Eat Real Food and Low Carb Success this Holiday Season!

You guys….Halloween is almost here, I know this because I spent HOURS selecting a costume for Stella! She is 16 months now…and she will be a white cat, I will be sure to post too many instagram stories of her “Meeeow”! So yes, Halloween is almost here! I also know this from the increased exposure…

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Nourishing Tomato Basil Soup

NOURISHING TOMATO BASIL SOUP FOOD AS MEDICINE:  Tomatoes are jam-packed with vitamins A, B, C, and K. They also contain high levels of potassium and chromium, which aid in stabilizing blood sugar and ward off those pesky sugar cravings. Tomatoes can be eaten in a variety of ways, both raw and cooked. Eating them both…

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Detox-Supporting Turmeric Lemonade

DETOX-SUPPORTING TURMERIC LEMONADE FOOD AS MEDICINE:  Turmeric is the main ingredient in curry dishes and is one of the most potent anti-inflammatory spices. Curcumin is the active component in turmeric and has been shown to reduce formation of fat tissue as well as improve insulin resistance. Curcumin is also beneficial for reducing symptoms and preventing…

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Salted Maple Pecan Butter

SALTED MAPLE PECAN BUTTER FOOD AS MEDICINE: Making your own nut butters is easy and a great way to avoid unwanted added oils and sweeteners often found in the store bought variety. Nut butters that are not often found on shelves like pumpkin seed, brazil nut and pecan can be easily made in your food…

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Quick Pickled Jalapenos

QUICK PICKLED JALAPENOS 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 jalapenos may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells. This compound is known for…

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Pico De Gallo

 HEIRLOOM TOMATO PICO DE GALLO FOOD AS MEDICINE: Tomatoes are jam-packed with vitamins A, B, C, and K. They also contain high levels of potassium and chromium, which aid in stabilizing blood sugar and ward off those pesky sugar cravings. Tomatoes can be eaten in a variety of ways, both raw and cooked. Eating them…

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Naturally Nourished Taco Salad

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

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Keto Bites

PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE KETO BITES FOOD AS MEDICINE: Pumpkin is a rich source of Vitamin A (200% of your daily need in one cup) in the form that best protects your vision. The soluble fiber and zinc in pumpkin play a role for blood sugar and insulin regulation while the phytosterols in the seeds aid in lowering…

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Twice Baked Cauliflower Mash

TWICE BAKED CAULIFLOWER MASH FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cauliflower is a great low-carb vehicle for flavor taking on any combination of savory seasonings. Beyond being low carb and low calorie, cauliflower contains powerful sulfur compounds that have the ability to protect against cancer and detoxify the body. This vegetable also has high amounts of vitamins C…

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