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Recipes you LOVED in 2019!

My team went through the numbers and compiled the Top 5 Recipes in 2019. Here they are for you in all of their healthful and delicious glory.


One Pot Winter Stew with Wild Salmon

I love easy dishes that can be prepared all in one pot. That’s why I love soups and stews! This Salmon stew is creamy and rich, without cream or butter. I use white miso to give it that depth of richness and silky flavor. Plus, I used a classic Dashi Broth as the base for…


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! Here are my top articles for you to digest and mull over.

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.


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

Roasting and charring make that cauliflower taste totally delicious. Even kids like it. And, if kids like it, that says a lot. At your next dinner, roast the cauliflower until it’s charred and crispy, and you’ll see what I mean.


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.

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!