Be Authentic

I have been working on a post all week that is just not working for me. It doesn’t feel authentic. It started to feel forced, so I’m giving it some space. Maybe it will happen next week or next month. Instead of forcing it, I’m going to talk about one of my intentions for this year–BeContinue reading “Be Authentic”

What’s the deal with MCT oil?

It seems everywhere you go these days someone is talking about MCT oil. But why? What is the deal with MCT oil? MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglyceride. This describes the molecular structure of the fatty acid’s tail. MCTs are purified forms of saturated fats, usually from coconut or palm. In a nutshell, the reasonContinue reading “What’s the deal with MCT oil?”

How to protect your gut buddies while on antibiotics

If you have been following my Instagram stories (@nourishmehc) you will know that I have come down with an ear infection. The whole side of my face has been swollen all week and I feel like I’m underwater. Today has been the first day all week that my teeth have met correctly when I closeContinue reading “How to protect your gut buddies while on antibiotics”

Chia Seeds for the Win!

Not long ago, I thought chia seeds were the stuff you started a Chia Pet with. Why was everyone talking about these little black seeds? Once I learned more about these beauties, it didn’t take long for me to start adding them to everything I could think of. For such an innocent looking tiny littleContinue reading “Chia Seeds for the Win!”

The Superpowered (and delicious) Avocado

Avocado is one of my favorite fruits. In fact, as far as fruits go, it probably is my favorite. I adore the healthy monosaturated fat, the color, the creamy consistency, and the unmistakable flavor that avocado lends to any dish it graces. What else can the humble avocado offer? Here’s why an avocado a dayContinue reading “The Superpowered (and delicious) Avocado”