Does What You Eat Affect Your Fertility?

Fertility and nutrition. 39 weeks pregnant. Photo credit: Caitlin Sampson

As a dietitian, I strongly believe that what we eat plays a huge role in our fertility. I mean, food affects everything when it comes to our health, reproductive health included. There are so many physiological functions that have to run smoothly in order for conception to occur. Giving your body the nutrients it thrives […]

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High-Protein Freezer Breakfast Burritos

This tortilla is ready to roll!

If you are or have ever been one of my clients (or friend or family member), and you tell me you don’t usually eat breakfast, chances are I’ve given you a lecture. I pause, I take a deep breath, and I start ranting about why you should eat breakfast and easy ideas of things you can eat […]

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Scheduling, Feeding, and Weaning- Oh My! The Life of a Toddler Mom

Motherhood means different things to different women. For some, its chaotic and spontaneous and others it’s scheduled and predictable. We can all agree that motherhood is the most incredible, emotional, exhausting, and rewarding journey we’ve all been on. You can literally experience seven different emotions in the span of two minutes when your child gouges […]

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Peanut Butter & Love Letters

homemade peanut butter

How are peanut butter and love letters from my soldier related? Read on for the answer and recipes for 3 delicious nut butters, including peanut butter, cinnamon raisin swirl peanut butter, and cacao hazelnut butter!

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Laurel’s Birth Story

It’s taken me a long time to muster the courage to type this story. I worry that I can’t convey the emotions I felt that day, and have felt ever since, as eloquently as they deserve. I think back on the day that my little bundle of perfection was born and it physically hurts. My […]

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