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Creamy Thai Chicken and Vegetable Soup. Paleo, Gluten free, and SO delicious!

Thai Chicken and Vegetable Soup

This simple, flavorful, and creamy soup is filled with vegetables and is naturally Paleo, gluten free, dairy free, and slow carb friendly. Filled with vegetables, protein and just enough fat to make it filling. It’s super tasty!

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Poor Man’s Lobster

I’ve never been a big fan of lobster but I am a HUGE fan of halibut and guess what? It’s in season right now! Costco has been selling some lovely thick slabs of halibut for around $17 per pound. It’s not cheap, but hey, it’s cheaper than lobster! My absolute favorite way to prepare halibut […]

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Ever wonder which juice contains the most sugar? Well I did a little comparison shopping so that you wouldn’t have to!  Most brands of juice whether 100% juice, or with added sugar or HFCS, stayed within the 23-28 grams of sugar per 8 oz range. However, 5 were so high in sugar they might as […]

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Sauerkraut, a Delicious and Amazing Probiotic

Fermented foods have long been a staple among some of the healthiest societies in the world. Nutrition pioneer, Dr. Weston A. Price, studied 12 traditional diets of indigenous communities. These communities were spread around the world yet had two things in common. (1) they were nearly disease free, and (2) they all consumed fermented foods on a […]

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Stevia- Healthy Alternative or Just Another Fad?

There’s a lot of confusion around stevia, an all-natural alternative sweetener, which when dried and ground, is supposed to taste 300 times sweeter than sugar, have no impact on insulin levels and contain zero calories. But are the claims too good to be true? Is it just another gimmick that we’ll find out causes cancer […]

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

Traditional recipes for Red Velvet Cake call for insane amounts of red food coloring– sometimes as much as an entire bottle. Many reports and studies have shown red dye (often referred to by it’s number- red 40 and red 3) to have a negative impact on childrens behavior, and many parents of ADHD and autistic […]

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Tex-Mex Black Bean and Corn Salad

A fabulous and filling side-kick to tacos, fajitas, steak, or can be eaten on it’s own. Gluten free, vegetarian, vegan

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Curried Lentils

Craving Indian food? I whip these lentils up anytime I need a fast, inexpensive and tasty dish. Filled with protein and anti-inflammatory properties, Curried Lentils are flavorful, filling and simple to prepare. If you’re on the slow carb diet (The 4-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss) these are SCD friendly! P.S. They’re fabulous reheated for lunch […]

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Consultation for Organizations

Keep production high and healthcare costs to a minimum. Provide healthy lifestyle consultations to your employees and/or seminars on healthy living.  

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Writer / Author

I’m available to contribute original content to both online and print publications related to nutritional health.

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locally sourced farm fresh eggs are delicious

Is there any difference nutritionally between brown eggs and white eggs?

My grocery store charges more for brown eggs. Is there any difference nutritionally between brown eggs and white eggs? The reason why grocery stores charge more for brown eggs is because they are generally thought to be a healthier choice. However, there is no difference nutritionally between any color of egg. Eggs come in all […]

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Peppermint Chocolate Fudge Cookies

If you’re a fan of chocolate and peppermint then you’ll love this cookie!  This recipe was lightly adapted from Nancy Baggett’s The All-American Cookie Book (which I highly recommend). Even though these cookies are supposed to make 40-45 (2 1/4 inch) cookies, I double the recipe. The dough freezes nicely, and so do the cookies […]

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