October 11th, 2017

Just a little over a year ago I was a mom of a one year old and a newborn. I was tired of feeling tired but too tired to do anything about it. Plus, I felt like I was “pretty healthy,” so how much difference would a stricter diet make anyways? In the back of my head I knew I wanted to get healthier…someday. To get my family healthier. But it seemed an insurmountable task to me. So much work and planning and research. And just plain hard! Where to start? What do I even do? I decided to…

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September 18th, 2017

I can tell you from experience that changing the way my kids ate was not a cake walk (no pun intended). But it has been worth it. Almost overnight my toddler went from crabby to sweet. His happy energy increased and his moodiness decreased so substantially and suddenly that it was not even a question that it was caused by the change in diet. It wasn’t that long ago that my toddler ate crackers and cheerios every day and seemed to fill up on pasta or bread at every meal. I was tired and had a…

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September 18th, 2017

Changing the way you and your family eat can feel overwhelming. There’s a lot to do, a lot to research, and a lot to think about. And as moms, we have a lot of free time so it’s easy to meal plan and prep and research, am I right? (Rolling on the floor laughing)…

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September 10th, 2017

The physical, mental and emotional benefits of operating while in a fat metabolism are extensive. Positive changes begin at the cellular level and affect the health of the cells, the amount of energy produced, and even one’s emotions on a physiological level. If you want to skip reading the rest of this blog post and get to the spoiler, here you go: while on a fat metabolism your body runs like an indefatigable victorious goddess with increased power at the cellular level and a sharpened mind…

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September 10th, 2017

I love energy. You love energy. We all love energy! So how can we get more of it?!Your body can make energy from either carbs (glucose) or fat. A healthy body will be able to switch easily from one to the other. However, when a diet has become too focused on carbs and sugar it starts to lose that ability and can get “stuck” in a carb metabolism. Most people are primarily in a fat metabolism or a carb metabolism.If you are not sure what metabolism you are in ask yourself: What do…

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