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Crazy for Coconut!

By |2017-05-21T03:11:44+00:00July 6th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

For many, many years, coconut oil and coconut products were “forbidden fruit”  – possessing evil properties that cause weight gain and heart disease. In the early 2000’s there was a good deal of research touting the healthful properties of coconut and other tropical oils.  Other cultures have been thriving on this “medium chain triglyceride” for centuries. [...]

7 Surprising Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight

By |2017-05-21T03:11:44+00:00June 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

When I ask new clients why they have trouble losing weight and keeping it off, the answer they give is usually the same. “I have no will power. I start off well and lose some weight but then something throws me off and I gain it all back again. I have no self-discipline. When something tempting [...]

Leaky Gut – Leaky Brain?

By |2017-04-06T02:53:02+00:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Leaky Gut Syndrome has been at the forefront of our practice for years now. Just in case you missed any of that discussion, the following description makes it so clear (thanks Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Functional Medicine doc and gluten guru!) The intestine is a long tube (about 20-25 feet) that is lined with thick “shag carpeting”. [...]

Are We Losing the Family Meal?

By |2017-05-21T03:11:44+00:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Have we Lost the Family Meal? I surely hope not, but it is beginning to look that way. Today most families have two working parents. We are shuffling kids to soccer games, dance lessons, music lessons, etc. Most of the activities outside of school involve games and practices around our traditional dinner hour. Moms and Dads [...]

Salmon & Chives Omelette

By |2017-04-07T02:32:31+00:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Breakfast|

Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Grain Free, Low Carb – Paleo Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 Organic Cage Free Eggs mixed well 1 (4 ounce package) of Wild Caught Smoked Salmon 4 Scallions Chopped (White and Green Parts) 4 Tbs. Grass Fed Butter or Ghee (casein free) (optional) 4 Tbs. Dairy/Soy Free Cream Cheese (Daiya) Sea Salt and Fresh [...]

Sweet Potato Veggie Hash With Eggs

By |2017-05-21T03:11:44+00:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Breakfast|

Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Grain Free, Low Carb – Paleo 6 servings INGREDIENTS 12 ounces of bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces Additional ghee, grassfed butter or coconut oil 4 cups diced sweet potatoes (about a 1/2 inch dice) 4 cups “shaved” brussel sprouts (you can buy it already shredded at most supermarkets) 1 cup chopped scallions (green [...]

Turkey Sausage Egg Muffins

By |2017-05-21T03:11:46+00:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Breakfast|

Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Grain Free, Low Carb – Paleo 12 muffins For the sausage* 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 pound ground turkey 1 teaspoon fennel seeds or 2 tbs. fresh chopped fennel (green part) 1 tsp. dried basil or 1 tbs. fresh chopped 1 teaspoon dried parsley [...]