Why Should You Detox?

Why Detox? Last time we discussed What Is a Detox.  Go here to read more: You may be thinking “What is all the hype about detoxing anyway, and why should I do it?” If this is you, then today’s blog is meant for you! There are very few of us who are eat perfect all the time. Winter [...]

By |May 30th, 2020|Categories: Functional Medicine, Health Benefits, Inflammation, Weight Loss|Tags: |0 Comments

Detox! What is it?

Detox - What Is It? Detoxification, or detox, refers to the process of removing toxins from the body, and not even 10 years ago, this term was used synonymously with the idea of ridding the body of traces of alcohol and drug from substance abuse, overdose and toxicity.  Today, the word is usually associated with the idea of “cleansing” the [...]

By |May 30th, 2020|Categories: Functional Medicine, Health Benefits, Inflammation, Weight Loss|Tags: |0 Comments

Wild Dandelion Berry Detox Smoothie

If you have wild greens available in your yard or garden, then this is the perfect time to "eat them up"!  And no better place then in your morning smoothie!  This recipe focuses on detoxing the body, and we begin with the liver!  Dandelion, that pesky weed in your yard,  is the perfect source of wild herbs that is known [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: Beverages & Smoothies, Greens, Health Benefits|Tags: , |0 Comments

Cabbage and Sausage Recipe

This recipe was born out of an abundance of fresh-pick produce from my Spring garden. We love it, and have at least once a week in the Spring and Fall when cabbage and kale are plentiful! This has become one of my “go to recipes” when I need a quick meal; high in cruciferous vegetables that fight cancer, inflammation and [...]

By |April 21st, 2020|Categories: Functional Medicine|0 Comments

Wild Green and Berry Smoothie

Wild Green and Berry Smoothie 1/2 cup frozen berries 4 cups wild greens (I used yellow dock, Sheep Sorrel, lamb's quarter, and amaranth) 1/2 cup aloe vera juice (mine is berry flavored) 1/2 cup filtered water 3 tbsp. hemp seeds (omegas, and 10 grams protein) 1 scoop collagen powder, unflavored (10 grams protein) 1 tsp maca root powder (adaptogen - [...]

By |April 14th, 2020|Categories: Beverages & Smoothies, Greens, Sugar-Free|0 Comments

Frosted Coconut Cake, Gluten-free

I copied down ingredients of this cake from a Martha Stewart Living Show years ago.  I have since adapted it to be sugar-free, egg, gluten, and dairy-free.  Her original recipe called for 1 1/2 cups flour, 3 eggs, 1/2 cocoa, and 1 cup of honey. I substituted gluten-free flours (along with zanthum gum), and cut the honey in half.   [...]

By |April 12th, 2020|Categories: Dessert, Gluten-free, Sugar-Free|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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