Heading out for tea or coffee with a friend is awesome. It means you’re probably going to slow down and unplug for a while on top of spending some quality one-on-one time with somebody important to you. Awesome. Because we all know unplugging is a healthy way to manage stress and gain some fresh perspective on life….

I want to start with a story. One of my good friends lives in Toronto and her sister lives in the States. They’re pretty close and talk a lot on the phone, through text, and see what’s going on through Facebook and Instagram. But on a recent visit to Toronto, no matter where these ladies…

Fats are delicious, they make food taste amazing and decadent, and they have a nasty reputation. Good news: you should eat them AND they’re actually REALLY important to your health! They regulate what nutrients (or non-nutrients) get into our cells, help us absorb vitamins A, D, E and K, and support the central nervous system….

What is it about mornings? Anytime you want to make a change it’s important to understand the situation you’re in. Before anyone starts a protocol with us, we ask questions. A LOT of questions. If you’re more of a self starter, you should be asking yourself some questions, too: What are my goals? What changes will…

Stress: our modern, fast-paced lifestyle means our lives are full of it. We spend SO MUCH time and energy trying to cope with it. Some people turn to counseling or exercise programs. Others try to mask it relying on stimulants for energy and sedatives during downtime. The truth is that mismanagement of stress can seep…

So what happens after we have been in a drunken stupor or high on drugs so frequently that it has messed with our mind? Is it game over for us? No it’s not. Our brain is a phenomenal organ – the most complex organ in our body! In brief, the brain regulates our body’s basic…

This baked pesto chicken breast recipe is quick and easy, making in perfect for weeknight dinners. The pesto traps in the moisture so chicken breast doesn’t dry out in the oven. Use this recipe on Caesar salads, over zucchini noodles spaghetti squash to boost the veggie profile of your dinner. Chicken breast is the leanest…

There are six (or seven if you are a woman) organs that help us detoxify daily to keep toxins out and our bodies working succinctly. They are the skin, lungs, kidney, bowel (or colon), liver, the lymphatics, and uterus (for women). If any of these are congested or blocked, toxins may start circulating through our…

The large intestine, AKA the colon, AKA the large bowel (who knew?) is where things get a little gross and the poop discussions start: you’ve been warned! But talking about the colon is so important. I can easily name 20 people among my friends and family that suffer from colitis or IBS, and it’s a…

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