Many of you may know Erin-- the fabulous Pharm D that worked in our office a few years back. Erin is a phenomenal gal and we embarked on the journey into natural medicine around the same time. As we both Read more
If you are like me -- you are just starting to realize why it is important to add supplements to your diet. Even if we are eating a clean, healthy and unprocessed diet; the mineral content of the soil Read more
This cold and flu season is still upon us and unfortunately, many patients are still being plagued by these nasty viral symptoms. Here are a few tips to try if you feel like you are coming down with something.
Of Read more
Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup avocado oil or extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp local honey
1/3 cup blackberries
Process all the ingredients together in a blender and then season with ground pepper and sea salt
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This stuff is a must -- If you read labels these days you will be hard pressed to find a mayonnaise or salad dressing that doesn't contain some type of vegetable oil. Even the commercial mayos that advertise to Read more
So I got a little wicked crazy this weekend and decided to splurge on some pizza. We do gluten-free carry out around here sometimes, but my future son-in-law inspired me to make my own cauliflower pizza crust. He made Read more
Here's a throwback post that is certainly appropriate for this October weekend. This smoothie matches the season and will be a great way to start the lovely fall day.
Thanks to Smoothie Queen Amy for this great recipe
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Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread
So I have been struggling with gluten-free baking because honestly -- I've never been good at baking!! Then when I try to modify recipes using flours I'm not familiar with, it just makes a perfect storm of Read more
Sure, we would all love to buy everything we eat organic and process free, but who can afford that in today’s economic times. I struggle with the issue of spending so much on food especially if it isn’t all eaten before it goes bad. If you are buying veggies on a budget, try to go organic for the Dirty Dozen foods. These top 12 are known to be grown with the most pesticides. The rest you can probably get by not buying organic. Regardless, any fruit or vegetable (organic or not) is still better than that McDonald’s cheeseburger so don’t spend too much time worrying!
This is a great clip on the dangers of the top 4 personal care product ingredients that we really should avoid. I had no idea that the average woman puts up to 300 chemicals on her body before she leaves the house in the morning. Failing to remember that the skin is the body’s largest organ, we forget that we absorb what our skin contacts. I think Christa states that it enters our bloodstream in like 24 seconds—now that’s scary. I am still primarily focused on what I am eating and putting into my body on my own personal health journey. This clip kicks it up a notch to a whole new level. And YES–I do use coconut oil as a moisturizer but haven’t tried it on the booty yet! Talk about a whole new level——-EEK!
Be sure to visit Sean Croxton’s site http://www.undergroundwellness.com
and Christa Orecchio’s site http://www.thewholejourney.com
Remember—visit the skindeep site to rank your favorite products and substitute some cleaner ones.