Episode #6 of the Modern Mamas Podcast – Dr. Erica Boland

By | 2017-07-19T07:18:33+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Podcast|

"Guest Interview - Dr. Erica Boland"  In this episode of The Modern Mamas Podcast we are talking all about core health and so much more. Also, scroll down for details on the first Modern Mamas Podcast GIVEAWAY! Download in iTunes HERE & on Stitcher HERE! Erica Boland, DC works as a Chiropractor alongside her husband, Kyle, in [...]

5 ways your diet might be ruining your health

By | 2016-06-15T15:29:40+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Health, Nutrition, reflections, The Mind|

DOGMA [dawg-muh, dog-] (noun): prescribed doctrine proclaimed as unquestionably true by a particular group. RADICAL [rad-i-kuh l] (adjective): thoroughgoing or extreme, especially as regards change from accepted or traditional forms To be radical, one must question accepted or traditional forms and must, at times, be extreme in fighting anything proclaimed as unquestionably true. This rings true in today's nutrition communities more [...]

beef and bacon chunky pumpkin chili

By | 2016-09-30T14:40:44+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Pastured Meat, Recipes, Soups, Salads, Sides|

The joys of preparing food go deeper than a hobby or the taste testing. This recipe is a perfect example of that. Making a meal at home for yourself and/or the ones you love goes beyond saving money or eating clean; it allows the opportunity to nourish on a deeper level, no matter how fancy [...]

coco-butter tea… modern day take on a Tibetan tradition

By | 2016-01-20T09:13:03+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Health, Nutrition, Recipes, To Drink|

While I absolutely LOVE my locally roasted organic coffee, I also think that there is something to be said for keeping things varied, and for not loading the body with tons of caffeine every morning. Variety is the spice of life, you know. Plus, studies have shown that consuming high amounts of caffeine can negatively impact cortisol.  Caffeine acts [...]

thanksgiving recipe round up

By | 2015-11-23T15:55:54+00:00 November 20th, 2015|Pastured Meat, Recipes|

Thank you!! Thanksgiving is upon us, and I would like to take some time to THANK YOU. Thank you for reading. Thank you for caring, sharing, and for exploring new ideas, new recipes, and new ways to nourish yourself, the earth, and the ones you love. This has been one hell of a year so far, [...]

food is medicine

By | 2015-08-18T17:53:50+00:00 August 18th, 2015|CrossFit, Health, Nutrition, The Mind|

A little bit ago I was introduced to Tyler Anson from Everyday Warrior and was immediately inspired to put together this post and to help support the cause however I could. If you haven't heard about Everyday Warrior, I am glad you are here; please keep reading. The folks from Everyday Warrior believe in the warrior spirit. [...]

why I love collagen and a Vital Proteins giveaway!

By | 2015-05-27T15:40:17+00:00 May 27th, 2015|Breakfast, Grab and Go, Health, Nutrition, Recipes, To Drink|

I am giving away TWO large canisters of Vital Proteins (read on for more details and a COUPON CODE for everyone)! There's been a lot of talk about collagen from grass ged cows and its myriad benefits as of late. And if you've been following my blog or Instagram, it should come as no surprise [...]

finger lickin’ good crispy roasted chicken

By | 2015-09-02T14:22:08+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Autoimmune Paleo, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

What a Sunday we had yesterday! Nothing makes me happier than getting outside to play and explore in nature with my friends, family, and pups. And yesterday was the best combination of all 3. Hours of exploring with my husband, brother, his girlfriend, and our pups in Santa Cruz's Nisine Marks State Park, followed by [...]

bone broth jigglers

By | 2016-01-07T16:31:21+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Autoimmune Paleo, Grab and Go, Nutrition, Offal, Pastured Meat, Recipes|

It should come as no surprise by now that I am a huge advocate of homemade bone broth. Look no further than THIS post to see why. The cool thing about this healing bone juice is that you don't need much to reap some benefits (although the more, the healthier, of course). The  not so cool [...]

how about a quick clean up? #rrquickcleanup

By | 2015-12-14T09:44:06+00:00 February 27th, 2015|A Little Sweet Tooth, Health, Nutrition, Recipes, The Mind|

So we're here. The year is in full swing, we're moving into Spring, and reality is hitting. The gung-ho resolutions of January 1st might be faltering a bit, might be seeming a whole lot less doable now that we're back at work, time is precious, and dammit, those cravings are calling. So what do you [...]