maria quintana-pilling, fnlp, cnc

holistic women’s health & digestive solutions

Feel better now.

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It is so strange to have people stop me and say, “Wow, you look great! Your skin looks beautiful!”  I don’t know what to say except “Thank you…it’s my nutritionist!”


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Maria has a genuine and patient personality that makes her easy to work with, and she was very responsive to any questions I had about any aspect of the program I was on. She does not work on a one-size-fits-all way, and worked to customize the program to my needs and to how my body was responding to the supplements. I would totally recommend her and work with her again in the future.


You are smart, successful and accomplished but…

your body is not cooperating.

You’re dealing with one or more of these issues.





Leaky Gut


Crohn’s/Ulcerlative Colitis


Adrenal Fatigue




Blood Sugar

Weight issues

Reproductive Health





Irregular/Heavy Bleeding


It’s draining your energy,

keeping you from living fully.

Now, you are ready to do what it takes to feel better.

Get inspired with my latest recipe obsessions, health tips and advice to balancing your hormones and improving your digestive health.

Can I Really Make Green Juice with a Blender?

Juicer vs Blender?  Sometimes we get stuck on technicalities.  My client was surprised (and relieved!) to hear that yes, you can use a blender to make green juice.  The more high-powered blenders -- like a Vitamix -- will give you a smoother texture but if you don’t...

5 Ways to Get (Peri-) Menopause Relief

I can't believe we are well into fall.  You know how much I love fall – the weather, the colors, the food… it always brings a smile to my face. A new season also brings another opportunity to do a seasonal detox. With this in mind, I am excited to announce my fall...

3 Benefit Of Cooking At Home

How many days a week do you cook at home? If it’s less than four times a week, you might want to consider getting in the kitchen more often. I’m sure you’ve heard the popular arguments for cooking at home. You Save Money This is a no brainer. One meal made at home...

3 Common Mistakes Busy Women Make About Lunch

Is your lunch stressing you out?  In September, the topic of kid’s lunches was on everyone’s mind. But what about your lunch? As a busy mom, professional, creative, or entrepreneurial woman, I’m sure lunch is just about the last thing on your mind (second, maybe, to...

3 Quinoa Salad Bowl Recipes to Beat the Summer Heat

We are getting slammed here in the Bay Area with a heat wave.  Are you feeling the heat too?  Our thermometer read 102 in the shade on Sunday!   And the dial has been in the mid-90s the last 4 days.  Thankfully we don’t have the humidity but that is HOT in my book. In...

Summer Peaches – Ginger, Cinnamon, & Vanilla Infused Peach Puree

Summer is unofficially here and I am so excited to see summer fruits and vegetables back at the farmer’s market. Seeing peaches again reminds me of how last year I often found myself going a little overboard at the farmer’s market --  buying too many peaches.  When...

Soothe Your Adrenals with this Orange Dream Smoothie

Last week, I woke up dreaming about Orange Creamsicles.  I have very fond memories eating those as a kid.  I have been trying to think of my favorite boxed grocery items in preparation of this week’s Kitchen Pantry Makeover Cooking Class at Taste Kitchen & Table....

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