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Nutrition & Thyroid Disease

A friend of mine asked if there was anything that I recommend for thyroid issues. The answer is YES!! Nutrients are involved every step of the way in creating and transforming thyroid hormones, and supporting the use of thyroid hormones in tissues throughout the body. Additionally, nearly all thyroid diseases are autoimmune diseases however this is rarely discussed in conventional medicine. Thus, the typical management of thyroid disease is narrow and limited to hormone replacement and invasive procedures. However, the reality is that diet and lifestyle play a huge role in treating, and possibly reversing, thyroid disease.

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No Added Sugar Treats

If you’ve tried some of the delicious no added sugar treats that I’ve posted before, you know that “no added sugar” does not mean boring. Challenge yourself to include amazing no added sugar treats into your holiday repertoire. Learn how in a fun hands-on cooking class!

Guilt Free Holiday Desserts Cooking Class

Click here for more info and to register.

  • Friday, November 21
  • 3-5 pm
  • Make desserts, enjoy tasting your creations and take home recipes

Need some examples of delicious no added sugar treats? Here are some of my favorites:

Go beyond these ideas in the Guilt Free Holiday Desserts Class. In this Hands-On cooking class you will equip yourself with new ideas and recipes, taste your delicious creations and and have a great time! Register Now!!

Celeriac Breakfast Scramble

“Breakfast foods” are typically heavily processed foods containing refined grains, sugar and processed meats. Move away from cereal, toast and conventional bacon and you will feel energized with your appetite in check all day. This recipe is colorful, balanced and can easily be made ahead for a few days. This recipe also fits nicely into the Fall Detox ChallengeContinue reading

Fall Detox Challenge

I heard a lot about cleanses and detox diets for weight loss this week. Friends on Facebook, clients and people in workshops are all asking the same thing, “How can I lose weight and clean up my diet? I want to feel refreshed!”.

Can you detox to lose weight? Why would detoxing work for weight loss? I’ll tell you why detox matters, and give you a checklist to get started. Continue reading

Refreshing Kohlrabi & Cucumber Salad

kohlrabiKohlrabi looks like an alien vegetable. No one knows what to do with it. In fact, I wouldn’t know what to do with it if it weren’t for my two kiddos picking up random vegetables at the grocery store. Kohlrabi will catch you by surprise!

Not only is kohlrabi cool to look at, it is a cruciferous vegetable, which means that it is a detoxifying powerhouse vegetable. Like all vegetables, kohlrabi is a good source of many different vitamins and minerals, however kohlrabi is particularly high in vitamin C. Continue reading

New to Exercise? Here’s How to Start.

A few weeks ago we heard from Debbi Omizo Banis from Body Resolution who gave us some awesome advice about muscle imbalances and maintaining motivation to exercise. Now we will hear from my long time friends Sarah and Craig Smith. This physical therapist couple speaks to those of you starting a new workout routine and looking for some guidance.

New To Exercise? Here’s Where to Start. Continue reading