Paleo Turmeric Ginger Smoothie

Only 6 ingredients! Ingredients 1½ cups unsweetened coconut milk 1 t turmeric 1 t coconut oil, softened 2 T raw honey or Manuka honey 1 t ginger, peeled and chopped 1 t chia seeds 1 cup ice, optional Instructions Combine ice, coconut milk, turmeric, coconut oil, honey and ginger in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth and icy. Pour into a glass and stir in chia seeds. Wait a few minutes before drinking to allow chia seeds to bloom slightly.

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|0 Comments

Brain Health! A Fresh, Modern Approach

A 2013 report found that since 1979, deaths due to brain disease have increased by 66 percent in men and a whopping 92 percent in women. Causes of death include: Stroke Brain tumor Alzheimer’s disease Degenerative brain disease These diseases are difficult to treat with traditional medicine, yet many doctors and healthcare providers will still do so at the cost of their patients. What if there were a way to prevent the onset of these diseases? Wouldn’t it make more sense to invest in personal health and prevention rather than uncertain treatment? Introducing Functional Health Unlike modern medical approaches, functional health doesn’t only focus on treating the symptoms of an illness. Instead, functional health professionals use the knowledge that the symptoms provide to get to the root cause of the discomfort with the goal of preventing it from happening again. This is where the vital difference between modern healthcare and functional [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|Categories: Wellness|0 Comments

Chia Quinoa Porridge {GF, DF}

Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  2 mins Total time:  7 mins Ingredients 1 cup thick cashew milk 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 cup fresh organic blueberries (or frozen) ¼ cup raw walnuts ½ tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp raw honey 1 Tbsp chia seeds Instructions Combine the quinoa and cashew milk in a saucepan and slowly warm over medium low heat. Stir in blueberries, cinnamon and walnuts until all are evenly warmed. Remove from heat and stir in raw honey. Top with chia seeds. Serve in bowls and top with raw cacao nibs for an added pop of antioxidants.

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: Recipes|0 Comments

Feel Inflamed? Here’s What You Should Do

If you're consuming the Standard American Diet (SAD) and you're over the age of 30, chances are you're inflamed and potentially have leaky gut.  Leaky gut and inflammation lead to autoimmune issues.  An autoimmune disease is a disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks healthy cells. They can be seen as a communication issue within the body or simply a disruption in the body’s delicate balancing act. While there are more than 100 currently recognized today, the most commonly observed autoimmune diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease, lupus, type 1 diabetes, MS, and rheumatica. According to the American Autoimmune Related Disease Association (AARDA), more than 50 million suffer from some kind of autoimmune challenge in their lifetime! Fortunately, emerging treatments are surfacing in the functional health field to combat this alarming statistic. (AARDA Statistics: https://www.aarda.org/news-information/statistics/) How Can Functional Health Help? Dependent on disease type, the most common treatment method [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: Wellness|0 Comments

Pork Loin Stuffed With Bacon Orange Cherry Jam

Ingredients: 3 lb. pork loin roast (or two 1½ lb. roasts) 1½ to 2 cups bacon orange cherry jam, prepared ahead and refrigerated.  (link to recipe here) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon dried thyme Instructions Preheat oven to 450F. Combine the garlic powder, onion powder, rosemary, salt and thyme in a small bowl and set aside. Butterfly the pork loin by slicing into it horizontally with a sharp knife. Leave about 1½ inches intact so as not to cut all the way through. Open up the roast and place plastic wrap on top. Pound the roast to make it thin. Spread the bacon jam on top of the roast. Carefully roll up the roast starting at one of the long sides. Secure with toothpicks or kitchen twine. Rub the outside of [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|0 Comments

80 Percent Of Adults Will Experience Adrenal Fatigue!

Did you know that 80 percent of adults will experience adrenal fatigue in their lifetime? Although this negatively affects the vast majority of the population, there is controversy within the medical community whether this condition is a legitimate diagnosis or not. This disagreement only arises due to the inability to identify and treat it in a uniform way. Adrenal dysfunction manifests in everyone very differently and because of this, there is no ONE way to solve this problem. Adrenal fatigue is caused by stress on the adrenal glands. This causes an imbalance in the hormone production (particularly cortisol). The most common symptom identified with adrenal fatigue is an overall sense of energy depletion. - this can take many forms. Collectively, the excretion of cortisol, adrenaline, and testosterone in response to stress all play a role in increasing the heart rate and blood pressure, slowing digestion, and shutting down executive brain [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Wellness|0 Comments
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