About Laura Bruner

I am a Certified Nutrition Consultant and a Certified CrossFit Trainer. I have a passion for educating, and I absolutely love teaching others about nutrition, functional movement, and the power each has to set the foundation for health, wellness, and true quality of life. I LOVE to eat and fuel my body to live life to the utmost, and I wholeheartedly believe that sustainably sourced, nutrient dense foods can be the greatest form of medicine as well as the ingredients to create the most delicious, palate pleasing meals (it’s a win-win!)

Episode #36 of the MMP – Evie’s First Eats

By | 2018-02-12T17:04:32+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Podcast|

"Evie's First Eats" In this episode, Laura sits down for the first solo episode of the Modern Mamas Podcast to talk all about her current adventures in Evie's first foods. Using primarily baby led weaning (though not an expert on it), Laura is following her gut and Evie's lead when it comes to introducing foods [...]

Episode #35 of the MMP – Kiersten Peterson: I Had a Miscarriage

By | 2018-02-05T08:23:57+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Podcast|

"Guest Interview - Kiersten Peterson: I Had a Miscarriage" In this episode, Jess and Laura sit down with Kiersten Peterson of Vibrant Life Army Wife, as she shares her story of her two miscarriages. Kiersten is opening up and starting a dialogue about a topic that has for so long been considered taboo, and in [...]

Episode #34 of the MMP – Michelle Carlson of Peace and Parenting

By | 2018-01-30T09:08:59+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Podcast|

"Guest Interview - Michelle Carlson from Peace and Parenting" In this episode, Jess chats with Michelle Carlson from Peace and Parenting all about trading in bribes, threats, and consequences and focusing on connection versus control in the parent-child relationship. If you've ever found yourself in the middle of power struggles with your child, wondering if [...]

crack sauce 3 ways + a rainbow bowl of love

By | 2018-01-24T15:08:04+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

It's in gratitude that I honor my friend and Modern Mamas Podcast cohost, Jess, for the naming of this sauce. It is, in fact, potentially as addictive as a drug, but without all the nasty shit that comes along with drug use. Actually, it's quite the opposite: life giving, nourishing, uplifting, and energizing (the kind [...]

Episode #33 of the MMP – Modern Dad: Tim Gaertner

By | 2018-01-24T14:47:47+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Podcast|

"Modern Dad: Tim Gaertner" In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast Jess sits down with her husband of 6 years, and baby daddy, Tim. Hopped up on all the coffee, they tackle your listener questions! Tune in as Jess and Tim discuss things like why it's hard for men to communicate, how Tim supported [...]

Episode #32 of the MMP – Modern Dad: Rusty Bruner

By | 2018-01-24T14:52:29+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Health, Motherhood, Podcast|

"Modern Dad: Rusty Bruner" In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast I sit down with my wonderful husband and daddy to our Evie Wilder. My love and partner in all things joins me for our first ever dad episode! Rusty and I spent a Friday night date night at home with our sleeping babe, sipping [...]

Episode #31 of the MMP – Mom Guilt

By | 2018-01-11T08:21:18+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Podcast|

"Mom Guilt" In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we answer a listener question and dive in deep to the mom guilt, self love, and flipping the script. Download in iTunes HERE & on Stitcher HERE! And don't forget to join our Modern Mamas Tribe on Facebook! Links and Such: CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.33: [...]

coconut tahini stir fry

By | 2018-01-14T17:27:28+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

*Note: this is an old recipe that I decided to revamp because we've fallen deeply in love with this one all over again this past week. Dinner done in less than 20 and flavor that is to DIE for. My husband keeps asking for it, and I keep using the coconut tahini sauce on E [...]

our favorite baby essentials

By | 2018-02-19T08:58:46+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Health, Motherhood, Movement and Play|

After an impromptu Instagram story of Evie's nursery, I got overwhelmingly positive feedback in favor of this exact post, so here goes nothing! Below is a list of game-changing (or at least very helpful) items that we've used since Evie's birth. The new baby market, like so many others, plays on new parents' emotions, trying to sell [...]

Episode #30 of the Modern Mamas Podcast – Mallika Bush

By | 2018-01-03T13:29:22+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Health, Podcast|

"Guest Interview - Mallika Bush on birth trauma and postpartum depression"  In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we are talking to Mallika Bush all about birth trauma and postpartum depression. While this is a bit of a heavier topic, it's one that is so important and so often overlooked. This episode is not [...]