Month: February 2022

Mixed Vegetables with Creamy Cheddar Sauce

Ingredients: 1 cup cauliflower 1 cup greens – your choice 1 cup shredded cabbage 1 daikon radish, shredded 1 large bell pepper 1/2 cup Brazil nuts soaked 3 - 4 hours (or unsoaked if you forget to soak) 2 - 3 tablespoons of lemon or juice 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1/4...

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Plant Based Taco “Meat”

Plant Based Taco “Meat” Ingredients: 1 cup raw walnuts 1 handful cilantro 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin dash of cayenne pepper Pinch salt 1 jalapeño pepper, diced - optional Directions: Place the walnuts in a food processor and pulse...

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The Pain and Glory of Metabolic Flexibility

It’s now known that metabolic flexibility drives metabolic health.  Current statistics point to 88% of the population as being metabolically unhealthy which leads to a long list of chronic health conditions that cost billions of dollars and thousands of needless...

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Sea Veggie Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup wakame seaweed, soaked (you can substitute arame if desired) 2 large cucumbers, peeled, quartered and sliced 1 medium tomato, chopped 1/2 cup basil, fresh, finely chopped 1/2 medium lemon, juiced 1/2 medium lime, juiced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1...

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Fasting: A Cautionary Tale?

There is a dangerous idea circulating that intermittent fasting is good for everyone, all the time.  That just isn’t true. If you’re pregnant, have chronic health issues, an eating disorder, brittle diabetes, or a low body mass index, it may not be a good choice. When...

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Inflammation – The Silent Killer

In my previous post, Metabolic Syndrome – The Most Common Disease You’ve Never Heard Of, I explained how your body is a complex tapestry of interwoven systems, none of which operate independently. As a functional healthcare practitioner, my goal is to identify and...

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