There are numerous causes of inflammation in the body. Some of these can be food sensitivities and allergies, poor diet, antibiotic use, dysbiosis or an imbalance of bacteria in the gut and other viral or bacterial infections.In a quest to rebalance my body and reduce inflammation, I have added a new habit to my morning routine.Read More
As I wait in anticipation for my new Instapot to arrive, I decided to bust out my trusty crockpot in the meantime. Only 2 more days before I begin the "Whole 30" elimination diet for 30 days, but I wanted to experiment early with some Whole 30 recipes. This time last year I was traveling through Southeast Asia during the holidays so I decided to create an Asian inspired dish.Read More
I'm currently on a low sugar eating lifestyle, like so many of us (yay!). With that said, I get my sweet cravings sometimes like anyone else! Recently, I have been experimenting with non-dairy and low-sugar dessert options that would offer healthy fats, and I finally came up with a recipe I'm happy with!
I drink this green smoothie every morning and since doing so my morning temperature has increased from 96.3 (yowza) to 97.7. I can't say you will become a superhero but I can promise you will gain a more nutrient rich smoothie by following the recipe below!Read More
Who does not love fall time and the season of the changing leaves and pumpkin spice lattes. Along with a modified ketogenic diet for healing, I have been on a huge spices kick recently including learning the health benefits of some powerful spices and herbs. Some of these spices include cinnamon and clove...both of which are incorporated in this recipe.Read More
I was sitting at home one night wondering what to make for dinner as we all do. I decided to get creative with some ingredients that had been sitting in my fridge. This is where soups shine and you can make just about anything with some broth, veggies and a blender! I created a non-dairy cream of Asparagus soup on the fly and was very pleasantly surprised at the final product!Read More
I've been on a low carb modified Keto diet for healing purposes for 2 months now. I've been itching for some new and easy meal recipes that would fit a low-carb lifestyle but continue to offer energizing vitamins (insert veggies) and powerhouse foods (insert avocado and garlic). These avocado egg muffins ...Read More
My first experience with a hot turmeric drink in all of its deliciousness was in Chiang Mai, Thailand at a cafe called Rustic & Blue. Turmeric is a popular herb and spice often used in Indian and Middle Eastern dishes. It offers a soft spicy punch and happens to be one of the most effective nutritional supplements on the market.Read More
This recipe is a powerhouse of vitamins that include fiber, healthy fat and protein. Capsaicin-the substance that gives red peppers their spicy kick has been shown to aid in weight-loss, has immense amounts of vitamin C and can help regulate cholesterol. The grass-fed beefRead More
When I was in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam I developed an addiction to fresh spring rolls. Truly, I needed rehab and had about five per-day for one month straight. But then I realized fresh spring rolls are crazy nourishing, low in calories, high in veggies which I'm always trying to sneak in, and I vowed to learn how to make them once back in the states. So I did. At first...Read More
Anyone who knows me well, knows baked or grilled salmon is one of my favorite meals of all time. I actually was on the hunt for the best salmon dish in the world at one point...and I found it!
The best salmon dish I discovered (minus this recipe of course ;) was in Belgrade, Serbia (random huh?) at a restaurant called Ambar. True story.
If there was one thing I missed during my International travels, it was a good old glass of Baily's Irish cream. Baily's is one of my favorite versatile adult beverages and can be used in coffee, brownies and other desserts or heck just drink it straight.Read More