The Ultimate Guide to Building A Superpowered Chia Pudding Bowl

Chia pudding can be so…BORING.

Let's change that!

In this post, I break down how to build your own Superpowered Chia Bowl. These few simple steps will take your chia pudding to the next level!

So, what makes a chia pudding bowl superpowered

Simply, we're taking a chia pudding (a simple, blank canvas), and adding and mixing in some powerful ingredients that give you a meal that is fulfilling, flavorful, and packed with nutrients. #foodfuel

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How to Use Manuka And Litsea Essential Oil to Manifest Your Passion + An Essential Oil Roller Blend Recipe

I was extremely fortunate to get my hands on dōTERRA's Mānuka and Litsea essential oils several months ago thanks to my friend The Aromamixologist. At the time of writing this blog post, these two essential oils are currently unavailable in the United States. My friend had a connection with a dōTERRA distributor based out of Australia, so I was lucky to be able to add these two powerful essential oils to my collection!

Although both of these essential oils offer some incredible physical support, I've personally used them to help up-level my mindset during times of transition and personal development and to help stay committed to my personal vision and goals.

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Easy Grain-Free Banana Bread Recipe

I’ve been on a bit of a baking kick lately.

And I'm not mad about it. 😉 

I grew up on homemade baked goods (my mother was the goddess of baked goods), so it was fun taking a stab at a grain-free, dairy-free twist on a tasty classic: banana bread!

The thing I love about this recipe is that it is SO easy to make. Simply put all the ingredients into your high-power blender (like a Blendtec), pulverize, pop into the oven, and - BOOM. Banana bread.

It's also easy to customize to suit your taste! It's hard to screw this one up!

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Building a Balanced Lunch Bowl with Core Life Eatery

As much as I love home-cooked meals, making my own breakfast, lunch, and dinner (with snacks in between) is not a reality! I like to make sure I have a few grab-and-go restaurants bookmarked for when I'm in a pinch and don't want to compromise.

That's why I love Core Life Eatery! Not only do they make meals with great, good-for-you ingredients, they make it super easy to customize your plate with so many options! Also, they ditched their freezer and their fryer, so you know every bite is fresh AF.

I collaborated with Core Life Eatery on this post to show you how easy it can be to build a healthy lunch bowl when on-the-go. 

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Recipe: 3-Ingredient Homemade Hemp Milk

When I first ventured into the dairy-free realm, my main dairy alternative was always almond milk. I still enjoy almond milk, but have discovered that there are options that are more sustainable and more nutritious. One of them is hemp milk!

One thing that makes hemp milk so easy to make is that you don't have to strain the milk for it to be useable - with a high-power blender (like a Blendtec) you can pulverize the seeds to point where the end result is creamy and smooth without straining!

This also means that you get all of the benefits of consuming whole hemp seeds

Plus, I love the flavor and the consistency! It's super creamy and slightly nutty, making it a perfect pairing with espresso, grain-free granola, smoothies, and adaptogenic lattes.

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Give Your Home A Nontoxic Makeover! + 4 FREE Natural Cleaning Recipes

In this post, I dive into how to give your cleaning routine a nontoxic makeover! I also share 4 of my favorite natural cleaning recipes!

Did you know, that by making your own natural cleaning supplies, not only can you help significantly reduce your toxic load (the accumulation of toxins and heavy metals that happens over time as we are exposed to them), but you can also save A LOT of money.

Plus, they make cleaning SO MUCH MORE FUN. And they smell a lot better too!

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My Keto Experience: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly of the Ketogenic Diet

Because I get so many questions about the Ketogenic Diet, I decided to give it a try! I followed Dr. Josh Axe's Keto360 Program for 30 days to experience keto for myself.

In this post you'll read about this 30-day keto experience - the good, the bad, and the ugly. 

In this post, I go over:

  • My First Keto Experience
  • The Good
  • The Bad
  • Would I Do Keto Again?
  • Would I Recommend Keto?
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The Top Keto Resources

The Ketogenic Diet is trending - and there's a reason why!

This high-fat, low-carb diet touts an array of health benefits - from neurological support to weight-loss.

Because I get so many questions about the Ketogenic Diet, I decided to give it a try! I followed Dr. Josh Axe's Keto360 Program for 30 days to experience keto for myself.

In this post, you'll find some of my favorite resources (books, websites, etc.) and my go-to food brands and snacks so you can start your Ketogenic Diet reset on the right foot.

When I started planning my Ketogenic Diet reset, I started to create keto-related resources, but there are already so many well-researched, science-backed explanations and guides that I decided it'd be more empowering to direct you to the ones I found the most helpful!

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Keto Cold Brew Freezer Fudge Recipe

This Keto-friendly freezer fudge is the way to get in a dose of healthy fats while getting your cold brew fix!

This recipe, sweetened with zero-glycemic monk fruit, is great for curbing cravings while providing plenty of healthy fats (from coconut, MCT oil, and ghee), and a cold brew-powered caffeinated boost!

This KETO COLD BREW FREEZER FUDGE is perfect for those eating a low-carb, ketogenic diet to help maintain fat-fueled ketosis.

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Adaptogenic Matcha Mint Fat Fudge

This recipe, sweetened with zero-glycemic monk fruit, is great for curbing cravings while giving you a dose with satiating healthy fats. Lion's Mane-infused matcha gives it the perfect hint of green with extra adaptogenic support!

This ADAPTOGENIC MATCHA MINT FAT FUDGE is perfect for those eating a low-carb, ketogenic diet to help maintain fat-fueled ketosis.

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Happy Healthy Holiday Gift Guide (2017)

I've rounded up some of my favorite local and healthy shops and brands to be your happiest, healthiest, most vibrant selves this holiday season!

You'll find plenty of top-notch, budget-friendly gifts for your loved ones - and yourself. 😉 

When you shop, you vote with your dollars - so support local and shop healthy!

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Paleo Pumpkin Spice Protein Bites Recipe

Lately I’ve been pumpkin spicin’ ALL THE THINGS! 🎃🍂 And these Pumpkin Spice bites are no exception. 👌🏼

Packed with healthy fats, Rootz Nutrition protein superfood, & topped off with an adaptogenic cocoa drizzle, I’ll be staving off any trick-or-treat temptations with one of these instead. #foodfuel

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3 Ways I Use iTOVI As An Integrative Health Coach

I'm pretty good at listening to my body, but sometimes when I'm in overwhelm mode I get mixed signals and knowing how to support my body is a challenge. 

That's where the iTOVI comes into play. This nifty little device is a biompedance scanner and takes the guesswork out using essential oils to support health.

Sometimes when you're so close to the problem, you can't see the solution clearly and an outside perspective is just what you need.

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The Ultimate Diffuser Blend Guide

Diffusing essential oils is one of the most powerful ways to experience their therapeutic benefits.

If you're new to essential oils, it might be a little overhwleming.

Don't you sweat it! I'm here to break it down into easy steps for you!

In no time, you'll be an essential oil diffuser blend wizard! 🔮✨

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2017 dōTERRA Essential Oils Convention Review!

Trying to compress a week's worth of learning and experiences into one blog post was a challenge...but I did it!

Here are my 4 top things from the dōTERRA Essential Oils Convention!

This September I got to hang out with some of my health coach and essential oil-loving friends to experience the dōTERRA Yōu Convention!

This is my third time attending dōTERRA's annual Convention and, needless to say, this time did NOT disappoint.

With over 35,000 attendees, science forums, special keynote speakers, musical performances, and a massive product showcase, it was pretty rad.

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The 4 Crystals You Need In Your Home

There's seriously something so magical about making your home reflect your soul!

As I'm working on redecorating my new home in Utah, I'm trying to bring together organic elements and a feng shui approach to creating a balanced, high-vibe space. ⚡️

If you've read my "Crystals & Essential Oils Made Easy" post, you know that crystals and gemstones can be awesome tools for channeling and shifting energy. 

In no way am I'm a crystal healing pro - I enjoy using them personally, but I don't integrate them into my coaching practice. So, when I decided I wanted to include crystals in my home design, I decided to turn to crystal guru Jordie Caskey at Crystalarium in Los Angeles, California.

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Essential Oil-Infused Watermelon Lime Margarita Pops Recipe

When things heat up, I'm all about staying cool. Introducing, my Watermelon Lime Margarita Pops!

HAVE YOU TRIED MAKING HOMEMADE POPSICLES BEFORE?

After trying this [super easy/super tasty] recipe, you might find it hard to go back to store-bought popsicles, most which contain added sugar in the form of high fructose corn syrup, unwanted preservatives and additives, and artificial flavors. No thanks!

This recipe combines a few simple, whole-food ingredients for an all-natural, refreshing way to stay cool and hydrated!

It's perfect for a fun family snack, a pool party refreshment, or (with a little tequila, if that's your thing) a fun adult treat.

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Recipe: Spiced Cold Brew Coffee Cubes

Did you know that coffee is one of the top sources of antioxidants for Americans, and it may contain more free-radical fighting polyphenols than green tea, black tea, and herbal tea? 🤔 The more you know! 

Below you’ll find my Spiced Cold Brew Coffee Cubes recipe that’s super easy to whip up. It’s so simple and inexpensive, and with a little bit of your favorite nut milk, tastes just as good as a fancy $6 cold brew latte you’d get at a hipster coffee shop. 😉 

My special superpower spiced variation of a classic cold brew is infused with my favorite immune-boosting (and flavorful!) essential oil blend - dōTERRA On Guard Protective Blend.

You’re gonna love it!

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Some Thoughts About Creating Balance During Stress

As I'm writing this post, I'm in the middle of a pretty stressful chapter of my life. 

I am currently in the process of getting a second home in SLC and moving there temporarily as my business expands! Also, since I'll be living between two cities, I am moving my health coaching practice 95% online.

Definitely exciting developments! But also stressful.

When things get stressful, it's so important to create space for self-love and self-care.

In this post, I talk about 3 areas that are important to focus on during times of intense stress and transition.

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Paleo By Maileo: Paleo Food Delivery (A Review)

Hewie loves when I get packages in the mail almost much as I do, and this most recent package from Paleo by Maileo didn't disappoint either of us! 🐶❤️ 

I was first introduced to Paleo by Maileo when I did a round of Whole30 in January 2017. As an entrepreneur that now lives between two cities, when it comes to stocking up on food I find myself spending less time at the grocery store and more time online. It's easier, it's more convenient, and - a lot of times - it can be more affordable!

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