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How to Curb Cravings

  A secret is defined as knowledge kept or reserved for the privileged or initiated.  I don’t like that definition very much when it comes to my hormones!  I want to be one of the privileged who are in the “know” and who possesses the insider secrets to such mysterious things.   Luckily, I am in the know.  And I want to share the secret to curbing your cravings once and for all.   I know because I’ve lived it.   Did you know that

Women’s Hot Health Topics Video

[youtube][/youtube]   As women, we have unique needs that men do not have.  Our bodies, and hormones, are always changing so our unique needs require a unique solution!   Listen in to learn about natural solutions to common estrogen related illnesses like PMS, Menopause, mood swings, cravings, and more.  This thought changed my outlook, and thus my daily experience.     The changes in a woman’s life are inevitable, but the symptoms are optional!     Did you hear that?  You don’t have to just accept everything you’ve been told

HealthyOates Reese’s Cup Protein Bars

HealthyOates Reese’s Cup Protein Bars   Basic Recipe:    1 cup plain, vanilla, or chocolate doTERRA Trim protein 1 cup oats, + more oats as needed 1/2 cup chopped nuts or cereal 1 cup almond butter or peanut butter 2/3 cup honey or agave ½ cup dark chocolate chips   Optional Mix-Ins to Make it more Hearty:  3 Tbsp. sunflower seeds 3 Tbsp. pumpkin seeds ½ cup unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup dried fruit 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup more almonds, walnuts, or other nut, chopped     Instructions:   1.  Combine all dry ingredients in a

Too Busy to Workout?

These days everyone I talk to says the same thing:   I’m so busy to workout   For most of us, spending hours at the gym is simply not doable.  “Not enough time” is the biggest reason that people don’t work out.   I understand the need to get maximum results in as little time as possible.   My husband Nathan and I founded™ when I was up to my eyeballs in dirty diaper and laundry!   As busy parents and business owners we desperately wanted

Say Good-Bye to PMS for Good

Do you feel crabby, irritable, moody, confused, cloudy, bloated, tired, angry, uncomfortable, or fatigued?  Do you get to that point each month where you actually feel a little (or alot) crazy and feel like someone needs to admit you to a mental hospital?  I know I’ve felt that.  That’s why I’m pushing RESET on my hormones – again.   Have you ever been told that your mood swings, cramps, or hot flashes even are “just part of being a woman”?   I know I

The Skinny on Weight Loss

How have we gotten to where 2 out of 3 Americans are overweight to obese?   Fast food restaurants are everywhere.  Convenience foods line the shelves at supermarkets.  Advertisers continually remind us that whatever meal or snack we are craving is available whenever we want it.  The age of technology has resulted in much more time spent sitting and an overall decrease in physical activity.   The combined effects of these changes have led to an epidemic of weight gain and obesity with no

Dark Chocolate Protein Truffles

I LOVE dark chocolate.  And once you go dark, you can’t ever go back.   There are many healthy properties of dark chocolate (I talk about this in my book 5 ALIVE) but this recipes brings so many healthy foods together in one small bite that you can eat these completely guilt-free!   One of my favorite ingredients in this decadent treat is the protein.  This is one of my best health “secrets” – I add protein to everything!   After my first daughter was born

Good for What Ails You – A-Z Solutions for Kid’s Health

Nothing is worse as a parent than having a sick child.  Here are real stories of what parents like you and I did for specific circumstances. Click any link below to read more! **The following is NOT a prescription, and should not be treated as such.  Don’t think about treating symptoms but building health at the cellular level naturally.  These are simply a compilation of  testimonies from individuals who had a positive experience with the product(s) listed.  These are personal testimonies

Is Soy Protein Good or Bad?

As we all journey towards better health, one of the first things we do is start researching.   It’s so easy to get lost in this world of “research.”  I did years ago.  I wanted to know everything about everything…which is not necessarily bad.  However, something I quickly discovered is that there is “supporting” evidence on so many health debates for both sides. SO, how in the heck do I know which angle is right??   I got so scared to even eat

Tears…Are They OK?

Is it ok to cry?   Have you ever asked yourself that?  I have recently been wrestling with this question.  Seven years have passed since I held my son and kissed his tiny, soft head. Today, at 6:28 I could remember every sight, smell, and sound of that tragic moment. The past seven years have been a mixture of some of the darkest hours of my life as well as the brightest.  From anger and depression to joy and triumph and everything