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Wednesday, January 17, 2018


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  1. 14 Mar, 2018
    Pie Day Recipe for the Postpartum Soul!
    Preparing meals before baby’s arrival is one way to ensure that you will have nutritious, well-balanced meals during your postpartum, without the added stress of having to prepare these meals while you’re recovering from birth and caring for baby. One of our favorite meals that’s easy to prep, freeze and serve hot at a later date is savory pies. They’re also a great way to get in a full, balanced meal in one dish! Our favorite is a classic chicken pot pie, with chicken, veggies and a creamy
  2. 07 Mar, 2018
    Eating Green
    How to Work More Greens onto Your Plate We are inspired near this St. Patrick's day to focus on the color GREEN, and we mean the greens you eat! After prioritizing great sources of protein and healthy fats, greens are next on the nutrition priority list for us. Check out some of our favorite recipes for incorporating more greens without feeling like your eating like a bunny all day long. We picked out some combinations that will freshen your repertoire in an uncomplicated way. Remember the
  3. 14 Feb, 2018
    Falling in Love with your Baby
    Bonding with your brand new baby will be instinctual and rewarding, but here are some special ways to get it off to the best start possible. Practice connecting with your baby during pregnancy. It takes a little work, but being mindful and aware of your baby's movements and activities can help you guys start bonding before she is even born. Pay attention to the more active periods your baby has in the day and respond with belly rubs and massage or singing and talking to your baby. Your baby
  4. Two Things You Will Need for an Empowered Birth
    07 Feb, 2018
    Two Things You Will Need for an Empowered Birth
    The Two Essential Ingredients To Have An Empowered and Confident Birth Journey!  (This guest blog has been contributed by birth doula Dara DeSoto. More information about Dara can be found at the end of this post.) As a birth doula, it is an honor every time I am invited into the birth of another. Every mother that seeks to interview me, brings one, two or all three things with them to our interview.  First, they have an idea of what they DON'T want for their birth. Often this is the fruit of a
  5. 31 Jan, 2018
    Traditional Pregnancy Eating
    Pregnancy Nutrition Nutrition in pregnancy cannot be overemphasized. Being one of the most important times to provide your body with the right building blocks and fuel, consider what might be important for you to change about your diet to ensure the most successful pregnancy possible. Nutritionally dense foods enable your body to fully undergo the natural processes of pregnancy and labor, and fill your body with the needed supplies for successful breastfeeding. During pregnancy, your body
  6. Physical Therapy during Pregnancy and Postpartum
    11 Jan, 2018
    Physical Therapy during Pregnancy and Postpartum
    I met Lauren this summer while she was working on a client of mine, my client sang her praise so loudly that I JUST had to see what great work she was doing for myself. Let me say I wasn't disappointed. If you are someone who already believes in holistic care and you don't have to be told twice to see a chiropractor you might want to consider a physical therapist.  As my work revolves around women's health and more specifically pregnancy, birth and postpartum I have seen first hand the real
  7. 07 Jan, 2018
    What Sugar is Doing in Your Body    The ongoing battle with sugar is a reality for most people.  Your cells indirectly burn glucose for fuel, and sugar breaks down into these usable glucose molecules, as well as carbohydrates. Even though your body can also burn fat, it will use glucose as long as there is a ready supply of it. Unfortunately, sugars and starchy foods are consumed in greater quantities than our bodies can use, and too much glucose leads to insulin resistance, gestational
  8. Shameless Treat
    22 Dec, 2017
    Shameless Treat
    Merry Christmas everyone! I am sure your homes are bursting with secrets, surprises, and once-a-year treats. If you do not already have enough ideas and recipes in your mind, I will throw another one at you. This one is fun, tasty, quick, and most importantly: enjoyable without very much sweetener.  Lemon, or chocolate, or double chocolate macaroons, or any of your favorite spices make a shameless treat. Here is what you will need: 2 ½ cups unsweetened coconut shreds, 6 egg whites (do
  9. 06 Dec, 2017
    A New Way to Make Soup for This Winter
    Homemade broth is one of the most nourishing foods you can give to your body. This traditional food enjoyed by our ancestors around the world is so simple, yet full of complex nutrients that our bodies need. Just a bone boiled in water in its simplest state, homemade broth fills the cooking pot with vital minerals, collagen, and nutrients that our bodies use to heal the gut and maintain healthy joints. Today, grocery store meat counters are filled with boneless, skinless, low-fat cuts of
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