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Recipes you LOVED in 2019!

I love to eat. You love to eat. We all love to eat for gosh sakes! And, even better, I know that you love to eat great food that is both nutritious and delicious (and made with love, of course). So, my team went through the numbers and compiled the Top 5 Recipes in 2019.…


Top Health Articles in 2019!

I’ve got a lot to say about health and wellness and have been sharing my alternative and natural healing perspective for over 20 years. I truly love this work, sharing healing knowledge with you! Some articles that I’ve written have been deemed too controversial for some folks, and some have been shared like crazy on…


You’ve got extremely high liver enzymes? Do this…

A family member contacted me for advice. She was experiencing nausea and pain under her right ribcage, so she scheduled a check-up with her MD. After testing, her doctor confirmed that she had a cyst on her liver and extremely elevated liver enzymes. Usually, when family members contact me for advice they never actually apply…

what's up with carb cycling

The Healthy View Ep36: What’s Up with Carb Cycling?

We know, carb cycling sounds like a new boutique fitness class, but it’s actually a food timing technique used among athletes to boost their performance. Is there any truth to it, and should regular folks include it in their regimen? In this episode, we explain what carb cycling actually is, talk about the merits of carbs, and Michelle’s great breakfast experiment!

surrender and survive thanksgiving

The Healthy View Ep35: Surrender and Survive Thanksgiving

November is supposed to be a thankful time, but we know it tends to be more stressful instead—the family, the parties, the desserts! This episode is all about finding joy during Thanksgiving so you can actually get into the attitude of gratitude rather than dread. From staying organized as a host to surrendering to the chaos, we have some great tips for you to survive the holiday season.

the books that changed our lives

The Healthy View Ep34: The Books That Changed Our Lives

We’ve all read books that were total game changers in our lives, whether they changed our health, our relationships, or our outlook on the world. In today’s episode, we share the books that shifted our worldviews and made lasting positive impact, so hopefully they can help you in the same way.

should you try cbd

The Healthy View Ep33: Should You Try CBD?

CBD is everywhere these days. You can get skincare infused with the oil, CBD lattes at your coffee shop, and tinctures at the gas station. But is it good for everyone with every condition? And is everyone who’s using it just walking around stoned? We talk to Tammi Sweet, herbalist and founder of the Heartstone Center for Earth Essentials, to help clear up all our confusion about what CBD actually is, how it works in the body, and proper dosing.


Take Back Your Health Retreat

Join me at the Take Back Your Health Retreat where we’ll relax to the sound of the ocean while learning how to use food and lifestyle strategically to increase energy, detoxify the body, reduce chronic pain, get better sleep and improve our overall quality of life.
Thank you so much!


Braised Purple Cabbage and Apples

We’ve often been told to eat a rainbow of colors to meet our nutritional needs. But, when was the last time you ate something purple? Besides a blueberry or acai smoothie, of course. No worries! I’ve got a delicious purple veggie dish that will surely brighten any holiday table and fill your body with some…


Charred Crispy Cauliflower

There are lots of folks that look at that big bright white head of cauliflower in the grocery store and think to themselves, “meh, not for me. It’s kinda gross and tastes like farts.” Yes, it’s true. Cauliflower is often described as having a farty flavor profile. That’s really the only way to describe it.…


The Healthy View Ep32: Healthy Candy Alternatives

In this episode, we share our views on candy and if there are any healthy versions out there, our favorite alternatives that kids actually enjoy, and the perks of making your own tasty Halloween treats. Plus, Michelle shares her favorite “mom trick” for getting her kids to give away some of their seasonal sugar stash.

ep31 should i get a flu shot

The Healthy View Ep31: Should I Get a Flu Shot?

It’s time for your flu shot!—or is it? We discuss this controversial topic on today’s show and views for and against the annual vaccine, what other healthy habits you should have to keep your immune system strong year round, and a few considerations to keep in mind before making the decision for yourself.

ep30 keep your brain healthy and sharp

The Healthy View Ep30: Keep Your Brain Healthy and Sharp

Brain fog is a real issue for a lot of us these days, as is memory loss and mental illness. So what can we do to stay sharp? In this episode, we chat about the difference between sleep and rest, how foods can affect your brain, and the signs, symptoms, and risk factors that can impact your brain health.


Shame on me? I don’t accept it. Do you?

I received an email from a woman named Dominique. She said, “People are really suffering with thyroid disease and it’s a shame how you are trying to make a profit off of other people suffering if you have information that can save somebody’s life then just give it to them and share it with them.”…

ep 29 how to change your lifestyle

The Healthy View Ep29: How to Change Your Lifestyle

Habits—hard to break and sometimes even harder to make! But we want the good ones in our lives, whether that’s daily yoga, a nightly skincare routine, date night with your boo, or any other routine that makes you feel great. We share our habits, how we’ve positively impacted our lives, and how to start a new one the right way so it actually sticks!

how to get back on track with life

The Healthy View Ep28: How to Get Back on Track with Life

We’re in back-to-school mode and it’s time for sweaters, apple cider, and figuring out how to get back into the swing of things. Today, we’re talking about making big decisions instead of spinning your wheels, the importance of self-care and having a support system, and how morning routines can fast-track you back into your groove.

how to prevent wrinkles

The Healthy View Ep27: How to Prevent Wrinkles

Wrinkles—love ‘em or hate ’em, they’re coming. We welcome the fine lines for the happiness and wisdom they stand for, but there are a few things we can do to slow their appearance no matter where we are in the aging process. We’ll talk about how your lifestyle contributes to the appearance of wrinkles, the foods to eat that support the health of your skin, and substances to avoid consuming to keep skin smooth.