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Drink to Your Health!

The Power of H20 Water is life. We can survive for weeks without food, but only three days without water. Dehydration can cause everything from headaches, to brain fog, to heart palpitations, and eventually death.  Many of us are walking around chronically dehydrated. The bad news

Do You Have a Hormonal Imbalance?

Do you have a hormone imbalance? When you think about hormones and hormonal imbalances most people associate them with puberty, reproduction/fertility, and menopause.  The truth is hormones and hormonal imbalances can contribute to a wide range of seemingly unrelated symptoms from insomnia, weight gain, brain fog,

10 Signs You Could Have a Parasite!

It happens often. Clients return from their work or holiday travels only to find that they don't feel well.  After a detailed assessment, parasites are discovered. Having a parasite can be a scary thought, but you're not alone; they are far more common than you think. Let's look

Coffee Break

I’m fortunate that I very rarely have headaches, but yesterday I had a doozy. I don’t know if it was the intense heat or all the humidity we’ve been having, but my head was pounding all day. By late afternoon I was desperate for relief and

Nut Loaf

This loaf may just become a staple in your home for so many reasons. First: You can make it on the weekend and then use it in so many different ways during the week.  Crumble it up and use it as a salad topper, heat and serve with

The Power of Probiotics

Probiotics.   We’ve been inundated by this word through television ads for yogurt products.  What exactly are probiotics?  Are they simply a new healthy nutrient found only in yogurt? Not at all.  The word probiotic is derived from the Greek meaning “for life”.  Probiotics are the healthy

Gluten free Pumpkin Spice Muffin

This recipe was inspired by a recipe I found by Dianne Steeper.  It tastes great and has a good texture for a gluten free muffin. 2 eggs 1/4 cup grapeseed oil 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/2 cup unrefined (platation) raw brown sugar (or xylo-sweet for

Pumpkin Protein Power Muffins

Ideally, the ‘healthiest’ muffin is high in protein, fiber and contains only the healthiest fats.  A healthy diet aims at keeping insulin levels (and sugar levels) balanced throughout the day and this means eating more protein and fiber to keep you feeling full, longer. (doesn’t

Banana Nut Butter Muffins

These muffins will taste a little different than store bought ones but you will quickly learn how much better they are for you!  You won't notice sudden drops in energy or mood throughout the day like you might with the highly processed one you find