My name is Ashley, and I live in Nashville, TN with my wonderful, music loving husband, Mike, and sweet, energetic pup, Walter. I am passionate about health and wellness, both for the body and for the soul. I love to cook real, whole food, all while keeping things simple. I am also a DONA certified birth doula, and I get excited about helping mothers have healthy pregnancies and babies. I believe proper nutrition and health is essential to growing a healthy baby, having an easier pregnancy, birth, and recovery, and balancing hormones during and after pregnancy.
When it comes to eating, I don’t adhere to any strict diets or count calories. I believe in the 90/10 guideline–90% of the time eating whole, fresh, unprocessed foods and the other 10% allowing for flexibility and grace. I am able to fill my body with nourishing foods the majority of the time, yet give myself flexibility if I want a piece of chocolate or to go out to eat with friends. This has been tremendously helpful in cutting cravings, and I no longer feel restricted by what I can and can’t eat. I have found the more I fill myself with simple, nourishing foods, the more I crave them.
I earned my Bachelor’s of Science degree in 2007, and then went on to receive my holistic health coach training from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Using this knowledge, I will help you discover a healthy way of living that suits your unique body, lifestyle, preferences, and goals.
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