Hormone-Balancing Hot Cocoa Mix

Hormone-Balancing Hot Cocoa Mix This has been a favorite beverage of mine this winter, by far.  I have at least one (usually two) mugs of this stuff every single day. Not only is it warm, comforting, and deliciously sweet, but it is energizing (not with caffeine jitters) yet calming.  And I actually feel clearer headed with a sense of well-being [...]

Veronica’s Healthy Sweet Potatoes

I know, I know.  Sweet potatoes are synonymous with brown sugar, marshmallows and pecans.  But we are looking at serving sweet potatoes all wrong.   In my humble opinion, sweet potatoes are sweet in and of themselves, and do not need to be turned into a "dessert" with all of the add-ons that are so popular around the holidays. In my [...]

By |December 19th, 2021|Categories: Side Dish|0 Comments

Christmas Ham

Christmas Ham What is the best meat to serve at your Christmas dinner?  Well, ham of least this is the meat-of-choice in my family.  We LOVE ham, but it has to be a certain kind of ham and baked right!  And of course, the drippings make the best gravy around! When I first was married nearly 35 years ago [...]

By |December 14th, 2021|Categories: Main Dish|0 Comments

Tip #1 of 12 Days of Bone Health Holiday Tips

This is the first of my 12 Tips for how to keep your bones healthy during the holiday season.  This, of course, is appropriate for any time of year.  But to keep in step with the holidays, I have devised the 12 Days of Bone Health Holiday Tips to help you see that keeping your bones strong is not just [...]

By |December 12th, 2021|Categories: Bone Health, Functional Medicine, Mineral Balancing|Tags: |0 Comments

Turkey Noodle Soup

Turkey Noodle Soup This is a wonderful way to use up leftover turkey.  I make Bone Broth from the bones, strain it, then add the rest of the ingredients for a delicious treat!   2 quarts turkey broth from bones 2 carrots, sliced 1 onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 zucchini, diced 1/4 tsp. salt, to taste 1/4 tsp. [...]

By |December 12th, 2021|Categories: Soups and Stews|0 Comments

Spicy Coffee Pumpkin Chili

Spicy Coffee Pumpkin Chili (crock pot) I played around a lot with my various chili recipes, until one day it hit me.  COFFEE!  I bet coffee would add flavor and "smokiness" to the recipe.  So I tried it out and made several batches until I hit upon this recipe.  I actually wanted to create something new and unique for a [...]

By |November 19th, 2021|Categories: Functional Medicine, Main Dish, Pumpkin, Soups and Stews|0 Comments
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