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Dietzville.TV #004: Tour Our Sugar Camp — Where We Turn Maple Sap Into Syrup

In this episode of Dietzville.TV, I take you on a tour of our sugar camp! What’s a sugar camp? It’s the place in the woods where we turn maple sap into delicious maple syrup!

The Gynecologist Or Midwife? {My Story}

When it comes to my reproductive health, I feel like I’m pretty average… but does the average woman go to the gynecologist or midwife? I share my experiences with both for routine female healthcare. By the time you get to the end, you’ll know which one I’ll never choose again.

12 More Real Food Ingredient Swaps To Instantly Add Nutrition To Your Life

I know what it’s like to change the way you eat. I’ve “been there and done that”, so now I want to help you do it too! The easiest way I know of to change your family’s life and health is to start swapping ingredients, one at a time. Let’s continue with 12 MORE Real Food ingredient swaps today!

Dietzville.TV #003: “Do You Still Love Your Essentia Bed?”

It’s been a year since we bought our natural memory foam mattress… And Julie wants to know, “Do you still love your Essentia bed?” She’s not the only reader who’s asked if we’re loving our Essentia bed! On this episode, I’m answering Julie’s question, as well as questions regarding Essentia’s warranty and return policies.

Swap This With That: 16 Ingredient Swaps To Instantly Add Nutrition To Your Life

The #1 question/blank stare I get from people is, “I want to do all this, but where do I start????” The simplest things you can do involve swapping ingredients — just exchange the unhealthy ones for healthier options. Here are 16 Real Food ingredient swaps to get you started!

Dietzville.TV #002: My 2-Ingredient Homemade Face Moisturizer

I take care of my skin with this healing, 2-ingredient homemade face moisturizer! I believe it’s made such a difference in the way my skin looks and feels… even minimizing old scars and blemishes Join real-life me without makeup as I mix up my moisturizer and apply it on camera.

My Top 10 Recipe Picks From The Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook

The 1 thing you absolutely NEED if you’re going to do Trim Healthy Mama? The new THM Cookbook! I basically have 276 Post-its sticking out of mine, and I use it multiple times a day. I am 100% certain that it’s been instrumental in our ability to thrive on this eating plan — and since January 1, I’ve lost 12 pounds!

6 Toxic Sources Of Indoor Air Pollution + How To Fix Them

“I want to breathe toxic air,” said no one ever. Knowing the sources of indoor air pollution is half the battle. Once you know, you can make a plan to correct it, right? Here are 6 toxic sources of indoor air pollution. You may not be able to fix them today, but they can be fixed — some may be easier than you think!

5 Reasons Why I’m Using Alternative Sweeteners

I’ve been using alternative sweeteners, like erythritol, xylitol, and stevia extract for weight loss, to balance my blood sugar, and gut health. What made me go from turning my nose up at them to using them for my family and myself? Here are the 5 Reasons Why I’m Using Alternative Sweeteners.

Sugar Alcohols: Are They Really Sugar’s Sweetest Alternative?

If you were hoping I was about to explain a super sweet and boozy cocktail, I’m sorry to disappoint. Instead I want to talk about some of those words you may have read on nutrition labels and wondered if they were really ok ingredients. You see, I’m a big believer: if it’s on a nutrition label and you can’t pronounce it or don’t know what it is, DON’T BUY IT. I used words like xylitol and erythritol on food labels and quickly put down whatever product I was holding, believing these to be unnatural, and therefore unhealthy, products. Now that I know what they are, I’m not afraid of them! In fact, I believe they are the sweetest alternative to sugar and natural sweeteners!