Favorite Spinach Salad + Recipe

It has been awhile since I posted a new recipe, but this one is so worth it. At 23 weeks pregnant, salads are still my biggest craving and I’m so grateful for it! Don’t get me wrong, there are other not so healthy things that I feel I desperately need, so thank goodness I can … Continue reading Favorite Spinach Salad + Recipe

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Inflammation Dos and Dont’s

I can't remember exactly when it started, but at some point, years ago, I started having back pain at night. It got significantly worse throughout pregnancies, increased to daily pain, and soon was effecting my sleep and activities. There have been times I've woken in tears and times I couldn't breath very well. For awhile, … Continue reading Inflammation Dos and Dont’s

Mindful Eating Around the World

THE PROBLEM "He showed the words 'chocolate cake' to a group of Americans and recorded their word associations. 'Guilt' was the top response. If that strikes you as unexceptional, consider the response of French eaters to the same prompt: 'celebration'" (Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto). This is where my passion lies. Learning … Continue reading Mindful Eating Around the World