diet | recipes

Simplifying Dietary Changes

The Struggle is Real The holidays are over and I am still having trouble getting back on track with my diet. These are the thoughts that have been floating around in my mind: Carbs taste good, I’m pregnant, just one more day, it’s just “social” eating, one more treat, I’m tired of cooking, cleaning, planning, […]

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Reset and Rebound

Last week was a week for the books. Our family has a rhythm, a routine, as I’m sure most families do. The spring time hustle has begun, so our “normal” rhythm is starting to adjust to longer daytime hours and spring activities. Last week, we barely had time to eat together as a family, so […]

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Instant Pot Beef Stew

1.5-2 lb grass-fed, grass finished beef stew meat olive oil 2 onions, sliced 2 stalks celery, roughly chopped 4 carrots, roughly chopped (I don’t eat carrots, my older son does) 8 oz sliced mushrooms 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb. brussels sprouts 2 Tbs. Cassava flour 1/4 c. red wine 2 c. beef stock (grass-fed) […]

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family wellness | gut health

Tummy Troubles

Hippocrates, the Greek physician and “Father of Medicine” stated that “all disease begins in the gut”. Leaky Gut Syndrome is becoming quite the catch word these days. A few years ago I was at a conference and heard a presentation about this issue. I listened, found it fascinating, but did not see the connection to […]

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