Libido and Menopause – Nutrition for the Bedroom

As we age, our libido can definitely need encouragement, especially as we enter and experience menopause.   Menopausal hormone changes often lead to decreased blood flow to the vagina and thinning of the tissue of the vulva, which can lead to increased pain and decreased sensitivity.    On top of these physiological changes, throw in … Read more Libido and Menopause – Nutrition for the Bedroom

Foods To Battle Stress During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Foods To Battle Stress During the Coronavirus Pandemic If you’re feeling stressed, who can blame you? In a recent study, 53.8% of respondents rated the psychological impact of the coronavirus outbreak as moderate or severe; 16.5% reported moderate to severe depressive symptoms; 28.8% reported moderate to severe anxiety symptoms, and 8.1% reported moderate to severe … Read more Foods To Battle Stress During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Benefits of Physical Activity In Menopause

Sure, we have all heard “exercise is good for you” – probably thousands of times… When you review the medical studies and get down to the nitty-gritty SCIENCE to understand WHY this saying is so true – you may be a bit surprised. After some digging, I have gathered up the top 9 medically proven benefits of … Read more Benefits of Physical Activity In Menopause

Physical Activity Related to Changes in Body Size and Composition in Menopause

The fact that most women gain weight in midlife is probably no surprise to you. In fact, I’d bet you’ve gained at least a couple extra pounds in your midsection over the past couple of years if you are entering or experiencing menopause. Why is that? Why is this such a common phenomenon? Loss of … Read more Physical Activity Related to Changes in Body Size and Composition in Menopause

The Quarantine 15…

The Quarantine 15… It’s easy to see how you might gain weight during the pandemic, especially if you are spending most of your time at home. As it turns out, comfort food recipes have been trending on Google. (There is so much baking going on, supermarkets can’t keep flour in stock.) As the creator of … Read more The Quarantine 15…

What Supplements I Recommend During Menopause and WHY

Let’s talk about vitamins and supplements. Honestly, one of the main questions I get asked is, “What vitamin do you recommend?” And my answer might floor you… I don’t. I am not a huge fan of vitamins, as I think it is important to get our micronutrients from whole food sources. However, with that being … Read more What Supplements I Recommend During Menopause and WHY

How To Lose The Pandemic Pounds

How To Lose The Pandemic Pounds We (hopefully) are finally out of the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic. While we begin to adjust to our new “normal,” we may find ourselves changing out of our sweats and comfy clothes and back into “real” clothes. Does anyone notice your pair of jeans are tighter than before … Read more How To Lose The Pandemic Pounds

Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

If you love shrimp scampi, this is the dish for you! The zucchini noodles absorb the flavors of the shrimp, garlic and red pepper flakes so well that you won’t even miss the pasta. Ready in 20 minutes Serves 4 people Macros Net Carbs 2g, Fat 14g, Protein 21g Ingredients 12 ounces raw shrimp 2 … Read more Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

High Heat Roasted Fish and Vegetables

Heat Fish and Vegetables

Another perfect weeknight meal filled with flavor! This is one of my go to meals when I get home late from work, and my family loves it. Plus, only one pan to wash after dinner makes clean up a breeze! Ready in 30 minutes Serves 4 people Macros 7g Net Carbs, 32g Fat, 29g Protein … Read more High Heat Roasted Fish and Vegetables

Crispy Herbed Tofu with Broccoli

This is an easy weeknight dinner that will satisfy your crispy and crunchy cravings. Ready in 20 minutes Serves 4 people Macros: 11g net carbs, 7g fiber, 20g fat, 15g protein Ingredients 12 oz. extra-firm tofu, cut in ½ inch slices garlic/herb or blackened seasoning 4 tablespoons sesame seeds 4 tablespoons coconut oil, divided in … Read more Crispy Herbed Tofu with Broccoli

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