With the weather getting colder, I thought I'd finally share my immune boosting and overall full body detox soup. This is my favorite soup for every reason- it's delicious, savory, comforting, healing and nourishing. When it’s colder, eating hot foods can facilitate digestion and support the system. A diet rich in these vegetables and herbs is linked to reducing inflammation, minimizing cancer risk, improving heart health and optimizing overall health. For some people, the wo
For those of you who missed my Healthy & Delicious snacks class, I thought I'd post the class's favorite recipe- Lemon Drop Energy Balls! Rich in good fats and protein, this snack will keep you energized and satisfied with just 1 or 2 bites! It's also slightly tart and tangy, which reminds some people of lemon squares or desserts with lemon curd. I like adding maca root powder to my energy balls because it's great for regulating hormones (for men and women) and has been found
Mint is considered a carminitive, an herb that reduces gas and bloating. Mint has been used historically for dyspesia, nausea, IBS, and stomach cramps. Combined with peppers, this dish is high in Vitamin C and A. Coriander seeds and leaves are also considered carminative and help chelate heavy metals. Coriander can also be used as an appetite stimulant and antimicrobial. Overall, this recipe helps support digestion and reduce inflammation. Most chutneys tend to have sugar and
Grass fed (and finished) Bison is super high in iron, zinc, B12 and lean, low fat protein. Compared to beef, bison is higher in omega-3 fats and lower in saturated fat. Overall, it has a higher percentage from protein and lower percentage from fat. Bison are usually raised on larger farms with stricter regulations that allow them to graze, which is better for their health and the environment. Most bison farms also maintain strict standards that prevent antibiotic and hormone
Happy Valentine's Day! Enjoy this grain free, nut free cupcake recipe. For those of you trying to reduce your gluten or grain intake, this is an awesome high protein treat. Remember to enjoy mindfully, savoring each bite! COCONUT CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 15-20 min Total time: 25-30min Makes 24 servings DRY INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup coconut flour 6 Tbsp raw cacao powder 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt WET INGREDIENTS 6
Every time I make this recipe at a party, it's a huge hit and everyone asks me for the recipe. I thought I'd finally share my secrets to the smokey delicacy - my modified low FODMAP, garlic free recipe that tastes even better than a traditional Romesco with almonds and garlic. It's amazing how the flavors come together when you add ingredients that are already so flavorful and delicious! Red peppers and tomatoes are both high in lycopene, Vitamin C, B vitamins and Vitamin K.