How to Assemble a Hearty Salad

The wonderful thing about making a salad is that it's a relaxed, stress-free way of cooking, with endless possibilities for customization. Here are some steps to consider to build a great salad every time! 1. Pick your leading vegetables Do you have any vegetables in your fridge that should be used up? If you're going shopping, think about what's cheap, in season and abundant in the shops and markets. Here are some ways to use your principal vegetable: Raw and shaved with a speed peeler … [Read more...]

Wheat-less Wednesday – Wheat-less Waffles

Ingredients: 8 eggs (cage-free, organic) 1/2 cup coconut oil (melted) 1/2 cup coconut flour 1 Tbsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt Topping(s) of your choice Instructions: Beat eggs, coconut oil, and vanilla together Mix coconut flour, cinnamon, and salt together in a separate mixing bowl. Stir dry ingredients into wet ingredient  mixture (resulting mixture should be thick) Spoon mixture into waffle iron and cook as directed. Top with real maple syrup, … [Read more...]

Raising A Healthy Child In A Toxic World

If you're a parent or a grandparent, you are probably aware of the increase in "behavioral problems." Childhood issues such as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), defiant behavior, autism, learning disabilities, cognitive disorders and others are more prevalent now than at any time in our history. Toxins are all around us - pesticides and herbicides are on the grass in our neighborhoods and the fruits & vegetables we eat! Speaking of food - the dyes & … [Read more...]

Have You Or A Loved One Had Your/Their Gallbladder Removed?

If you've had your gallbladder removed you need to be taking a digestive enzyme that contains lipase. This enzyme assists in breaking down fats to ensure that these fats can be absorbed and used by your body for their many important functions. You may even need some bile salts to assist with this process. Trying to digest fats without sufficient bile is like trying to wash greasy dishes without soap! ~Dr. Richard Sowerby Certified Master, Nutrition Response Testing … [Read more...]

Eggs… Incredible?… Edible?

You've read the news and now it seems that many are avoiding this food. You need to know that all eggs are NOT created equal! There are questions that need to be answered. How was the chicken raised? What was it fed? Most commercial chicken and egg facilities have thousands of chickens kept in a single building. They don't even see the light of day! Many of these huge production operations are quite reluctant to allow their facilities to be video-taped because it is so upsetting for … [Read more...]

How To Eat “101”

90% of what Americans now eat is processed. We consume more of our food from a package, a can, a box or a jar. In those containers is refined flour, high fructose corn syrup, refined seed oils, hidden sugars, hundreds of chemicals in the form of preservatives, colorings, flavorings and (little actual nutrition.) Besides being nutritionally empty these products are actually inflammatory in nature. They promote diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, … [Read more...]

You Might Just Have a Mental Disorder

Citing an article in the Guardian newspaper, Natural News recently reported that "In its never-ending attempt to fabricate 'mental disorders' out of every human activity, the psychiatric industry is now pushing the most ridiculous disease they've invented yet: "Healthy Eating Disorder." Sadly, this is not a joke.  This so-called condition, orthorexia nervosa, is said to affect an equal number of men and women.  "Sufferers" tend to be over 30, middle-class and well-educated.  This group has … [Read more...]

Fruit Stickers

How many times have you wondered what those little stickers on your fruits and vegetables mean? More code to decipher? ...more things they don't want easily understood? The answers are probably "Yes" and "Yes". These stickers designate whether the fruit or vegetable is conventionally grown, organically grown or is genetically modified (GM). We believe it's in your best interest to avoid GM foods. A four-digit number means the produce is conventionally grown. A five-digit number … [Read more...]

Need Another Reason To Avoid Processed Foods?

According to a recent study conducted and published in England, people who eat more processed foods are significantly more likely to suffer from depression compared to those who eat whole foods. Results were based on the diet and lifestyle of 3,500 middle aged adults. Physical and mental health are often related. Some patients of ours have commented on how their emotional stability has increased as a result of dietary changes and being on a program tailored for them. ~Dr. Richard … [Read more...]

The Value of Fresh Flax Oil

Flax Oil is a rich source of valuable Omega-3 fatty acids. These fatty acids are commonly lacking in our diets. Flax Oil Benefits It helps decrease allergic responses. It aids in treatment and prevention of arthritis. It reduces the ill effects of stress. It lowers cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure. Research has shown it can aid in dissolving tumors. Flax oil can lower the insulin requirement of diabetics. Air, light and heat destroy the properties of flax oil … [Read more...]