Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2018"

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention reports 12% of women aged 15 to 44 have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. That’s one in eight women! The definition of infertility involves the inability to get pregnant after 12 months of unprotected sex, or 6 months if over the age of…(Read More)

Power Slaw

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Power Slaw For the Slaw:3 C diced green cabbage3 C diced red cabbage¼ C diced red onion½ C shredded carrots1 organic apple (chopped)¼ C golden raisins½ C chopped walnutsFor the Dressing:¼ C Dijon mustard¼ C apple cider vinegar¼ C extra virgin olive oil1 tbsp raw honey2 tsp fennel seeds (optional)¼ tsp cayenne pepper (or…(Read More)

Inflammation Busting Hummus 15 oz can of chickpeas (opt for BPA free can, drained with ½ C liquid saved)½ C extra virgin olive oil1/3 C fresh squeezed lemon juice1 tsp sesame oil8 cloves minced garlic2 tsp turmeric (dried)2 tsp paprika (dried)½ tsp celtic or Himalayan sea salt Combine all ingredients plus ¼ C of the…(Read More)

Secret Chocolate Pudding

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Secret Chocolate Pudding 2 ripe avocadoes (small to medium sized)¾ cup unsweetened coconut milk¼ cup maple syrup3 Tblsp natural cacoa powder1 tsp vanilla extract~80 gms 85% dark chocolateOptional garnish: pomegranate seeds (shredded coconut, cacoa nibs.) Cut avocadoes in half and scoop flesh into a blender. I used my NutriBullet, which worked great! Add the…(Read More)

Super Greens Smoothie

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Super Greens Smoothie works best in NutriBullet or MagicBullet (more milkshake-like consistency) 2 handfuls organic spinach and/or kale½ organic cucumber (peeled and sliced)1 serving vanilla collagen protein powder1 cup unsweetened coconut milk1 scoop Stevia extract powder (more or less to taste – this is very concentrated)1 Tblsp MCT oil¼ tsp xanthan or…(Read More)

Easy Asian Sesame Chicken

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Easy Asian Sesame Chicken 2 pounds chicken breasts1/3 cup wheat-free tamari2 tbsp raw honey1 / 4 cup organic tomato paste3 tbsp rice wine vinegar2-4 cloves garlic (minced)1 tbsp water1 tsp sesame oil2 tbsp minced onionLettuce cups – I like romaine or radicchio for colorFor garnish: chopped scallions & sesame seeds Place the chicken…(Read More)

Did you know that Synthroid, a medication used to treat an underactive thyroid, is one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States? And, did you know that thyroid issues impact women much more commonly than men — eight times more, in fact? We need our thyroid for energy production (wonder why you’re…(Read More)

All disease begins in the gut. (Hippocrates) When’s the last time you thought about how well your gastrointestinal tract was functioning? Or, even why it matters? The gut is your gateway to good health — treat it well and you’ll be rewarded with good health; abuse it and you may suffer the consequences (like…(Read More)