Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family


Preventing Cancer with Collard Wraps

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

Cece and her grandmother, “Mimi,” planted collard greens this summer. They have flourished over the past couple months, and my go-to recipe for these greens are collard wraps. I’ve been experimenting with different fillings, and I especially like this one (see below). The… Read More

Super Easy Chia Pudding

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

This takes less than 2 minutes to make. Once you combine the ingredients you chill it for a couple hours and voila-you have a nutrient-packed super pudding! Kids LOVE this! It makes a nice energy-packed breakfast, snack or desert. I often speak about super… Read More

Black Bean Sweet Potato Enchiladas

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

Healthy Holiday Recipe: Black bean, sweet potato enchiladas This is a delicious entrée ideal for entertaining. It can be made the night before and it travels well, so it’s great for a holiday party or a potluck. It is vegetarian but is sure… Read More

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

This recipe was inspired by one of my patients. I always love learning healthy recipes and tips from my patients! This smoothie recipe makes an ideal breakfast- packed full of blood sugar stabilizing protein, antioxidant rich pumpkin, seeds for essential micronutrients and fiber,… Read More

Brussel Sprouts with Hazelnuts, Sunflower Seed and Dates

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

Cruciferous vegetables are part of the bassica genus of plants. They include brusssel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, cabbage, collard greens, and bok choy. Cruciferous vegetables contain indole-3-carbonol, which has been found to inhibit the development of several cancers, such as bladder, breast, colon,… Read More

Grain Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

These cookies are made with almond flour, making them not only gluten free but also grain-free. Almond flour is packed full of protein and essential fat. For more on cooking with nut flours, see my previous post. I get my almond flour at Trader… Read More

Chocolate Kale Smoothie

By Sarah Axtell, ND on June 4, 2014

This smoothie satisfies your chocolate cravings while at the same time providing excellent nutrition. Cece and Lulu know this as “chocolate milk.” It has cacao nibs in it, which provide a nice crunch and a huge burst of nutrition. Cacao is one of the best… Read More

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