Disclaimer: I am not a doctor. I am a holistic nutritionist. This information is intended for general wellbeing and educational purposes. It is not meant to substitute for the advice of a medical professional. Never take any nutritional supplement before talking to your primary health care provider. Please follow public health advisories. An ounce of… Continue reading COVID-19 Prevention and Recovery Guide
Chocolate Avocado Pie Gluten-free * Dairy-Free Ingredients 283g bag Chocolate chips, semi-sweet (Enjoy Life- Dairy-free chocolate chips) 2 Ripe avocados ½ cup Peanut butter (unsweetened, creamy) ½ cup Almond milk, unsweetened 1 Graham cracker pie crust, store-bought or homemade 1 Tbsp. coconut oil Directions: 1. Melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil in a double… Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Pie
Do you suffer from candida or digestive problems such as heartburn, gas, bloating, constipation or loose stools? The best way to achieve and maintain vibrant health is if we can each learn to be our own holistic health expert. Nobody knows your body as well as you do. You just need the tools to help you understand what is going on inside your body and the knowledge of how to correct it!
For those of you following me on Facebook, you might have heard that I had an unexpected relapse in November. I admit, this was a rough one but thankfully I recovered in 4 weeks with no permanent symptoms. Since this was the first time I had difficulty with my speech, I wanted to document everything. Those two… Continue reading MS Relapse Update
From heart health to joint health to skin health, avocados are one food that definitely nourishes the body from the inside out!
Anti-inflammatory Turmeric Pumpkin Seed Bars Grain-free * Gluten-free * Dairy-free RECIPEAdd the ingredients below to your food processor.• 3/4 cup almonds• 3/4 cup cashews• 8 medjool dates, pitted• 3 Tablespoons water• 1/4 cup honey• 1 teaspoon vanilla• 1 Tablespoon ground turmeric• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon• 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger• 1/4 teaspoon allspice• 1/4 teaspoon clovesKeep these ingredients… Continue reading Turmeric Pumpkin Seed Bars
Ginger Pear Chai Tea Smoothie I've been craving smoothies lately, but as we get closer to December and the weather gets colder, I'm also wanting more warming meals. So, why not combine the two! The first time I made this, I did not peel the pear and apparently the blender I was using wasn't strong… Continue reading Ginger Pear Chai Tea Smoothie
You probably came here looking for a definitive answer about what specific diet is the very best diet to follow when you have multiple sclerosis. From vegetarian to vegan, to raw vegan to paleo - I’ve known people who have tried them all, including myself! One thing I would say is this. Be cautious of… Continue reading The Best Diet For Multiple Sclerosis
Rustic Pumpkin Spice Rice Pudding Pumpkin Spice Season is Here! Cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger? What’s not to love about pumpkin spice! These spices are both delicious AND anti-inflammatory! It's a win-win ✔️✔️ Yesterday I came up with the most delicious pumpkin spice rice pudding recipe. Some people love their rice pudding on the simple side,… Continue reading Rustic Pumpkin Spice Rice Pudding
Studies have shown that the bacteria in our gut play a very important role when it comes to the development and progression of autoimmune conditions. Researchers have discovered that MS patients have a distinct microbiome compared to their healthy peers. One specific study divided RRMS patients into groups that separated those with active disease and… Continue reading The Effect of Gut Bacteria on MS
The reason why Module 1 of my MS program starts with addressing gut health is because according to the holistic model of health, the underlying cause of autoimmune reactions is triggered by intestinal hyperpermeability, commonly referred to as leaky gut syndrome. In this scenario within the digestive system, the intestinal lining becomes irritated and inflamed… Continue reading It all starts in the gut!