• Functional Medicine

    Functional Medicine Tests

    Sooo many tests, which one(s) do I need?  Such a critical question, since you don’t want to waste your time, energy, and money running tests that won’t impact your treatment plan or health.  This is a major pet peeve of mine.  I will not waste your resources and will only recommend running lab tests that will provide pertinent information.  I…

  • Detoxification,  Digestion,  Functional Medicine,  Natural Living,  Nutrition,  Supplements,  Women's Health

    Purify

    Toxins are everywhere! You can run, but you can’t hide. They will find you and bring you down. The 21-Day Standard Process Purification isn’t just a fad cleanse diet, but it can put the pep back in your step! It’s a structured program that kick-starts healthy lifestyle habits and creates lasting change. Why do you need purification? Purification, also known…

  • Nutrition,  Recipes

    Coconut Curry Veggie Stew

    INGREDIENTS  1 teaspoon virgin coconut oil 1 large yellow onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 red bell peppers, diced 1 inch strips 2 carrots, 2 inch rounds 2 zucchini, 2 inch half moon cuts 1 head of cauliflower, florets (fresh or frozen, added the last 20 minutes of cooking time) 2 large yams 1 cup canned pumpkin purée  1…

  • Nutrition,  Recipes

    Sweet & Spicy Broiled Grapefruit with Coconut Cream

    Ingredients for Grapefruit 3 red or pink grapefruit 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 tablespoon, vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon cardamom 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 12 mint leaves, 2 leaves per grapefruit  1/4 cup pomegranate seeds  Preparation Preheat oven to broiler setting. Cut each grapefruit in half, horizontally across the middle.  On the bottom of each grapefruit, slice off…

  • Functional Medicine

    Cold & Flu Remedies

    When it comes to the prevention and treatment of colds and flus, you want to bring your ‘A’ game.  Here, you will find 10 tips for preventing and treating whatever comes your way this winter. Let’s get protected…. 1. Take a Winter Break from Dairy If  you do this, you will have a healthier winter…hands down.  This isn’t well researched,…