Welcome to another episode of the Carrots ‘N’ Cake Podcast. A common conundrum we hear when working with clients is the challenge of how to deal with sugar cravings. Sugar cravings are super common and something most of us have experienced. Want to understand the why and learn what you can do to conquer them, listen in! First, I revisit my personal story in dealing with my sweet tooth. I share: I was eating little…

Welcome back to another episode of the Carrots ‘N’ Cake podcast. I am so excited to share today’s episode which is all about my favorite topic, hormones! I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Greg Brannon, who shared a wealth of knowledge that I know you’ll love. Dr. Greg Brannon founded Optimal Bio in 2012 and now acts as the medical director for Optimal Bio in North Carolina and works as an OB/GYN. During his…

Do you feel like something is out of whack with your hormones, but you’re not sure what to do about it? This podcast episode will help guide you in the right direction! We have SO many clients that come to us having similar symptoms: Weight loss resistance Slow metabolism Heavy periods and PMS Poor sleep Mood swings & more! Does this sound like you? We have 3 different ways to you can work with our…

Welcome back to another new episode of the Carrots ‘N’ Cake Podcast! In this week’s episode, I had the wonderful opportunity to chat with fellow entrepreneur, Amanda Gilman, on all things business. LISTEN HERE About Amanda: Amanda Gilman is the founder of AMG Snacks, which she launched in 2019. After spending years making her own snacks, she was inspired to share these delicious eats with others. Over the years, she created her own flavors through…

In this episode, I chat with Hope Pedraza, who is a certified Pilates Instructor, certified personal trainer, Certified Holistic Nutritionist specializing in plant-based nutrition, completing her education to be a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P) as well as a blogger and podcaster. She is the founder of inBalance, a pilates based boutique fitness franchise that is changing bodies and souls. Hope helps women lose weight and heal their body with a plant-focused diet and uses…

In this episode I dive into the 5 things I wish I knew sooner about hormones. Newsflash! Hormonal imbalance isn’t the problem. It’s the result of an underlying issue. And you’ve got to find that underlying issue to repair the imbalance properly.⁠ ⁠ Firstly, Hormonal imbalance is NOT normal. Not at 20, not at 30, not even at 40 or 50. It’s not a ‘getting older’ thing. Don’t let your doctor tell you otherwise.⁠ ⁠…

Wondering if 1:1 coaching and/or hormone testing is right for you? In this episode, I share a number of transformations and testimonials from past and current clients as well as some ‘behind the scenes’ information about our coaching program. Tune in to find out if our program is a good fit for you! LISTEN HERE Applications are now open for January 2022. Get all of the details and apply HERE. Additional podcast episodes: EP13: CNC…

Are you struggling with excess estrogen and weight loss? If so, you are not alone. It’s quite common in women in their 30s and 40s. It’s true, excess estrogen might be preventing you from losing weight.  How do you know if you’re struggling with excess estrogen? Excess estrogen and weight loss ‘Estrogen Dominance’ is a type of hormonal imbalance where the body has too much estrogen in relation to progesterone. Here are some symptoms of…

In this episode, I share how I was able to transition my online presence from a healthy living blogger to functional nutrition (FDN-P) entrepreneur. It definitely wasn’t easy, and I struggled for years before hiring a business coach. At times, I felt defeated, frustrated, and confused. I was constantly second-guessing what I was doing and not getting the results that I wanted. Accountability and clarity from my coach and mastermind community were the key factors…

Episode 100 is here! I can’t believe I have recorded 100 episodes, which is why I wanted to find a way to say ‘thank you’ for being an amazing listener. Therefore, I decided what better way to celebrate than asking for your questions and answering them. LISTEN HERE The questions I answer in this episode: – Do you miss blogging? – What did you do before coaching? – Whatever happened with DTF? – What did…

Welcome to the next episode of the Carrot ‘N’ Cake Podcast! In this episode I’m sharing my Friday 5 favorite products that I’m lovely lately. Be sure to scroll down for an awesome GIVEAWAY from Hylete!  The Friday 5 Picks: 1. Boys’ Short Puffer Jacket Quinn was in need of a new winter jacket, and he is sooo excited about this purchase. He picked a funky blue pattern. It’s from Target (of course) and super…

Cassy Joy Garcia, a New York Times bestselling author of Cook Once Dinner Fix, Cook Once Eat All Week, and Fed and Fit as well as the creative force behind the popular food blog Fed + Fit. Eager to share her healthy living secrets with the world, she started Fed + Fit in 2011. Since then, she became a holistic nutrition consultant and transitioned her personal blog into a tremendously supportive and nimble online wellness…

I’ve received a number of questions about the parasite protocol that I’m currently implementing, so I wanted to share some Cliff’s Notes about it. I’m still learning about parasites and figuring it all out! However, this episode covers my personal experience. Plus, the possible symptoms related to parasites and how to determine if a protocol is right for you. I’m following the CellCore protocol and using their products. It starts with a Foundational Protocol to…

Ready to learn how to find the RIGHT macro ratio for you? One of the biggest mistakes I see when women try to lose weight is not eating enough. They often eat below their Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE), which is why they continue to struggle. So, how do you figure out how much to consume? Well, it comes down to self-experimentation, which, of course, sounds vague, so in this episode, I share the exact…

Do you experience PMS cravings? Want to know the REAL reasons you experience them? Hormones are often to blame for PMS cravings and, sure, they play a role, BUT your lifestyle and diet ALSO influence them. ⁠A lot.  Rising progesterone in the luteal phase can definitely increase your hunger and cause you to experience more cravings before your period, aka PMS. (Low progesterone can also cause issues in the second half of your cycle!) If…

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