How to Make a Healthy Breakfast

How to Make a Healthy Breakfast

Most of us grew up with a very limited view of what constitutes breakfast.  With the exception of eggs, bacon, and sausage, we usually think of foods high in refined grains such as pancakes, toast, bagels, and cereal.  Even “healthy” cookbooks...

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What is the best treatment of SIBO? Part 2

What is the best treatment of SIBO? Part 2

The treatment for Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO) can be categorized into two groups: Reduce the overgrowth and Repair the damage done.  For this part of the series on SIBO treatment, I will focus on the strategies of repairing the...

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Steak and Veggie Stuffed Winter Squash

Steak and Veggie Stuffed Winter Squash

Winter squash are abundant this time of year. There are many different types to sample and get creative with in the kitchen, such as butternut, spaghetti, acorn, and banana squash. These colorful foods are rich in beta carotene, vitamin C...

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Rosemary Pumpkin Risotto

Rosemary Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkins provide wonderful culinary flavors to enjoy over the fall season. In addition to their delicious taste, pumpkins are highly nutritious and contain many vitamins and minerals. Beta-carotene, the compound that gives pumpkins their orange...

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What is Naturopathic Medicine?

What is Naturopathic Medicine?

Naturopathic medicine is a form of patient-centered healthcare that explores symptoms holistically and emphasizes natural treatment. The body has an innate ability to heal and is always attempting to return to homeostasis. The process of...

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Not-So-Healthy Health Foods

Not-So-Healthy Health Foods

I recently stumbled across an advertisement for Karo syrup from the 1940s.  Karo syrup is a corn syrup often used as a sweetener in baking.  Essentially, it is refined sugar and has no nutritional value.    The ad shows an image of a baby and...

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Cultivating Joy from Within

Cultivating Joy from Within

This year has posed continuous challenges on many levels. From a global pandemic to raging wildfires and smoke-filled skies, many people’s lifestyles have been significantly affected. The nature and availability of numerous activities have been...

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