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


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,


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. 


Find Fall’s Bounty at the Farmers Market

You can get the most from fall produce by filling your canvas tote with a rainbow of foods. “Different-colored fruits and vegetables contain different types of antioxidants, such as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and vitamins A, C and E,” explains Lisa DeSantis, a registered dietitian at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

Integrative Health and Medicine, Nutrition, Uncategorized

RECIPE: Salsa Verde Catalonian Style

Ingredients: (makes one cup of sauce)

3 smallor 2 large garliccloves Smallbunch of curly leaf parsley washed and dried with paper towel Handful of 12-15 basil leaves ½ cup organic cold-pressed high oleic sunflower oil plus a bit more to top up the sauce at the end One empty clean jar that holds at least one cup of salsaverde(jam jar works well)


Note: To have the best flavor and texture,


How many calories are in your favorite boardwalk foods?

Summer in New Jersey means taking in some sun, walking the boards and digging into your favorite foods. It’s no secret that those delicious boardwalk treats are loaded with calories and sugar, but the amount of calories hiding in those summer snacks may be surprising.