Kombucha Tips and Tricks

Kombucha Tips and Tricks Whether you’re a seasoned “squishy drink” sipper (as my lacrosse girls like to call it) or you just started brewing your first batch of kombucha, I’ve got some tips and tricks that will rock your socks off. Temperature The brew should ideally be 76 degrees F. Make sure to keep it…

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What the Heck is Kombucha?

What the Heck is Kombucha? In 2015 i was coaching lacrosse for some young girls. I’d get to practice with a groovy glass bottle in my hand filled with water. The 5th and 6th grade girls commented on the cool design and wondered why I filled my water in this glass. Obviously, because I loved…

granola

Hola Granola!

Hola Granola! In need of a quick snack? Something sensational and filled with fuel? This granola is just that! I will warn you, it’s highly addictive! My friend Julie opened her bag to try. She set it back down only to reopen it and indulge five more times. Karli begged for the recipe every 10…

lion's mane mushroom

Lion’s Mane mushrooms for Parkinson’s

Did you know this fuzzy shroom is great for Parkinson’s disease? The mushroom has a protective effect on the myelin sheath (the outer coating on nerve cells). Damage to the myelin sheath creates some of the symptoms of neurological disorders. Mushrooms absorb water quickly because they are porous. They become soggy if washed so it is…

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Strawberry, Cashew Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls are all about the toppings! They’re a total creative expression. Fuel yourself with this delectable bowl! Strawberries help reduce inflammation so they are great for people with arthritis. Strawberries are filled with phenol phytonutrients such as anthocyanins and ellagitannins. The anthocyanins make strawberries red and also help protect cell structures in the body…

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Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl

Pitaya or dragon fruit is an awesome superfood making its way into dishes all over. They are packed with tons of phytonutrients and contain 10 percent of the daily value of vitamin C. Dragon fruit can help regulate diabetes because it stabilizes blood sugar levels by suppressing sugar spikes. It also can keep your skin…

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Oodles of Zoodles

Avocado, pistachio pesto with tomatoes, chicken and zoodles Oodles of zoodles! What the heck are zoodles? A spiralizer is the next best thing in your kitchen. It creates a long noodle-like shape! You can use zucchinis, butternut squash, sweet potatoes and more! For this recipe we got groovy with some zucchini and made some zoodles….

stuffed acorn squash

Getting squashed!

We’re getting stuffed with this acorn…literally! This acorn squash is filled with a deliciously packed quinoa, pepper, avocado mixture. Quinoa is a great staple to have in a kitchen! It’s alkalizing, meaning it eliminates toxins, such as heavy metals from the kidneys. Quinoa has an amazing nutrient profile and not many people are allergic to…

salmon balls

Get Saucey with your Salmon

In need of a tasty appetizer for your next dinner party? These salmon meatballs with avocado sauce are packed with a little spice and a lot of flavor. Salmon is very helpful for joint inflammation. Only walnuts and flaxseed provide more omega-3 fatty acids than the standard serving of salmon. The benefits of salmon involve improved control…

apple greek yogurt pancakes

Stack It! Apple Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Maybe we can sleep in Make you banana…apple-Greek-yogurt-pancakes Pretend like it’s the weekend now. There are over 7,500 apple varieties grown throughout the world but only eight varieties represent 80 percent of the current US apple market. Apples are a whole food, meaning they contain a combination of nutrients that work together synergistically to create…