I recently completed a 21 day Purification Program to get my body running in the best shape possible before my half marathon and to reset some of my bad health habits. This was not a fast and not a typical “cleanse.” One question that is often asked is “If my liver and kidneys detoxify myContinue reading

5 Simple, Natural Approaches to Stress Management

I had so much fun and was so honored to have been a part of an awesome event this past weekend with other Des Moines based female entrepreneurs. I loved joining a conversation about women’s health and natural approaches to stress management as well as hormonal balance. ✨get enough sleep- track it if you can.Continue reading “5 Simple, Natural Approaches to Stress Management”

5 Secrets to Staying Healthy in the Holiday Season

(1) Get Adequate SleepWhen our body is well rested, it is able to function at its best. There are a lot of bodily processes that happen while we are sleeping- different hormones are active while you sleep, and your parasympathetic nervous system kicks in. We spend a lot of our time in our sympathetic, orContinue reading “5 Secrets to Staying Healthy in the Holiday Season”

Vegan Gluten Free Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes

This is the best dessert/snack/breakfast I’ve ever made with all natural sweeteners. It’s a healthier twist on one of my favorites. They are warm and have a nice fluffy inside Turn oven to 325 degrees Combine Dry ingredients in a bowl with a whisk: 3 cups oat flour- I grind up gluten free oats 3Continue reading “Vegan Gluten Free Baked Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes”

Edible Healthy-ish Cookie Dough: Gluten Free, Diary Free, and Vegan

This recipe is perfect for if you’re craving a sweet treat the use of almond flour, coconut flour, and coconut sugar adds nutrients that you don’t get when making your typical batch of cookie dough. There is also no artificial sweeteners in this recipe. You have the option to add protein if you need moreContinue reading “Edible Healthy-ish Cookie Dough: Gluten Free, Diary Free, and Vegan”

Smoked Turkey Chili Recipe

Chili is one of our family favorites for fall, but since I meal prep, I get bored of things kind of easily if we have them week after week. Because of this, I’m always trying to make things a little differently. You can see my original award winning chili recipe in this post if you’reContinue reading “Smoked Turkey Chili Recipe”

One Pot Zuppa Toscana

My favorite time of year is here! Things are starting to cool down and it’s socially acceptable to eat soup every day. After making chili three times already, and chicken and wild rice once, I decided to mix it up and make a soup I have never homemade before. It was amazing! So I’m sharingContinue reading “One Pot Zuppa Toscana”

Almond-Pecan Crusted Chicken Piccata

If you are gluten free you have to check out this twist on an old favorite. Introducing: almond-pecan crusted chicken piccata. Why pecans? Since pecans are a nut they provide good fats with your meal and a unique and delicious flavor when cooked in the white wine sauce. The mixture of the two nuts togetherContinue reading “Almond-Pecan Crusted Chicken Piccata”

Apple Crisp Baked Oatmeal Cups

Try this healthy spin on a favorite for your breakfasts this week. It tastes similar to a traditional fall favorite and feels like dessert for breakfast. This option has all natural sweeteners and is dairy and gluten free. Dry Ingredients:3 c rolled oats1/4 c slivered almonds1/4 c dried cranberries1 tbsp baking powder1 tbsp cinnamon WetContinue reading “Apple Crisp Baked Oatmeal Cups”

Getting Your Kiddos to Eat Healthy

💡Did you know:💡A healthy diet starts early in your child’s life – even before they’re born. A question I hear often is “how do I get my KIDS to eat healthy food?” Recent research has shown that children’s taste preferences are formed in the womb and after birth through breast milk. On top of this,Continue reading “Getting Your Kiddos to Eat Healthy”