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Lily’s Sourdough Bread

Lily's Sourdough Bread

My first foray into sourdough bread-making was as a teenager. I nurtured a starter from its humble beginnings as a shapeless blob of flour and water into an amazing loaf of sourdough. Then, when my second batch didn’t turn out as well, I abandoned it. … continue reading

The Truth About Postpartum Hair Loss

The Truth About Postpartum Hair Loss

I’m regularly asked if there’s anything that can be done to prevent postpartum hair loss. After all, many of you know my work on optimizing nutrition during pregnancy and preparing for a smoother postpartum recovery via focusing on nutrient repletion. You may be thinking: “If … continue reading

Vitamin D & Pregnancy

vitamin D and pregnancy

Vitamin D and Pregnancy: Why it matters, why deficiency is common, and how to ensure you’re getting enough Many people are familiar with the role of vitamin D in bone health, but the function of this nutrient extends far beyond this. During pregnancy, vitamin D … continue reading

Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Spinach and Bone Broth

Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Spinach and Bone Broth

I started making broccoli cheddar soup years ago in the winter as a means to make use of frozen vegetables. Nothing against frozen broccoli, but the texture is… not good. I much prefer fresh (especially if I’m making something like this Baby Broccoli with Bacon), … continue reading

Crunchy Coconut Cacao Clusters

Crunchy Coconut Cacao Clusters

I’m always looking for easy snacks to carry with me on-the-go, whether it’s running errands or out on a hike. Trail mix might be a classic for hiking snacks, but I often find the store bought versions have more dried fruit than I’d like (way … continue reading