Going Gluten-Free? Be Careful!

If you have decided to live a gluten-free lifestyle, you are in good company.  Many Americans are reducing the gluten in their diets these days and for a lot of different reasons.  Some are doing it because they have a confirmed diagnosis of the autoimmune disease called Celiac disease.  Some have found that they are […]

Help The Mom’s In Your Life Live, Love and Laugh Better

I cannot tell you how often I hear things like….I am so tired from chasing my kids around or my kids take so much out of me, or I can’t do (insert healthy thing here) because of my kids… I get it. Motherhood is the most demanding, challenging, and exhausting job on the planet.  And […]

Client Spotlight: Meet Mark

When was the last time you were inspired? I hope it was just this morning but I can say that these days, it’s harder to find than my heart says that it should be. You can’t find it on tv much, definitely not on the news or social media, but what about in an email? […]

Monica’s Back to School Health Tips

BTS!  Yes it’s that time of year again where we start prepping for the kids to go back to school and the return to ‘normalcy’ after what was likely a rip-roaring summer for many of you. This time of year there is a lot thrown at you as the consumer to buy back to school […]

Lyme Series: Super Immunity Booster Smoothie Recipe

When I was enduring treatment for chronic Lyme disease, nearly every day I would have a Super Immunity Booster smoothie.  It is a combo of nutrient-dense whole foods that help to boost immunity, is super easy to make especially when you have no energy or time to prepare a quality meal and ensures you get […]

The truth about detoxing – 4 biggest myths debunked

Thanks to much of what we hear in the media, detoxing has earned a reputation for being unhealthy and even unsafe. When you hear the word “detox,” so you immediately think of all-liquid diets, expensive supplements and short-term deprivation for short-term gains?   The truth is, a detox doesn’t have to involve any of the […]

Favorite Fats Found in Monica’s Kitchen

On any given day you can go into my kitchen and find plenty of traditional foods.  Traditional foods are unprocessed, very nourishing to the body and naturally raised or prepared to maintain the integrity of the food.     Traditional foods include bone broths, fermented foods such as kombucha and sauerkraut, grass-fed beef, pasture raised […]

Lyme Myths

Hi friends!  Happy June, I hope you are having a good week and are starting to feel a little permission to slow down to summer’s pace?  The last two weeks have been pretty busy with several new clients having been added to my tribe 🙂  While I can’t say that there’s much summer slowin’ down […]

I Ditched Antiperspirant

The conventional products that most of use to stay “so fresh and so clean” in the ever so personal area of the armpit (couldn’t we have come up with a better name for it at least?) is in fact highly toxic to our bodies. Before I became aware of the above info, I was using […]

How to have a sugar-free, junk free Halloween

Oh, the enormity of sugar on Halloween!  It pains me each and every year to witness the endless supply and demand by so many people for something that is making us so sick and fat.   This Halloween I encourage you to change things up for the sake of the health of you, your family […]