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Crispy Kale Chips

These crispy kale chips are the perfect snack in between meals. Mix it up and try different seasonings each time. They’re so easy to make, delicious and the perfect alternative to potato chips that your family will love. INGREDIENTS: 4 cups kale, chopped 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1⁄4 cup almonds, sliced DIRECTIONS: Seasoning of your choice (paprika, garlic powder, ground pepper, rosemary) Heat oven to 275°. In a medium bowl, toss kale leaves with olive oil, almonds, and seasoning. Lay…

An Answer To Breast Cancer?

Did you know that we have a built-in defense system in our bodies that fights against cancer? You’ve seen the pink ribbons and the donation boxes for the “fight against breast cancer” everywhere. This has become a very serious problem. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women. It has the highest death-rate than any other cancer for women – second only to lung cancer. Why? It doesn’t have to be this way. Our bodies…

Cocoa Chicken Mole

Chocolate is a great antioxidant and aphrodisiac. This delicious cocoa chicken mole recipe isn’t just for chocolate lovers, it’s always been a hit with my friends and family! Try serving it with a side salad with an avocado cilantro dressing and Mexican rice for a homemade fiesta your taste buds will fall in love with! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped
1 1⁄2 tsp. garlic, minced 1 chipotle pepper + 1 tsp. adobo sauce from can, chopped…

Male Libido

In celebration of the month of love, I want to talk about Libido. I’m going to tell you a little more about my ‘Doctor’s Protocol’ to help boost your love life. This week, I want to talk about some natural solutions to enhance male sex drive. This is not an easy topic to discuss because there are a lot of variables, but let's talk about where we get the most outcomes and the most benefits. There are two reason we…

Decadent Truffles

Do you want to surprise your significant other with a special, chocolatey treat without the loads of unhealthy sugar in a box of chocolates? Try my Decadent Truffle recipe. It’s a great dessert, treat for your loved ones, or a post-workout protein boost. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup prunes 1⁄2 cup warm water 1⁄4 cup natural almond or peanut butter 1 cup protein powder 1⁄4 cup ground flaxseeds 3 Tbsp. sesame seeds 1 tsp. cinnamon 1⁄2 cup dried unsweetened cranberries 1⁄2…

Are you maintaining a healthy blood sugar level?

Let's talk about sugar handling – not too high of sugar, which is diabetes, but something that is equally as important and what used to be called hypoglycemia. I think the better word is neuroglycopenia, which is a fancy way of saying if your blood sugar is too low, your nerves freak out. This is really important if you get hyperirritability, mood swings, or are one of those afternoon yawners. It usually means that your pancreas isn’t working right. What…

Veggie Egg Scramble

This Veggie Egg Scramble is not only delicious, but it also balances your blood sugar to kickstart your day. Along with balancing your blood sugar, this scramble contains key nutrients we need to stay healthy. Asparagus and spinach are loaded with nutrients, fiber, antioxidants and, like other greens, are a great brain booster. Among many other benefits, mushrooms, garlic and onion are all known for their immune boosting effects. So enjoy this breakfast knowing you’re starting off your day with…

Protection Against Alzheimer’s

Omega-3 + Alpha Lipoic Acid slow decline. A recent study released in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease shows that a combo of omega-3 fatty acids and alpha lipoic acid may help put the brakes on Alzheimer's. The study, conducted at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon included 32 patients with Alzheimer's. Researchers studied the effects of supplementation with omega-3 fatty acid with and without lipoic acid over a year of treatment. To measure the effects of the…

Mom’s Healthy Granola

This is one of my favorite comfort foods my mom used to make. It’s delicious mixed in yogurt, with your favorite type of milk, or just as a stand alone trail mix. I like to keep this on hand for a healthy, snacking alternative throughout the day or when I have a craving for something sweet and crunchy. Give it a try, I know you’ll love it! Ingredients: 1 cup organic rye flakes 1 cup organic oat flakes 1 cup…

Health Alert: Chronic Stress!

Did you know psychological stress is associated with greater risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases? Until now, it has not been clear exactly how stress influences disease and health. Chronic psychological stress is associated with the body losing its ability to regulate the inflammatory response. Inflammation is partly regulated by the hormone cortisol and when cortisol is not allowed to serve this function, inflammation can get out of control. Prolonged stress alters the effectiveness of cortisol to regulate…

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