Avocado Egg Salad

Take your classic egg salad and give it a flavor and nutrient boost.  Avocado Egg Salad is a delightful surprise for the taste buds.

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Fermented Radishes

I’ve never really been a fan of radishes…until I let them ferment.  Now, I can’t get enough of these little crunchy gems.  Add them to salads, lettuce wraps, or just eat them straight out of the jar!

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Granola

I have been making this granola every month for 25 of the 27 years that Dr. Jerry and I have been married.  It’s a staple at our house, a necessity that we always have in the pantry.  We even give it to our neighbors at Christmas time! Dr. Duggar probably has granola at least 5…

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How to Build a Support System for Healing

You may be new to functional medicine or holistic health care practices or you may be a long-time user of natural remedies.  Where ever you are on that spectrum, everyone needs a group of people who support you as you fight to heal yourself in natural ways. We happen to live in a community that…

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Keeping Cilantro Fresh

I love using fresh herbs in my kitchen creations.  It just seems like everything tastes better, smells better and even looks better with fresh cut herbs.  I grow a lot of my own fresh herbs but there are those that I haven’t been able to grow very well or grow enough of.  One of those…

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Elderberry Syrup

One of our favorite home remedies is Elderberry syrup. Researchers in Switzerland and Italy have discovered that the elderberry may have been cultivated by prehistoric man. There are also recipes for elderberry-based medications in the records dating as far back as Ancient Egypt where some Ancient Egyptians even had the tincture buried with them. Historians,…

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Our Top Wellness Gift Ideas

Sometimes when we are making changes to our lifestyle we need new tools to make it possible to get the results that we are looking for.

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Holiday Hacks for Joyful Gatherings

This year try some of these Holiday Hacks to help your festivities be less stressful and more joyful! For many of us, the holiday season (Thanksgiving through the New Year) involves endless lists of things to do, calendars bursting with events, and feelings of overwhelm.  With all that and more the holidays lend themselves to…

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Planning a Healthy Holiday Menu

Food is an essential part of our everyday lives.  Food is responsible for the on-going building and repairing that our body requires.  Often food is the centerpiece of celebration, especially our holiday traditions.  It is my goal to provide a holiday menu that will not only be delicious but it will also nourish my guests. …

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Get Squashed- The Benefits of Eating More Squash

Fall brings with it a wealth of nutrient dense winter squash. Some varieties include: Pumpkin, Acorn, Butternut, Hubbard and Spaghetti. These beautifully colored squash are rich in beta-carotene.

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