172: How to Understand Your Genes to Personalize Your Diet With Nutrition Genome

172: How to Understand Your Genes to Personalize Your Diet With Nutrition Genome I know… it’s frustrating. You eat right 99% of the time, exercise, and don’t smoke or drink… but still don’t feel well. Worse yet, your friend who drinks soda and fast food seems healthier than you! I’ve been there (trust...

Avocado BLT Salad (Paleo Friendly)

During the hot days of summer a cool, fresh salad hits the spot. It’s the perfect time for it too since the gardens and farmer’s markets are bursting with produce. We don’t do a lot of bread around here, so I wanted to recreate the classic BLT flavors in veggie-packed salad form. Salad greens topped with...

Natural Ways to Increase Milk Supply (& How to Tell If It’s Low)

A healthy diet is vital during pregnancy, but it’s just as important while nursing. The body uses up a lot of calories and nutrients to make that amazing liquid gold for baby. But sometimes moms don’t make enough breastmilk to meet their baby’s needs and may need a little help getting their supply up. Alternately,...

How to Make Ghee

Ever used ghee? It has the benefits of butter without the casein and proteins that some people react to in butter. so it’s basically the best of both worlds! What Is Ghee? In technical terms, ghee is a clarified, unsalted butter with the milk proteins removed. It has a high smoke point, making it perfect for cooking, and...

Essential Beach Gear & Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation

I’ve been traveling to the beach with kids for about 12 years now, and have gone from stressed out mom of one, to a relatively stress-free mom of six on these beach vacations. Since there are so many health benefits of the beach it can be a great place to visit and relax, but as...