Uric Acid

Uric Acid

I’ve been intrigued learning more about the importance of testing uric acid levels. Uric acid has long been associated with things like gout and kidney stones. But, as Dr. Richard Johnson, Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado, shares in his book Nature...
Inflammation

Inflammation

Some inflammation is necessary to stay healthy. For example, if you get an injury, white blood cells rush to the area resulting in swelling, redness and heat. These are all necessary responses for healing to occur.  While acute inflammation is beneficial, chronic...
Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Kale has been considered a ‘super food’ due to its many benefits. It’s high in vitamins K, C, and A, and it provides anti-inflammatory as well as antioxidant benefits. Kale is part of the cruciferous family of vegetables. Other vegetables in that family include...
Easy Taco Seasoning Recipe

Easy Taco Seasoning Recipe

We love taco bowls! It’s a quick, satisfying meal that  can be varied depending upon what ingredients you have available. Add taco seasoned ground meat to a bowl of veggies and finish with your favorite toppings.  I like to mix up a larger amount of the...
Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Bark

Ingredients 3/4 cup of raw cacao or unsweetened cocoa powder* 6 tablespoons of coconut oil 4-5 tablespoons of pure maple syrup- depending upon your bitter tastes Optional Ingredients: 1/4 cup almonds, chopped 1/4 cup large unsweetened coconut flakes, chopped pinch of...