Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family

Recipes

Crispy Quinoa Cakes

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

The most common thing I hear from people when I ask if they like quinoa is, “Eh…it’s ok.” Rather than boiling a batch of plain old quinoa, try this recipe. It’s something to get you excited about this ancient grain. This recipe makes about 15-20… Read More


Carrot Raisin Flax Muffins

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

I love flaxseed. I love it for its delicious, nutty taste. And of course, I love it for its health benefits: 1. It is an excellent source of fiber, making your gut healthy. A happy,healthy gut is at the foundation of optimal health. 2. Read More


Winter-Warming Turmeric Chai Tea Latte

By Sarah Axtell, ND on November 29, 2013

During the dry, cool winter months, warm, moist, spiced foods are recommended to ground and replenish the body. Since there is less moisture in the air, your body requires more moisture from food. Eating soups and stews with warming spics, such as ginger and turmeric,… Read More


Goat’s vs. Cow’s Milk

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2008

We all know the numerous benefits of mama’s milk, such as protection against infections, prevention of allergies, and boosting your child’s intelligence to name a few. Ideally, children should be breastfed for 2 years. But at some point (preferably after 12 months), you will likely… Read More


Beans, Beans, Beans

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2008

Beans are rich in essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and when paired with rice or another whole grain, they are considered a complete protein. They are great finger foods for toddlers by themselves and also make delicious meals. I prefer to buy… Read More


Don’t be afraid to spice it up!

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2008

Kids have a blank slate as far as their palates go. Once they start eating solids (at around 6 mos), adding spices to their food is a must! Gradually work in more spices- start out with the more mild ones (garlic, dried… Read More


Tasty Tahini Treats

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2008

Tahini is a delicious spread made from ground sesame seeds. It is often added to hummus and other mediterranean dips. It is packed full of Calcium (who says you can only get calcium from milk?!), Copper, and Magnesium. Tahini is also full of… Read More



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