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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

Postpartum Recovery is Not Linear

Postpartum Recovery is NOT Linear

Postpartum recovery is not linear. As much as we want it to be, it doesn’t always work that way! As I live through my second postpartum recovery, I’m finding myself comparing the experience to my first. What’s different, what’s the same?  How has my level … continue reading

First Ever Study on a Paleo Diet in Pregnancy

Paleo Diet in Pregnancy

One of my go-to hobbies when I have a few minutes is to browse the new research on prenatal nutrition. As I’ve said many times before, this field of study is constantly evolving, so in order to bring you the most up-to-date information on eating … continue reading