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…

Fresh wild salmon

Sesame-Crusted Salmon with Green Veggies!

This recipe is filled with anti inflammatory foods and tastes delicious! It’s a modified version from Dr. Mark Hyman’s Blood Sugar Solution cookbook. Ingredients: 1/4 sup sesame seeds 8 oz hunk of wild salmon 2 tablespoons sesame oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 inch peice of fresh ginger, peeled and grated sea salt and freshly…

Healthy Smoothie Recipe

Filling Breakfast Smoothie

Hello! I make this smoothie on days when my schedule does not allow time for breakfast. It fills me up, tastes delicious and is packed with nutrients for my brain and body! 8 oz. unsweetened non dairy milk (I use coconut milk) 1 heaping Tablespoon of Almond butter 1 small avocado or half a large…

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…

foods that build muscle mass

Foods That Help You Build Lean Muscle!

Did you know that more than 600 muscles work together as a team, every day, to keep your body moving and its internal systems functioning? The rhythm of your breathing, pumping the blood through your body, and keeping your organs functioning properly are all the responsibility of your muscles. It’s easy to see, then, how keeping the…