Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family

Recipes

Meal Planning Tips and Guide

By Joanne Aponte, ND on January 9, 2019

  When it comes to eating healthfully, it all takes planning, time and more cooking at home. I have not found any way around this. But there are ways to to make it easier and reduce the time you have to spend on planning and… Read More


Purple Sweet Potato Mash with Pecans

By Sarah Axtell, ND on January 5, 2019

I often sound like a broken record, advising my patients and my own family to “Eat the colors of the rainbow.” Purple sweet potatoes are an excellent way to include the color purple and thus a hefty dose of antioxidants in your diet. Anthocyanins are… Read More


Simple Stir Fry

By Joanne Aponte, ND on December 19, 2018

2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium onion, minced 1 cup zucchini, sliced 3 large carrots, sliced 8 Cremini mushrooms, sliced 1 large green pepper, chopped 2 tbsp wheat free Tamari (Or coconut aminos) Sea salt and pepper to taste Add protein… Read More


One Pan Mexican Quinoa

By Joanne Aponte, ND on December 12, 2018

1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalapeno, minced 1 cup quinoa 1 cup vegetable broth 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed. (I like to add more beans!) 1 (14.5 oz) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes 1 cup corn kernels, frozen, canned… Read More


Chocolate Breakfast Pudding

By Joanne Aponte, ND on December 12, 2018

This is a great high protein, low carbohydrate breakfast option. It uses non caloric sweeteners and is full or protein and fiber,  making it a great option for those who are trying to lose weight.   2 cups unsweetened coconut or flax milk 1 slightly… Read More


Asian Noodles with Salmon

By Joanne Aponte, ND on November 28, 2018

I’m not a huge fan of the taste of salmon, but I really like it in this recipe.  So if you are like me, this recipe is a great way to get more salmon in your diet. Ingredients 8 ounces rice  or… Read More



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