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My Favorite Dairy Alternatives
Are you looking for dairy alternatives that actually taste good? My last blog post was about why you might want to avoid dairy. If you haven't considered this, go take a peek at that post before you dive in here! I Read More »
To Dairy or Not to Dairy?
I first stopped eating dairy when I was a sophomore in college. I had been a vegetarian for over a year at that point, but dairy was still a staple in my diet. One day I was chatting with a friend about needing to Read More »
Why Clearing Clutter Matters
We all know that when our space is organized and clean it’s easier to focus on the task at hand. But we don’t often think about the flip side: Clutter can drain your energy and significantly increase your se Read More »
Exciting News—my book found a home!
Any of you who have been around for a bit have been hearing and reading about my book proposal for a while. And when I say a while, it's been over 2 years...for this book. There was another proposal before that which I d Read More »
Happy Mother’s Day…or Maybe Not
I don't usually use my blog as a platform for very personal posts but today will be one of those exceptions. This is a piece I just published on Medium. As the mother of a child who was born to another mother, Moth Read More »
Cook this: Green bean ‘french fries’
When my son was a baby we wanted to make sure that he was a vegetable lover. The way we went about this was extremely tactical. We mixed a slurry of kale, chard, spinach, and peas into all of his baby food. All of it. P Read More »
Dealing with road bumps on the way to better health
Fact. You can't fail at self-care. How many times have you decided that you’re going to make a change? Lose weight? Stop eating so much sugar? Read more? Avoid social media? Take your vitamins? Stretch regularly? Me Read More »
Hip hip, it’s allergy season again!
Runny nose? Itchy eyes? Itchy skin? Fatigue? Sneezing? Cough? Asthma? Check, check, check! I always forget allergy season is coming until it hits, then GAH!! I know I’m not alone, which is why I’m hosting another Read More »
How to Choose Protein Powder that’s Right For You
I’ve had so many questions about whether it's ok to use protein powder, to do that, I decided to do a Facebook Live to answer this and any other questions you have about protein Tuesday, more at the end of the post Read More »
Staying Productive When All You Want to Do is Curl Up on the Couch
Readers had questions. I have answers. After my last post on the winter blues, I heard from many people that said they don’t exactly have winter blues, but they do notice that at this time of year it is more difficu Read More »

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