Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’

Peanut Butter Brownies

Peanut Butter Brownies are a delicious treat that are actually healthy because they are sweetened entirely with dates. They have that classic peanut butter and chocolate combo that is so satisfying. Peanut Butter Brownies are super easy to make and only have 4 ingredients.

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Natural ways to feel beautiful inside and out during pregnancy

Your body is going through so many changes when you are pregnant, it can be overwhelming! Even though you are probably putting your baby first, it is important to do a few self-care activities for yourself so you can feel beautiful inside and out during the pregnancy. Doing something for yourself can help boost your…

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Second trimester pregnancy experience with baby number two

My second trimester pregnancy experience with baby number two was incredible! I feel like since my body knew what to do everything flowed and nothing hurt. I was able to refer to my book Healthy Holistic Pregnancy whenever something uncomfortable did come up so I could relieve it quickly. I honestly found myself wishing that…

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5 Tips for Relieving Pregnancy Anxiety

Pregnancy anxiety is super common. If you are feeling anxious during your pregnancy you are not alone. I had anxiety on and off throughout my first pregnancy and again during the first trimester of my second pregnancy. I did a lot of research and share everything I found in my book Healthy Holistic Pregnancy. Today I’m happy to share a guest post that gives you 5 tips for relieving pregnancy anxiety.

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Healthy Homemade Sesame Snaps

Healthy homemade sesame snaps are the perfect treat or snack for anyone who lived through the 90s. Did you eat sesame snaps as a kid? They were one of my favourite treats for sure, but the sugar they use in those is awful so I had to create my own version. I particularly love this…

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Plant-based iron-rich recipes for pregnancy (and everyone!)

I had so much fun on The Morning Show talking all about plant-based iron-rich recipes for pregnancy (and everyone!). We all know meat is an excellent source of iron, but did you know you can get it from plants as well? Spinach, shiitake mushrooms, soy, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, quinoa and blackstrap molasses are all great sources of iron.

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Things No One Tells You About Pregnancy

One of the things no one tells you about pregnancy is that your dog will want to lick your belly. Just kidding! I actually put coconut oil on my belly to take that picture. Some of the changes that occur when you are pregnant are uncomfortable, but the good news is that most of them…

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Sleeping During Pregnancy

When I was pregnant, especially during the third trimester, I found sleeping during pregnancy to be a big challenge. At this point my belly was pretty big, I had to pee all the time, and my hips were aching. Sleeping in the right position and adding pillows really helped. Today I have a guest post…

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Why you should be taking fish oil

I’m all about eating a whole foods diet and getting our nourishment from food, but many of us don’t eat enough oily fish to get enough Omega-3s. The fish oil from oily fish contains two very important Omega-3s: EPA and DHA. 

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My Birth Story

This birth story has been a long time coming. My son is one year old! I actually wrote it out soon after he was born so I wouldn’t forget anything, but it was nine pages so lots of editing needed to be done. Why was it nine pages you might ask?

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