Nutrition & Health


Easy Ways to get in Healthy Fats into our and our Family’s Diet!

Healthy Fats are key nutrients required for baby organ and brain development (inside and outside of the womb), cognitive function at any age along with these additional benefits: Provides body with energy Boosts metabolism Helps you feel fuller longer (reducing calorie intake) Stabilizes Blood Sugar Levels – reducing cravings, pregnancy and overall health complications Helps »

Seasonal Eating & Back To Basics for Family Nourishment

Ahhh….we are on the cusp of Summer while enjoying this beautiful Spring Time weather; fresh fruits and vegetables are starting to grow and some are even being harvested from the garden! Eating in season has so many health benefits for us and our children from higher nutrient density (the produce is typically left on the »

Folate vs. Folic Acid Debate!

Folate is required each time our body makes new cells (and we make new cells daily even if we are not pregnant); it is a B vitamin (B9 to be specific) that can be found abundantly in beans, fruits and vegetables…leafy greens in particular. Folate (we actually tend to hear others refer to it as Folic Acid more) is most »

What Eating Well Means & Why it is so Essential in Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum

As a Certified Health Coach and a mom of 3 small children, my definition of eating well is: Consuming primarily whole foods Following Food Fundamentals (which can be applied to any dietary theory) Healthy Proteins – Plant based, Grass Fed/Pasture Raised animals Healthy Fats – Omega 3’s, coconut oil, avocados Fruits/Vegetables – Wide variety of »

Shape your baby’s taste buds while in womb

We as moms have such incredible influence with our young child, even when it comes to what he/she may prefer to eat when older. A study published in 2001 showed that babies who had been exposed to a flavor in utero or while nursing, were more likely to prefer that flavor when they started eating »