Alexa Schirm

Hi there, I’m Alexa!

As a nutritionist, I have a passion for helping you use real foods to create realistic changes into your life by incorporating good nutrition for the whole picture of health and wellness.

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Finding Your Self Identity

Finding Your Self Identity | simplerootswellness.com

Creating a new identity.

Sounds kind of risky doesn’t it?

To completely pick up who you are, dust it off and throw it behind you. Fully immersing yourself in a new you, a new normal, a new life.

Are you wondering if I’ve lost it?

I bring this up because I too have been challenged by this lately. In fact, months of suppressing my wants and overriding those with fears and negativity. I touched on this in my How Do You Define Joy post. With the challenge to live in the now instead of waiting for the perfect moment. Because those happen…said no one ever.

As I sit and listen to my clients talk about their hopes for their health, for their bodies and on a different note as I’ve been asked recently what my goals and dreams are for my own life, I’ve realized that we can all dream big. We all have goals and aspirations. We know what we want or maybe better said, what we’d like to have yet, we have so little faith.

We have little faith that our dreams will be achieved, that our life goals will be met, that life will work out in our favor.

Instead, we live with regret, with a sense of failure and constantly fear the what-ifs.

If you too are living there, let me ask you this, is this a rewarding life?…

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Zoodle Rosa | simplerootswellness.com

Zoodle Rosa

Remember that horrific gift my husband gave me a few years ago? Turns out, it isn’t so horrific after all. Once I was able to forgive him for buying me a kitchen gadget, dusted it off and embraced this wonder that I’ve had in my cupboard for far too long, I’ve become slightly obsessed. Okay,…

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Raspberry Rhubarb {Grain-Free} Pie

I have a confession to make. I have a secret love affair with fruit pie. Like not a joke. If I could choose one food to live off for the rest of my life, this might be it. Slightly sweet, tangy soft and gooey fruit filling stuffed inside a double crust. I mean a double…

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Weight Loss Plateau: 5 Tips To Overcome It

You’re not alone. Almost all people who have gone through a weight loss journey, at some point will hit a plateau. You start out on fire. You’re high on what you’ve accomplished and you are more excited about your new lifestyle or diet than ever before. This is what you’ve been waiting for. That life-changing…

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Bacon and Orange Balsamic Asparagus Salad

The stories never end. Never. As I sit back and ponder our married life six years in, there are quite a few observations. One is we have three kids. While I’d never change that, I also never envisioned having children by now. But that is our reality and one that I am incredibly thankful for….

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