How (& Why) to Go Gluten-Free (Part 1)

by lydia on November 15, 2016

How (& Why) to Go Gluten-Free (Part 3) //

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Going gluten-free was a big decision for me back in 2010. It took me over a year to come to terms with the fact that I needed to make the change, but it seemed so daunting. I can tell you […]

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The Vibrant Health Podcast: Episode #41 - A Farewell to Jessica //

Today’s episode is fun and lighthearted as Jessica and Lydia discuss where they’ve been and where they are going over the last year and a half of producing The Vibrant Health Podcast. Jessica has decided to step away from the show in order to open up more time to pursue new endeavors, so today’s episode […]

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The Power of a Vision Board

by lydia on November 3, 2016

Vision Board

Many years ago, during my Nutritional Therapy training, I learned about using a vision board to help fuel my goals for my business and practice. It was one of those, “Oh Yes!” I am SO going to do these moments, where I just knew that it would be a powerful project to utilize. Fast forward […]

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How Practicing Gratitude Improves Your Health

by lydia on November 1, 2016


We’ve all heard the popular phrase, “Keep an attitude of gratitude,” especially in the month of November when we become the most thankful for everything in our lives because we celebrate Thanksgiving. However, did you know that being grateful actually benefits your body physically and mentally? There have even been studies done where scientists find […]

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Pan-Seared Duck Breast with Apricot Glaze

by lydia on October 27, 2016

Pan Seared Duck Breast

When you look at mineral balancing or the data from a hair tissue mineral analysis, you want to look at your metabolic type. You’ll want to find out if you’re a fast oxidizer or slow oxidizer. Why is this important? Because we know that specific foods and nutrients will benefit you depending on which type […]

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The Vibrant Health Podcast: Episode #40 - WHO's Stopping YOU?

This week, Jessica and I were thrilled to welcome our friend Nanci Tunley back on the show. You may remember Nanci from episode #21 where we really dove deep into the importance of a woman’s self-care. Nanci is a nutritional therapist and a heart-centered transformational coach. Teaching women to take care of themselves first is […]

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Roasted Rainbow Carrots

by lydia on October 18, 2016

Roasted Rainbow Carrots

When someone says the word “carrot” you probably think of a long, slender, orange root vegetable. But did you know that orange is not the carrot’s original color? If you’ve been to your local grocery store, health food store, or farmer’s market lately, you may have seen purple, white, yellow and even red carrots. More […]

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11 Reasons You Don’t Have Enough Energy

by lydia on October 13, 2016

11 Reasons You Don't Have Enough Energy //

The #1 one complaint I get from clients is their lack of energy. I believe in this day and age there are so many things combating our energy reserves. It’s important to take a step back and take a look at where in our lives our energy is getting sucked away from us. If you […]

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The Vibrant Health Podcast: Episode #39 - An Intro to EMFs

Today, Jessica and I are joined by Brian Hoyer to discuss the basics of EMFs and how we can protect ourselves and our families from this form of radiation that is negatively impacting our health. Brian is a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (via NTA) and a certified Geobiologist trained by Geovital Academy, a 35-year running […]

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Gluten-Free Family Meal Plan: October 9 - 15

One of the best ways you can support your own health and the health of your family is actually by being prepared. Perhaps you’ve learned what you should eat for optimal health: a whole food, nutrient-dense diet that includes pasture raised meats, eggs, dairy, homemade bone broth, organic and local produce as much as possible, […]

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