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 #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 | 2018-03-29T07:15:55+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 [...]

Episode #29 of the MMP – New Year Growth Mindset

By | 2018-01-03T19:31:05+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Podcast|

"New Year Growth Mindset" In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we share our thoughts on New Years traditions, resolutions, and how we plan to tackle 2018 with a growth mindset! We are SO thankful for an amazing first year of the Modern Mamas Podcast and to have you as a part of our [...]

Episode #28 of the Modern Mamas Podcast – Dr. Erica on Baby Moves

By | 2017-12-19T19:15:30+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Podcast|

"Guest Interview - Dr. Erica Boland on Baby Development"  In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we are talking all about how we can help our babies move the way nature intended for a lifetime of functional movement and core strength! Download in iTunes HERE & on Stitcher HERE! Erica Boland, DC works as a Chiropractor [...]

Episode #27 of the MMP – Holiday Tips, Tricks, and Traditions

By | 2017-12-12T19:26:23+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Podcast|

"Holiday Tips, Tricks, and Traditions" In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we share our favorite holiday traditions and our tricks for enjoying this time of year and avoiding the stress! Download in iTunes HERE & on Stitcher HERE! And don't forget to join our Modern Mamas Tribe on Facebook! Links and Such: Jovial [...]

gluten free persimmon loaf

By | 2017-12-10T11:13:01+00:00 December 10th, 2017|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Grab and Go, Health, Recipes|

I LOVE persimmons - persimmons with nut butter, persimmons in salads, persimmon muffins, persminis, and now, in what is potentially my new favorite persimmon thing: my gluten free persimmon loaf. This loaf is somewhere between a bread loaf and a blondie, with the perfect amount of sweet and a heartiness that leaves you feeling satiated [...]

counting macros and the postpartum period

By | 2017-11-30T12:07:29+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Health, Nutrition, reflections, The Mind|

THIS IS IMPORTANT: This is my anecdotal recollection of my own unique experience, partly because I think it's important to share my experience about a topic that many mamas think about, and partly because it feels good to me to write down my thoughts so that I can look back at them in the future [...]

Episode #25&26 of the MMP – Eliza Parker on Aware Parenting

By | 2017-12-04T09:02:17+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Podcast|

"Guest Interview - Eliza Parker on Aware Parenting: Part 1 & Part 2" In this much anticipated episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we are talking to Eliza Parker all about Aware Parenting. Download in iTunes HERE & on Stitcher HERE! And don't forget to join our Modern Mamas Tribe on Facebook! A certified Infant [...]