Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

PROSCIUTTO WRAPPED ASPARAGUS FOOD AS MEDICINE Asparagus is very high in the amino acid, Asparagine. Asparagine is synthesized from aspartate and glutamine and can be readily converted into aspartate for cellular functions including energy production. It is also a component of the urea cycle, helping to remove excess ammonia to prevent toxic overload. Asparagine can…

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SLIDERS 3 WAYS

SLIDERS 3 WAYS FOOD AS MEDICINE Grassfed beef is rich in anti-inflammatory and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and CLAs (conjugated linoleic acids) and is free from added hormones and antibiotics found in conventionally raised animal products. For meats, eggs and dairy there are significant nutritional differences in pastured animal products resulting in increased amounts of CLAs,…

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Crispy Chicken Skin

CRISPY CHICKEN SKIN FOOD AS MEDICINE We’re all about leaving the skin on when cooking bone in chicken breast or thighs to seal in flavor and provide saturated fat to contribute to satiety or feeling of fullness. However, sometimes recipes like braises require removing the skin, like our Keto Chicken Mole. Don’t let that precious…

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Keto Chicken Mole

KETO CHICKEN MOLE FOOD AS MEDICINE All chili peppers contain capsaicin, the compound that is responsible for the spicy sensation associated with eating a hot pepper. The spicier the pepper is, the more capsaicin it contains. Eating capsaicin rich sources like green chili peppers may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells. This compound is…

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Cacao Hazelnut Spread

CACAO HAZELNUT SPREAD FOOD AS MEDICINE This spread is reminiscent of Nutella without all the preservatives and sugar! It can be eaten alone, used as a dip for fruit or added to keto coffee on non-fasting days! The antioxidants in cacao exceed red wine and even green tea. Cacao is high in magnesium, which can…

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Homemade Beauty Solutions

HOMEMADE BEAUTY SOLUTIONS To put your best face forward, it’s not only what you put on your plate that matters but also what you put on our skin. When it comes to absorption of the products we place on our skin, up to 60% of topical skin-care products are absorbed through the skin and into…

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Cheeseburger Casserole

CHEESEBURGER CASSEROLE FOOD AS MEDICINE Grassfed beef is rich in anti-inflammatory and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and CLAs (conjugated linoleic acids) and is free from added hormones and antibiotics found in conventionally raised animal products. For meats, eggs and dairy there are significant nutritional differences in pastured animal products resulting in increased amounts of CLAs, which…

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Keto Chicken Enchiladas Verdes Casserole

KETO CHICKEN ENCHILADAS VERDES CASSEROLE FOOD AS MEDICINE Zucchini and summer squash are cousins to cucumbers and melons in the Cucurbitaceae family. While each variety may have a distinct shape, color (both yellow and green), size and flavor, all varieties share some common characteristics. Regardless of variety, all parts of summer squash are edible, including…

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Elimination Diet 101

ELIMINATION DIET 101 While many of you are likely already avoiding gluten and processed and refined foods, it can be tricky to figure out what foods work for your body and which ones are truly driving bothersome symptoms like joint pain, GI distress or skin conditions. When starting with diet overhaul, we often use a basic Elimination…

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