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I’m Ashley Pardo, and I’m on a mission to use whole foods to change your whole life.

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healing my relationship with food & my body

We cannot make sustainable change with food, our bodies, or our surrounding habits until we honestly explore and get curious about our relationship with each of them. Mindset change is not easy, but so, so worth it.

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cooking is the ultimate act of self-care

Being healthy starts with learning to cook simple foods in easy, delicious ways with approachable and practical recipes and techniques.

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how to choose the right foods for my body & health

Our health begins with properly nourishing our bodies with nutrient-dense foods. I believe in bio-individuality: each person requires different types and amounts of food to feel their best. Learn how to eat intuitively for the rest of your life!

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I’ve been known to roast vegetables. Usually, I do one single one at a time. A sheet of broccoli. Or cauliflower. Or some mini red peppers. They all do the trick. One of my favorites is brussels sprouts, which, when you char them, taste like mini potatoes. MINI POTATOES. Okay, obviously not exactly like potatoes. […]

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Today on Heart Food, Ashley is joined by her friend Chris Holt, personal trainer and CrossFit Threshold co-owner, for an honest conversation. Chris recognizes and prioritizes the importance of nutrition in his clients and in his own life. He is passionate about changing people’s lives and mindsets through the power of movement and strength.

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In this episode, I have a candid conversation with my best friend, Steph. Steph has had two kids in the past three years and openly shares about her struggles with postpartum body image and how she came back to feeling at home in her body after kids. I know so many women go through this […]

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In this episode, Ashley covers questions submitted by listeners: – How important is BMI? – How do I begin to move after being sedentary or dealing with health issues? – How do I balance my eating around others in a way that’s aligned to what I need to do for myself? – What can I […]

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There’s a lot of confusion around smoothies. And I get it. There’s an overabundance of protein powders and recipes out there. Not to mention the information surrounding when, what, how much, or why we should be having them. Most of the smoothies I see posted on Instagram or popular blogs wouldn’t be recommended by me.  But […]

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My mom, Loretta Pardo, joins me today for an honest and open conversation about our relationship and how it’s grown & improved from the time I was a child. We delve into her own relationship with food & body and how parents can speak positively to their children about eating and moving to promote a […]

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I remember the firest moment I wanted to try a juice cleanse. It was five years ago, and I was convinced I had to lose ten pounds. I didn’t need to. Not eating food and drinking five really expensive, sugar-laden, zero-fiber juices per day seemed like a smart idea at the time. Mind you, on […]

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You guys, I’m SO EXCITED to share my podcast with you! I’ve been wanting to start a podcast for-ev-er and I finally buckled down and just did it. Sidenote: just do the thing, there’s never a “right time”.  This first episode is a solo one, where I give you a quick background on me and […]

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You all know I’m a huge fan of mini meal preps & batch cooks every week. I’m not talking put-all-your-food-in-tupperwares-once-a-week and eat those. Nope. What about my mood? What about old food? What if I change my mind? It’s too much of a commitment, and I’m also NOT a fan of spending my entire Sunday […]

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When we have a troubled relationship with food, eradicating it becomes our main mission. With this common attitude, we don’t allow our relationship with food to teach us anything. We think it’s annoying, an inconvenience, the bane of our existence, a hindrance, a thorn we can simply pluck, a piece of popcorn stuck in our […]

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