How to Prevent and Manage a Hangover

HOW TO PREVENT AND MANAGE A HANGOVER Let’s be honest, hangovers can happen to the best of us, even when sticking to a real food lifestyle. While we definitely don’t support binge drinking, we do believe that there are benefits to occasional alcohol consumption and that it can be part of a sustainable food as…

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Golden Bone Broth

GOLDEN BONE BROTH FOOD AS MEDICINE Whether you are having chicken or beef bone broth, adding fat and spices like turmeric can add nourishment in the form of anti-inflammatory compounds, nourishing fats and electrolytes! Dressing up your bone broth aids in making it a nourishing snack and can even be doubled to create a meal…

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Avocado Keto Brownies

AVOCADO KETO BROWNIES Another day another cooking adventure with Stella! She is still my little chocolate lover, “momma, tiny piece of choocolaate?” haha! I was looking at a bunch of recipes out there and there are avocado brownies that use flour from grains which ya’ll know I’m not into…then there were a bunch of other…

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Easy Babaganoush

EASY BABAGANOUSH FOOD AS MEDICINE Babaganoush is a middle eastern dip made with eggplant and is a fantastic low carb substitute for hummus! When eggplants are roasted they lend an amazingly creamy texture and are rich in anthocyanins, particularly one phytonutrient called nasunin which has been show to protect cell membranes from free radical damage. Eggplant…

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Keto Mozzarella Sticks

KETO MOZZARELLA STICKS FOOD AS MEDICINE: Pork rinds as medicine?! Pork rinds are a great source of glycine, an amino acid that is very often deficient in the Standard American Diet because many of us are not focused on eating the whole animal or a nose to tail philosophy. Glycine is also found in bone…

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Fig, Blackberry and Goat Cheese Ice Cream

FIG, BLACKBERRY AND GOAT CHEESE ICE CREAM FOOD AS MEDICINE Egg yolks provide a rich source of omega-3s, fat soluble vitamins, and b-vitamins as well as choline a nutrient that support neurological and brain health. The goat cheese makes for a protein-rich, tangy ice cream that is loaded with beneficial K2 which helps to prevent…

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Shaved Zucchini Salad with Marcona Almonds & Manchego

SHAVED ZUCCHINI SALAD WITH MARCONA ALMONDS & MANCHEGO FOOD AS MEDICINE Zucchini are an excellent source of manganese and vitamin C as well as a good source of vitamin A (through its concentration of carotenoid phytonutrients), B vitamins, and a combination of antioxidant nutrients. Some antioxidants deserving of special attention include carotenoids (found in vitamin…

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Snapper Ceviche in Cabbage Cups

SNAPPER CEVICHE IN CABBAGE CUPS FOOD AS MEDICINE Ceviche can seem like more of a restaurant dish and be intimidating to make at home, but it is actually remarkably easy! Many worry about consuming raw fish, but as long as you start with high quality wild caught fish that is very fresh there should be…

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5 Reasons you need to Detox (and keeping your Keto Clean)

5 REASONS YOU NEED TO DETOX (AND KEEPING YOUR KETO CLEAN) Have you been detox curious but not sure where to start? Or have you been told your liver and kidneys detox your body that the concept of detox is a hoax? Biochemically speaking there are 2 phases of detoxification and each requires specific nutrients…

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