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Finally! Puffy Fluffy Gluten-free Pancakes

Finally! Puffy Fluffy Gluten-free Pancakes

My husband always wanted to be Pancake Dad. You know the type, in the kitchen with his chef’s hat on cooking up Sunday breakfast while spaztastic cartoons and kids play in the background. After having to eliminate wheat, eggs, dairy, corn, buckwheat, and rye, I spent […]

7 Black Friday Steals for Real Foodies

7 Black Friday Steals for Real Foodies

My Black Friday and Cyber Monday always include pajamas and a warm cup of tea. No way am I battling Michigan weather to stand in line for hours and fight the crazies for a few presents. I shop online and enjoy every minute of staying […]

How I’m Surviving Pregnancy with 5 Essential Oils

How I’m Surviving Pregnancy with 5 Essential Oils

How I'm Surviving Pregnancy with 5 Essential Oils

Once upon a time, there was a woman for whom pregnancy was a magical time. Glowing and smiling, she enjoyed every minute of her growing belly, slept well, and never had a stretch mark.

Bahahahahahaha. :ahem: Sorry.

I don’t know those people, so we’ll talk about the rest of us.

Insomnia, heartburn, acne, mood swings, nausea, round ligament pain, cottage cheese butt, night sweats, and cravings for foods that shouldn’t come anywhere near our precious babies are just a few of the never-ending symptoms that plague women who grow tiny humans.

Natural Remedies and Pregnancy

I’m 36 years old and now in my third trimester. It’s like night and day from carrying my daughter six years ago.

This time, I reversed gestational diabetes in two weeks, am controlling a nervous system condition called vasovagal syncope that caused me to pass out and have seizures with my last pregnancy, and have moderated allergic reactions, inflammation, water retention, aches and pains, and insomnia.

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My Latest Interview on The Paleocare Podcast

My Latest Interview on The Paleocare Podcast

  Katy from Paleocare and I sat down for an interview to talk about who should eat breakfast and who should skip it, what led me into a real foods lifestyle and becoming a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, how I’m incorporating pregnancy into my lifestyle, and the […]

Essential Oil Use Is Getting a Makeover

Essential Oil Use Is Getting a Makeover

  What if you could learn about and use essential oils without getting sucked into the Internet hype? I’ve been working very hard to build a team of practitioners skilled in the safe and therapeutic use of essentials oils, because we want to help you feel […]