Chickpea Flour Savory Pancakes (Recipe)

Chickpea Flour Savory Pancakes (Recipe)

Pancakes can easily derail your diet- they are a source of sugar and simple carbs and are typically topped with even more sugar (syrup and fruit), leading to a blood sugar spike and crash. Next time you have the craving for pancakes, try this savory pancake instead! They require one slightly out of the ordinary ingredient[…]

New Year’s Intentions (Not Resolutions)

New Year’s Intentions (Not Resolutions)

I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. You set this vague intention not because the time is right for that change but because an artificial “new beginning” is nigh and social pressure tells you you should. Or maybe it’s because the holidays are over so you have no excuses left about how busy[…]

Chocolate Fudge Protein Brownies (Recipe)

Chocolate Fudge Protein Brownies (Recipe)

Whenever my friend group has a food-centric gathering, it’s a bit of a culinary challenge.  We have a vegan, a gluten-free vegetarian, and three paleo-ish mostly gluten free omnivores. I try to limit sugar and avoid simple carbs. When I bring a dish I prefer everyone to be able to eat it, but sometimes coming[…]

Self Care for When You Feel Like Giving Up

Self Care for When You Feel Like Giving Up

(or are just having a really tough time) Self care can be elusive – it often gets last priority over the rest of your endless to do list. It doesn’t seem important… until it is. Until there is an unexpected crisis, until things build up and you realize you’ve been firing on all cylinders and[…]

Ultimate Immunity Booster: Turmeric Milk Latte (Recipe)

Ultimate Immunity Booster: Turmeric Milk Latte (Recipe)

Cold and flu season is upon us. Whether you’re wanting to boost your immune system to prevent illness or shorten the length of a cold you already have, this recipe is a sure way to increase your anti-oxidant consumption and boost your immune system. Ounce for ounce, herbs and spices are some of the most[…]

Are Your Emotions Taking Over?

Are Your Emotions Taking Over?

“You shouldn’t be angry about this.” “I don’t want to feel sad right now.” “I don’t want jealousy in my relationship.” “I’m not going to let this get to me.” Often we try to control or dictate what we feel, or, worse yet, what other people feel. It’s not hard to see why – some of[…]

4 Steps to Changing Your Health Habits Forever

4 Steps to Changing Your Health Habits Forever

The word “health” gets thrown around a lot. It’s used so often it has almost become meaningless. It’s plastered all over products in the grocery store, and it’s used to sell everything from supplements to gym memberships. Health is this nebulous goal we all seem to be trying for but never quite achieving. We often[…]

Welcome to Health by Storm

Welcome to Health by Storm

Welcome to my blog! We’ll be covering a lot of ground here – first and foremost I’m a mental health counselor, so I’ll be sharing a lot of information about how to obtain happiness and mental health in everyday life. I’ll offer tips and thoughts on how to maintain a life you are proud of[…]