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The best way to know if your thyroid is the source of your tiredness

Have you ever suspected that you have a thyroid issue? And then you asked your doctor only to be told that your thyroid was fine? I hear this over and over again from patients - they crazy thing, is that usually they are right. There is so much sub-clinical hypothyroidism out there and as a result there are many people, generally women, but sometimes men who are suffering needlessly. Read more

The MOST important thing to keep your energy even throughout the day

The one thing that most assuredly will make your energy take a nose-dive during the day - unregulated blood sugar. If you have ANY of these symptoms: Read more

The best snack to keep your energy stable throughout the day!

Infertility sucks – How I went from tough to triumph!

I know the pain and stress of the two-week cycle. First comes the disappointment of getting your period. Then ovulation. Did you have good mucus? Did you have sex at the right times? Did you ovulate too early or not even ovulate?? After an ectopic pregnancy and emergency surgery to cauterize one of my fallopian tubes and prevent me from bleeding to death (sorry to be so graphic) at 29 years old, I became terrified that I would never get pregnant. Read more

Do you want to be happier? Do these 4 things for your mental health now.

COVID precautions are still going strong. Some of them negatively impact our mental health: Read more

How to make the best dairy-free, nut-free pesto!

It goes without saying, organic is always best when you have the option. Choosing raw nuts or seeds and cold pressed unrefined oil is essential for avoiding inflammation. I am a big proponent of quality ingredients. That is one reason I am very picky about the restaurants I choose - and another reason I usually prefer homemade. You always know exactly what you are getting. AND! It usually tastes so much better!! Here is some pesto I whipped up the other day and have already made it a second time, so thought I would share. Hope you like it! Read more

How to make the best grain-free light and fluffy pancakes

IF...You need to make pancakes. And that is a big IF. I try to give my kids eggs or a protein shake most mornings to keep their blood sugar stable. But once a week or so, I will make them pancakes. And I've gotten pretty good at making them healthier. Less likely to cause a sugar crash. In fact, my 11 year old son, Max, stopped eating them for a while because he said he would always get tired a couple hours after eating them. Read more

Second To Being Thankful, It’s The Most Important Thing Today.

6 Secret Superfoods For a Slimmer Body

While there is no official definition of a "super food," it's widely recognized that these foods pack in mega-doses of essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other substances that your body needs! Super foods are known to reduce your risk of chronic disease, promote optimal health, and help you shed unwanted pounds (there's a reason why potato chips don't make the list!). Read more

Pecan Nut Butter

It's sweet. It's nutty. And it's oh so good. If you haven't yet had pecan nut butter, you have to give it a try. The key to exceptional nut butter is the quality of the nut. Read more