Healing Modalities

The Key Component To Self-Care

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      Last weekend I took a last minute trip down to Portland from Seattle. A friend of mine from college just moved there and I was due for a little getaway exploration. The months of January and February have been full to the brim for me with work, and other personal life engagements. I knew I was reaching a point where I just needed to be away from the possibility of working, because truly, with my work I never really “leave the office”… Read More

Ebooks

Detox Rainbow Veggie Salad – Mind & Body Balancing EBOOK!

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  Inflammation is a slow moving but disease harboring process that over time can cause numerous health problems. Getting it under control now has never been more important. Learn about the specific foods to fight inflammation in the body and how to prepare them to use food as medicine. One of my favorite ways to eat vegetables is mixed all together, and essentially that’s how this salad was born. I adore this salad because it has a mix of all of my favorite vegetables that… Read More

Autoimmune Protocol

AIP Pumpkin “Cheesecake” Pie

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AIP Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

I wouldn’t lie to you when I say this is the best Paleo desert I have ever made. To me it’s reminiscent of the real deal baked good, with very little real baking! I first made this pie for Thanksgiving and it was utterly out of gluttony. I wanted to have a pumpkin pie because honestly I was the only one missing out. Other than my sister, everyone in my family fully enjoys their glutenous pies,  full of eggs and sugar of which I do… Read More

Autoimmune Protocol

Winter Warming Lamb Stew

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Winter Warming Lamb Stew

Stews are one of those meals that make you feel downright cozy. In the winter especially, holding a warm bowl full of nutritious broth and hearty vegetables is the meal-ticket to laying under a blanket and snuggling on a couch. After I eat a bowl of stew that’s pretty much what I want to do.   I live in the Southeast where the weather can still be fairly warm in the winter time, but having grown up living in Belgium and later in Virginia, I… Read More

Autoimmune Paleo

For The Love Of Food

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Food serves a purpose. Multiple purposes in fact. To fill the body with nutrients so it can burn calories to use for energy, but it also serves to nourish us. I mean truly satisfy the inner parts of us all that find joy from sitting around a table giving each other the ultimate gift which grounds us to the Earth.  By creating flavorful dishes but more so by sharing with the intention offering food as love, we nourish one another. I’ve watched my grandmother tirelessly… Read More