Dr. Sally’s Vegetable Chicken Soup for Your Soul!

Dr. Sally’s Vegetable Chicken Soup for Your Soul!

Fight the flu and get back on your feet faster with the powerful healing benefits of chicken soup! Now that the cold and flu season is upon us, it’s the perfect time to make and freeze a delicious pot of chicken soup. Since the days of Hippocrates, chicken soup has earned its reputation as “health in a bowl”.

Enjoy the Spice of Life!

Enjoy the Spice of Life!

‘Tis the season of cinnamon, ginger and cloves (usually laden with sugar, fat and flour). Wouldn’t it be nice to revel in those flavors without the empty calories? Well, here are some tasty facts and an easy chai recipe to get you started!

7 Smart Steps to Staying Well This Winter

  7 Smart Steps to Staying Well This Winter

We humans are the most sophisticated species on the planet with profound natural healing capacities. Yet, when the holidays come, we ignore our natural instincts and over-eat, under-exercise, drink too much and stay up late, sabotaging our health. Let’s change that!

Root Veggies Are Making A Comeback

Root Veggies Are Making A Comeback

Root veggies are making a comeback as “clean carbohydrates”. They satisfy our need for energy, while providing an alternative to the dizzying array of refined carbs. Because root veggies are rich in fiber, they help fight hunger and stabilize blood sugar, preventing late night cravings. And of course, they’re free of gluten!

Roasted Butternut Squash, Yam and Red Pepper Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash, Yam and Red Pepper Soup

As the air turns crisp, it’s natural to crave our favorite comfort foods. Instead of reaching for mac’n cheese, gather the ingredients to make this mouthwatering soup. Then, while you’re binge-watching your favorite show, you’ll feel guilt-less pleasure with a bowl of warm soup in hand. Be sure to make enough to freeze for those cold nights ahead when you’re too tired to cook!

Lox Crisps with Avocado, Cucumbers, Shallots, Tomatoes and Capers

Lox Crisps with Avocado, Cucumbers, Shallots, Tomatoes and Capers

Move over bagel, there’s a new schmear in town. This low-carb twist on the traditional “lox and bagel with cream cheese” has all the flavor, with none of the allergens and empty carbs. Just trade the bagel and cream cheese for crisp rice crackers and creamy avocado. The smoked salmon delivers ~15 grams of protein with a dose of essential fatty acids to reduce inflammation and create soft skin.

Updated Hash with Chicken Sausage, Yukon Golds & Baby Greens

Updated Hash with Chicken Sausage, Yukon Golds & Baby Greens

This modern take on the classic “hash” dishes up two servings of colorful veggies in a golden sauté that’s ready in minutes. Save time by prepping the onion and microwaving the potatoes the night before so they’re ready for the skillet when it’s time to cook. These potatoes are teeming with flavor, flavonoids and keep your blood sugar stable all morning long.  This is something that could be made in a bigger batch on a Sunday afternoon for weekday mornings to come. Yum!

Eggs with Avocado and Pico de Gallo Salsa on Arugula

Eggs with Avocado and Pico de Gallo Salsa on Arugula

In this ideal breakfast for busy workday morning, two perfect “6-minute” soft-boiled eggs mingle with creamy avocado and chunky salsa on a bed of arugula. While you’re making tea and checking email, the eggs are boiling and in less than 15 minutes, you’ll devour 12 grams of protein and 2 servings of vegetables before you’re out the door!

Good Morning, Sunshine!

Good Morning, Sunshine!

Want to sail through the morning with solid energy, sustained focus and cruise into lunch without caving into the muffins someone left out?

Of course you do, and that’s why I’m sharing my favorite Savory, Protein-Powered Breakfasts that you can have ready in 15 minutes or less (while prepping school lunches and checking email)! 

Peach Power: 5 Ways Peaches Produce Radiant Skin, Clearer Vision and Memory

Peach Power:  5 Ways Peaches Produce Radiant Skin, Clearer Vision and Memory

Peaches are a summer delight, rich in juicy flavor, succulent texture and key nutrients. Just check out how the vitamins, minerals and lutein (that bright yellow pigment in peaches…pronounced loo-teen) protect your health!

 

Tomato Power: 5 Fab Reasons to Indulge in Tomatoes This Summer!

Tomato Power: 5 Fab Reasons to Indulge in Tomatoes This Summer!

One of the best ways to get the health benefits of tomatoes is Gazpacho, the chilled Spanish tomato soup. I think this is THE BEST Gazpacho recipe ever! 

 

 

Bringing the Clinic into the Kitchen - Interview on Mindful Medicine

Bringing the Clinic into the Kitchen - Interview on Mindful Medicine

Food is incredible medicine. You just need to learn how to use it to improve your chronic health conditions. According to a study by the Imperial College of London, eating 10 servings of vegetables per day may prevent up to eight million premature deaths each year. Listen as Dr. Sally LaMont joins Dr. Holly Lucille to share how you can nourish your body and boost your health.

Fragrant Cauliflower “Rice”

Fragrant Cauliflower “Rice”

VIDEO: One of the latest products to hit the produce aisle is cauliflower “rice”. This is just a head of cauliflower that’s been chopped into pea-size pieces. You can buy it precut, break it down with a knife or do it in small batches in a food processor. It’s the perfect stand-in for starchier carbs like grains, and it can be mashed, like potatoes or blended into a savory dip.