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Plastic-Free Dishes for Babies and Kids

I get this question ALL of the time over on Instagram (if you're not following me over there, please come join the party here!) - "what are the best non-plastic dishes for kids?" - so today I am answering that here for you...
Kristin Brown
May 22, 2019
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Top 5 Nutrition Tips For Fertility

Infertility rates continue to rise in Canada and the US and now more than ever, couples are struggling to conceive. The reason behind this is largely unknown, but our exposure to environmental chemicals, the food system and our stress levels certainly aren't helping.
Kristin Brown
May 8, 2019
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60 Second Health Tip – What You Should Know About MTHFR

Ladies - this message is important! We all know that folate is important if you’re in the preconception period or if you’re pregnant (scroll down in my feed for my post on folic acid vs. folate). Our physicians tell us to take a prenatal that contains folic acid and we are good to go. Sometimes, however, this isn’t the whole story. To keep things simple, the MTHFR (which stands for…
Kristin Brown
April 19, 2019
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60 Second Health Tip – Boosting Fertility

Chromosomal abnormalities are one of the major causes of miscarriage during the first trimester. What isn't really talked about is how much our diet and lifestyle can impact the health of our eggs and sperm. One of the major areas of focus are antioxidants. Antioxidants protect eggs and sperm from the impact of oxidative stress. We want to make sure that we're incorporating at least 4-6 cups of antioxidant-rich fruits…
Kristin Brown
April 17, 2019
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60 Second Health Tip – Fibre and Hormones

One thing I focus on with my clients is fibre intake. Fibre intake is important for general health but it is especially important when my clients are dealing with issues related to hormone imbalance. One of the major ways we detox excess estrogen from the body (among many other things) is by having a bowel movement everyday (and we all know that fibre can be really helpful for regularity). Research…
Kristin Brown
April 15, 2019
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Grounded Health Product Swap Guide

You guys - I have to start this post by saying I am SO sorry I have been so sporadic over here on the blog (please follow me on Instagram here - I am super active over there right now!) Life with a full nutrition practice, working on a bunch of amazing projects for you guys and being a twin mom and wife has got me full out 24/7 (not…
Kristin Brown
April 9, 2019
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Toddler Approved Blender Banana Muffins

If you know me, I am all about quick and easy (and I am also all about not wasting food, especially when it comes to my sometimes picky toddlers). Muffins are such an easy snack options for the twins (who are now 18 months - where does the time go!?) and I think you guys will like it too! I love this recipe because I only dirty two dishes -…
Kristin Brown
January 30, 2019
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4 Ways To Improve Your Gut Health Today

I got a great question on the Grounded Health Facebook brand page last week (if you’re not following me, please join in the fun here). Someone asked what she could do each day to improve her gut health. So here we go – I wanted to keep it SUPER simple and leave you with some really usable tips that you can start incorporating this week! Before we get started, let’s…
Kristin Brown
February 13, 2018
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Oh She Glows Crowd Pleasing Tex Mex Casserole

This casserole is SO good, SO quick and really budget friendly! I have been whipping this up the last couple of weeks for a quick meal that can be ready at a moments notice (very key with two babies around).  This one is definitely a crowd pleaser, I recommend giving it a try this week for quick, grab and go lunches! P.S. Excuse the food photography - My excuse =…
Kristin Brown
January 16, 2018
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Weekly Meal Prep In Under 20 Minutes

Okay you guys... I was late to the Instant Pot party but I will tell you this - now that I have gotten into using it, I absolutely LOVE it (special thanks to this incredible blogger for the introduction)! One of the reasons I love it the most: my husband uses it and now I would say he does even more meal prep than I do! Full disclosure: for the…
Kristin Brown
April 18, 2017
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Chocolate Milk: The Perfect Post Workout Snack?

I've heard people say for years that chocolate milk is the perfect post workout recovery drink... it's the perfect combination of protein and carbohydrates they say... You guys... look at this marketing (I snapped this photo off the back of a Cheerios box that was on the conveyor belt at Superstore).   It's true that an excellent post workout snack is a combination of protein and carbohydrates. In my opinion,…
Kristin Brown
April 12, 2017
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Does Eating 6 Meals A Day Increase My Metabolism?

Aside from the question "will eating eggs increase my cholesterol", this has got to be the question that I get asked most frequently! I bet you're reading this and wondering the same thing. There are SO many different opinions out there and before I begin I want to remind you, finding the eating pattern that works best for YOU is the most important, regardless of what we discuss in this post!  When most…
Kristin Brown
April 6, 2017
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Health Boosting Hot Chocolate

I got the base of this wonderful recipe from Rebecca at Be Naturally Fit (check out her AWESOME at home workouts here)! I tweaked the recipe a bit to my own taste to give it a little more sweetness and thickness!  This recipe is SO much better than our regular hot chocolate because the healthy fat, fibre and little bit of protein help keep our blood sugar levels stable MUCH…
Kristin Brown
January 6, 2017
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FREE Holiday Appetizer Recipe Book

Looking for some healthier options for your next holiday party? Click HERE to register to download my FREE holiday appetizer guide! These recipes were not created by me but they are tried and true recipes that your guests are sure to love! 
Kristin Brown
December 8, 2016