5 Tips for Tackling Unhealthy Food Cravings

Take control of your unhealthy food cravings with these top tips. You don’t have to cut out your favorite foods all together to have a healthier nutrition plan. But if you feel like your cravings are out of control, try these tips. Take it one step at a tip until you see changes that youContinue reading “5 Tips for Tackling Unhealthy Food Cravings”

4 Causes of Unhealthy Food Cravings

The most common foods we crave are sugar, carbohydrates, chocolate, salt, and cheese. What causes these cravings and how do they influence you? Low levels of serotoninIf you’re feeling down, you can have strong cravings for carbs and sugar. That’s because serotonin is a feel-good neurotransmitter produced mainly in thegastrointestinal (GI) tract. Eating carbohydrates andContinue reading “4 Causes of Unhealthy Food Cravings”

Easy and Refreshing Citrus Salad with Avocado

1 large Bibb Lettuce head2 handfuls of arugula2 blood oranges2 cara cara oranges 2 mandarins or tangerines2 avocados2 small shallots1 cucumberHandful Fresh mint or parsley1/3 cup walnuts Dressing1/4 cup lemon juice2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 tsp Dijon mustard1 tbsp honey½ tsp salt To make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the orangeContinue reading “Easy and Refreshing Citrus Salad with Avocado”

5 Tips To Stay Healthy When You’re Super Busy

If you’re always on the go and working non stop, it can seem impossible to find the time to focus on wellness. But it’s very much possible. Here are some ideas that can work for you: Plan your meals Save time, money and improve your cooking skills at the same time! If you’re short onContinue reading “5 Tips To Stay Healthy When You’re Super Busy”

Easy Homemade Raw Chocolate Recipe

Try this easy healthier chocolate whenever you are craving something sweet. Chocolate is a superfood. In fact, cacao is high in protein, and antioxidants. Avoid processed and sugar-filled chocolates and try these instead. Let me know how you like them! Ingredients:1/2 cup cocoa butter 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup (raw) organic cocoa powder 1/4Continue reading “Easy Homemade Raw Chocolate Recipe”

Self-Care and Health Speech

It was such an honor to give a health and wellness talk this past week to 30+ special education teachers during appreciation week at Gresham Barlow School District! I had so much fun talking about self-care, fitness, nutrition and using essential oils for stress relief!  The audience was outstanding—they are such amazing teachers and theyContinue reading “Self-Care and Health Speech”

What I learned from my doTERRA trip to Puerta Vallarta, Mexico

I’m so thankful to doTERRA for this amazing trip which allows me to relax and help those in need through the charitable work that doTERRA is doing in Mexico! It’s always a good feeling when you are part of something much greater than yourself! In February 2018, I embarked on a momentous trip to PuertoContinue reading “What I learned from my doTERRA trip to Puerta Vallarta, Mexico”

My Essential Oil Journey

I found out about essential oils through my yoga instructor at the gym and haven’t stopped learning more about them since that day in 2013! So, my oil journey began because I started to search for natural alternatives—I wanted to have natural options and to be empowered to have tools to heal my body insteadContinue reading “My Essential Oil Journey”