Cauliflower Pizza Crust

CAULIFLOWER PIZZA CRUST FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cauliflower has a mild and sweet flavor and can be prepared in a variety of ways including, roasted, sautéed, steamed or even chopped as a rice substitute or mashed as a potato substitute. Cauliflower has a variety of nutritional benefits one of them being cancer prevention. The I3C compound…

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Thai Kohlrabi Slaw

THAI KOHLRABI SLAW FOOD AS MEDICINE If you’ve never heard of kohlrabi, you are probably not alone! But perhaps you have spotted it at your local farmers market or come across it tucked in amongst broccoli and cauliflower at your natural foods grocery store. Kohlrabi is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family (along with…

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Lemon Shortbread CBD Ballz

LEMON SHORTBREAD CBD BALLZ FOOD AS MEDICINE With the growing popularity of marijuana use in US adults and increased access with legalization in many states, more people are shifting their attitude towards its use and perceived dangers.  As we learn more about the medicinal benefits of cannabis, the stigma surrounding it is slowly starting to fade. One…

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Thai Lettuce Wraps

THAI LETTUCE WRAPS FOOD AS MEDICINE Adding fresh herbs to meals is a great way to contribute flavor with increased nutrients for a balanced diet! Simple flavors allow for a true appreciation for the bounty of the season. Fresh herbs are also very nutrient dense and can add antioxidant and detoxification support to any meal!…

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Berry Zesty Boost Bites

BERRY ZESTY BOOST BITES FOOD AS MEDICINE Cashews, macadamia nuts, brazil nuts and pecans are a great source of healthy fats paired with protein and a moderate dose of carbs. Nuts are correlated with increased life expectancy and this may be due to their content of monounsaturated fats which improve vessel health and arginine which…

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Keto Coconut Flour Pancakes

KETO COCONUT FLOUR PANCAKES FOOD AS MEDICINE Grassfed butter and ghee contain conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which has been shown to aid in weight loss by promoting the reduction of belly fat and aids in muscle growth. When trying to lose weight, it’s important to maintain or increase lean muscle mass to prevent your body’s…

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Keto Granola

KETO GRANOLA FOOD AS MEDICINE Nuts and seeds are supported in research to lower risk of cardiovascular disease, inflammation and overall mortality or death. In one study, individuals consumed 1.5 ounces of nuts saw an 8.3% reduction in risk of death from coronary heart disease (Loma Linda University, 2012). The walnuts and chia seeds in this…

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Simple Roasted Veggies

SIMPLE ROASTED VEGGIES FOOD AS MEDICINE Roasted Vegetables are a simple, easy side that can have so many applications and a lot of potential for different flavor combinations. Based on their water content and whether they are classified as a root vegetable that grows below ground like a beet, a cruciferous veggie like cauliflower or…

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Tomato and Burrata Salad with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

TOMATO AND BURRATA SALAD WITH PUMPKIN SEED PESTO FOOD AS MEDICINE Pumpkin seeds are a great source of zinc and essential fats to promote healthy testosterone levels and balanced estrogen in the body. When adding an acid to a mineral rich food, such as lemon juice with vitamin C and other limonene antioxidants, it increases…

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