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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

Honey Lime Shredded Chicken Tacos

Honey Lime  Shredded Chicken Tacos  Ingredients:  2 pounds chicken breast. Filet each breast in half  One 15 oz jar of salsa verde , or tomatillo salsa One can diced green chilis  Juice of 2 small limes 2 TBSPNs of honey One bunch fresh cilantro chopped 1 tsp garlic salt 1 tsp cumin  1 TBPN chili… read more