What Are The Benefits Of Probiotics?

Thank you to Silver Fern for sponsoring this post! All opinions expressed are my own.  With gut health becoming more and more of a focus in our culture, people are more curious than ever about probiotics! Clients and readers often ask me, "are probiotics really worth...

How To Keep Your Gut Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are easily one of my favorite times of year. I love the extra time with loved ones, the tradition, the decor, the gift giving, and the overall feel of joy! But let's be honest... it's not all gumdrops and candy canes for all of us. With the temptation of...

How I Detoxed Mercury (& Other Health Updates)

When I started Unbound Wellness to share my journey and successes in healing Hashimoto's, it wasn't under the false impression that I didn't still have things to work on in my health... not at all. Even after making great strides in our health, we'll still have to...

4 Ways To Test Your Gut Health

In the world of chronic illness, autoimmune disease, and the pursuit of better health, we're all very aware that we should be focusing on our gut health. We know that our gut is connected to everything in our body including our immunity, our mental health, and our...

Why Forgiveness Is The Missing Link To Healing & How To Forgive

The majority of my blog (and really my career) is about healing. Healing your gut, healing from Hashimoto's, and eating healing foods.  Though you'll typically find me talking about healing with delicious paleo recipes, castor oil packs, and collagen peptides, today I...

10 Ways to Make Gut Healing Easier

Healing is not easy. It’s not easy to heal after a breakup, after a broken bone, and it’s definitely not easy to heal your gut. There are so many factors, so many underlying causes, so many layers, and so much mental and physical labor to put in when you’re trying to...

How To Stop Being Overwhelmed By Health News

Is coconut oil bad for you? Is meat going to kill you? Do I need to avoid nightshades? Is plastic actually the devil? Who shot J.R.? Okay, maybe not that last one. But, really, I think we're all seeing tons of buzz regarding hot topic health news recently.  From...

My Paleo/ AIP Pantry Staples

When you're rebuilding your pantry from scratch, there are a lot of questions. I remember when I emptied out my all purpose flour and white sugar years ago and wondered what the heck I was supposed to do now on birthdays? Or what I was going to cook in without canola...

The Ultimate List of Tools & Resources For Healing Your Gut

When I first came to the realization that my gut health was a major issue and a trigger for my Hashimoto’s disease, I got a nice little protocol from my doctor with some supplements and instructions on what to do to start the healing process, and to maintain my gut...

How To Stop Letting Your Health Control Your Life

I don't think it's going to surprise anyone when I say that health is an enormous focus in my life. It has been since the second I got diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. My focus has only grown more and more after discovering that the way to manage my illness was...

8 Ways To Improve Your Digestion Naturally

I'm probably not going to shock you when I say that digestive problems are so widespread and often the root cause of so many issues that come to me in my nutritional therapy practice. Fatigue, autoimmunity, migraines, vitamin and mineral deficiency, leaky gut, it can...

How To Find A Good Functional Doctor or Practitioner

When I first got Hashimoto's disease, I had never even set foot in a functional medicine doctors office. Actually, I had never even heard of it. I was under the impression that doctors only existed for annual embarrassing weigh ins and seemingly useless check...

50 Ways To Heal Your Gut

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means here. I started my health journey when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's. I thought that that's what it was always going to be about... healing Hashimoto's, healing hormones, and balancing my thyroid. I was in...

26 Things I Did To Transform My Health

It's that time of year again... Cinco De Mayo has come and gone. And since I don't actually partake in going out and drinking and eating yummy Mexican food, that means I'm excited for another reason... Cinco De May is my birthday! I'm turning 26 years old (just aged...

Bone Broth Green “Smoothie” Drink

It's no secret that greens are good for you. They're packed with vitamins and phytonutrients that are essential for you to thrive. That's why green drinks and green smoothies are so popular. I fell in love with the documentary Fat Sick and Nearly Dead years ago, and...

How to Shift Your Mindset To Heal Your Gut

Disclaimer: I am not a psychologist or a mental health professional. This is not professional medical advice or treatment and these opinions are purely informational. If I'm being perfectly honest with you, I can't remember a time in my life where I didn't have an...

How To Successfully Reintroduce Foods On A Gut Healing Protocol

This post contains affiliate links. Learn what that means here. Gut healing protocols and elimination diets like the autoimmune protocol, GAPS, candida and even the Whole 30 are hard. They're hard mentally, emotionally, socially, financially, and even physically. But...

5 Reasons Why Your Gut Still Isn’t Healed

If you've been in this holistic health world for any amount of time, you know by now that our gut health is incredibly important to the overall health of our body. It affects our immunity, our weight, our mood, and just about everything else in between. When I was...

10 Ways to Improve Your Gut Health… Right Now!

If you're anything like me, you're no stranger to stomach troubles. Ever feel food-baby level bloated after a big dinner? Sleepy after lunch time? Mystery stomach aches and pains that don't seem to be tied to any one specific food? You are so not alone. Even...

Healing Favorites | October

I've had the urge for quite some time now to share more about my actual day to day life on my blog. How I really live with Hashimoto's and heal, and how my job as a nutritional therapist is, and the like. But, to be perfectly honest, I'm not that exciting on a day to...

How to Cope With Feeling Left Out On A Restrictive Healing Diet

I was super #blessed to spend a long weekend with my cute, blonde Husband in Estes Park, Colorado this past week. We're huge Colorado enthusiast, lovers of hiking, and orange leaf junkies and we just don't get any of that in Texas. And with super cheap flights from...

How To Maintain Gut Health At Every Stage of Healing

I'm coming up on my eight year anniversary of first showing major symptoms of Hashimoto's, which is what eventually launched me into a gut healing journey that lasted years. Though I'm less than a decade in to diagnosed autoimmune disease, my gut health problems...

5 Ways to Distinguish Your Gut Healing from Disordered Eating

This is a guest post from my friend, Morgan Koter at Mint + Mo.  I developed an eating disorder in college and spent multiple years living a life driven by food and exercise. After overcoming the mental difficulty it took me to eat all the foods I feared for years, my...

5 Foods to Eat Weekly to Support Gut Health

Healing is a funny word as we think of it as something that only needs to be done once and it's over with. We're reminded of scraping our knee on the playground as a kid and the school nurse reassuring us that it would heal up, which it always would and we would go on...

How to Make Perfect Gut Healing Bone Broth (Recipe)

"Obsession" is a strong word with potentially negative connotation. It's typically considered unhealthy to be obsessed with something or someone. However, I'm gonna make a call here and say that my obsession with bone broth is actually pretty healthy.  I've gone from...

What’s The “Leaky Gut” Healing Time?

Talk of gut health is all around us. People finally don't look at me like I have two heads when I say "leaky gut" and everyones favorite quote from Hippocrates (Not like I had to remind you, but it's "All Disease Begins in the Gut") is thrown around so often. We're...

My Healing Story | Hashimoto’s & Leaky Gut

At the young age of 17, my life changed for what I now know was for the better. I went from being what a doctor would call was a relatively healthy child, to a statistic. Another woman doomed to deal with thyroid problems for the rest of her life, and likely struggle...

Gut Healing Acai Bowl (Paleo, AIP, Dairy Free)

I've been enamored with acai bowls ever since I saw them first pop up on my Instagram feed. As a recovered cereal and frozen yogurt addict, they seemed like the best of both world. Cold and creamy like frozen yogurt, and topped with everyones favorite breakfast fruits...

Gut Healing Guide

People used to roll their eyes at me when I told them I was “healing leaky gut”. Like it was just this woo-woo thing that I made up. And let's face it, it does sound kind of ridiculous. I could see people picturing swiss cheese size holes in someones stomach causing...

My 5 Biggest Gut Healing Mistakes

I never really thought that stomach problems were my main health issue when I first started showing autoimmune disease symptoms. It seems like everyone has digestive issues, so my stomach aches and pains felt normal. I thought my real issues were low energy, and...