Slow Cooker Keto Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

Slow Cooker Keto Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo FOOD AS MEDICINE This gumbo uses arrowroot to replace four in a traditional roux, which adds thickness without the inflammatory effects of gluten. While making this in a slow cooker might break some of the traditional rules of gumbo, it makes for a hearty winter meal that is ready…

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Keto Crab Cakes

Keto Crab Cakes FOOD AS MEDICINE Crab is a good source of calcium and phosphorus which are both needed for maintaining bone health in the aging process and prevention of osteoporosis. Crab meat is also a wealth of B vitamins which support energy and cognition as well as immune boosting minerals copper and selenium. It…

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Slow Cooker Lamb Vindaloo

SLOW COOKER LAMB VINDALOO FOOD AS MEDICINE Lamb is an often overlooked protein source that lends itself well to Mediterranean and Indian flavor profiles. When concerned about sourcing and grass-fed vs. conventional, lamb is actually very likely to be pasture-raised as it will typically come from a smaller farming operation. Lamb is a great source…

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Health Benefits of Tea

Health Benefits of Tea Tea is an often over-looked superfood that has the ability to support the detox process, microbiome balance and burn belly fat all while providing an abundance of antioxidants to fight disease. To be clear we’re talking about tea in its real, whole food form not “detox tea” or “skinny tea” products…

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Why Carnitine is Critical

WHY CARNITINE IS CRITICAL You have probably seen l-carnitine supplements advertised along with promises of increased fat burn and weight loss. Most carnitine products on the market fall short of having an impactful dose, however. L-carnitine is indeed involved in cellular metabolism and can help increase energy production in the mitochondria, the “power plants” of…

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Why Magnesium Matters

WHY MAGNESIUM MATTERS Magnesium plays a huge role in overall relaxation and has been referred to as “the original chill pill” for its benefits in reducing anxiety and HPA axis over-reactivity as well as physical symptoms like cramping and neuromuscular tension. It plays a role in protein synthesis, blood sugar control, cortisol regulation, energy metabolism…

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Braised Collard Greens With Bacon

BRAISED COLLARD GREENS WITH BACON FOOD AS MEDICINE Collard greens are in abundance in the fall and winter months and sadly they get a little neglected as far as greens go though they are incredibly nutritious as a rich source of bioavailable folate, magnesium iron, vitamin K as well as Vitamins A and C. These…

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Top Anxiety Supplements

TOP ANXIETY SUPPLEMENTS Since putting out the Anti-Anxiety Diet, I have had more people inquiring on how to get started with symptom management of anxiety, resilience to stress, and ultimately rebalancing the HPA-axis. The hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA-axis) when in overdrive from chronic stress demand or constant state of worry can keep the body in “reactive”…

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Assembling the Perfect Cheese Board

ASSEMBLING THE PERFECT CHEESE BOARD FOOD AS MEDICINE If you’re hosting at all this holiday season, assembling a cheese board is a much needed skill that can pull any party together from a cocktail soiree to a formal dinner party to a ladies wine night. Choose at least one hard and one soft cheese to…

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