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!)

Mamas Guide to Portland

By | 2018-03-02T09:56:20+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Motherhood, Travel|

If you've been following along over on Instagram (check my highlights), you know we recently got back from a trip to Portland, Oregon. This was Evie's third trip by plane, and they just keep getting more and more fun as she gets older. We're lucky to have an easy traveler (thus far) who actually seems to [...]

Episode #38 of the MMP – Modern Working Mamas

By | 2018-03-03T08:16:32+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Health, Podcast|

"Modern Working Mamas" In this episode, Laura and Jess dive into the ins and outs of how they make life work as modern working mamas. This episode brings different perspectives because Jess works outside of the home, and Laura works from home. Tune in to hear what works and what doesn't and a little about [...]

golden cauliflower rice

By | 2018-02-26T16:23:12+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Recipes, Rice, Biscuits, Tortillas, and Mash, Soups, Salads, Sides|

This is the first time in a LONG time that I've made a recipe and then posted said recipe in the same day. I am giving myself major props here, especially because I am coming off of 5 days of solo parenting that also included flying solo with the babe. Life ebbs and flows, my [...]

Episode #37 of the MMP – Alaena Haber of Grazed and Enthused

By | 2018-02-20T20:01:36+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Health, Podcast|

"Real Talk about Autoimmunity, Infertility, and Postpartum Self Care with Alaena Haber of Grazed and Enthused" In this episode, Jess sits down with Alaena Haber of Grazed and Enthused to talk about EVERYTHING.  We deep dive into what living with an Autoimmune condition is like, how it can be affected during pregnancy and postpartum, and [...]

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 [...]