5 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes to Try This Fall

nutrition Nov 13, 2017

If you know me, then you probably know that I love pumpkin-flavored foods and beverages. In fact, over the past few years, I’ve been sharing my favorite pumpkin recipes here on the blog—pumpkin spice custard, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin chocolate chip brownies, etc. But rather than have you scroll through years of posts, I thought it would be fun to put together my top 5 pumpkin...

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Why SIBO May Not be the Cause of Your Constipation

nutrition Oct 31, 2017

Did you miss the SIBO Summit? No worries. I’m keeping you updated on some of my biggest take-aways.

One of my favorite speakers from the summit was Dr. Nirala Jacobi. She’s a Naturopathic Doctor in Australia who specializes in treating SIBO. She’s even created her own SIBO diet protocol called the Bi-Phasic diet.

Her topic of discussion was specific to methane-dominant...

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Sharing My FMT Experience with Dr. Ruscio Radio

nutrition Oct 24, 2017

Back in May I shared with you that I underwent FMT treatment at the Taymount Clinic outside of London.

In June I had the opportunity to be a guest on Dr. Ruscio Radio and share my experience with the procedure. This interview was conducted just one month after my treatment, but it just recently aired.

Our discussion really focuses on what FMT is, who might be a good candidate, and important...

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On Guard Essential Oil: The Immune-Boosting Powerhouse

nutrition Oct 23, 2017

Did you know that cooler weather is an optimal condition for influenza and other transmittable viruses to spread because it allows viruses to remain airborne longer?

Yuck. Who wants to get sick just before the holiday season starts? Or worse, during the holidays? I know I don’t, and I’m sure you don’t want to either. That’s why I want to share with you why I love On...

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4 Ingredients for a Powerful Gut and Immune Boosting Treat

nutrition Oct 09, 2017

One of my favorite items to order at juice bars are the shots and elixirs. Most juice bars have a variety of immune-boosting, antioxidant-rich shots that you can down in one gulp.

Recently, when Ben and I were in Kauai, we discovered the Kauai Juice Co. It’s truly the best juice bar I’ve ever been to. They make fresh-pressed juice, kombucha, nut milks and elixirs.

The first...

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No-Bake, Easy, Healthy DIY Protein Bars

essential oils Oct 02, 2017

I must admit, I’m a fan of easy, convenient protein bars and shakes for on-the-go meals and snacks. I love them for an easy, healthy breakfast too. What I don’t love is all the unnecessary sugar and other ingredients that are found in most bars and shakes.

So often, when I read ingredients of protein bars, I think “I would love this bar, if it didn’t have this...

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Could this Essential Oil be Better than CBD Oil?

essential oils Sep 26, 2017

Medical marijuana, and CBD oil in particular, are becoming a very popular medicinal option for a variety of ailments from chronic physical discomfort to anxious feelings. While this is a promising and often effective option, there are downsides. For one, it’s not easily obtainable, illegal in some areas, and can be pretty costly. Secondly many CBD oils on the market contain little to no...

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The Truth About Coconut Oil — Is It Healthy?

Uncategorized Sep 11, 2017

Coconut oil is getting a lot of buzz lately with people asking, “Is it good for you?” “Is it not?” “And what about the recent American Heart Association (AHA) report claiming that it’s a food to avoid?”

First off, coconut oil is good for you. It’s packed with nutrients and antioxidants that boost your immune system and reduce inflammation. Not...

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Should You Take Probiotics if You Have SIBO?

nutrition Sep 05, 2017

First off, let me explain what probiotics and SIBO are. Then we’ll get into whether or not you should take probiotics if you have SIBO.

Probiotics: Our bodies are full of good and bad bacteria. The good bacteria are the probiotics. They regulate the digestive system, improve the immune system and ward off infections. Not only that, but they’ve also been known to treat irritable...

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The Power of Diffusing Essential Oils to Calm Anxious Feelings

essential oils Aug 28, 2017

Have you ever used aromatherapy or experienced a boost in your mood after you’ve put on scented hand lotion? If so, then you know smell can directly affect how you feel. In fact, it’s smell that often triggers memories and emotions. And it’s smell–more so than the other senses–that can best influence brain activity and help us calm down.

So when it comes to...

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