gut


Pregnancy Survival Kit: 1st Trimester

Sure, you’re body is going through a beautiful, natural transformation as it prepares to create life… but while it does that, let’s be honest, you look and feel like s***t. While you’re desperate to do everything as naturally as possible, you really just want to hang out in the McDonalds drive-through. Pregnancy is seriously hard in the 1st trimester and it’s compounded by not being able to tell anyone and receive the support you need. I’m not here to hand out medical advice or to advise on the miracle that is childbirth, but guide you towards some of the stuff I […]

So this happened, around 7 weeks pregnant. Yes, that is a crepe rolled up around banana, caramel sauce, cream  ice-cream. I know firsthand how bad the carb cravings are!

Listen to your gut

Learn how to listen to your gut

How do you know when it’s your head talking or your intuition? And how do you make decisions using your gut? I’ve put this post together to help make hearing your gut intuition a little clearer. Our minds tend to be hyperactive and we’re generally very conscious of what we think. For example, I think this is right, or I think this is a good idea. So often we are so busy thinking, we forget to listen. Our mind is even dictating what we think our body is telling us. Our body’s do communicate with us, but in more subtle ways than […]


Why you should be drinking Cold Brew Coffee

Coffee contains many phytochemicals, antioxidants and other nutrients that research has shown as beneficial to our bodies (that being said, if you can quit the habit you’ll probably be better off for it). If you’re an addict like me, you will appreciate that there are some benefits to that delicious nectar of the gods. But unfortunately, drinking coffee can sometimes cause acid reflux or similar issues.  Luckily, some research has shown you can still have your daily coffee(s) if you brew it cold. Coffee brewed hot is far more acidic than cold-brewed. As such, cold brew has a sweeter taste […]

cold brew coffee