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A Mother and Health Coach’s Journey: Healing from a Traumatic Brain Injury with Radical Self-Care

It’s cathartic sharing my story now, at almost one year after my car accident. I’m still going to treatments, still recovering, but grateful for the forced presence and appreciation it helped me cultivate. I’m blessed to be healing but many people don’t have that luxury. I always remind myself of that truth. I am sharing this vulnerable story with the sincere hope that it can help shed light onto areas in your own life that need more love and TLC. […]

Cucumber and Tomato Salad With Green Goddess Dressing

When the ingredients are REAL, local and organic, everything just seems to taste better. The cucumbers and tomatoes are from our garden, so this salad was extra fresh and special to us. The superfood green goddess dressing is one of our favorites. It’s oil free with a tahini base.  We used spirulina, a blue-green algae, to add additional nutrients. Spirulina has a high percentage of protein and iron, as well as all eight essential amino acids, potassium, zinc, calcium, and […]

Recovery Tips Postpartum + Diastasis Explained

By Allison Oswald (DPT, WCS, CPT) Physical Therapy, Board Certified Women’s Clinical Specialist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and mother (http://www.allisonoswald.com ) Recovery Tips Postpartum During pregnancy there is so much attention paid to how to take care of yourself, as well as how to prepare for labor and delivery….but then what? You have this beautiful bundle of joy and then is your body supposed to magically come back together again? I wish! In practice, I help to navigate this time with […]

Summer Microgreen, Kale and Blueberry Salad

We believe in eating local, keeping things simply and honoring ourselves by eating real food! This summer salad with edible Nasturium flowers makes for a beautiful dish to bring to parties or just to enjoy on your own. Takes only 15 minutes to make! Also, the majority of the ingredients are LOCAL (from the Westport CT Farmers Market) and all are organic. This salad is packed with nutrients. Why do we love microgreens? Researchers at the University of Maryland found microgreens […]

Bulletproof-ish Beauty Matcha

We adore matcha. We also get why people love bulletproof coffee with its healthy fats to promote sustained energy and beyond.  We are all about exploration in the kitchen and came up with our version of “bulletproof-ish” matcha with a beauty and healthy gut focus. We drink ours in the morning and feel energized, balanced and satiated. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and is a major part of your connective tissues. 70% of your skin tissues […]

Green Immunity Broth

This vegan immunity-boosting tonic is healing, repairing and balancing for your body. The broth takes less than 5 minutes to make in a blender and is a new staple in our home. We have been sipping it as a snack throughout the day, so warming and nourishing. It’s also delicious served over rice or quinoa. Or, try using it when cooking your grains as a water substitute. One of the key ingredients in this broth is spirulina. It’s a green […]

Mung Bean and Vegetable Dill Soup

Cold and rainy days deserve some extra love. For us, it’s extra time in bed, extra cuddles with the kids and hubby, a sweet yoga practice and soul warming soup! This soup is so nourishing and simple. Mung Beans have been used in traditional Ayurvedic diets in India for thousands of years. We use sprouted organic mung beans, they take 5 minutes to cook and your body assimilates the nutrients more readily when sprouted. Not to mention their 20+ grams […]

Berry and Stone Fruit Flourless Cacao Crumble

Flourless, no refined sugar, vegan, gluten free and packed with protein and antioxidants. The easiest dessert you can make and perfect for summer entertaining! No one will miss the refined junk and kid approved. The maple syrup was from our neighbors at the Dirt Road Farm! It feels good to make a healthy dessert with local  ingredients. Ingredients: Serves: 8-10 *Use organic ingredients, when possible 6 cups of any stone fruit or berries (cut, we used a varied of berries […]

Vegan Pesto Two Ways With Vegetable Noodles

Vegetable noodles (zucchini or spaghetti squash) and homemade pesto is a great healthy swap when yearning for comfort food. Once you’ve made the pesto, there are so many creative ways to enjoy it from flatbread and pizza to eggs, veggie dip to chicken marinade and more. You can use your spiralizer to make zucchini noodles or bake a spaghetti squash and use a fork to scrape out the strands! Then simply toss the noodles in our pesto, add in additional veggies […]

Rustic White Bean and Vegetable Stew

Come in from the cold with this vegan gluten-free, nutrient and protein packed stew. So very simple to make too! Whole, clean, organic eating for you and your family can be made easy with this meal. We purposely made the portions for 8 so you can have leftovers! It’s that healthy and nourishing. To make it more hearty, pair it with our coconut rice (http://embodywellnesscompany.com/lentil-soup/). Get chopping and nourish yourself and others. Check out our instagram feed and blog for […]