Don’t Count Calories & Why Diets Don’t Work: Podcast Episode 10

Why counting calories is pointless and diets don't work

Subscribe to the show via iTunes, Stitcher, or RSS In this episode, Jonathan Bailor, author of The Calorie Myth breaks down the problems with the calorie theory of weight loss. Jonathan covers … [Read more...]

What is Carrageenan?


If you've ever purchased store-bought almond or coconut milk, you may have noticed an ingredient called Carrageenan on the carton. This hard-to-pronounce little additive is the reason I make my own … [Read more...]

Dairy Free Panna Cotta Recipe

Dairy Free and Refined Sugar Free Panna Cotta Recipe

Panna Cotta (Italian for "Cooked Cream") is a delicious dessert that originated in northern Italy. It is made from simmering a mixture of cream, milk and sugar and then adding gelatin and chilling … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Meal Planning

benefits of meal planning

Meal planning is a vital part of eating a healthy diet and there are many benefits of meal planning. If you are new to the Wellness Lifestyle, I'd highly encourage you to take half an hour a week to … [Read more...]

Sweet Salt Texturizing Spray for Hair

Sweet Salt Texturizing Spray for Hair - Simple Recipe

I've shared my natural hair spray recipe and my Beach Waves Sea Salt Spray before. I like both of them but wondered if I could combine them to make one everyday hair product. Sugar and Spice and … [Read more...]

How to Get Enough Calcium Without Dairy

How to get calcium without dairy and why this might be a healthier option

When our third child was starting to eat solid foods, we found out that he had a pretty severe dairy allergy. He was born 5 weeks premature (that whole story and my other birth stories here) and I … [Read more...]

Leaky Gut, Heartburn, & Digestion: Podcast Episode 9

Leaky Gut, Heartburn and Digestion with Steve Wright

In this episode, I welcome special guest Steve Wright from to talk about all things digestion. Steve is the co-creator of SCD Lifestyle and the Solving Leaky Gut System. He is a … [Read more...]

So, I Cheated on My Vitamix

Blendtec Review- Blendtec vs Vitamix

I've been a die-hard Vitamix fan for over 7 years. We use it daily to make veggie smoothies, sauces, and to chop up food. I didn't think I could ever be swayed from my loyalty to Vitamix so when … [Read more...]