While I'm writing this, it's 80+ degrees and ridiculously smoky outside...needless to say I'm ready for fall. Also, needless to say if you know me, I'm pretty cranky it's still hot outside. I want hot chocolate...and pumpkin bread... and all of the soups...and anything from the crockpot! Don't even get me started on how Thanksgiving… Continue reading Fall Recipe Round-up
What is your why? And what the heck does that even mean? I love asking people this question- particularly when discussing fitness, but it also applies to food choices. I know, sounds super philosophical, but really- what is your why? Why do you go to the gym? Why do you want to be better or… Continue reading What is your why?
People always tell me that eating healthy is “just too expensive”. Now, I will not argue the fact that healthy foods are not cheap. This is a huge issue and something that needs to be dealt with on a large scale, but how we get there, I just do not know! When an organic bell… Continue reading Eating on a Budget
Should I be Supplementing? I am going to talk about a question that I get asked all of the time- “Should I be supplementing” and “What should I be supplementing?”. Well my short answer is you should ask your doctor. And what I mean by that is you should have blood work done- every year… Continue reading Supplementation
Oh boy, I never thought I would be writing this article. I have hemmed and hawed about this topic for a long time now and debated over whether I should go here…and here I go!! (stay tuned to watch me fall down this rabbit hole head-first) When I started to get in to living a… Continue reading Fluoride- A Health-Conscious Hygienist’s View
The summer months keep me on my toes and bouncing from activity to activity. Few weekends are spent at home and there is virtually no boredom in our household. Over the last few years, I have taken up a few new activities, including paddleboarding, rafting and most recently, mountain biking. One thing I quickly realize,… Continue reading Sweet Summertime
What to eat while you are out and about in the great outdoors... I don’t know about you guys, but most of my free time and weekends right now are spent in the great outdoors. This also means away from my home kitchen, which may seem a little bit daunting to those of us who… Continue reading Camping Eats
As the weather starts to warm up, it is important to remember that some of our bodily needs may be changing as well. For me, the combination of warm weather and working out can mean splitting headaches, if I do not plan accordingly. Hydration is huge- and I would be willing to bet that most… Continue reading Staying Hydrated
Are you interested in reducing inflammation in your body? Ask me how I can help! I know we are all currently still in panic mode about our current COVID-19 pandemic, but let's take a few minutes to think about something a little bit different. Let's talk about inflammation...we always hear about it, but what's the… Continue reading What’s the Big Deal with Inflammation?
Grumpy I’m not even sure where to start with this post. I want this post to be about mental health- because I think this is something we all need to pay close attention to right now. I am no exception to this. Our lives have all dramatically changed and been altered in the last week,… Continue reading Mental Health in Trying Times