Clean Eating

As a functional nutrition coach, eating healthy is one my top priorities to maintain good gut health, reduce inflammation, decrease stress, and have more energy throughout the day. Check out my latest blog posts for tips on how to incorporate clean eating into your diet!

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    Arbonne’s 30 Days to Healthy Living

    Living a healthy life isn’t an expense, it’s an investment! With a new year comes new goals and aspirations to better myself as a mom, wife, friend, and individual. Through my passion for intentional living, I decided to participate in Arbonne’s 30 Days to Healthy Living Program, which has been rewarding in all aspects of my life! Purposeful living, eating well, and shopping sustainably and ethically has led me to Arbonne, whose approach — “healthy living to improve mind, body, and skin” — resonates with me. I’ve been using Arbonne for years and love it, but I didn’t realize how deep their commitment to bettering bodies and the environment went.…

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    My Favorite Recipes with Ginger

    There are many health benefits from using ginger. It fights infection, curbs muscle pain, reduces heart attack risk and prevents cancer. It is easy (and tasty!) to incorporate into your diet. Check out my favorite recipes below. Fire Cider Health Tonic Ginger Root Tea Coconut-Curry Braised Chicken Thighs Ginger-Miso Grilled Asparagus Lime and Ginger Drizzle Cake Zucchini Noodles with Chicken and Ginger Apple Cider-Ginger Shrub Triple Ginger Biscotti Fish Stew with Ginger and Tomatoes Toasted Sesame Ginger Salmon Creamy Ginger Green Smoothie (I double the water and add Arbonne Vanilla Protein Shake Mix.) Bonus: How to Peel, Chop and Grate Ginger

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    Beauty and Bath Products with Ginger that I Love!

    Ginger has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps generate circulation and even out skin-tone — especially hyperpigmentation. I use them in both my beauty routine and at bath time — for my entire family! Here are my favorite beauty and bath products with ginger. ABC Arbonne Baby Care Body Lotion Formulated for delicate skin, this soothing blend with natural emollients shea butter, aloe, and chamomile gently nourishes baby’s dry skin. Safe for sensitive skin, it’s designed to deliver gentle moisture so everything else can be smooth as a baby’s bottom too. Genius Nightly Resurfacing Pads & Solution  Arbonne Intelligence® Genius Nightly Resurfacing Pads and Resurfacing Solution Clinically proven to improve skin…

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    5+ Reasons to Include More Ginger in Your Life

    Apart from being one of the most delicious spices on the planet, ginger also has a bunch of powerful medicinal properties. This is why it has also been in use since centuries for the natural treatment of several health disorders. Ginger is packed with bioactive compounds and nutrients, which makes it one of the best herbs to add more of to your meals. So whether you’re planning to have your own herb garden and grow ginger yourself, or are just taking a trip to the supermarket to stock up on your veggies, you know it should be there on your list. Keep reading to discover some of the best reasons…

  • Clean Eating,  Homeschool

    A Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Taking a Sick Day

    At some point or another, we all get sick. It’s an inevitable part of life, especially if you have kids. When a school teacher gets sick, they can call in a substitute to help them out while they take a sick day. If a homeschool mom is the one who gets sick, there usually isn’t a substitute teacher you can just call in to cover your classroom. Here is a homeschool mom’s guide to taking a sick day, because it’s bound to happen at some point! Plan ahead with a few easy homeschool lesson ideas Keep a few movies or books in mind for those days when you are feeling…

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    30 Days to Healthy Living

    Guys! Have you forgotten what it feels like to feel and look great!? I have been so busy teaching my kids and traveling that I undid all the work I put in to feel and look my best. But, I have a PLAN! I am going to do the Arbonne 30 Days to Healthy Living again.   Having more energy and vitality, feeling more engaged in life, and being happier can start with making a few small changes in your daily habits and engaging in self education.  Critical to making healthy decisions is . . .  Understanding the effects from the foods you are eating Engaging in activity Supporting your diet…

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    Why Arbonne? Here’s 4 Good Reasons Why!

    My passion for living intentionally, eating well and shopping sustainably and ethically has led me to Arbonne, whose approach “HEALTHY LIVING TO IMPROVE MIND, BODY AND SKIN,” truly resonates with me. In 2018, I co-founded LÁRO, a lifestyle brand committed to combatting human trafficking through sustainable and ethical business practices. In doing research for LÁRO, I realized that my shopping, eating and skin care practices were seriously lacking! Bad for my body, the Earth and for others. I had been using Arbonne for years and LOVED it, but didn’t realize how deep their commitment to bettering bodies and the environment truly went. Arbonne‘s skincare, makeup, body care, hair care and nutrition includes…

  • Clean Eating,  Intentional Living

    Living Life Fully

    Yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. James 4:14 I meditate on this verse daily. This word from James, Jesus’ brother, gives me so much comfort – in my own insignificance. Strange, isn’t it?! To find comfort in insignificance?! But it takes the pressure off —the pressure to be perfect, to live up to others’ expectations, to achieve by the worlds standards. I carry these words with me as I endeavor to live my life fully – honoring God in my choices, words, deeds and attitudes. And, since I am…