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Coconutty Beans and Greens Stew

By Sarah Axtell, ND onJanuary 27, 2023

This is such a nourishing winter dish. It contains the Holy Trinity of Immunity- garlic, ginger, and onion. High in fiber and packed full of cleansing greens- you can’t go wrong with this stew. Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 2 plum tomatoes, chopped 3… Read More


Quinoa Stuffing with Kale, Apples, and Walnuts

By Sarah Axtell, ND onJanuary 14, 2023

Quinoa Stuffing Gut health tip: Sometimes quinoa can be difficult to digest, resulting in bloating. Soak your quinoa in water and 1 TBSP apple cider vinegar for at least an hour (I often soak it overnight). Then rinse well before cooking it. This will help… Read More


Preventing Heart Disease with Diet and Supplements

By Sarah Axtell, ND onJanuary 14, 2023

Inflammation is at the root cause of heart disease. Elevated insulin, elevated blood sugar, inflammatory trans fats, and homocysteine (an inflammatory protein in the blood) irritate and inflame the lining of our blood vessels, or the endothelium. This initiates the process of coronary artery disease.  Recent… Read More


Reishi: The Mushroom of Immortality

By Sarah Axtell, ND onJanuary 5, 2023

Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum) is a medicinal mushroom that is often referred to the “mushroom of immortality” as it has traditionally been used to promote longevity and support overall health and vitality. Here are some benefits Reishi: Immune support: This study shows… Read More


7 Tips for Weight Loss

By Sarah Axtell, ND onJanuary 5, 2023

1. Stick to whole foods with minimal ingredient lists. If you are buying food out of a package, immediately turn it around and read the ingredients. A food may only be 100 calories but it may contain a whole host of inflammatory ingredients, such… Read More



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