Lavender Cold Brew CBD Latte

LAVENDER COLD BREW CBD LATTE FOOD AS MEDICINE CBD is one of at least 113 active chemical compounds called cannabinoids in cannabis (and hemp). These Cannabinoids are molecules that block or stimulate endocannabinoid receptors found in the body. Our bodies have an extensive endocannabinoid system that has wide ranging effects on the immune system, cardiovascular system,…

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Low Carb Collagen Zucchini Muffins

LOW CARB COLLAGEN ZUCCHINI MUFFINS FOOD-AS-MEDICINE This high fat nut flour based zucchini muffin is amazing. It is 70% fat macros without adding the couple teaspoons or a generous tablespoon of grassfed butter on top and it has six eggs and collagen peptides to provide protein as well as gut and connective tissue support. The…

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Zucchini Fries with Spicy Aioli

ZUCCHINI FRIES WITH SPICY AIOLI FOOD AS MEDICINE Zucchini are an excellent source of manganese and vitamin C as well as a good source of vitamin A (through its concentration of carotenoid phytonutrients), B vitamins, and a combination of antioxidant nutrients. Some antioxidants deserving of special attention include carotenoids (found in vitamin A concentration) lutein…

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Is low DHEA accelerating your aging?

SHOULD YOU CHECK YOUR DHEA? DHEA or dehydroepiandrosterone is considered a precursor hormone that is tied to longevity and anti-aging benefits, lean body mass and optimal body composition.  We often talk about high DHEA in the case of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) in terms of excessive androgen production in this sense the individual needs to mellow…

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Coping With Keto Flu

COPING WITH KETO FLU People transitioning to a very low carbohydrate diet sometimes experience mild, temporary side effects while their bodies adjust to this major change in their diet. The shift of using glucose as fuel to conversion of ketones as primary fuel source can have different effects. Some transition with ease while others go…

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Carnitas Breakfast Skillet

CARNITAS BREAKFAST SKILLET FOOD AS MEDICINE Meal planning gives you the option of batch cooking different ingredients and mixing & matching so you don’t get stuck in a rut. Doing your meal prep on Sunday (or your preferred day off) sets up your week for success and ensures you don’t end up with an empty…

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Blackberry Lime Coconut Milk Popsicles

BLACKBERRY LIME COCONUT MILK POPSICLES FOOD AS MEDICINE Citrus zest can be a great source of nutrients on a low carb diet as it is packed with immune boosting vitamin C and antioxidants.  It also provides potassium to help keep blood pressure in check and limonene, a phytochemical that may have anti-cancer effects. Using the…

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Grilled Peaches with Prosciutto, Goat Cheese + Balsamic

GRILLED PEACHES WITH PROSCIUTTO, GOAT CHEESE + BALSAMIC FOOD AS MEDICINE Stone fruits like peaches, plums and nectarines have been shown to ward off obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. They also have bioactive and phenolic compounds including quercetin and anthocyanins with anti-obesity and anti-inflammatory properties and their soluble fiber helps…

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Keto Macadamia Bread

KETO MACADAMIA BREAD FOOD AS MEDICINE Macadamia nuts are an amazing keto treat–in fact we often eat them straight out of the bag frozen for a rich, creamy, fat-fueled snack! Macadamia nuts are packed with vitamin A, B vitamins, iron, manganese and folate. They are a great source of heart healthy monounsaturated fatty acids that…

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