Natural Health and Wellness for the Whole Family

Recipes

Detox Pesto

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 23, 2020

I call this “Detox Pesto” thanks to the cleansing dandelion greens and cilantro. We tend to think of dandelion greens as a pesky weed, but they are actually quite medicinal, especially to our liver and digestive tract. Dandelion simulates phase 1 and phase 2 pathways… Read More


Maple-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 23, 2020

Brussels sprouts are part of the cruciferous vegetable family. Cruciferous vegetable consumption has been implicated in the prevention of many different cancers, including lymphoma, breast, prostate, bladder, and lung cancer. Cruciferous vegetables contain the anti-cancer and liver-supportive substances, sulforophane and indole-3-carbinol. Indole-3-carbinol induces phase 1… Read More


Coconut Curry Red Lentil Soup

By Joanne Aponte, ND on April 17, 2020

This is a delicious, quick and easy soup recipe with plenty of protein. The garlic and ginger are immune boosting and the turmeric reduces inflammation and protects your brain. Make a double (or triple) batch and freeze for later. Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil1 tbsp grated minced ginger2 cloves garlic minced1 tbsp garam… Read More


Superfood Snack: Spiced Nuts with Coconut

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 10, 2020

This is a savory and slightly sweet superfood snack. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1/2 cup brazil nuts1/2 cup walnuts1/2 cup almonds1/2 cup unsweetened flaked coconut2 TBSP avocado oil or melted coconut oil1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric powder2 teaspoons honeySalt and pepper Instructions: Preheat oven… Read More


Kale, Walnut, & Pumpkin Seed Pesto

By Sarah Axtell, ND on April 3, 2020

This pesto is one-of-a-kind! It is packed with flavor AND nutrients-minerals (zinc, iron and calcium), chlorophyll (a detoxifying component of green leafies) and omega-3 fatty acids. It is rich in immune-supportive zinc, thanks to the pumpkin seeds. The pesto is dairy-free, but trust me, you… Read More


Immune-boosting Chicken Soup

By Joanne Aponte, ND on March 28, 2020

This recipe is SIBO friendly and low fodmap. There is actually some science to support chicken soup as a cold remedy! Chicken soup may block the migration of white blood cells to the upper respiratory tract and (according to a 2012 study in the American… Read More


Walnut Meat Tacos

By Sarah Axtell, ND on March 20, 2020

Not every meal needs to contain meat. I do think “happy meat” (grass-fed, organic) can be included as part of a healthy diet. Eating sustainably-raised, “happy meat” is not likely harmful and can be beneficial by stabilizing blood sugar, increasing HDL (or good cholesterol), decreasing… Read More



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