Strawberry Collagen Lemonade

FOOD AS MEDICINE: We love adding collagen anywhere and everywhere to ramp up protein in a dish or beverage and provide support for hair, skin, nails, joints and beyond. Collagen is literally the glue that holds our bodies together and boasts an impressive array of research on its benefits including vascular health, treatment of pressure…

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Grilled Chicken Hearts on Rosemary Skewers

FOOD AS MEDICINE: We’ll be the first to admit that eating organs can be intimidating and come with a little bit of “yuck” factor, but it is a recommendation I come back to time and time again when talking about eating snout-to-tail, supporting optimal health and repleting nutrient deficiencies! Eating organs is one of the…

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Korean Braised Short Ribs

FOOD AS MEDICINE We love grassfed beef for its anti-inflammatory and heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids as well as CLAs to support metabolism. These short ribs came from our friends at Yonder Way Farm here in Texas and they were AMAZING braised in the Instant Pot along with pungent Korean flavors. Finding and supporting your…

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Watermelon Gazpacho

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 ways provides for the…

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Low-Carb Locavore Guide to Healthy Austin Eats!

Austin is not only known for its live music, capital of Texas, and home of UT Longhorns, its natural beauty with outdoor activities has driven a growing trend of health and wellness focused individuals. Austin is home to many amazing restaurants with healthy options, but when comprising this guide I wanted to select only those…

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Naturally Nourished Avo-Rita

FOOD AS MEDICINE Tequila as medicine? Debatable, but cocktails happen especially in the summertime and there are definitely better-than choices when it comes to alcohol. Beware of pre-mixed cocktails, especially the frozen variety which can be a sugar and carbohydrate bomb and leave you with a splitting headache! This Avo-Rita is a fun take on…

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Cold Brew CBD Gummies

FOOD AS MEDICINE We love adding gelatin to recipes whenever possible whether using to thicken sauces or soups, create gut supporting warm beverages or in gelatin gummies! These gummies combine cold brew for a caffeinated kick with pasture-raised gelatin for gut support, heavy cream for a dose of healthy fats and CBD for a mellow-out…

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Chorizo Meatballs

FOOD AS MEDICINE These Chorizo Meatballs are a great way to change up your weekly meal prep game by combining spicy chorizo with grassfed ground beef for a nutrient-dense and flavor-packed meal. The addition of pork rinds gives structure (think breadcrumb replacement) while also providing glycine to support neuromuscular relaxation, depth of sleep and gaba…

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Peanut Butter Skillet Blondies

FOOD AS MEDICINE There is something so nostalgic about the combination of peanut butter and chocolate! This skillet blondie calls forth nostalgia while keeping carbs low and inflammatory ingredients like gluten out and is great to make for a celebratory meal or a kid’s birthday party! The combination of pasture-raised butter and peanut butter (yes…

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