7 Years ago today I started nutrition school

7 years ago today (3-10-2014) I started school to earn my Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Nutritional Consultant diplomas. I can’t believe it’s been so long!🌱🌱🌱I have studied so much about food and nutrition since this day in 2014. I have changed focus over the years from general women’s health, women and children then perimenopause….

What Is Your Why?

What is your why?🌱🌱🌱Why do you want to grow your own food and cook from scratch? I’d love to know your reason(s).🌱🌱🌱My why encompasses a lot of things. My family, our health, the health of the planet, better nutrition, knowing the source, connection, community, resilience, building a solid foundation, supporting soil health, sharing with family…

Seasonal Eating: Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts seem to fall into a love them or hate them group. Which are you? Brussels sprouts are incredibly good for you!  They are a perfect cool/cold season vegetable to include in your weekly meal plan. They contain amazing constituents that are not only anti-cancer, hormone helping, but heart healthy. This is great news…

Make Your Own Greens Powder

Did you know you can easily make your owns greens powder? 🌱🌱🌱  I have scoured the internet to find a greens powder that fits my high standards for culinary nutrition with no added fillers, etc. I have had a hard time finding something, so I made my own. It does take a lot of greens…

Quick Growing Cool Season Vegetables

  Based on my last post on Instagram  where I asked what do you need from me right now and pretty much everyone wants to know what to grow in the garden for a quick harvest.  This is a quick list I put together. If you want to add anything, please do! The fastest thing…

You Need Protein in Your Breakfast

  To set yourself up for balanced blood sugar throughout the day choose a breakfast with protein. Aim for 30 grams. Don’t forget the healthy fat and fiber. Remember every meal should have P+F+F.

Perimenopause: Some Things We Need To Evaluate

  There is a whole list of things we need to evaluate so we can thrive in perimenopause, but before you get overwhelmed know that you don’t have to tackle everything at once.  Some things will already be just as they need to be and others will need tweaks or changes. You’ll also be happy…

Summer Days, Finishing School, Plans For The Future

Summer is probably my favorite season with spring a close second. Summer to me is all about family time, playing and being in or near water. Camping is huge for me, so are botanic gardens. I have always made it a priority to get outside and into nature. My boys spent so many hours as…