DIY Organic Coconut Milk Recipe

There are lots of different brands of coconut milk on the market and some do a better job than others with producing a “clean” product that still tastes good. What if I told you that you can serve yourself and family a glass of coconut milk and know exactly what you are drinking while still [...]

Breastfeeding Hacks from the Kitchen

Today, we are talking all-things breastfeeding, and I’m going to show you a few breastfeeding hacks straight from the kitchen.  As women, we are bombarded with information about being “healthy” while pregnant, but did you know it’s just as important to take care of yourself and monitor what your eating and are exposed to while [...]

Best Fall, Allergy-Busting Smoothie

The fall is almost upon us, but in some regions, higher temperatures might prolong the ragweed allergy season that so many people suffer from. If you habitually suffer from allergies, you’ll want to take a look at your gut health and diet and consider trying the following: […]

What You Shouldn’t Feed Your Kids

We are constantly bombarded with messages about what to feed our kids. Signs read, fresh, all natural, or pure, but those words are unregulated and really have as much or little meaning as a company wants. In this episode of kitchen cures, I cover some of the basics of integrative pediatric nutrition including how to [...]

Refreshing Juice Blends for Hot Summer Days

It’s time for the weekend, and it’s hot out there! Try refreshing yourself with one of these delicious juice blend recipes instead of soda, sweet tea of sugary alcoholic drinks. So break out your juicer and experiment away. The first is a bit more my speed—not so sweet and a little tangy. The second recipe, [...]

Cellulite Busting Summer Smoothie

It’s prime beach, swimsuit, tank and shorts weather, and I’m hearing from so many of you about cellulite. These are dimply areas of fat that are often determined by genetics, but can be exacerbated by our diet and level [or lack] of consistent exercise. Being dehydrated, eating a poor diet that is too high in [...]

Homemade Dairy-Free Ice Cream

Non-dairy ice cream is becoming increasingly popular because people are cutting dairy out of their diets due to an allergy, intolerance, digestion, or they simply feel better without it. Remember if you’re feeling bloated, nauseated, have diarrhea, head aches or fatigue when eating dairy, you might be experiencing a sensitivity or reaction. Try removing it from your [...]

Foods for Glowing Summer Skin

To me, summer is a time for slowing down, catching up with family and friends, taking family vacations, and enjoying time by the pool! It is also a time for social gatherings outside and happy hours. There is a sense of “wanting to let loose” in the summer, which I totally understand, but we still [...]