Break Free of “Magic Pills” and Fad Diets

When I was working as a nutritionist and selling supplements there was one trend that continuously broke my herbalist heart. Every day people would come in for that “magic pill.” The one-size-fits-all cure to every one of their problems. Only, alternative medicine doesn’t work like that. People would return things after a week or even […]

Brain-Boosting Elixir (V + GF)

As someone who self studies and is on her way to being a master herbalist, has two day jobs, and runs her own Reiki and Health Advising business … there is one thing that I have found to be absolutely critical to my ability to stay sane and focused: Cognitive performance. For a long time […]

Strawberry Cream of Buckwheat – 3 Ingredients, V + GF

Whole food breakfast that is wholly delicious. High in Fiber, Protein, Vitamins & Minerals. Satisfying, Immune Boosting, and Tastebud Tingling. Get ready.

Homemade High-Protein Breakfast Cereal

I use to start every morning with oats, a green smoothie, fruit cereal or something else that was rich in natural sugars, carbs, and fiber. I thought because I was consuming all the fiber, and that it was whole foods, I would be fine with all the sugar. I was wrong. It didn’t take long […]

How I Keep My Hair, Skin, and Nails Strong & Healthy

There are 3 things I hear all the time: I love your nails! How do you get them to grow that long?! Mine always break!You grew your hair 12 inches in a year?! How?!What do you mean you never experience PMS symptoms? No headaches, no cramping, no mood swings? You’re kidding, right? The answer is […]

Chaga: Uses Medicinal to Magickal

Latin Name: Inonotus obliquus Common Name: Chaga (transliteration from Russian “чага”) Traditional Names: Clinker Polypore, Clinker Fungus, Cinder Conk, Charga, Tschaga, Tschagapilz, Kabanoanatake, Black Mass, Birch Canker Polypore, “sterile conk trunk rot of birch” (England & Canada), Diamond of the Forest Family: Hymenochaetaceae Planet: Jupiter Element: Earth Active Constituents: Polysaccharides, Melanin, Vitamin B, Xylogalactoglucan, Steroidals […]

The Relationship Between Emotions, Heavy Metals, and Body Weight

The accumulation of visceral fat is directly tied to the emotions we hold onto and the concentrations of heavy metals and other toxic chemicals that enter our bodies.

The Only To-Do List You Will Ever Need

“If we can create a structure that keeps us focused and leaves room for growth and expansion, then we can channel our power out to greater things beyond the marks we’ve set for ourselves and allow for greater creativity to flow.”

Choco-Berry Smoothie Bowl (Banana-free, Vegan & Paleo)

I went several months without a single smoothie after previously having potentially up to 3 in a day.

Now, I have worked up the courage and inspiration to start creating smoothies without bananas and I am pleasantly surprised by the results.

How a Greater Sense of Community Benefits Self Growth and the World We Live In

Community is one of our most basic primal needs. From birth we need to be surrounded by loved ones, embraced with love, comfort, security, and support.

Unfortunately, this is rarely the case.