4th of July Picnic Essentials

It’s time to celebrate Independence Day and as far as I can tell no celebration is complete without food! Whether you’re off to the lake, celebrating in your backyard or packing up a picnic include these amazingly delicious, always nutritious, and crowd pleasing essential recipes in your plan.

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10 Minutes to Health

Today’s lifestyle doesn’t allow much room for healthy habits. This is where “Ten-Minutes-a-Day-to-Better-Health” comes in. In all my years of practice, I have come to learn that it’s impossible for people to make dramatic lifestyle changes that last. Instead, I recommend the best way to make lasting change is through small baby steps that eventually…

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Dairy Free Ricotta

Going dairy free can be hard for many because they feel like they will miss out on many of their favorite foods. For me going dairy free has meant going without a tummy ache and that is something I’ll sacrifice missing out on some of my favorite foods for. Lasagne was one of those favorite…

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You Can’t Beat Beets

Beets are packed with essential vitamins, minerals and plant compounds that have medicinal properties.  You either love beets or hate them but in my opinion veggies need a second, third or even fourth chance before you add them to your, “I’ll-never-eat-that-veggie-list.” Beets make the best Easter egg dye, but that’s not even on the list…

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No-Mato Sauce

Many of our patients follow an AIP (autoimmune paleo) diet. We have many recipes in our protocol for them, but this recipe is great for those who don’t necessarily need to avoid tomatoes because they are from the night-shade family. many people can’t handle the acidity of tomatoes so this is a perfect recipe to…

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Nourishing the Body Machine: Nutrition has a price.

Can you imagine a trip to the grocery store? Of course, you can. It’s not that hard to remember the last time you visited the grocery store, now is it? I would like to share the story of a particular trip for me that turned out to be anything less than ordinary. This trip actually…

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Super Power Porridge

Prebiotics come from the plant foods that we eat and are a type of indigestible, insoluble, fiber.   This specific type of fiber is called oligosaccharides or inulin.  Prebiotics withstand the digestive enzymes and gastric acids of the stomach without being broken down and enter into the intestinal tract where they become nutrient sources for the…

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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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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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