Antipasto

This is great alone or on a salad.  It is also fantastic with left over chicken.  Just cut up the chicken and stir it in! 1 cup finely chopped celery 2 cups diced asparagus 2 cups artichoke hearts, diced 1 cup black or Kalamata olives 1 Tbsp chopped pickles (I use homemade  fermented pickles or…

Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock In our office we see many patients that have intestinal issues, food allergies, autism, depression, nutrient deficiencies and toxicity.  Many of our patients are on the GAPS diet or a similar nutrition plan. High quality broth is a main ingredient for these folks! Stocks are an amazing addition to any diet.  Our ancestors…

Meatballs

Everyone loves Italian Food, myself included.  I can still remember years ago, when my husband and I began eating “clean”. We  cut out all processed food, bad fats, grains, preservatives, additives, etc.    My first thought was that I would starve.  My second thought was, “this food is going to taste AWEFUL!!!! ”   What…

Patient Appreciation Day

This past Monday we had our most successful Patient Appreciation Day ever!  A big thank you to all of our wonderful patients that joined us.  You are the reason we keep doing what we do! I would like to offer up 2 very special thank you’s: First, LaVida Massage in Ballantyne for providing free chair…

Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism can lead to more autoimmune disease

Failing to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism condition could lead to future autoimmune diseases. A recent study revealed that roughly one in six patients with Hashimoto’s has another autoimmune disease, most commonly: atrophic gastritis, a condition in which the lining of the stomach is constantly inflamed vitiligo celiac disease antiphospholipids syndrome, which may cause blood clots,…

Black Bean Salad

I love summer salads, especially this one.  This salad is very refreshing, very filling and  incredibly easy to make. The best part?  Everyone loves it! It’s great as a side dish for barbeques or as a lunch salad. Any way you serve it, I hope you enjoy it. Basic Diet Approved,  Advanced Diet Approved, Vegetarian,…