Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family

Posts by Sarah Axtell, ND

Chocolate Collagen Protein Balls

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 8, 2018

These make for a quick midday pick-me-up when you are craving something sweet. The collagen powder will help stabilize your blood sugar, keeping you full and energized all afternoon. And not to mention the collagen will do wonders for your hair, skin, and joints. Enjoy!… Read More


Telomeres: Markers of Aging

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 22, 2018

Telomeres are timekeepers in your cells. They are end caps of DNA strands that protect our genetic information. Picture the plastic ends of your shoelaces. In the same way, these plastic ends protect your shoelaces from fraying, telomeres protect genetic information. They allow cells… Read More


Adrenal Fatigue: The Road to Recovery

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 21, 2018

The adrenal glands are the organs that sit just above the kidneys that regulate stress and energy patterns. The adrenal glands can become impaired after periods of prolonged stress, resulting in a deficiency of important hormones, such as cortisol. This is often referred to as… Read More


Paleo Pad Thai with Chicken

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 21, 2018

This is a healthy twist on an all-time favorite- Pad Thai. Traditional pad thai is laden with sugar and carbs. This is a guilt-free version that the whole family will enjoy (not spicy so it’s kid-friendly!) Enjoy! Ingredients 4 medium zucchinis, spiralized (time saver-… Read More


Glowing Green Smoothie

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 11, 2018

To achieve that radiant and youthful glow, try this “Glowing Green Smoothie.” Ingredients: 8-12 oz. Unsweetened coconut or almond milk 1-2 tbsp Collagen powder 1 scoop Plant-based protein powder 2 tsps Matcha green tea powder ½-1 Banana (frozen or fresh) Handful Kale ¼-1/2 Avocado… Read More


Grapefruit and Arugula Salad with Avocado

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 11, 2018

“To age well, we must eat well.” This salad is one of the recipes I included in my “Anti-Aging” workshop. It is packed full of antioxidants. The ruby red grapefruit is an excellent source of vitamin C, which promotes collage production. In addition… Read More


Nourish Your Skin: Creamy Avocado Lime Dip

By Sarah Axtell, ND on February 11, 2018

This dip is a bright lift to a dark and wintry day. Avocados are a great source of healthy monounsaturated fats as well as vitamin E, one of the most important nutrients for the skin, protecting it from oxidative damage. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble… Read More



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