How I Lost 30 lbs with These 3 Changes I Made to my Diet

You might not know this about me but I gained over 30 lbs in the past 6 years. Not all at once, but slowly and surely it kept creeping on. I would say the weight gain was due to a few factors: moving to the country and not having gym close-by, settling into the routine […]

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How I Kicked My Coffee Habit

It’s officially been 3 months since I’ve quit my coffee addiction and I’m never looking back. Keep reading for how I’m feeling now without it, as well as the perfect substitution I’ve found to replace it. I decided to give up coffee in January when I started my second Fibromyalgia and anti-inflammatory elimination diet. I […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Bone Broth

Bone broth has been getting a lot of attention lately but what exactly are the health benefits and how do you make it? Keep reading for my tips and super simple preparation method. Bone Broth Health Benefits Include: Reduces Inflammation Improves Joint Health Boosts the Immune System Helps with Food Sensitivities Can Help Heal the […]

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Why I’m Not Vegan Anymore

I know this post is long overdue but I didn’t know quite how to write it until now. After I started eating meat again I was so nervous to make it public because I didn’t want to offend any of my vegan friends and followers. I almost felt like I had failed them, like I […]

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My Supplement Routine

While I try hard to get as many nutrients from food as I can, I am a big believer in supplementation for optimal health and wellbeing when meeting requirements isn’t possible through diet alone. I’m often asked questions on my supplement routine, as well as brand recommendations and dosages, so I wanted to share that […]

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Coconut Yogurt – Homemade Probiotic CocoYo

It’s not a secret anymore that fermented foods are good for your gut. They contain trillions of tiny microorganisms or “good bacteria” that live in your digestive tract to help promote healthy digestion. Eating fermented foods is like taking a probiotic without the need to take a supplement. They help improve bowl health, boost immunity, […]

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HoW To: Beachy Hair Waves Made Easy

I love when the weather is warm enough outside again that I can let my hair dry naturally to get beachy waves. It’s so much faster than drying/straightening my hair and is so much healthier for my locks. It’s also my husband’s preferred look on me which is a bonus. Since I have a lot […]

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Celery Juice

I broke out my juicer today for the first time in years to make celery juice. I’ve been reading about the amazing benefits of this vegetable and its ability to help the body detox naturally, which is just what I need post-surgery. It helps in immune system function, aids in digestion, is good for gut […]

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Saying Goodbye to our Girl

“Grief is the price we pay for love.” No one can ever be prepared for the pain that comes with the loss of your best friend. We had to say goodbye to our beautiful baby girl yesterday and it has certainly left a hole in our hearts. Isis was so much more than a dog […]

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Winter Walking

My girl and I sure love our Winter walks in the country! Studies show that walking in the woods is good for you and has more benefits than walking in an urban or indoor setting. Not only does it help with weight maintenance, it reduces stress and anxiety, boosts immune function, helps improve mental health, […]

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