Kale and strawberry Salad
Nutrition & Recipes

Kale & Strawberry Salad

2 bunches lacinato kale, stems removed and sliced into thin strips 1 cup strawberries, sliced Roasted chickpeas (see below or use store bought roasted chickpeas) Massage kale in a large bowl with a few tablespoons of the Strawberry Dressing, then top with sliced strawberries and roasted chickpeas. Add Starwberry Dressing (see below). Optional additions that… Continue reading Kale & Strawberry Salad

Hormones, Nutrition & Recipes

5 foods to Prevent PMS this month and next

Many women feel like they are on a hormonal roller coaster with mysterious symptoms that can change daily and each month’s cycle feeling different from the next during perimenopause. The symptoms I see commonly in my practice are caused by the two distinct hormone changes that define perimenopause - progesterone level declining and estrogen levels going haywire. Combined, these two hormone shifts lead to heavier periods, less predictable periods, worse PMS symptoms and PMS symptoms that last longer each month. 


 Is Your Period Controlling You?

The week before your period, it’s not unusual for many women to experience an unwanted transformation from Doctor Jekyll to Ms. Hyde. As our hormones shift, some of us will fall apart into sensitive sleep-deprived puddles. Other simmering souls will find themselves raging without warning. Then there are the mopey bloated hermits who will choose to wrap themselves in a blanket and binge-watch Netflix until Aunt Flow takes a hike.