I Have an Autoimmune Disease

Allergies are often a precursor to autoimmunity. I have flirted with it all my life thanks to lifelong undiagnosed food allergies, chronic fatigue, food addictions, and constant inflammation.

But those symptoms were all disappearing. All the hard work was paying off.

And then I got pregnant.

Pregnancy is rough on a mama’s body, y’all. When you have chronic nutrient deficiencies, […]

How To Get the Biggest Health Benefits from Fruits and Veggies

How To Get the Biggest Health Benefits from Fruits and Veggies

Note from Jennifer: Now that most of us are enjoying summer produce, it’s a great time to visit a local farmers’ market or grow your own. Paisley is here to share a little insight into why local is so much better than grocery store organic.

Why You Need to Eat Fruits and Vegetables That Are In Season

By now, everyone has heard of the benefits of eating organic. Pesticides add up when you eat them on a daily basis.

What most people don’t know is that there are far more benefits to eating fruits and vegetables that are in season than just looking for organic.

[…]

The Autoimmune Paleo Protocol: Could This Be IT?

Always listen to your instinct, right?

For the past few weeks, the Autoimmune Paleo Protocol and I have crossed paths pretty regularly. Since I don’t have an autoimmune disorder, I didn’t pay much attention and filed the idea away for future client use.

And then this happened…

pumpkincake3

[…]

Do You Need to Break Up with Coffee? 5 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Energy

Do You Need to Break Up with Coffee? 5 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Energy

The alarm goes off. Exhausted, you crawl out of bed and stumble to the kitchen. Once that first jolt of java hits your brain, life begins again and allows you to merrily go about your day.

Sound familiar?

If you have blood sugar fluctuations, adrenal fatigue (hypofunction), anxiety, or high blood pressure, coffee is not your friend. I’ll share with you my top 5 way to naturally boost your energy without caffeine.

Coffee: A Health Deficit

Coffee is a necessary stimulant in our adrenally-challenged society. It estimated than around 90% of the U.S. population has some degree of adrenal fatigue.

[…]

Stress-Relieving Chai Tea with Adaptogenic Herbs

Stress-Relieving Chai Tea with Adaptogenic Herbs

Note from Jennifer: Today, I’m excited to take you to the world of herbs. I am still a babe in the woods when it comes to plant medicine, so I’m going to let Faith from the Nourishing Herbalist tell you more about adaptogenic herbs.

She’ll also show you how to use them in a delicious chai tea recipe.

Since chai is hands-down my favorite tea and stress is never-ending, this is about to go down in my kitchen today.


Adapting to Stress

Ah, stress. For a majority of us, stress has simply become a way of life. But this new “normal” is a debilitating epidemic.

According to the American Psychological Association, nearly 70% of Americans experience negative symptoms of stress in one form or another. (Source)

[…]