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Pickled Vegetables

When we think of pickling, cucumbers most often come to mind.  They were in fact known as Cleopatra’s “secret” for beautiful skin.  But, if you’ve visited any trendy restaurant in the last couple of years, I’m sure you’re well aware that pickled vegetables, and even fruits, have made quite […]

By |August 24th, 2015|Food, Recipes, Snacks|Comments Off on Pickled Vegetables

6 Things You Need to Know About the Microbes in Your Gut

The bacteria in your gut can be one of your strongest allies in getting healthy…or it can be one of your worst enemies. Most of my clients don’t realize it, but what they eat and how they live are changing the makeup of their gut bacteria.
Exciting new studies are […]

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    Don’t Fear Fat – Choose the Right Types to Prevent Cancer

Don’t Fear Fat – Choose the Right Types to Prevent Cancer

I can’t tell you the number of clients who come to me afraid of fat.  They’re afraid of fat and they’re not alone.  Fat has long been deemed the enemy, becoming one of the most misunderstood and misrepresented macronutrients within our standard western diet. Based on this confusion, questionably-colored, […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Features, Food, Health, Healthy Tips|Comments Off on Don’t Fear Fat – Choose the Right Types to Prevent Cancer

Peaches – The Savory & The Sweet

I like my fruit to meet its opposite.  Pairing sweet with savory entertains my taste buds and makes plant based dishes never get old.  But, in my household, fruit on salads and in savory dishes goes over just about as well as Meatless Monday does (not well at all)!  This […]

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Have You Been Eating These 10 Banned Foods?

“In the 21st century, our taste buds, brain chemistry, biochemistry, hormones, and kitchens have been hijacked by the food industry.” – Mark Hyman, American physician, scholar, and author.

Here is some real food for thought.

Imagine a world where people have stood up and agreed that certain toxins and chemicals should […]

By |August 11th, 2015|Features, Health, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Have You Been Eating These 10 Banned Foods?

Roasted Sweet Potato Bites w/ Chickpea & Cilantro

I’m going to let you in on a big bummer in my life.  My fiance is one of those indivduals predisposed to hate cilantro, he  can’t stand it!  This stinks for me, because I’m naturally inclined to want add it to just about everything.  While he, along with millions […]

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Roasted Fig & Honey Millet Porridge

Millet is becoming one of my go-to grains. It’s gluten free and high in protein and magnesium. It’s deliciously nutty and surprisingly creamy when cooked, which is just what I love first thing in the morning. It’s really perfect as a porridge alternative and the unique flavor gets your […]

By |August 9th, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes|Comments Off on Roasted Fig & Honey Millet Porridge

Roasted Broccoli Rabe, Avocado Egg Tostada w/ Chimichurri

Reposted from Canelle Vanille’s beautiful site (www.canellevanille.com)

Serves 4

For the chimichurri
This recipe makes more than you will need. Keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. It’s great for meat, fish and eggs.

Ingredients:

1 cup fresh parsley
1/2 cup fresh cilantro
3 garlic cloves, peeled
1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 […]

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Alcohol Impact…Good or Bad?

I’m frequently asked how important it is to cut back on alcohol intake.  Ultimately, I want you to enjoy life, but a night of drinking shouldn’t ruin it.  If you suffer from adrenal fatigue, you have to remember that alcohol and coffee are the two largest inhibitor’s to healthy […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Features, Healthy Tips|Comments Off on Alcohol Impact…Good or Bad?

Gluten Free Herbed Chicken Schnitzel with Cauliflower Rice

My most frequent recipe requests are for family friendly dinners and I completely understand why.  I feel your pain, I have a family to feed myself.  I often commiserate on Instagram the tribulations of pleasing four kids. It’s no easy task, add gluten free into the mix and you […]

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