Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies are my go-to when I’m craving a cookie but without the unhealthy effects of gluten, dairy or refined sugar!  They take about 10 minutes to throw together (I’ve gotten so good at it now it takes about 5 minutes!) And then about another 7 – 10 minutes in the oven,…

Are your lab tests telling you the full story

I’ll never forget the day my Gastro-Enterologist looked and me and said, “There’s nothing structurally wrong with you…” Being dismissed like this infuriated me – why would I invent the horrific IBS, anxiety and messed up hormones that were destroying my work, my relationships, and my social life?   Turns out I didn’t invent it… there was…

Paleo Hot Chocolate

One of my favourite ways to wind down before bed is with a cup of Paleo Hot Chocolate. You’ll need: 1 cup or 250 ml organic Coconut Milk 1 teaspoon Organic Raw Cacao 1 tablespoon of Organic Nut Butter 1 tsp of Sugavida  – a sweetener that is not only safe for diabetics and those…

Paleo Breakfast Bowl

Paleo breakfast bowl anyone?  We’ve been conditioned in the West to begin the day with sugary cereals or carb heavy toasts / pastries. However, we need to avoid these if we want to stay healthy – mentally and physically. Here’s an alternative that you can prep the evening before: Ingredients · 1 medium-sized sweet potato,…

How Do You Know You’re Healthy

As a functional diagnostic nutrition practitioner and functional medicine health coach, I know from experience that many people *think* they’re healthy. But, a closer look at their day-to-day energy levels, eating habits, and lifestyle choices reveals that they’re not as healthy as they assume. 👉 Just because someone doesn’t show symptoms of a disease doesn’t…

5 Steps To Balanced Hormones

If you haven’t noticed by now, my posts are focused on creating health, rather than putting a band-aid on symptoms.  When it comes to hormones – stress hormones and sex hormones – this is an area that I’ve seen many people – both men and women – but mainly women, get the brush off from…