Iron & Pregnancy

During a woman's pregnancy, her blood volume increases by 50 percent. That is why it is extremely vital that a woman gets enough iron in her diet, and has herself checked for anemia, to ensure enough oxygen is getting to baby and mom's muscles, brain, etc. These foods are some of the richest in iron. [...]

Why healthy people don’t need to “juice”

Want Free Tips and Support?  Sign Up Here For My Monthly E-Newsletter While juicing may still be all the rage in some circles, I can't find it in my heart to fully get behind it as a well-person's go-to health fix. Here are some reasons why: A Healthy Diet is Enough Seriously, if you are [...]

Butternut Squash Spaghetti Sauce

Here is a recipe I whipped up recently. Because I never make anything small, this makes a lot...but easy enough to freeze some for later meals! Butternut Squash Spaghetti 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed 1 jar (25-oz) spaghetti sauce 1 can (13.5 oz) light coconut milk Cook together on medium heat covered until squash is cooked. [...]

Forget losing weight this New Year’s

Happy New Year's! As I sit and write this on the morn of New Year's Eve, I see my Facebook feed flooding with "resolutions." We know the drill. Every year, people make the same promises to themselves. To get a better job. To stop smoking. Spend less. Spend more time with family. Get fit. And [...]

Cold Beet Salad & Sweet Craisin Quinoa

PREPARATION Quinoa: Prepare one cup quinoa with 1/2 cup raisins and 1/4 cup dried cranberries. Cook together until water is absorbed by quinoa. Add 1/4 cup canned light coconut milk/cream, 1/2 tbsp maple syrup, 1/2 tbsp coconut sugar, and 1/2 tbsp cayenne. Mix well. Sprinkle a handful of fresh, minced mint leaves. Beet Salad I took both [...]