Nutrition

Integrative Health and Medicine, Nutrition

RECIPE: Zoodle Veggie Stir Fry

Prep Time: 20 minutes  Cook Time: 10 minutes  Total Time: 30 minutes  Serves: 2

Ingredients: 

½ TBSP Tamari gluten free soy sauce 1 TBSP extra virgin coconut oil ½ lime 1 TSP sesame oil 1 TSP rice vinegar 1 pinch Siracha hot sauce (optional) 1 tsp maple syrup or raw sugar 2 garlic cloves,

Integrative Health and Medicine, Nutrition

RECIPE: Harvest Quinoa Salad

Using a medium saucepan, toast almonds, pumpkin seeds, and cranberries in separate batches on medium heat for 3-4 minutes. You can use a dash of oil or cooking spray to prevent burning. Remove from heat and keep in pan to let remaining seeds heat and pop. Using the same saucepan, heat 1 TBSP canola oil and sauté butternut squash for 7-8 minutes. You can also roast butternut squash cubes in the oven on a baking sheet with cooking spray for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

Nutrition

Curb Your Waistline and Avoid the ‘Holiday Binge’ with These 11 Tips

It has been reported that the average American with a normal body mass index (BMI) gains 1-2 pounds during the six weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, whereas overweight or obese individuals can gain 5 pounds or more. When mass quantities of festive foods and delectable desserts nearly mask tabletops completely, it can be overwhelming. You’re not alone in feeling like you want to indulge – and actually doing it.

Integrative Health and Medicine, Nutrition

How to Make Food Your “Farmacy” for Optimal Health

Research continues to show how important our food is for the maintenance of our health and for disease prevention. Evidence exists showing that most of the common diseases we face such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and obesity are directly linked to dietary factors. Perhaps even more importantly, life expectancy overall is greater in those who have healthy diets.

Integrative Health and Medicine, Nutrition

RECIPE: Power Pumpkin Proatmeal

Prep time: 15 minute  Total Cooking Time: 6-8 hours (overnight), 20 minutes (instant)  Servings: 4

Ingredients:

2 cups Bobs Red Mill Gluten Free Rolled Oats OR Ancient Harvest Quinoa Flakes OR buckwheat flakes 1 TBSP organic buckwheat groats 2 TBSP chia seeds 1 TBSP flax seeds 1 TBSP hemp hearts or seeds 1 can organic pumpkin 2 TBSP organic vanilla protein powder 4 cups unsweetened almond,

Nutrition

Pumpkin’s Interesting Health Benefits

The pumpkin we know and love may be used as a decoration this Halloween, but we cannot forget the great source of nutrition it can be. During the fall and winter months pumpkin can be purchased local and fresh. When produce is purchased in-season it means it has reached optimal nutritional quality before it was picked.