RSSCategory: Gluten Free Diet

Low-Glycemic and Gluten-Free Chocolate Baklava Recipe

Jul

22

Low-Glycemic and Gluten-Free Chocolate Baklava Recipe

I shared a picture on Facebook last week of a dessert I made for my 30th wedding anniversary celebration. It got a LOT of likes and comments, as well as requests for the recipe, so I thought it best to post it here. It’s actually a variation of a very easy recipe I make whenever […]

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Recipe: Jicama Potato Salad

Jul

7

Recipe: Jicama Potato Salad

Whether you’re the host or the guest, it’s easy to whip up healthy salad that everyone will enjoy — all while achieving the lean, strong, clear headed body you desire. This recipe is one of my favorites. Ingredients: 1 jicama, cubed 1 – 2 avocados, cut in large cubes 3 stalks celery, thinly sliced 2 […]

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Recipe: Stuffed Peppers for a Simple Meal

Jul

4

Recipe: Stuffed Peppers for a Simple Meal

This is a meal I frequently make when I have a busy day filled with calls and other appointments.   I often pair it with sliced tomatoes.  It’s a simple meal, quick and easy, but very yummy and filling.  I’ll sprinkle them with kelp powder if I need a power meal.   When I have a meal […]

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Food For Adrenal Fatigue: An Awesome Raw Foods, Gluten Free Recipe Using Kelp Noodles

Jun

8

Food For Adrenal Fatigue: An Awesome Raw Foods, Gluten Free Recipe Using Kelp Noodles

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I’m so excited about these Kelp Noodles , available from Raw Food World . They’re made from highly nutritious kelp and a pinch of extra sodium alginate to hold them together.  They’ve become one of my absolutely favorite foods.  They are quick and easy to prepare and taste delicious.  Their high calcium and iodine content […]

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Practitioner Corner: When Eating More Greens is Not a Good Idea

Mar

22

Practitioner Corner: When Eating More Greens is Not a Good Idea

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  As health practitioners, we strive to get our clients to eat more greens —leafies, brassicas,  sprouts, sea vegetables — because they are brimming with nutrition and antioxidant protection. Most of the time, the extra greens result in increased energy, a reduction in pain and inflammation, and improved hormonal balance.  But sometimes,  rarely, but often […]

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Warming Energizing Chocolate Chai

Mar

14

Warming Energizing Chocolate Chai

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In my article Recharge Your Energy and Your Hormones with Ashwagandha, I’ve shared the details of this magical herb! This hot cocoa-like beverage supports both your thyroid and adrenals. The key ingredient is ashwaganda, an Ayurvedic adaptogenic herb with very diverse actions. Optional extras add even more punch to its hormone balancing energizing properties. Warming Energizing […]

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Best Adrenal Nourishing Recipe

Feb

29

Best Adrenal Nourishing Recipe

Enjoy this incredibly delicious pesto that tantalizes your tastebuds while nourishing your adrenals. It’s versatile and can be used in so many different ways: in a salad, as a dip for veggies, tossed in with raw zucchini pasta…the yummy choices are endless! Adrenal Nourishing Deep Green Pesto Ingredients 3 cloves garlic, chopped or minced 1/4 cup […]

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Tips and Resources for Supporting your Adrenals

Feb

29

Tips and Resources for Supporting your Adrenals

Do you ever wake up in the morning, even after a long night of sleep, only to feel sluggish and wishing you had another few hours to rest? This is one of many signs of adrenal fatigue. Adrenal fatigue is a common condition in our fast paced, stressed out society. Your adrenal glands are your […]

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How Do You Solve Complex Health Issues?

Feb

24

How Do You Solve Complex Health Issues?

Your new client comes in and lays her story on the line. She feels desperate, has “tried everything”, seen a bunch of practitioners, both conventional and holistic, yet still she suffers. Unfortunately, the other doctors were unable to solve complex health issues like the challenges she’s experiencing. You smile and warmly invite her to sit […]

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Recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Feb

15

Recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries Here’s a quick and easy Valentine’s recipe you can whip up and give to a loved one in just minutes. Ingredients: 4 Tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder 1 tablespoon luo han powder or a dropperful of liquid stevia, or any chosen low glycemic sweetener pinch of salt a quart […]

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Recipe: Love My Heart Dip

Feb

8

Recipe: Love My Heart Dip

Love My Heart Dip I’ve said it many times, greens are essential foods. And, this recipe has both watercress and arugula. Here’s a post-Super Bowl dip you can make all year long. It’s a delicious blend of foods and herbs that nourish and protect your heart. You can serve it warm or chilled, with nuts […]

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Recipe: Maitake Meets the Sea

Feb

4

Recipe: Maitake Meets the Sea

Maitake Meets the Sea Ingredients: 1-2 handfuls dried maitake mushroom 1-2 handfuls arame or other sea vegetable seasalt to taste 1/4 tsp toasted sesame oil season to taste 2-3 cups hot water or enough to cover all the dried ingredients Directions: Place maitake and sea veggies in a bowl. Cover with hot water. Allow to […]

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Recipe: Cacao Protein Truffles

Jan

29

Recipe: Cacao Protein Truffles

Here is another fun and healthy recipe you can use during this Valentine’s Day season. This recipe was created by one of our Insulin Resistance Solutions Practitioner Training graduates, Andreea Fegan, of Little Bites of Joy. Andreea has a new recipe book that this recipe comes from –Low Sugar Sweet Stuff: A Dessert Ebook. It’s […]

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Practitioner Corner: Clinical and Holistic Nutrition Training Programs are on the Rise

Jan

18

Practitioner Corner: Clinical and Holistic Nutrition Training Programs are on the Rise

  Have you noticed how many health and wellness coaches are graduating from places like the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and similar schools?  I am amazed and excited by it.  Thirty years ago, when I was struggling with my own health, holistic practitioners were a rare breed and health coaches didn’t even exist. The fact […]

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Recipe: Ginger Sweet Potato Chips

Jan

5

Recipe: Ginger Sweet Potato Chips

What better way to get vegetables on the run than those “disguised” as chips. It doesn’t get much better than this! Here’s one recipe that’s easy to make and loaded with nutrition. Ginger Sweet Potato Chips Ingredients: 1/2 pound thinly sliced sweet potatoes 1 Tbsp olive oil (optional) 1/2 tsp whole unrefined sea salt 1/8 […]

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