Matcha, the latest Superfood!

MATCHA, THE LATEST SUPERFOOD! Matcha tea is the latest superfood trend with health claims from fighting against cancer to heart disease, boosting memory and aiding with weight loss, is it too much hype or should we all take a taste of this Super Tea? What is Matcha? Matcha is a powdered form of a Japanese…

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How to Stay Cool This Summer with Food As Medicine!

HOW TO STAY COOL THIS SUMMER WITH FOOD AS MEDICINE Summer is synonymous with cold beers, days by the pool, and frozen desserts. It’s all about beating the heat. However, foods that seem like chill choices may have the opposite effect.  As things heat up this summer, Houstonians especially are looking for ways to cool…

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Avocado Detox Soup Recipe

AVOCADO DETOX SOUP RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cucumbers are incredibly hydrating, and staying adequately hydrated during the hotter months is crucial. It has a diuretic property (especially helpful in the dry summer months), which acts to flush toxins out of the body and maintain healthy tissue and skin. Cucumber is extremely low in calories and…

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Smoked Salmon Three Ways

SMOKED SALMON THREE WAYS FOOD AS MEDICINE: Wild Salmon is full of heart healthy Omega 3 fatty acids and lean body mass fueling protein! Cured Salmon makes for a quick and easy snack or dinner and can be found prepackaged in the deli section of the super market! Here are a few recipe ideas using…

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Coconut Milk Ice Cream Recipe

COCONUT MILK ICE CREAM RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: This creamy, dairy-free ice cream satisfies your sweet tooth while providing beneficial fats. Coconut milk contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCT), which work to tonify the adrenal glands, aid in sleep regulation, reduce stress as well as boost metabolism. While saturated fat once got a bad rap, we are…

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Kale Chips Three Ways

KALE CHIPS 3 WAYS FOOD AS MEDICINE: Kale chips are a great way to satisfy a craving for a salty, crunchy snack while being low in both calories and carbohydrates. Even when baked into crispy chips, kale maintains its superfood status and is packed with Vitamins A, C and K as well as calcium and…

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Liver Pills Recipe

LIVER PILLS RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Liver, which is often regarded as an old-school superfood, is making a resurgence in traditional foods communities, and rightly so! Grandma got something right—liver is incredibly rich in vitamins, minerals, quality protein and fat. It is particularly rich in nutrients that support optimal brain function, including the essential fatty…

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Beef and Mushroom Stroganoff

BEEF AND MUSHROOM STROGANOFF FOOD AS MEDICINE: A twist on Beef Stroganoff, this version is lighter due to the addition of Greek Yogurt, and is packed with rich umami flavor. Mushrooms are an excellent source of glutamine, an amino acid also found in bone broth that helps to repair the lining of the gut and…

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Garden Greek Yogurt Dip

GARDEN GREEK YOGURT DIP FOOD AS MEDICINE: Greek Yogurt makes this dip feel like a rich, creamy treat, while adding beneficial probiotics to your snack! Over 80% of our immune system is regulated by the gut, so incorporating probiotic food sources into your daily plan is a great way to ensure the bacteria in your…

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