Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family

Posts by Sarah Axtell, ND

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Sarah Axtell, ND on May 7, 2021

These are my kids’ favorite! I often double the recipe because they go quickly! Be sure to use gluten-free oats. Ingredients: Dry Ingredients 1 cup oat flour (simply process gluten-free oats in your food processor or blender and voila, you have oat flour!)3/4 cup gluten-free… Read More


5 Ways to Boost Serotonin Naturally

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 29, 2021

Low levels of serotonin can lead to depression, anxiety, PMS, pain, fatigue, binge eating, hot flashes, low sex drive, and IBS (constipation and/or diarrhea). The most common conventional treatment is antidepressants (such as SSRIs). But there are many natural ways to get your body making… Read More


Sweet and Spicy Maca Truffles

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 22, 2021

Maca is a plant native to the Andes, revered for its many nutritional and medicinal properties. Maca is a true superfood, for it is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, plant sterols, protein, and essential fatty acids. Maca provides support for hot flashes, vaginal dryness,… Read More


Brazil Nut “Parmesan” Crusted Halibut

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 22, 2021

This Brazil nut “parmesan” makes for a delicious crispy crust for fish, chicken, or tofu. The brazil nuts are an excellent source of selenium, which is “food for your thyroid.” The nutritional yeast has a savory, cheesy flavor and is a good source of energizing-B12. Read More


Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Green Goddess Dressing

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 22, 2021

Cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and brussels sprouts, shift the metabolism of estrogen, reducing the cancer-promoting potency of estrogen.   Cruciferous vegetables contain Indole-3-carbinol which turns into Diindolylmethane (DIM). DIM is an enzyme that helps to clear excess estrogen out of circulation properly… Read More



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