Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family

Recipes

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


Give your child the SEED of health

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2008

Ground seeds are an excellent way to pack vital nutrients into your little one (starting around 10-12 months). Try adding ground flax, pumpkin, and sunflower seeds to your child’s (and yours!) morning oatmeal. Or sprinkle them in smoothies. You can always add… Read More


10 SUPER FOODS for your child

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2008

Here are some foods that your child should be getting on a regular basis to ensure optimal health and wellness. These foods support a healthy immune system; promote brain development; prevent chronic, degenerative diseases; and best of all, they will satisfy your… Read More


Winter Squash-mmm so good!

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2008

Squash is packed full of nutrients, most notably beta carotene, vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, fiber, and manganese. Beta carotenes help protect your child from the damaging effects of the sun. They also help fight against cancer, heart disease, and cataracts. In addition… Read More


Chocolate Mousse of the Gods

By Sarah Axtell, ND on July 24, 2008

Are you looking for a desert for your little one’s birthday and would prefer not to load him/her with a bolus of sugar, wheat, and dairy? Here is a delicious vegan, raw chocolate mousse made from avocados! yep, thats right, I said… Read More



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