How to Make Sauerkraut & Why it’s Good for You!

Sauerkraut is one of the oldest and most popular fermented foods. Even though sauerkraut is German for “sour cabbage”, it actually originated in China thousands of years ago! It’s a very sensible superfood because when the cooler months hit, sauerkraut was a reliable source of nutrients when fresh fruits and veggies were scarce because no one […]


Juicy & Crunchy Kale Salad • Joyous Health

We eat salads on a daily basis because I literally crave them! When I say “we”, I’m also talking about my hubs Walker – he loves salads too. Even though Vienna doesn’t get excited about salads like we do, she loves her veggies and will pick out what she wants to eat from a big salad […]


A Joyous Guide to Plant-Based Milks • Joyous Health

One of the top questions I get as a holistic nutritionist is “What’s the best non-dairy milk out there?” It’s such a great question given that 65% of the world’s population is unable to tolerate lactose, the naturally-occurring sugar in milk , and a number of people are allergic to casein, the protein in dairy. Even if you […]


Beet Strawberry Waffles • Joyous Health

I may have broken free from my pancake monster days because … I finally got myself a waffle maker!!! Can you tell how excited I am about this?! I almost feel as joyous as the day I received a Vitamix for a gift.  Walker and I often joke that I cannot get another small kitchen appliance until […]


Natural Products in my Make Up Bag • Joyous Health

I can’t believe it’s been 4 years since I did a video and shared what’s in my makeup bag. Holy cow, time flies! The beauty products I use have definitely changed over the years, but what hasn’t changed are the ingredients I avoid. I still continue to avoid certain ingredients for the health of my body and […]


7 Ingredients You Don’t Want In Your Laundry Detergent • Joyous Health

Nowadays, most people are aware of harmful food additives and ingredients in personal care products that don’t belong in or on the body. But have you thought about the household products you use and how you could unknowingly be exposing yourself and your family to unnecessary and potentially toxic chemicals? We don’t often question it, as we assume […]