Healthy Valentine’s Day Ideas

The day of love is upon us which usually means another day of celebratory food. This doesn’t have to be an unhealthy celebration of love though! I collaborated a few ideas below for you to consider this and every Valentine’s day to keep your lover and you healthy for many years to come. Remember, with […]

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 […]

Rockin’ Resources & My Top Heart Healthy Tips

As a health coach I want nothing more than to provide you with the tools and information that you need so that you can effectively be responsible for your own health.  With the emphasis on heart health plastered everywhere you look this month of February, of course I had to get in on it.  But […]

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 […]

The Skinny On Fats

As we continue through heart health month, I’d like to build on what I discussed earlier in the month regarding inflammation.  Specifically let’s talk about its relationships with fats and oils.  Oh the enormity of confusion and misinformation that is out there on this topic!  This is one of the two main areas that I […]

The Benefits of Lavender Oil

Lavender oil is by far in my top 3 essential oils of choice. Being that sleep is imperative to health, healing and weight loss I believe that sleep is the most necessary element to achieve optimum health. Studies have shown that lavender increases the time you spend in deep sleep and can also reduce the […]

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 […]