Keto Lavender Hot Cocoa

KETO LAVENDER HOT COCOA FOOD AS MEDICINE Lavender is commonly used in essential oil diffusers or for topical application to reduce stress and aid in restful sleep, but it can also be ingested if in a quality form like a food grade essential oil or tea. The raw cacao used in this beverage provides magnesium…

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Grassfed Beef Knuckle Bone Broth

GRASSFED BEEF KNUCKLE BONE BROTH FOOD AS MEDICINE Bone broth contains the amino acid glutamine, which aids in rebuilding the gut where most of the immune system is regulated. Bone broth is like a “facelift” for the gut as the glutamine sealant is paired with collagen, which tightens gut junctions to aid in repair from…

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Eggs Benedict with Avocado Hollandaise

EGGS BENEDICT WITH AVOCADO HOLLANDAISE FOOD AS MEDICINE This is an indulgent yet very low carb recipe perfect for lazy Sunday mornings or a small brunch gathering! Avocado contributes B vitamins and fatty acids that aid to manage stress response and reduce excess cortisol stress hormone! Avocados are also higher in potassium than bananas and…

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DARK CHOCOLATE SUPERFOOD BARK

DARK CHOCOLATE SUPERFOOD BARK FOOD AS MEDICINE When choosing a chocolate bar or chocolate chips, always look for at least 70% cacao and no soy lecithin! The antioxidants in cacao exceed red wine and even green tea. Cacao is high in magnesium, which can help to lower blood pressure and relax muscles. This homemade dark…

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SPAGHETTI SQUASH BOLOGNESE

SPAGHETTI SQUASH BOLOGNESE FOOD AS MEDICINE Grassfed beef is rich in anti-inflammatory and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and CLAs and is free from added hormones and antibiotics found in conventionally raised animal products. For meats, eggs, dairy there are significant nutritional differences in pastured animal products resulting in increased amounts of CLAs, which are omega fatty…

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Berry Blast Mocktail

BERRY BLAST MOCKTAIL FOOD AS MEDICINE We tend to indulge in alcohol more over the holiday season and this can really slow down your metabolism. As few as 1-2 glasses of wine or cocktails can slow your metabolism by 70% for two reasons. First, alcohol dehydrates the body, lowering the water available for other biochemical…

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CAULIFLOWER AVOCADO TOAST

CAULIFLOWER AVOCADO TOAST FOOD AS MEDICINE Avocados are higher in potassium than bananas. They also offer a great source of vitamin E, K, B6, and folate. They have a healthy fatty acid profile that has demonstrated through research to protect against prostate and breast cancer as well as heart disease. This avocado toast recipe has…

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EGGPLANT DIP WITH POMEGRANATE

EGGPLANT DIP WITH POMEGRANATE FOOD AS MEDICINE Eggplant, the star of this dip, is rich in the anthocyanins, particularly one phytonutrient called nasunin, which has been show to protect cell membranes from free radical damage. It is also high in chlorogenic acid, which is one of the most potent free radical scavengers found in plants…

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Supporting your Immune System Naturally

SUPPORTING YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM NATURALLY  With the flu hitting epidemic proportions, I wanted to give ya’ll some food as medicine tips to get through without getting struck by illness! And I am kicking off the immune boosting information as a new mom with information on Ear Infections as it is quite a plight for many…

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