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Easy Crockpot Taco Filling

Ingredients: 3 Tbsp taco seasoning. I use Primal Palate brand. 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 3 Tbsp tomato paste 2 lbs ground beef Instructions: Add the beef, taco seasoning, salt, pepper, and tomato paste to the crockpot. Use a spoon to mix up the ingredients and break up the meat. Cook on low for… read more

Pizza Fritatta

On weekends, I like to take more time to make breakfast. I typically have smoothies most weekdays because they are quick and nutrient dense, but by the weekend I am ready to chew my food. This recipe tastes just like pizza to me because of the sun-dried tomatoes! But, of course, without all the carbs.… read more

Instant Pot Chicken Vegetable Soup

Do you have an instant pot and want a quick weeknight meal that uses up the leftover veggies and protein from your fridge?? Then this recipe is for you! If you don’t have an instant pot, check them out here–think pressure cooker + slow cooker + rice cooker in one! Time saving to say the… read more

Sleep Hygiene and Disease Prevention

The Importance of Quality Sleep We all feel better after a good nights sleep, right? Your brain feels sharper, your energy is better and your mood is more stable. Unfortunately, 20% of adults and 50% of seniors have difficulty falling asleep. There are now over 100 sleep disorder diagnoses. The major causes include anxiety, menopause,… read more

Sausage and Kale Soup-Instant Pot

Everyone loves a quick and tasty soup recipe right?? I made this last night in less than 30 minutes from start to finish. I used a pre-made bagged organic salad kit to serve with it, but threw out the dressing and used my own clean version.  Tessemae and Primal Kitchen make great clean dressings if… read more

Eating an Alkaline Diet to MAXIMIZE Bone Health

Last month we talked about the nutrients that are important to consume for healthy bones. Remember the “stars of the show” calcium and vitamin D, but the “supporting cast” contains over 15 other nutrients also important in maintaining bone health. Let’s talk this month about the importance of a properly balanced pH and its effect… read more

A Cure for Snoring (Obstructive Sleep Apnea)

Beware, SNORING, may be a telltale sign that your sleep is not restorative and healthy!!!  Snoring is very often associated with a condition called  obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Did you know that sleep apnea may be associated with conditions such as hypertension or high blood pressure, heart disease, atrial fibrillation and hormonal imbalances?  It is… read more

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

Two-thirds of people in the Western world are overweight, and one-third of those are obese by definition. Fasting is a time tested tool that has been used for generations, dating back to our ancestors. At it’s very core, fasting helps to burn body fat. Fat is just ‘stored energy’, and fasting helps to utilize that… read more