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Mexican Dip with Black Beans, Salsa and Avocado

My cousin Julie made this dip for a family summer BBQ and I have been dreaming of making it ever since.  Super bowl Sunday was the perfect occasion and our guests loved it.  It was so easy to make and I served the dip with organic corn chips.  Choosing organic ensures...

Gluten Free Granola with Ginger and Pumpkin seeds

My sister makes the best everything.  So I am not surprised that we have been making a weekly batch of this gluten free granola which is instantly devoured.  I love the ginger which supports digestion and the pumpkin seeds rich in omegas and zinc combined with the...

Sauerkraut for Intestinal Health

A few years ago I found out I had a Vitamin B deficiency, related to a diagnosis of the MTHFR gene and Tiffany, the co-creator of the Cooking for Fertility DVD, came over and taught me how to make two fermented foods: sauerkraut (check out the how to make sauerkraut...

Health Tips for the Fall Season

Fall is a time of harvest and gathering your provisions in preparation for quiet introspection. As the leaves begin to change color and fall from the branches we say goodbye to the growth of summer and allow its bounty to nourish the earth. As we release the lighter...
Setting Intention for a New Year or a New Moon

Setting Intention for a New Year or a New Moon

What is your word for 2021? How do you want feel going into this New Year?I am personally not a New Years resolution girl, but I am definitely a lover of new journals andnew beginnings. Rather than setting the usual list of rigid goals for the new year- lose weight,exercise more, cut out sugar,...

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Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrot Ginger Soup

This is a household favorite and so easy to make.  Carrots are a great source of beta-carotene and help to support hormones.  They also promote beautiful skin, help to resolve acne and assist in the metabolism of calcium. 1 pound carrots, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 2 Tablespoons olive oil 32...

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Healthy Sweeteners

Healthy Sweeteners

Most of us would agree that at one stage of our lives or another, a sweet treat was the "staple" that got us through the day. Coffee and chocolate are the "pick me ups" of choice for so many of the women I work with. The scenario goes something like this: quick energy pick-up, push through current...

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Gluten Free Waffles with Coconut Sugar

Gluten Free Waffles with Coconut Sugar

I love these waffles both for how easy they are too make and how light and fluffy they are.  Many of you, who cook and bake gluten free know that light and fluffy are not always synonymous with gluten free.  I have been testing out a low glycemic coconut sugar made by a local company called Big...

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Mexican Dip with Black Beans, Salsa and Avocado

Mexican Dip with Black Beans, Salsa and Avocado

My cousin Julie made this dip for a family summer BBQ and I have been dreaming of making it ever since.  Super bowl Sunday was the perfect occasion and our guests loved it.  It was so easy to make and I served the dip with organic corn chips.  Choosing organic ensures that you are avoiding any of...

read more
Gluten Free Granola with Ginger and Pumpkin seeds

Gluten Free Granola with Ginger and Pumpkin seeds

My sister makes the best everything.  So I am not surprised that we have been making a weekly batch of this gluten free granola which is instantly devoured.  I love the ginger which supports digestion and the pumpkin seeds rich in omegas and zinc combined with the sweetness of the maple syrup and...

read more
Health Tips for the Fall Season

Health Tips for the Fall Season

Fall is a time of harvest and gathering your provisions in preparation for quiet introspection. As the leaves begin to change color and fall from the branches we say goodbye to the growth of summer and allow its bounty to nourish the earth. As we release the lighter and brighter carefree days of...

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Pumpkin Seed Pesto with Kale

Pumpkin Seed Pesto with Kale

I've been craving this pesto lately as the seasons are changing and I've been thinking about gently cleansing.  Pumpkin seed pesto is delicious served on black bean pasta, quinoa pasta and vegetable varieties like spaghetti squash or zucchini.  It can also be used as a spread or accompaniment to...

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PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

PCOS is a common health issue that can affect the outcomes of fertility and pregnancy.  When properly diagnosed and treated, many women go on to have healthy pregnancies. Each month, a woman’s ovaries produce a balance of estrogen, progesterone and androgens to regulate the menstrual cycle and...

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Peach Crisp

Peach Crisp

We’ve done our fair share of fruit picking this summer in Southern Oregon and it’s a great reminder of how much tastier fruit is right off the vine. We are lucky to have the most amazing organic peach orchard right around the corner and if you don’t get there first thing in the morning you are...

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As the founder of FertileFoods.com my intention is to support men and women from the childbearing years all the way to the family dinner table by prioritizing relaxation, pleasure, exercise, healthy foods and high quality nutrient supplementation.

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