What do diet and exercise have to do with pain remedies?

Happy November! Thanksgiving is just around the corner! I recently received a question asking what all this information about food and daily exercise has to do with my expertise in ways to end chronic pain. This is a good question! Firstly, food is medicine. The more we all hear that, and understand that, the sooner…

Looking for a delicious, low sugar summer recipe?

Most of you know that I LOVE my garden. I dream of what and how I’ll plant during the winter months. Then I purchase some seeds, and in Spring, I can’t wait to prepare the garden and plant the seeds and plants. Now is the time to harvest the fruits of my labor and I…

Zucchini Caserole Recipe

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 quarts zucchini/leek puree (recipe at bottom) 3 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped (optional) ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper (optional) ¼ tsp Thyme also goes well with this dish (optional) 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers, crushed 8 oz sharp Cheddar, grated (or any hard goat cheese that you like. I…

Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash is Yummy!

Hello fellow women 50+ on the journey to better fitness! Here’s a great breakfast recipe for you – packed with the protein that we need to start our day! Sweet Potato Hash: Ingredients: 3 Tbsp oil (coconut, grape seed or other favorite) 2 lg sweet potatoes chopped into very small pieces 1 lg. onion chopped (I like…

healthy simple summer picnic recipe

Easy Picnic Recipe – Caprese Salad Kabobs!

This is soooooo easy, yet looks quite festive, tastes delicious and is healthier than many of our old time picnic recipes! Caprese Salad Kabobs! Ingredients: 12 appetizer skewers 24 fresh cherry tomatoes 12 cherry sized mozzarella balls (vegans can use artichoke chunks or plump mushrooms). 1 medium zucchini, cut into chunks Handful of fresh basil…

organic doesn't mean expensive

A Less Expensive Way To Eat Organic All Year Long

Most docs today recommend, organic when possible, grass fed animal protein, etc. It doesn’t have to be expensive if we grow at least some of our own. As I write this, the sun is shining, all my windows are open, tulips have livened the front yard, and the buds have opened on all the trees…

Healthy Recipe for Weight Loss

Lemony Shrimp and Bean Stew

This recipe is from the New York Times Cooking Section AND it’s delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest and 2 tablespoons juice 1 teaspoon sweet or smoked paprika 2 garlic cloves, grated Kosher salt and black pepper 1 pound peeled, deveined large shrimp (tails removed) 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/2 stick) (Or, I used 2 Tbs butter and…

Turkey Meatball Stew

Turkey Meatball Stew – Fabulous Healthy Recipe!

Nutrien packed dinner that can be made ahead and frozen in single serving containers! Turkey Meatball Stew Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion chopped into small bits 6 or 7 large cloves of garlic (We love garlic!) 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika (try it, you’ll like it) 4 cups of carrots…