Pregnancy Recap


Early Pregnancy Symptoms When I found out I was pregnant, I told Abe right away. I wasn't able to keep such big news to myself. Some of my earliest symptoms were a change in appetite and taste. Sweets which I normally love, just did not sound appetizing. I also remember going to one of my favorite restaurants, and the food was so disappointing. It didn't taste the same, and I now know[...]

Essential Fats

Essential Fats

Next up in our foundations series is Fatty Acids. We've probably all at one point been told to eat a low-fat diet. But over the last decade, research has come to show how much we need full-fat foods in their natural form. Fats are essential, but we also want to make sure the fats we are eating are whole food sources and nutrient-dense. So let's talk about why we need fat in our diet, what[...]

Balanced Blood Sugar

Balanced Blood Sugar

Like digestion, your blood sugar has a huge impact on your overall health. Yet it's not something we talk about very often. Unfortunately, when you experience blood sugar dysregulation, this can lead to a host of different health issues. According to the CDC, more than one-third of Americans have symptoms that match metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is linked to insulin resistance, wh[...]

Optimum Digestion

Digestion - Mikaela Lauren Wellness

A properly working digestive system is imperative to your health. Without it, you will not absorb the nutrients your body needs to function properly. Your gut also plays a huge role in your mental health as well as your immune system. Digestion is "the process of making food absorbable by mechanically and enzymatically breaking it down into simpler chemical compounds in the digestive tra[...]

Wellness Foundations

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We are holistic beings, with multiple facets playing a role in our health including our mental and physical health. While completing my certification to become a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, I learned about the key foundations that play a role in our health. In this series, I'm going to share with you what those are and how you can use thi[...]

Valentine’s Day Recipe Roundup


Here are some of my favorite recipes for Valentine's Day ...or let's be real, I would enjoy these recipes any day of the year because I gf rolex cellini m50525 0015 rolex calibre 9015 mingzhu engine mens brown dial brown love chocolate :)  Bonus, they are all gluten-free and dairy-free, and nutrient-dense, so you can enjoy Valentine's day without the processed foods that don't leave you[...]

Morning Glory Muffins

Mikaela Lauren Wellness Healthy Morning Glory Muffins

One of my jobs while living in SE Asia was the operation's manager of a start-up cafe. One of my favorite parts of this was recipe development for the cafe bakery. I've taken generous kv richard mille rm53 01 tpt carbon fiber one of my favorite recipes from the menu and made it gluten-free, reduced the sugar content, and replaced the processed oils. This is a hearty recipe with a subtle hi[...]

Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Mikaela Lauren Wellness Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Do you already have your menu planned? Are you going traditional this year or something replica rolex datejust 126331 rolex calibre 2836 2813 mens in store smaller and more relaxed due to pandemic restrictions and precautions?  Whatever your plans are, I've compiled a list of some recipes for you to try this year. These https://www.xffactoryrolex.c[...]

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Mikaela Lauren Wellness Pumpkin Banana Bread Recipe

Do you love baking in the fall as the weather gets cooler and leaves change outside? This recipe is basically fall in the form of a sweet bread. It has a hint of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and cardamom. The pumpkin makes the bread nice and moist and the banana adds sweetness. This makes a great breakfast, snack, or treat. Oh and it's gluten and dairy free ! Pumpkin Banana Br[...]

My Skin Story – Part 3

Mikaela Lauren Wellness Skin Journey 3

In the last two posts, I shared my journey of having severely cystic acne, to clear skin. Today I'm sharing what I know helped heal my skin:Cleaning up my diet and avoiding any food I'm sensitive to. Food sensitivities can be caused by an imbalance in gut bacteria, so you don’t need to cut them out forever, but if they are causing inflammation in your gut, your body can respond with acne[...]