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    Cranberry Orange Smoothie

    It's that time of year... you can find fresh organic cranberries on the shelves again! I always get excited about their arrival at the local health food store because I have to wait until the holiday season to experiment with cranberry recipes! Cranberries contain a unique combination of antioxidants and phytochemicals that have antimicrobial effects. They are a —Read More

    Golden Turmeric Coconut Milk

    Recently we held a Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Charlottesville - Brightwood area of Virginia, where there are beautiful rolling hills and views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. I wanted to have a special drink ready for everyone when they checked in, so I decided to have this Golden Turmeric Coconut Milk warming on —Read More

    My Strategic Morning Routine

    Morning is such a great time to build a routine around some of your healthy "to-do's" You can build a perfect routine that sets you up for a great day, and takes care of a lot of your most important healthy habits! Morning routines will be in constant flux as life changes, and your approach —Read More

    Ice Cold Chocolate Milk (Dairy-Free, Keto)

    I have been completely addicted to this chocolate milk recipe lately! It is so good - I like it better than the store-bought chocolate milk. During the summer it's been great for cooling me down and hydrating me too. It actually does fill me up for a little while, so it makes a great snack. —Read More

    Month 5: How I’m Attempting The Healthiest Pregnancy Possible

    We are in month 5, at week 24! Which means we are more than halfway to “the finish line” and everything is going well. But pregnancy life has been hard. Because this was a surprise pregnancy, the first couple of months were largely about us adjusting mentally and emotionally to this new phase of our —Read More

    The Art Of Healing

      Healing is a non-linear journey. It's creative, messy, painful, cyclical and unexpectedly full of blessings.   How do you navigate the journey to health, which has no road map? How do you stay emotionally healthy and physically energized? How do you know you're on the right track?   I'm shedding some light on this most —Read More

    A Missing Piece of the Coconut Oil Controversy

      The American Heart Association just published an article claiming the negative affect of coconut oil on heart disease. This is the same organization that recommended that we eat margarine, or hydrogenated oils, which are now known to directly increase your risk for heart disease. Under their watch, the United States has seen an increase in —Read More

    Gut Healing Morning Porridge by Andrea Beaman

    One of our very popular and repeat Take Back Your Health Speakers, Andrea Beaman, has a wonderful recipe to share, full of gut-healing herbs and ingredients. Read more about these ingredients and get the recipe below!  ********** If you’re suffering from digestive woes (gas, bloating, reflux, constipation), try rotating this morning porridge into your breakfast routine. —Read More

    Success Story: How She Healed From Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and High Cholesterol

      Cindy Santa Ana has a remarkable story of healing, and after extensive nutrition training, now owns a thriving health coaching practice. She is a wizard in the kitchen with healthy meals (that are kid-friendly too)! She'll be teaching us some of her favorite healing herbal tonics at Take Back Your Health DC this fall. —Read More

    The 3 Best Treatments For Chronic Lyme and Autoimmune Disease

      Whenever I'm speaking to groups, I always get asked, "What treatments made the biggest improvement in your health?"   So many people have asked this question, so I figured it was high time to make a video on it! I'm sharing the 3 treatments that made the biggest difference for me in my recovery. These —Read More