Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family

Posts by Sarah Axtell, ND

Cauliflower Fritters

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 12, 2021

These cauliflower fritters are so easy and sure to be a family favorite. Eat them as a side for dinner or as a low carb alternative to hashbrowns for breakfast. My kids like to dip them in ketchup. I like to dip them in this… Read More


Melatonin- Not Just for Sleep

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 24, 2021

We classically think of melatonin as a trusty sleep-aid. And it is! But there are so many other benefits, notably improving ovarian function, supporting gut function, and acting as a potent antioxidant. Melatonin and the Reproductive System Melatonin is produced in the pineal gland… Read More


Ashwagandha for Your Brain

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 15, 2021

Ashwagandha is one of the most common herbs we recommend here at Lakeside. It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for more than 3000 years to rejuvenate and revitalize the body. It is an adaptogenic herb, meaning it helps the body adapt by normalizing physiological… Read More


5 Best Herbs for Menopause

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 3, 2021

If you are a woman in your 40’s or 50’s and experiencing hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, low libido, and/or debilitating changes in your menstrual cycle…suffer no more! These changes are due to a drop in progesterone and estrogen, and this hormonal shift can… Read More


Super-Food Synergy: Optimal Food Pairings

By Sarah Axtell, ND on May 21, 2021

You are what you eat…but you are also what you absorb! Below are easy food pairings that will improve your absorption of nutrients and enhance the effectiveness of antioxidants. Optimize your nutrition with these 5 easy food pairings. Plant-Based Iron and Vitamin C Spinach and… Read More


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



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