We occasionally raise pigs in the summer for 4H (fair showing). A few years ago our pigs were the heaviest and fattiest at the fair and it wasn't the most fun to cook with. As we looked at ways to have lean pigs vs fat pigs it was shocking to see that the foods listed … Continue reading How We Get Fat
Hello blog friends! I'm writing to invite you to my October challenge community to think about food differently. During the month of October, we'll be doing a challenge to start thinking differently about food. Join this group to learn about the truths and lies surrounding the 'diet' trends, learn how to find your personal nutrition … Continue reading Think Differently About Food – Challenge
Over the last 10 years or so there has been a lot of research done on our microbiome and its impacts on chronic disease and obesity. Our microbiome is the accumulation of little microbes in our stomach, gut lining, mouth... that support our digestion and immune system and preventing infection. It is the gateway to … Continue reading Gut Health, Digestion and Stress
Are you a calorie or macro counter? I have been for years - to an addictive level at times, even. It's been proven that calorie counting provides little to no benefit in achieving weight loss. The reason is that the level of accuracy in tracking food needs to be nearly 98%. In as little as … Continue reading Level of Accuracy in Calorie Counting Requirement
Have you ever paid attention to how often you spend looking down? In my pursuit to find the secret to living as an anchored female, I've learned a lot about how my gaze determines my health, my energy, my love, and my life. As a recovering performance-based people pleaser I've noticed that all too often … Continue reading Your Gaze Determines Your Health
We do not fight against our own flesh, shame, sress... we fight against the enemy trying to tell us we aren't worthy - reject it!
My current journey and goal are to link weight struggles, self-worth, and wellness success to scripture. Our relationship with YAHWEH makes all the difference in lasting results for health and wellness. In doing research and schooling for Integrative nutrition, it's remarkably easy to see how our body's design is a strong reflection of how our … Continue reading Heal your Body by Listening to your Inner Orchestra
Does your daily routine start with rolling out of bed and pouring yourself a big delicious cup of coffee before even considering breakfast? That is what my daily routine consisted of. Wake up, pour my coffee, say my prayer for a good morning quiet time, and sip away as I entered into my morning bible … Continue reading How Changing Coffee time Changed my Food Cravings, Energy, and Digestion
I'm taking a new and life-giving approach to how I spend my time and it starts on May 13th! Well, I've already begun pre-course requirements through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. In 1 year, I'll take my bachelor's degree in Health and Wellness and personal trainer experience to the next level by being a Certified … Continue reading Nutrition is easy – So Why Does it seem so Complicated?
So many diet options and so many success stories. It leaves me with the question of "where is my 'success' story?" Can you relate? Keto Diet - it's everywhere right now. Carbs are bad and fat is good. I feel like something along these lines has happened before, Oh yeah, that's because it has, in … Continue reading Low-Carb Diet | Things I’ve learned about weight and being a woman