Real Food Ramen

As kids both Dr. Jerry and I had our share of Ramen Noodles and other stuff that will remain unmentioned for now 🙂 When our kids came along, there was no way we were going to bring that stuff into our house.  That idea worked for a lot of years…until our teenaged kids started going…

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Top Benefits of Cauliflower

As a member of the cruciferous family cauliflower contains an array of nutrients including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytochemicals, and fiber. Cauliflower has gone from being a “boring” vegetable to being one of the hottest veggies on the market.  From “mashed-potatoes” “rice” and even “pizza crust” cauliflower is making its place in the veggie world as…

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Lemon Tart Smoothie

You put what in your smoothie?  This amazing new addition to many of our smoothies still takes people by surprise…it’s cauliflower! This is a great way to dump in nutrients without adding any weird new flavors to your favorite smoothie recipes.

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Mashed Cauliflower

You say potatoes, I say no thank you. I’ve been avoiding  potatoes for a while now. It initially started as an attempt to improve my digestion by avoiding heavy-starch (a.k.a sugar) that always seemed to upset my tummy after a meal that included potatoes. Then I learned about the nightshade family (more on that coming…

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Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower is a healthy, quick and easy dinner side that takes minimal effort to prepare and is huge on flavor and versatility.  Roasted Cauliflower can be prepared with any of your favorite seasonings.  You can make basic roasted cauliflower with just a little sea salt, parmesan roasted cauliflower or our favorite spiced roasted cauliflower…

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Riced Cauliflower

Riced cauliflower is a great alternative for people who have trouble digesting grains and are choosing to eat a paleo friendly diet. You can use riced cauliflower in any recipe that calls for cooked rice or quinoa.  Try making that replacement in these favorites: Bacon Fried Rice Chicken Broccoli Casserole Chicken Lettuce Wraps Bean Salad

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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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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins- Grain and Nut Free

Do you have overripe bananas hanging out in the corner of your countertop? If so that’s excellent!  Get ready to sink your teeth into the most delicious grain-free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. This recipe is grain-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly, low-FODMAP and dairy-free (if using dairy-free chocolate chips such as Enjoy Life). These muffins will cure any…

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Understanding and Overcoming Fatigue

The underlying principles of functional medicine work on such a basic level of physiology that when we apply them carefully it is quite possible to help patients suffering from a wide variety of conditions and imbalances.  In fact, it seems that on a weekly basis I’m sitting down with a new patient who has been…

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Food Rules – An Eaters Manual

Dr. Jerry originally wrote this post in 2010.  The content of the book may have been really simple but at the same time eye opening.  This classic advice might be more important today, considering the national rate of both disease and obesity has continued to increase over the last 9 years. Let’s see why Dr.…

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