Category Archives: Food as Medicine

Fermented Food

There has been quite the buzz lately about fermented foods.  I think that is a good thing. Fermented foods are a great way to replenish the gut. If the gut is in good shape, then things like gas, bloating and … Continue reading

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I Am So Thankful I Stopped Dieting and You Will Be Too!

I am so thankful I stopped dieting and you will be too! For years and years, I dieted and restricted.  I twisted myself into a pretzel to eat under 1200 calories and be “good.”  The years went by, I got … Continue reading

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Frozen Blueberry Treat

It’s the start of the holiday season, right?  Most mark this from the beginning of Halloween until the day after new years!  A lot of people I know just eat right through the holiday season, and I was one of … Continue reading

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Watermelon F(e)ast While They Are in Season

So, here is what I am doing while Watermelons are still in season. I’m usually having a mono meal of watermelon for breakfast most mornings. (My husband has been doing this too which is so wonderful and cute!) Having cubed watermelon first … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Return to the Kitchen!

Today, many of us working parents have sought out convenience for preparing our meals and farmed out the critical job of safeguarding our family’s nutrition to others. By allowing others to plan and choose what ingredients go into our foods, … Continue reading

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Care For Your Body…Now!

There is a reason why I am so intent on teaching how to care for your body. What is the alternative? Well, you could go down the path of medications and surgery. Both of those are incredible in emergencies, but … Continue reading

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Giving Up Sugar

Can’t get off the sugar? My sweet and amazing friend has asked me how to give up sugar. She is ready. Well, yippee! She will feel so much better when off the stuff. I know it may sound so annoying … Continue reading

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