1. Grain-Free Granola

    One of our wonderful patients gifted us this awesome homemade grain-free granola for Christmas and it was too good not to share the recipe!! Ingredients: 1 cup dry roasted unsalted sliced almonds 2 cups unsweetened coconut chips 1 cup dry roasted unsalted sunflower seeds 1 cup raw pepitas 1 cup dry roasted pecan pieces 1/3 c walnut oil 2 tablespoons organic honey 1 tablespoon maple syrup 2 tsp van…Read More

  2. Digestive Dysfunction and The ‘Four R’ Gut Healing Program

    Sadly, over 85 percent of all adult Americans suffer from some form of intestinal problem. Suffering from these conditions causes a myriad of bodily harms, encompassing every cell and organ in the human body as the gut is key to the immune system’s response. Nutrient deficiencies, pollution, poor diet, dehydration, stress, poor sleeping habits, inflammation, lack of exercise, and certain medicat…Read More

  3. Easy Medeterranean Chicken Salad

    I make this recipe when I know we will be busy as it is so easy to grab and eat quickly! It is delicious AND healthful. It is full of healthy fats, protein and antioxidants. The protein and fat in this recipe helps to balance blood sugar and keep you full longer. Can't go wrong here! Ingredients: 1 whole rotisserie chicken, with the chicken pulled off and chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1/4 cup art…Read More

  4. Paleo Taco Casserole

    This recipe was adapted from Juli Bauer at www.paleomg.com--if you haven't checked out Juli's amazing paleo focused recipes, you must head over there for inspiration! I love LOVE one pot meals, casseroles, and really anything that blends all the ingredients of one meal into one dish. Why? Because it makes life so much easier! Plus, easier leftovers! This recipe in particular is even better on day …Read More

  5. The Importance of Nutritional Supplements

    The standard American diet, full of refined carbohydrates, sugars and lacking in essential vitamins and antioxidants can leave you deficient in many key nutrients needed to prevent chronic disease and to run all body systems effectively. While a healthy balanced diet often provides a source of vitamins and minerals, taking dietary supplements on top of your healthy diet may prove beneficial in ens…Read More

  6. The Root Cause of Nutritional Deficiencies

    Why Do I Have Nutrient Deficiencies If I Am Eating a Clean Diet? Many people today are under the impression that if they simply eat enough fruits and vegetables and supplement with vitamins, they have done all they can to stay healthy and should be able to sit back and reap the health benefits of a longer and healthier life. While eating fruits and vegetables is a great place to start, it might in…Read More

  7. Metabolic Syndrome, a Recipe for Diabetes and Heart Disease

    The incidences of type 2 diabetes (adult onset) and pre-diabetes have reached epidemic proportions in our country and worldwide. According to the 2010 United Health Report, over half of the American population will be afflicted by 2020. Currently it is estimated that 26 million Americans have type 2 diabetes, 67 million Americans have pre-diabetes, and another 60 million people are not aware that…Read More

  8. Vanilla Chia Pudding

    In need of a delicious treat that doesn't spike your blood sugar and leave your gut a mess? Enter chia pudding. When done right, this tasty treat can really fit the bill as both delicious and nutritious.  Chia seeds contain a healthy amount of fiber (11 grams in 2 tbsp!!) which can help with constipation, and high levels of anti inflammatory omega 3 fats. What's not to like?! Ingredients: 1 can l…Read More

  9. Iodine Protects Against Breast Cancer

    As a nation we are iodine deficient. In fact, some sources will say 50% or more of the adult population is deficient in this crucial nutrient.  Iodine plays an important role in the health of women’s breast tissue. In the presence of chemicals and enzymes found in breast tissue, iodine has been shown to exert a powerful antioxidant effect equivalent to vitamin C. Iodine-deficient breast tissue…Read More

  10. Grace’s Picadillo

    Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped 1 large red bell pepper, finely chopped 6 cloves of garlic 1.5 pounds of ground beef, grass fed Salt and pepper 1 15 oz can of tomato sauce 1 15 oz can of petite diced tomatoes 2 tablespoon of red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon of cinnamon 2 teaspoons of cumin 2 bay leaves Pinch of ground cloves Pinch of nutmeg 2/3 cup raisins 2/3 cup pit…Read More