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 [...]

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 [...]

Episode #4 of the Modern Mamas Podcast – Megan Blacksmith

By | 2017-07-07T18:11:54+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Podcast|

"Guest Interview - Megan Blacksmith of Zesty Ginger "  In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we are talking all about balancing hormones and gut health and the immense impact each has on pregnancy, labor, and postpartum.  It's a GREAT one. Download in iTunes HERE & on Stitcher HERE! Megan Blacksmith is a Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® practitioner and [...]

Episode #2 of the Modern Mamas Podcast – Fitness and Mindset

By | 2017-07-07T18:24:41+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Podcast|

"Pregnancy Self-Care 101 - Fitness and Mindset" In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we are talking about Pregnancy Self-Care as it relates to fitness and mindset. Download in iTunes HERE & Stitcher HERE! Show notes: Find Laura's cold brew drink HERE Jess's new website launched! Check out Hold The Space Wellness Cassie from Fed [...]

Episode #1 of the Modern Mamas Podcast – It’s Nice to Meet you

By | 2017-07-07T18:24:28+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Podcast|

"It's Nice to Meet You" In this inaugural episode of the Modern Mamas Podcast, you'll learn all about Jess and me, as we share our stories, our why's, and the deep need for this type of podcast that sparked this crazy adventure! We hope you enjoy! Download in iTunes HERE & Stitcher HERE! Learn more about Jess [...]

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 [...]

paleo pineapple pulled pork

By | 2017-02-04T07:20:53+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Health, Marinades and Sauces, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

Cravings. Let's talk about them. ALL I WANT IS PORK (and salmon, always salmon). A couple weeks ago, my husband and I were in San Jose and stopped into the new Whole Foods. They had a whole glorious "paleo bar" and right smack in the middle was the most delicious smelling pork ever. Falling apart. [...]