Archive for April 2019

Which Foods Can Help With Blood Pressure?

Guess how many people have high blood pressure? A billion! It’s said to be the “#1 risk factor for death and disability in the world.” LINK FOR QUOTE: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-treat-high-blood-pressure-with-diet/ If you have high blood pressure, it’s best that you are monitored by your healthcare professional. And if you’re on medication for high blood pressure never…

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Alkaline Foods

In the search for health, more and more people are turning their focus to dietary modification to help themselves to achieve new and positive health milestones. While the effectiveness of some diet changes can vary from person to person, it’s very clear that there are a wide variety of benefits that can be gained from…

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Depression in Men: Signs and What to do About It

Cultures around the world have long considered men to be permanently stoic and emotionless. Research has revealed that this misconception is often forced upon men at childhood, leaving them with very few tools to deal with their emotions. Recent studies have also shown that depression in men is far more common than previously known, and…

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Eat Dandelion Greens in the Spring

Surprisingly, dandelion greens (taraxacum officinale) are part of the sunflower family, which is one of the largest of the plant families and includes over 20,000 species including daisies! The greens are best in the spring, which is before the plant flowers. They have a wide array of health benefits that make them a nutritional boost.…

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What to Eat for Healthy Skin

There are so many things that can go wrong with the skin: dryness, redness, blemishes, etc. Healthy skin is a reflection of internal health. There are many creams and cosmetics to put on top of your skin. But, there are also lots of things you can do to nurture and nourish your skin to better…

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Veggie Pasta

•1 head cauliflower •1 head broccoli 3 garlic cloves, minced •1 cup white onion, diced •2 cans diced tomato (fire roasted tomatoes are great) •3/4 cup veggie broth •1 teaspoon fresh basil •1 teaspoon fresh oregano •1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes •1/2 teaspoon fresh black pepper •Optional: dairy free cheese sprinkled on top Add all…

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How to Meal Prep for the Paleo Diet

If you are relatively new to the Paleo diet, you might find that the moments when you aren’t sure what to eat and haven’t thought much about your meals for the week are when you are more likely to go off plan. This is completely normal, and a result of lack of planning. The best…

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Freezer Meals and Leftover Ideas for Paleo

When you are on the Paleo diet, especially in the beginning, the main challenge is making sure each meal and snack is Paleo-approved. This can be a big change if you are going directly from the standard American diet, directly to this very clean, reduced carb, dairy-free and gluten-free diet. The best thing you can…

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Veggie Chili

•1 white onion, diced •4 cloves garlic, minced •2 cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained •2 cans diced tomatoes •2 cans tomato sauce •3 cups veggie stock •1 red pepper, diced •1 jalapeno pepper, diced •1 cup uncooked quinoa •3 tablespoons chili powder •1 tablespoon cumin Add all ingredients to your slow cooker, stirring to…

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Fast and Easy Paleo Meals and Snacks for the Spring Season

When you switch to a diet like Paleo, one of the biggest struggles is knowing what to eat. This is especially challenging if you have a busy lifestyle, and are accustomed to just grabbing a snack as you hit the road. The following meal and snack ideas are Paleo-friendly and easy to prepare ahead of…

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