The Need-to-Know about Autoimmune Disease

As someone who loves color, pretty info-graphics always catch my eye. But when I came across this one from Greatist.com, I had to share it with all of you. Having an autoimmune disease often feels isolating, invisible, and impossible to adequately describe to others, so finding out that 23.5 million Americans are diagnosed makes me…

Walking with Autoimmune Disease

Why Low-Impact Exercise is one of the Keys to Living Well with Autoimmune Disease We’ve all been told a million times before that exercise is a necessity for optimal health. And it’s true, regular exercise decreases the risk cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, and even some cancers, according to The Paleo Mom, and doctors…

Rosemary Pesto Meatballs + Butternut Squash

Yes, I know it’s still summer, but I’m starting to crave the flavors of a fall garden. My favorite being butternut squash! We’ve recently finished up what felt like a month long move, and are finally starting to settle down into our rental house while we start the building process. While moving can be stressful…

Living with an Autoimmune Disease – My Road to Remission

I can tell you the exact moment my life changed forever. It was July 27, 2015, and I was 10 minutes into a kick-boxing class at the YMCA, and I had to leave about 5 minutes in. As soon as the warmup started it was a matter of seconds before my body was completely covered…

Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup – Whole 30 / Paleo

Recipe This hearty and nutrient dense Butternut Squash & Sweet Potato Soup is the perfect recipe to welcome in the new season. My family has loved all the squash and pumpkin recipes that have been coming out of our kitchen. After a brisk fall day, I was craving some warm soup. I pulled this together…