]

Eating for a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time that comes with a lot of emotion, physical change and excitement. It also can be a very confusing time amidst all of the hormones in figuring out the “to-dos” and “not to-dos” within the nine months. One of the biggest questions that goes through an expecting […]

Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies

CINNAMON SHORTBREAD COOKIES Adapted by Heather Mulholland Ingredients 3 cups Gluten Free Flour  OR 1 cup brown rice flour 1 cup almond flour 1 cup tapioca flour or starch Additional ingredients: 1 cup coconut sugar 1 cup coconut oil (melted) 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp cinnamon Pinch of […]

Healthy Spins on Holiday Treats

The holidays are for all things merry and bright…so why do we all feel like it’s hard to stay energized and light? No more Yuletide weight gain with these healthy spins on some holiday treats.   Eggnog  Serves 2-4 Vegan Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cups raw almonds + 1 1/2 cup […]

Red Lentil Hummus

A great spin off a classic dip! Perfect for those who have trouble digesting beans or who just need a break from their garbanzo beans. Whip this high protein, high fiber dish up and keep it in the fridge to nosh on all week! INGREDIENTS 1 cup red lentils (uncooked) […]

Basil Spinach Pesto Sauce – Dairy Free

Ingredients 1/2 cup walnuts or pine nuts 3 cloves garlic minced 2 handfuls baby spinach 4 cups fresh basil leaves 1/2 lemon juiced 1 cup olive oil Sea Salt Black Pepper Pan toast the walnuts on a skillet over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Toss frequently. Do not use oil.  Add […]

Spicy Kale Coleslaw 2   Recently updated !

This dish is a wonderful alternative to your A-typical salad. Full of flavor and crunch, it makes for a great side dish or even the main course.   SPICY KALE COLESLAW   Ingredients Lacinto kale about 12 leaves, sliced thin or 3 cups baby kale ½ head of green or […]

Food For Your Thyroid

Thyroid health is something that a large number of women struggle with and some men. Unfortunately, it is also something that can affect you and you may not even realize it. Your thyroid is the master gland for your metabolism, hormones, heart, digestive function, brain development, muscle control and bone […]

Glowing Skin Smoothie 6

Enjoy this delightful smoothie to help repair damaged skin and keep it glowing from the inside out. The Omega 3s in the chia seeds and flaxseed are anti-inflammatory and help keep skin moisturized. Strawberries are a good source of silica, a trace mineral needed to strengthen our bodies connective tissues, […]