Delicious, natural, flavorful and detoxifying Cilantro Lime Marinade. When you make your own food, you control the ingredients and their quality. You avoid refined sugars, inflammatory refined vegetable oils, preservatives and chemical flavor enhancers. Here's an example originally from the Standard Process 1 Degree of Change Cookbook by Georgia Nab. #Nutrition #Recipes #purification
Cooler weather and stiffer joints? If you’ve noticed stiffness in the morning this is an important clue about keeping balance in your body. Joint stiffness in cooler weather is often caused by a pH shift in your synovial joints and resulting change in minerals in solution. DC Jarvis, Vermont physician who studied folk medicine, did numerous experiments and case studies correlating this. The solution was simple: apple cider vinegar with raw honey. It provides minerals and acid
Home made salad dressing can be really easy to make and a great health improvement for your household. When you make your own food, you control the ingredients and their quality. You avoid refined sugars, inflammatory refined vegetable oils, preservatives and chemical flavor enhancers. Here's an example originally from the Standard Process 1 Degree of Change Cookbook by Georgia Nab. #Nutrition #Recipes #purification
Are you ready for a habit reset?
It’s time to reset after holiday eating and indulgences. It’s common during the holidays for the average American to gain 10 lbs! Once you let the sugar, refined food and alcohol habits in, it can be tricky to get them back out of your days.
Standard Process has offered the 21 Day Purification for 18 years. My first experience with it was 12 years ago and I found it beneficial enough to repeat it periodically throughout the years.
I’ve got a refreshing summer berry dessert recipe to share that’s free of refined sugars, grains, gluten and dairy, full of antioxidants and vitamins…as well as most importantly yummy and cold! Summer Berry Pops I just love berries, picking them, prepping them and of course eating them! The question is how to get them in before they pass and during the short season? As you may know, I’m not much for measuring or recipes. I love concepts and eyeballing it! So, for this berry d
Good Choices for the holidays. Bring something that you benefit from eating to share with others…a great way to enjoy social eating without social pressure to eat something that your body does benefit from. Something simple that doesn’t require host’s energy is best. Veggie platter, shrimp cocktail, fruit platter, cheese & preservative free meet platter, salad with protein or a healthier version of one of your holiday favorites. Choose something that replaces your challenges
Simple, delicious treats. We all need a little something to feel excited about and indulge in periodically. This recipe is on my to-do list. If you get to it before I do, please let me know how it goes! I found it on Lauren Geertsen's blog Empowered Sustenance . It is part of a post 25 Brilliant Three Ingredient Paleo Recipes! She is a great resource for thoughtfully prepared information and recipes. Here's the one that really caught my eye from both an ingredient and a yumm
This Facebook video released by Dr Axe is a great simple overview of contributing factors to acne with dietary and natural topical treatment approaches. In my office we talk a lot about how our skin condition is evidence of our digestive and detox pathway health. Here's the information he put together: "Bottom line: If you have acne, you have internal issues. Your skin is a reflection of your internal environment, particularly your gut. So, whether you’re a teenager or even
Food For Thought… I’ve spoken with many people this week about breakfast options from traditional to modern. Here is one idea to choose from. Keep in mind that rotating your meals increases the variety of nutrients and prevents boredom. It also reduces the risk of repetition creating stress or intolerance. Breakfast Hash; mostly vegetable, adequate protein and some essential fat. There are many varieties with and without eggs. Choose (grass fed or organic and preservative fr
Food for Thought... Being prepared to be hungry can be pivotal in succeeding in nutritional goals as well as fueling yourself to make the most of your day.
Sundays and Wednesdays I prepare meals for the next few days (when I’m on my game). Here is an example of how to prepare six meals in the time to prepare one. This salad preparation is not a recipe but a template that can be customized and varied in so many ways.
Today, dinner is ready when we are ready for it, and 4 t
There is so much talk about protein. This is my attempt to break it down. We are obligated to eat amino acids the building blocks of protein. Some of these our bodies cannot make are called essential amino acids. Essential amino acids are found easily in balance and abundance in meat, eggs, dairy and nuts or can be collected from a variety of vegetables eaten in combination and quantity. Choose palm sized servings of protein from healthy animals or choose 1-2 ounce portions o
So many ways to improve our days. So many different ideas diets and theories. Let's keep it simple, achievable and positive. A little at a time regularly over time and who knows how much positive change you can create without adding stress!
Let's start with water.
One of the most common symptoms of dehydration is feeling tired. When that tired feeling hits you in the middle of the afternoon and you begin to reach for a sugary drink (or snack), try drinking more water inst