Monica’s Back to School Health Tips for 2017

It’s time to 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 clothes, supplies, backpacks, lunchboxes and things […]

Recipe: Lyme Buster Smoothie

When I was enduring treatment for chronic Lyme disease, nearly everyday I would have a Lyme Buster 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 to prepare a quality meal and ensures you get coconut oil (a […]

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 […]

Lorelei’s Story

Many years ago when I first started coaching people towards healthy living I was a very different type of coach. I would get over excited to help my clients reach their goals and I pushed them much harder than I do now (don’t dismiss me for still being tough on my clients though). I thought […]

Get The Junk Out Of Your Trunk

Every spring I encourage people to adopt some form of detoxification (actually I recommend this in the fall too).  The word detox has definitely been overused a lot the past few years but I don’t think that people understand just how important it is to do this regularly.  Toxicity can lead to an increase in […]

Is gluten the cause of your health problems?

It very well could be and at the very least it’s an interesting, and important, question to ask.     Did you know that gluten issues can show up in your brain and joint function as well as your gut function?       Fortunately, Dr. Tom O‘Bryan has made it part of his personal […]