Herb of the Week #13 :: Dandelion

I just got back from an amazing ski trip with a few old friends and I am definitely feeling the effects of a not-so-clean eating life 😉 But it was worth it and I didn't do all that bad. I think it's also good to not have restrictions and rules ALL the time. So, between… Continue reading Herb of the Week #13 :: Dandelion

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Herb of the Week No. 12 :: Lemon Balm

When I moved from Los Angeles to Denver in early 2015, I went from apartment living my entire adult life to what I like to call a "grown-up" house. It’s not anything huge, just perfect for two people and two dogs, including a yard for gardening and of course lots of room for dog-play. Of… Continue reading Herb of the Week No. 12 :: Lemon Balm

Herb of the Week #10 :: Calendula

If you're anything like me, you see the word "anti-inflammatory" everywhere. It's become quite trendy. Everything is anti-inflammatory this and anti-inflammatory that. And I have found lately that trendy in nutrition isn't quite the same as say trendy in something like fashion (and I don't mean that in a negative way). Simply, meaning that in health… Continue reading Herb of the Week #10 :: Calendula

A Personal Update + How to Get Your Best Skin Ever & What they Don’t Tell You When You Finish Nutrition School

I know. I know. That’s a very grand title. But I promise by the end of this post you will have the secret to your best skin ever. Seriously. I’m not even joking. For me, this journey for better skin (I had very acneic skin) began a long-ass time ago. I mean over 2 decades… Continue reading A Personal Update + How to Get Your Best Skin Ever & What they Don’t Tell You When You Finish Nutrition School

Herb of the Week #8 :: Oats

This weeks’ herb is another must-have in anyone’s daily routine: Oats Botanical Latin Name: Avena Sativa Botanical Family: Gramineace (grass) family Parts used: milky oat seeds and aerial parts Method: Tea, Tincture Actions: Nervine, alterative, antiseptic, sedative, nutritive, stimulant, antidepressant, demulcent, vulnerary, restorative, antisposmadic Energetics: moistening and neutral Taste: mildly sweet and salty, nutritious tasting… Continue reading Herb of the Week #8 :: Oats