Entries by Nikki Jencen


Certified Holistic Health Coach, 32 years old, mother of 2 awesome kids, married to my college sweetheart for 9 beautiful years, I live in San Diego Ca, food fanatic, I'm crazy about all things healthy, I hate to exercise but do it anyway, I'm a workaholic (currently working on that), but the way I destress is by cooking and going to the grocery store (without kids!)...I'm a dreamer and non realist ~ I believe all things are possible.

What are we really eating on Thanksgiving?

Has it ever crossed your mind about what happened to the turkey before it landed on your table? We all know that having a big, fat, juicy turkey on Thanksgiving is an American staple. There are over 267 million turkeys… 0 Shares |

The dark side of nuts; the missing link to why we’re still sick, fat and tired.

When I first went Paleo, I went a bit heavy on the nuts. I was eating trail mix, making “Paleo” approved desserts with assorted raw nuts, I was eating cashew “cheese”, nut butters, and I was drinking almond milk as… 0 Shares |

Bone broth…better than antibiotics?

Bone broth is an ancient staple that unfortunately many of us no longer practice. It’s a kind of healing that you can feel the effects of instantly. It’s unfortunate that we have cut out old family traditions of naturally healing… 0 Shares |

Can white rice be considered Paleo?

Can white rice be Paleo? What’s the first answer that pops into your head? No, of course not. When we describe the essence of what Paleolithic eating is we should automatically think avoid all grains, sugar, legumes, dairy, etc. But… 0 Shares |

Chocolate…Good for our health?

I want to believe that all chocolate is good for me because it tastes so darn good. I’m actually a chocolaholic ~ wow, it feels good to admit that 🙂 When it became known that chocolate was actually good for… 0 Shares |

Are shishito peppers the new trend?

Up until a few days ago, I was annoyed. Week after week, I kept getting these little tasteless peppers from my CSA that I had no idea what to do with. I thought I would try them in my salad… 0 Shares |