How to Plan Meals in a Time Crunch

Life is no longer linear or simple. Whoever you are, whatever role you play, if you ever have to feed yourself or someone else for any stretch of time, whether that’s for a month, a week, or even a day, you may spend an inordinate amount of time deciding what to make. The task seems […]

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 […]

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 […]

Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce

Okay friends, this is one of those recipes that is so easy but tastes so good that the blessed individuals that you feed it to will wonder how long it took you to make such deliciousness. Since we are full steam ahead into apple season I opted for this recipe because I buy a lot […]

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 […]

My Lyme Awareness

For several years I have been dealing with a number of very strange symptoms that have been significantly worsening over time. I sought out many different modalities of health, wellness, doctors, healers, teachers and specialists to help me feel better and find answers as to why my mind and body were continuously so broken despite […]

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 […]

Our final giveaway for November!

So it’s the 4th and final week of our month of giveaways. We have had a great time celebrating our 7th anniversary and we thank you for all of you who have entered all the giveaways!   Congratulations to our Week 3 Winners!!! Julie S. (One Glass Whole Health Elements Water Bottle) Vanessa S. (One Health […]

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 […]