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Protect Yourself From West Nile

West Nile season is upon us! Not only are mosquito-borne illnesses such as West Nile multiplying, but ticks are on the march, too. Lyme Disease! Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever! Yikes. If you pay attention to all those scary stories in the news, wonderful summer pastimes like picnics and camping can look just too risky. […]

July 2nd, 2018|Chemicals, General, Nutrition|Comments Off on Protect Yourself From West Nile

Gardening for nutrition and taste

Healthy soil = healthy food Before you plant your gardens this year, first consider the health of the earth in which your food will be grown. This will directly impact the nutrition you get from your fruits and vegetables. […]

May 13th, 2018|Chemicals, General, Nutrition|Comments Off on Gardening for nutrition and taste

ACHOOO! what to do if you get sick

Sometimes a condition arises that you want to deal with right away - like those awful spring colds - and you can’t get in to see me, or you can’t wait for a shipment to arrive. What to do? My [...]

April 3rd, 2018|General|Comments Off on ACHOOO! what to do if you get sick

Blackstrap Molasses Fudge and other Delights

Blackstrap molasses is a phenomenal nutrient-dense food, rich in minerals and B vitamins. It can reverse anemia, boost energy, improve memory, and give you healthier skin. Blackstrap is good for just about anything that ails you. […]

March 13th, 2018|Recipes, Snacks|Comments Off on Blackstrap Molasses Fudge and other Delights

Pineapple Basil Salad Dressing

I love to keep several glass jars of Pineapple Basil concentrate in my freezer. It is so easy to scoop out a spoonful and add to mineral water with ice for a refreshing beverage — like a breath of spring on a winter day. […]

June 5th, 2017|Recipes, Salads|Comments Off on Pineapple Basil Salad Dressing

Fun in the Sun

Let the Sun Shine In! As summer kicks into high gear, take full advantage of the sun’s benefits. The sun is great for your immune system, for your Vitamin D storage, for your brain’s happy factors, and more. […]

May 29th, 2017|Chemicals, General|Comments Off on Fun in the Sun

What’s Wrong with this Meal?

Recently, two clients in a row reported that they finished the Whole 30 Diet and exercise plan and immediately got sick. When I checked them, I found they were both low in Vitamins A and K. Uh-oh. Be sure to [...]

April 12th, 2017|Nutrition|Comments Off on What’s Wrong with this Meal?

Preparing Oatmeal and Grains

Are you an oatmeal lover? What’s your favorite oatmeal combo? Mine is oats, currants, cinnamon, and Celtic Sea Salt cooked together and topped in the bowl with butter - Kerry Gold, Organic Valley, or Amish. Then I stir in pecan [...]

March 29th, 2017|Breakfast, Grains, Nutrition|Comments Off on Preparing Oatmeal and Grains

Move over, Stevia!

As you all know, I am a big fan and supporter of the Weston A. Price Foundation and their high-integrity journal articles. I recently read an article on their website about diabetes, and I found this great information about a [...]

February 21st, 2017|Nutrition|Comments Off on Move over, Stevia!

Real Food Goes Mobile

Happy 2017! I know it will be a great year for all of you. As you step forth into another year of better and better health, you’ll want to know about this very helpful tool from The Weston A. Price [...]

January 9th, 2017|Nutrition|Comments Off on Real Food Goes Mobile