healing foods

Detoxify Using Herbs From Your Own Herb Garden

Detoxify Using Herbs From Your Own Herb Garden

By now you’ve probably heard that we’re living in a toxic soup. Over the last century, more than 80,000 chemicals have been developed, used and dumped into our environment…for us eat, drink and breath. Unfortunately we humans are now the guinea pigs in our own grand experiment and the data suggests a toxic problem.

Food For Thought: The Gut-Brain Connection

Food For Thought: The Gut-Brain Connection

Our gut is a powerful biochemical reactor, capable of almost magically transforming the plants and animals of nature into the building blocks of our body: the carbohydrates, proteins and fats, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients to run all the metabolic reactions that promote health and prevent disease.

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”.

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.

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!