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Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods

Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods

Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines. It’s a fact. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health; this is especially true when it's chronic (i.e. lasts a long time). Inflammation has been linked to obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer's, and diabetes, just to name a few. But, instead of writing all about what it is, how it's measured, and where it comes from; why...

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Building a Balanced Lunchbox

Building a Balanced Lunchbox

Love it or hate it, it’s that time of year again - back to school and for many of us, it also means back to packing school lunches. Long gone are the days of throwing a PB&J sandwich, a Joe Louis and an apple in a bag can calling it a day. And don’t get me started on the bazillion containers to wash. Every. Single. Night. and the grungy lunch bag - gross, but I digress.  Our house doesn’t really get a break from packing lunches over the...

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Entering the wellness journey with grace

Entering the wellness journey with grace

Moving towards health and wellness is definitely a holistic process; one that calls on patience, self-love,  forgiveness, and grace. About 10 years ago, I was hitting the gym 5 days a week and I felt pretty good about my health. Fast forward to desk job, a little one, 6 years worth of 2 hour/day commutes, a lifestyle that wasn’t super active, lots of wine, and a diet that wasn’t always consistent with the most nourishing foods....

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Top Tips for Health & Wellness

Top Tips for Health & Wellness

Today we celebrate World Health Day. Here are my top tips for moving towards health & wellness. Sleep Inadequate sleep affects every system in our body and can increase our risk of adverse health outcomes. Sleep allows our brains to consolidate our memories and process information from our day. Our brain also uses approximately 20% of the calories that we burn every day; resulting in a lot metabolic by-products. Sleep is necessary for our...

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Healthy + Delicious 5-Ingredient Recipe Guide

If you’re looking for EASY recipes with AFFORDABLE ingredients, my Healthy & Delicious 5-Ingredient Recipe eBook is packed with tasty 5-ingredient recipes that even the pickiest eater will LOVE!