The Chartered Wellness Blog

What Is A Gut-Healing Diet? (And Do You Need One?)

It seems like recently, gut health is all the rage on the internet. There are always articles coming across my feed like “10 steps to heal your gut”, or “the best gut-healthy recipes”, or “the top 3 gut healing supplements”.

While these articles can be helpful, I thought it might be useful to take a step back and explore the basics in more detail. Let’s look at the big picture and talk about why you’d need to heal your gut in the first place, why gut health is essential, and which diets are most commonly used to improve gut health and how you’d know which is right for you.

A Complete Guide To Bone Broth

Does it seem like bone broth is popping up more often in your feed or on specialty food shelves? Curious about what the deal with it is and where it came from all the sudden? Well, you’re in luck, because I put together a convenient FAQ all about bone broth – including what it is, how it’s different from stock, and what are the health benefits. Here are my answers to your most pressing bone broth questions.

Mexican Chocolate Mousse

Have you ever had a Mexican hot chocolate? They’re delicious! It’s a dark, rich, warm chocolate with cinnamon and cayenne that add a depth of flavor that makes it something really special. This dessert tastes like if that drink was a healthy chocolate mousse.

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The Best Natural Supplements for Anxiety

Anxiety is more common than you’d think and it can be a tough thing to deal with every day. Diet and lifestyle interventions can be incredibly helpful, but that’s not always enough.

Here’s my list of the 9 best supplements I recommend to clients who are struggling with anxiety and need some extra help.

Roasted Garlic + Cauliflower Soup

I’m going to address the elephant in the room: It’s pretty near impossible to get cauliflower soup to look sexy in a picture. It just is.

Ok now that’s out of the way, please don’t let its drab appearance put you off from making it – it honestly is delicious!

4 Ways To Manage Anxiety Naturally

Anxiety is something we’ve all experienced at one point or another. It’s frustrating and stressful, but it’s normal and usually situational, so it resolves itself before too long. But when anxiety becomes a chronic, unrelenting part of our lives, it can be absolutely debilitating.

Banana Bread Pudding

Have you ever craved dessert but were too lazy to go to the store, so you threw together some random ingredients you already had in your kitchen and crossed your fingers that it turned out edible? Welcome to every weekend at my house.

If It’s Not Healthy, You Can’t Eat It [and other lies the internet tells you]

If you look on the internet for health advice, which most of us do at some point or another, you’ll likely see it suggested that in order to be healthy, one requirement is to never eat food that’s “unhealthy”.

Depending on who you ask, that could mean no ice cream, cookies, candy, chips, crackers, cheese, meat, anything with gluten, anything with sugar, anything with carbs, anything with fat, or processed food.

Red Pepper + Artichoke Dip

For this appetizer, I took three of my favorite things: red peppers, artichoke hearts, and leeks, and turned them into a delicious dip that’s a little savory, a little tangy, a little salty, and a lot amazing.

It’s delicious served room temp or cold, and it’s the perfect app for pretty much any occasion any time of year.