Using nutrition to bring you back into balance


Overcoming the COVID Dinner Blues

Dinner.  It’s become a looming word in my daily life after an entire year living through the COVID pandemic.  Typically, my day begins first with a yearning for caffeine followed quickly by a thought of dinner and what I will feed my family.  It is always with joy that we gather together after our day

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Balancing Menopausal Symptoms Naturally

Menopause is a transitional time that every woman must go through in her lifetime, often riddled with varying levels of discomfort and imbalance.  Yep, I said it!  Uncomfortable, mostly because it has been downplayed due to societal views of women.  Historically, women were perceived as “hysterical” while suffering from misunderstood menopausal symptoms like anxiety, depression,

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Eliminating Sugar -Your Best Achievement in 2021!

Most of us set goals to achieve each new year, some lofty, some simple.  When you think about how goal setting can improve your overall health and wellness, in turn, improving your quality of life, simple is key!  Many of us also want to lose weight or improve nutrition in the new year, and cutting

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Winter Water Habits

I recently spent a few days with my family on Mt. Hood, surrounded by a blanket of snow.  With snow falling and envigorating hours spent hiking with our dogs, I found myself feeling dehydrated.  We would return from a snow hike and I would drink 12-16 ounces of water, finding myself thirsty again throughout the

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In Mama B’s Frat House Kitchen!

As a mom of 3 boys, I can attest to big appetites to match high activity levels.  Not to discount the activity and appetites of growing girls in any way, it’s just that the world I know is bathed in testosterone.  Our witchy black cat Savannah being the only other estrogen producer in the house! 

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Eating Healthy Foods While Fasting

To Fast Or Not To Fast? Exploring Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) seems to be on everyone’s tongue today when talking about food and diet.  The common question being, how do you do it and is it healthy for you?  IF is simply timed eating followed by a period of not eating or drinking anything except water.  The goal is to upregulate your body’s

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