Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family


Peanut Butter Avocado Smoothie

By Sarah Axtell, ND on November 18, 2016

Think beyond guacamole! The uses for avocado are endless. I’ve made it into chocolate mousse, and I frequently add it to smoothies to make it extra creamy and filling. This smoothie contains not only avocado but also peanut butter. The good fat content… Read More

Buckwheat Pie with Kale and Mushrooms

By Sarah Axtell, ND on November 11, 2016

Buckwheat is rich in minerals (particularly magnesium), vitamins, and antioxidants. In fact, when compared to quinoa, buckwheat has almost 10 times more antioxidants. Like quinoa, buckwheat is not actually a true grain, but it is a seed rich in protein. Buckwheat is considered… Read More

Kale Salad with Green Tahini Dressing

By Sarah Axtell, ND on September 10, 2016

Sometimes you just need a creamy dressing. Oil and vinegar gets boring so this is where tahini comes in. Tahini is sesame seed butter (often a main ingredient in hummus). Tahini is a great source of calcium (yes, despite what the USDA would like you… Read More

Spiced Purple Cabbage Stir-Fry with Walnuts

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 17, 2016

I created this recipe on a whim- you know, one of those “How can I get rid of the remaining items in my fridge” recipes. And it turned out to be so delicious and especially aesthetically pleasing. I love purple cabbage because it contains anthocyanins,… Read More

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Ginger Iced Tea

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 9, 2016

My father-in-law whipped up this concoction recently, and I was so impressed I had to share! Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory herb. I try to incorporate it in as many dishes as possible (adding it to sauteed veggies) and now here is a way to… Read More

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