Chocolate Chip, Bacon & Macadamia Nut Cookies

FOOD AS MEDICINE: Weird pregnancy craving or best cookie combo ever? We’ll let you decide! Bacon is a great source of the powerhouse nutrient choline, which helps to support cognitive function, memory and mood starting from conception all the way through senior status with potential to prevent age-related decline and dementia! Choline also has many…

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The Best Marinade and Chimichurri Sauce

FOOD AS MEDICINE When grilling or barbequing meat, using a marinade not only helps to tenderize and impart more flavor, it can also be protective against carcinogenic compounds that form at high temperatures. Using ample acid in a marinade such as vinegar or citrus helps to reduce the formation of heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and can…

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Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Whipped Goat Cheese

FOOD AS MEDICINE We’ve been getting a ton of carrots in our CSA recently and while they are a great kid-friendly crunchy snack, addition to bone broth or side, the same old carrots can get a little boring. Pairing them with a creamy sauce and fresh herbs helps to elevate rainbow carrots into a warm…

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Cast Iron Cheesy Cauliflower Bake

FOOD AS MEDICINE This cheesy cauliflower bake has comfort food written all over it while incorporating a potent dose of detox supporting compounds. The I3C compound in cruciferous and sulfur-containing veggies such as cauliflower has been found to prevent cancer and inhibit the growth of tumors in the body. Cauliflower also contains active compounds needed…

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Blueberry Banana Muffins

FOOD AS MEDICINE It seems like everyone is making banana bread these days and while that is all well and good, these Banana Blueberry Muffins bake in half the time! Stella and I love the ritual of baking a grain-free treat together once a week and these muffins are so simple that I can picture…

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Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Bars

FOOD AS MEDICINE:  These bars are a total throwback to the original Naturally Nourished Cookbook and the recipe totally stands the test of time as a fat-forward indulgence that satisfies cravings for comfort food while keeping carbs low! Of course, I had to make some modifications to change things up and in this recipe include…

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