Fall is a great time to go beyond the salad! Bonus Recipes!

Fall is a great time to go beyond the salad!     When you think about healthy eating, salads and green vegetables usually come to mind. But how about adding a little more variety to your plan? Roots like carrots, sweet potatoes, and turnips, are a rich source of nutritious complex carbohydrates….

Health & Wellness Fair

Riding the Wellness Wave ~ Health & Wellness Fair TrueNorth inspires healthy living and Health Coach Amanda will be attending their 3rd Annual Health & Wellness Fair on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 5-8 PM.  The event will be held at South Western High School, located at 200 Bowman Road…

Powerful Plant Protein – Plus cooking tips!

Powerful plant protein  “I was determined to know beans.”— Henry David Thoreau, The Bean-Field How about you? How well do you know beans? Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more—beans are one of the most powerful, nutrient-dense plant foods around. Consider this: Beans are packed…

I Graduated from the Hashimoto’s Institute Today!

I Graduated from the Hashimoto’s Institute Today! This summer I attended and graduated from the Hashimoto’s Institute which is taught by Dr. Alan Christianson, NMD, Andrea Nakayma, Nutritionist- CNE, CHHC, CNC and Dr. Izabella Wentz, Pharmacist- PharmD, FASCP.  The mission of the Hashimoto’s Institute is to transform the treatment of Hashimoto’s…

How Full Is Your Glass?

Exactly how full is your glass?         Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water. How do you see it—half-full or half-empty? Consistently finding the glass half-empty—and the world as a difficult place— is a hallmark of negativity. Research has found that a negative outlook can contribute…