Building Immune Strength

We are transitioning now here in Colorado at the end of Fall and beginning the dance of Winter. Following a few inches of snow, we find ourselves approaching another weekend with nearly 70 degree temperatures! Because of this dance, we often try to keep up our summer pace (which is fast, way too fast if […]

Bone Broth – A Winter Cleanse

This is Winter’s way of cleansing, nourishing and restoring — put down those cold foods, cereals, salads, and start inviting in the warm and warming. Bone broth is an excellent addition to your cool weather routines as it is an extraordinarily nutrient dense drink! It’s excellent for clearing out garbage from the digestive tract, warming […]

Pumpkin Chia Pudding Recipe

As life around us begins to turn into yellows and golds and pumpkin orange, so shall our diets! It is no coincidence that this is the time of year when fruits and vegetables begin to grown this very hue that our autumn colors mimic. All these autumn colored foods support the spleen tremendously by providing […]

Cancer, The Great Teacher

I’ve had several new clients call this summer with similar diagnosis: Stage (2-4) Metastatic Breast Cancer and they are reaching out because they are all but one receiving western treatment (radiation and chemotherapy) and having terrible side effects. We have sat together this summer in the shock, the fear, the despair, and also the hope […]

Homemade Almond Milk

Almond milk is one of the most nutrient dense of the milk alternatives. And it’s so easy to make at home and to make it as rich and delicious as you desire! This is an easy recipe adapted from one I received from Blooming Beets, a restaurant in Boulder, Colorado. Homemade Almond Milk Here’s What […]

Vegetarian Paleo Protein Plus

If there is one thing I have a really, consistently difficult time with it is the way animals are treated in the food industry. I am not even talking about just the animals we eat! The egg and dairy industry are also notoriously horrific, also. I was vegetarian for several years followed by a vegan […]

The BEST KALE Recipe, Ever

You know how everyone always talks smack about kale? Saying things like “It’s so tough!”, “That’s horse food!”, “Bleh!” and whatnot. The truth is, kale CAN BE amazing. To start, it is one of the MOST NUTRIENT RICH vegetables out there! Secondly, if you can get it fresh and organic and cook it just right, […]

Stress and Your Health

Work, deadlines, finances, family, death/loss, medical problems, you name it – it creates stress. Nearly everyone who enters my office is dealing with some degree of stress. In fact, “toxic stress” is becoming a more common Western diagnosis than ever before. This term began getting used by psychologists who were working with children growing up […]

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