Giving love

The Greatest Gift – Being Truly Present During the Holidays

I’m pretty sure I woke up today thinking it was summer and realized that it’s almost December, where did this year go?! I’m not going to stress though, because today I want to talk about getting through the holidays with minimal stress. Most of us love our spouses, children, in-laws, extended family and friends, but Read More

EWG dirty dozen, clean 15

Getting Clean by Talking Dirty

The Dirty: Last month we cleaned up a little bit after my article on detoxing the body. This month we are going to dive into clean eating. But in order to get clean, we have to get dirty first! The Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes a list each year that discusses the “dirty dozen” and Read More

Food Allergies,  Food Sensitivities, Food Intolerances

Food Allergy Vs Food Intolerance/Sensitivity

Let’s get Down & Dirty: What is a Food Allergy vs Food Intolerance/Food Sensitivity ? A food allergy is an IgE (I like to think of the “E” as Emergency!) response. When someone eats a food that the body doesn’t like, the IgE antibody attaches to mast cells and produces and triggers a process known as Read More