super crispy potato bits

By | 2017-08-15T07:25:09+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Health, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

Since having a baby, I've consistently been looking for no fuss food shortcuts that DON'T sacrifice flavor or nutrition. Unfortunately, the easiest to grab, quickest to eat foods are usually pretty full of crap (read: freezer meals). Knowing what I do about nutrition and how what I eat directly impacts my little one through breastmilk, [...]

Episode #10 & #11 of the Modern Mamas Podcast – PP Mindset

By | 2017-08-16T09:10:45+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Health, Podcast|

"Postpartum Mindset" In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we are talking about Postpartum Mindset. Download in iTunes HERE & Stitcher HERE! Updates: Hold the Space Wellness launched and beautiful! CrossFit Level 1 Course Laura updates on BIRTHFIT and mastitis struggles Links and Such: Ep#4: Guest Interview: Megan Blacksmith (all about hormones) Ep#6: Guest Interview: Dr. Erica [...]

smoked salmon avocado toast

By | 2017-08-11T07:23:29+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Breakfast, Health, Nutrition, Recipes|

A few weeks ago, we met my cousin and his family for brunch at this adorable kiddo friendly farm to table restaurant in Los Altos. In fact, the woman who started the restaurant is Mary from Five Mary's Farm. If you haven't checked her and her amazing family out, you should. She's one of my [...]

no cook carrot cake protein balls

By | 2017-08-06T12:24:11+00:00 August 6th, 2017|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Grab and Go, Health, Recipes|

If having a newborn has taught me anything (it's taught me a lot actually), it's that having easy to grab, nutrient and energy dense, balanced foods on hand is IMPERATIVE. I've had a few wonderful friends bring me date balls of varying sorts that I can store in the fridge and grab as needed. Those [...]

grilled watermelon salad

By | 2017-08-03T09:36:17+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

Last weekend my wonderful mother-in-law came to visit and brought us a gorgeous watermelon grown old world style by an 80-year-old man in Paso Robles, California where she lives. I knew I had to do something special with it, so I put this mama brain to use brainstorming ideas. Then, as I was scrolling through [...]

Episode #8 & #9 of the Modern Mamas Podcast – Liz Wolfe, NTP

By | 2017-08-02T07:32:28+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Health, Podcast|

"Guest Interview - Liz Wolfe, NTP" www.visionairestudios.com In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we are talking all about Aware Parenting and so much more. Also, scroll down for details on the first Modern Mamas Podcast GIVEAWAY! Download in iTunes HERE & on Stitcher HERE! Liz is a health & wellness writer and Nutritional [...]

simple summer berry cobbler

By | 2017-07-04T14:10:13+00:00 July 1st, 2017|A Little Sweet Tooth, Health, Recipes|

It's berry season, my most favorite season of all! I love summer. I love farmers markets, I love berries, and I LOVE cobblers, especially when they're so simple to make that I can do it with a baby in one hand. Oh ya, if you didn't know yet, we had a baby! Evie Wilder Bruner [...]

Women’s Strength Summit 2017

By | 2017-05-11T09:57:31+00:00 May 11th, 2017|CrossFit, Health, Movement Tips, Nutrition, The Mind|

It's here! And you can get your front row ticket (front and center right at home thanks to your own personal screen) ticket for FREE. In the 2017 Women’s Strength Summit, 24+ world-class female experts share their biggest strategies to help you get outside your comfort zone by building a strong body, mind, and spirit. Get the 2017 Playbook & your [...]

superfood snacking courtesy of Paleovalley

By | 2017-06-22T19:27:48+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Health, Nutrition|

Snacking: the topic brings up some deeply rooted emotions and opinions in people. Here's mine summed up into one simple concept. I think it's best to eat 4 meals a day made up of a balanced ration of deeply nourishing protein, carbs, and fat. Here's the reality: life gets crazy, and snacking is often times unavoidable [...]

super simple strawberry compote

By | 2017-04-30T11:19:55+00:00 April 30th, 2017|A Little Sweet Tooth, Breakfast, Health, Marinades and Sauces, Recipes|

It's berry season!! I am clearly about as excited as it gets when it comes to berries. I so look forward to Saturday morning beach walks followed by farmers market coffee and shopping. Fresh, bold, delicious berries are always at the top of my list. This past weekend, we bought a whole bunch of strawberries [...]