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You are smart, successful and accomplished but…

your body is not cooperating.

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





Leaky Gut


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Reproductive Health





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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.

How to make your health goal more motivating

Well, I did it! I ran 13.1 miles on Sunday. Yay! I can’t say with honestly that I felt like I rocked it the moment I crossed the finish line because I gotta tell you IT WAS NOT easy. BUT I did it! I crossed the finish line at my training pace and, this week, I stuck...

Why Organic?

I was amazed by the recent Stanford University study on organic foods published in the Sept. 4 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine and  widely reported in newspapers, radio and TV.   The headlines read something like this  “Little evidence of health benefits from...

Lamb Stew with Fresh Figs and Fennel

It’s officially Fall and the weather is starting to cool off. Yay! I love Fall weather! I’ve been in the mood for a nice warm stew for dinner. This recipe is one of my absolute favorites. It uses lamb, which is an excellent red meat that you may not even consider when...

Reduce Your Stress Lunch – Mixed Green Salad with Chicken, Tomatoes, Avocado & Pumpkin Seeds

    In my last post, 3 Common Mistakes Busy Women Make About Lunch, I talked about how eating a balanced lunch goes a long way to reducing your stress levels.  I also  promised to give you a simple lunch recipe. Here it is!  This is the easiest, most delicious &...

Best Soup for the Flu: A Simple Bone Broth

  A South American proverb says “Good broth will resurrect the dead.” An exaggeration perhaps ...but only just.  With flu season here, a good broth is exactly what you need to get you going again. Bone broths contain minerals (especially electrolyte minerals) to...

Do you need to detox?  3 things that happen when you do

Do you need to detox? The short answer is yes. Everyone could use a focused detox at least once a year.  Ideally, you want to do it every quarter.  This is for optimum health. The truth is your body is detoxing every second of every single day. You are constantly...

Being Healthy Doesn’t Have To Be Hard – 3 Small Steps That Have A Big Impact

Have you been thinking about a health goal or change but are too overwhelmed by the thought of it? Then I invite you to read the bottom. I have some small ideas for you. I mean, seriously, if January is any indication of how crazy this year will be, I can see your...