Hey there!

I’m Erin Dunphy

I’m a Plant-Based Mama on a Mission, Integrative Health Coach, Motivator, and yoga pant wearing, church girl on Sundays, hype woman. Keeping it authentic since 1985.

In fact, when I was younger, I was constantly sick and the doctors would find a way to either put a band-aid on what was making me sick or prescribe another pill to try to mask it. We were never addressing the ROOT of the problem. This is WHY I am so passionate about what I do today and LOVE to serve others. I spent so many years feeling TIRED, not having ENERGY, feeling BLOATED, SUFFERING with symptoms and never really looking at what the ROOT of the cause was. Flash forward… I had reached a point in my life where I was tired of feeling sick and tired. I went with my Mom to see a naturopathic doctor, after seeing many ENTs and my regular doctors with no help, no solutions, just prescriptions and feeling hopeless.

This was where my journey into the world of health and wellness began for me. I remember the naturopathic doctor telling me… “You can give up dairy or be medicated for the rest of your life and suffer with the many symptoms you have.” You guys!! Trust me when I say… I was a MOUSE. I lived for cheese and dairy. I remember thinking to myself, as many others I have helped have thought… “There is no way I can give up cheese.” BUT I did. In fact, I gave up all dairy. I also started to transition to a vegan lifestyle. I did this in steps. I first became a pescatarian and then moved towards being a vegetarian (an unhealthy one) and then a vegan. It wasn’t until I found veganism that I found my health and what worked for my body. It wasn’t until I found veganism that I REALLY began to understand what was going into my body.

I had always wanted to be a vegan. Even from a young age and a toddler, I remember spitting the meat out (my mom recalls this as well) or I would hold onto it and hide it to give to the dogs. But my friend, honestly, just like you probably feel right now… I didn’t believe I could do it.

Currently...

I’m probably sipping on Kombucha or a Matcha Green Tea Latte (Depends on the Weather… If Ya Know Ya Know) and nerding out on ways I can help Y-O-U eat, live and move well.

Ya wanna know what gets me going? Making people feel great and simplifying the adventure of going plant-based! Trust me, I did it alone and I know the journey can sometimes feel daunting and lonely… So before you throw all your fresh produce to the bunnies and squirrels and grab for convenience, let me be the one to hold your hand and reassure you of your strength and how capable you are.

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A FEW OF THE THINGS I ANSWER TO:

Boss Babe

Mama

When people think my business is a hobby, I tell them I’m a CEO of a multi-million dollar empire. 

A title I wore through our struggle to become parents. Even though my baby girl said “Dada” first, this title is the one I’m most proud of. 

Babe

Role Model

It’s weird when Drew calls me by my name. We’re just “babe” to one another. Cue the pet name jokes.

Trust when I say, I am NOT a model but I wear the title “Role model” with tons of pride and I smile with my eyes like Tyra taught me to.

Influencer

Role Model

A term that makes me cringe, however, as a true believer that we all have influence, I can get behind it and rock it.

Only "Jen" to my closest family and friends— this nickname is reserved for people who have known me for decades!

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My friends, I am here to tell you… Nothing in the world is worth feeling sick over. If we do not have our health and our bodies are not functioning optimally, we have nothing. Additionally, if you are not living authentically and being true to you and your beliefs, then you are not truly living. I have now been vegan for about 17 years and gluten free for about 13 years (honestly, I’ve lost track of the time).

I felt instant relief from my suffering and I lost about 20 pounds in a short amount of time, just by eliminating dairy and changing my lifestyle choices with food, while becoming aware of my body. It took time to get to where I felt like I was living in MY body again, but making this shift was HUGE for me. It was scary at first (more-so for my loved ones and family members), but it was so empowering to take back my health and realize that only I had the key to making me feel better. THAT is WHY I do what I do. I was so tired of not feeling or being HEARD. I was so tired of walking around with a low self-esteem because I was holding onto weight I couldn’t shed. I was tired of feeling awful and sick ALL the time. I was tired of making all of my choices for everyone else and not me. So many of us don’t even know how amazing our bodies are designed to feel. Educating myself, taking time to know what I was nourishing my body with, changed everything for me. Learning how to nourish YOUR body and understanding what


I went along with eating meat because, at the time, it felt easier, it was what I knew, and I fit in. I felt awful, but I fit in. Truth be told, eating animals never felt right for me. I loved them, so how could I eat them? Something had to change

I had always wanted to be a vegan. Even from a young age and a toddler, I remember spitting the meat out (my mom recalls this as well) or I would hold onto it and hide it to give to the dogs. But my friend, honestly, just like you right now… I didn’t believe I could do it.

I DIDN’T ALWAYS HAVE IT TOGETHER… I WAS CHRONICALLY SICK, TIRED, OVERWEIGHT AND RUN DOWN… NO, SERIOUSLY, MY IMMUNE SYSTEM WAS A MESS…

As I dove further and further down the rabbit hole of the wellness world, I also found yoga and we were a perfect match! After my meet-cute with yoga at a local Lululemon, I started yoga teacher training. Little did I know that free class would inspire and spark a new branch of my journey to wellness and helping others. I quickly took to yoga and fell in love with its many health benefits and how it felt in my body. I trained with YogaWorks and received my 500-hour teacher training certificate. I have been teaching yoga for years now and I love it! I studied a separate branch of yoga, called Urban Zen, and completed Level 1 training for self-care from YogaWorks. I used this training to help utilize different modalities in my yoga classes. I believe that yoga transforms the mental attitude and helps us to be able to be better people and more present in our lives. It helps us learn how to take care of ourselves and how to let go. It also provides us the tools to practice self-care. Yoga is health. It is a way to connect with others and oneself on a whole new level.

Over the years, I have helped countless people switch to cleaner and healthier lifestyles and I am thrilled to now be an Integrative Health Coach, thanks to the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Having these tools allows me to equip you with the same tools and implement them into your busy life!


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Educator, Digital Marketer, Podcaster, Hype-woman, Overachiever, Mama and BFF who brings the snacks. I'm glad you're here. Now let's get to work.

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1. LAST MEAL STATUS:

Joi Cafe's "Chicken" Alfredo

2. THE BEST TITLE I HAVE:
  

a. Health Coach
b. Plant-Based Guru
c. Boss Babe
d. Yogi
e. Other

Mama

3. MY GO-TO OUTFIT IS:

a. A comfy sun dress & western boots
b. Anything from Target
c. Yoga pants and a shirt
d. All of the above

4. IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, IT WOULD BE:

Maui, HI

6. A DAY OFF LOOKS LIKE:

Bairre snuggles + a fun adventure

7. MOST LIKELY TO BINGE WATCH:

a. Outlander
b. Fixer Upper (Chip & Jo)
c. Poldark
d. Downton Abbey
e. All of the above


8. SOMEDAY I WANT TO:

Write a book!

9. I AM DEATHLY AFRAID OF:

a. Spiders
b. Sharks
c. Ticks
d. The dark
e. b & c


10. FAVORITE MOVIE (ON REPEAT)

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Pride + Prejudice




5. IF I’M DRINKING… AND IT’S RARE:

a. Champagne
b. Mojito
c. Vegan Pina Colada
d. Margarita
e. c or d

Fruity, please!

Keira Knightley + Matthew Macfadyen, style!

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Getting where I am today, took me 18 years. Here's a glance into my journey.

2003

STARTED MY JOUNEY TO HEAL MYSELF

TOOK CONTROL OF MY HEALTH + STARTED ELIMINATING THINGS FROM MY DIET

GAVE UP ON NOT GETTING ANSWERS FROM THE MEDICAL WORLD AND WENT TO A NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR MY MOM FOUND

GRADUATED FROM CALABASAS HIGH SCHOOL

best decision
 ever.

2004

STARTED JOB AT CBS/KCAL

WORKED 5 JOBS AND WAS FULL-TIME IN SCHOOL AT SMC COMPLETING MY GE'S

2005

STARTED MY STUDIES AT CSUN TO MAJOR IN BROADCAST JOURNALISM WITH A MINOR IN SOCIOLOGY

BEGAN TO DIVE INTO MY LONG-TERM DREAM OF BECOMING A VEGAN, GETTING HEALTHY AND SAVING ANIMALS.

2014

shoot 30 weddings

WON WISCONSIN BRIDE BEST OF WEDDINGS

HAD 1,184 INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS

SPOKE AT MY FIRST WORKSHOP

HIT 6-FIGURES FOR THE FIRST TIME 

loved this shoot!

2015

shoot 16 weddings

WON WISCONSIN BRIDE BEST OF WEDDINGS

HIT 10K FOLLOWERS ON INSTAGRAM

TOOK MY FIRST ONLINE COURSE EVER

STARTED MY EMAIL LIST

LAUNCHED MY FIRST ONLINE COURSE... THE JENNA KUTCHER COURSE 

2016

shoot 16 weddings

WON WISCONSIN BRIDE BEST OF WEDDINGS

CREATED MY SECOND COURSE

LAUNCHED THE GOAL DIGGER PODCAST 

HAD OUR FIRST MISCARRIAGE

this is when things started to change...

that course name tho!

2017

join my first mastermind

HIT 100K ON INSTAGRAM

DID MY FIRST 6-FIGURE LAUNCH

HAD OUR SECOND MISCARRIAGE

SHOT 8 WEDDINGS 

2018

shoot my last wedding ever

HOSTED MY FIRST MASTERMIND

MOVED TO MINNESOTA

HAD BABY COCO (12/16/2018) 

NAMED AERIE REAL ROLE MODEL 

this is when things started to change...

2020

hit 50 mllion download on the poadcast

HIT 1 MILLION MONTHLY VIEWS ON PINTEREST 

HIT 900K ON INSTAGRAM 

MY AERIE CAMPAIGN PHOTOS IN TIMES SQUARE

2019

Spent a year beign a mama

WENT VIRAL ON THE INTERNET 

DID 7.5 MILLION IN TOTAL SALES 

AFFILIATED FOR A COURSE FOR THE FIRST TIME

SPENT A MONTH IN FIJI, AUS, NZ 

SPENT TIME IN HAWAII 

aloha vibes

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-2021

My Road Map

BECAME A PESCATARIAN (ONLY EATING FISH OCCASSIONALLY)

CONTINUED TO ELIMINATE FOODS. WAS AN UNHEALTHY VEGETARIAN.

QUIT EVERYTHING AND WENT VEGAN

ME AND MY OLD JACK LALANNE JUICER BECAME BESTIES

MEET THE mamabairre TEAM

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Making Office Life Easy + Organized

Erin

AKA Boss Baby

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Making Office Life Easy & Organized

Will I Break Into a Jason Mraz Song? Possible!

I Want You to Have It All - My Favs, That is!

What does a Plant-Based, Working Mama, LA-Native who left her heart in Maui like? This 16 year vegan has tried a lot of plant-based products over the years and this is where I share with you what I LOVE! Just another way I help you take the guess-work out of going plant-based and to make your life healthier overall!

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My go-to vegan products, to make switching to plant-based that much easier and tastier too

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I'M ERIN DUNPHY.

Plant-Based Mama on a mission. Integrative Health Coach. Motivator. Detail-loving overachiever. Plant food nerd. Down-to-Earth yogi and meditator. Self-care, self-love and "me time" advocate. Determined, driven and slightly stubborn. Passionate to help and serve others. Open book… to a fault. BFF that listens, supports, uplifts and is always down for the cause. Truth Seeker and speaker. Jesus follower.

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