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HEALING starts with FEELING: Naturopathic Treatments for Anxiety and Depression When it comes to evaluating, treating and healing anxiety and depression, I find all people live on a spectrum. Sometimes anxiety and depression present in response to stressful situations like traumas, injuries, divorces, arguments, breakups or job changes. Other times anxiety and depression can stick around because there is constant stress or because for some reason someone feels ‘wired’ to run that way. The first step toward healing is ALLOWING YOURSELF TO FEEL. The world we live in today suggests that feelings like anxiety and depression are always abnormal but that is not always true! When people allow themselves to genuinely FEEL more of the time – people can have an easier time healing. With this mindset, people then dispel excess frustration related to their displacement at the moment and instead find acceptance, support and ability toRead more →
Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe by Michael Chiarello Mushrooms are great foods which add flavor and depth to the simplest of dishes. Steeped on top of roasted vegetables, cooked meats or added to soups are delicious. Wherever you are in the SCD diet you may able to add warming herbs such as thyme, marjoram, or basil. Mushrooms are also known for their immune supportive properties. Try this simple and delightful recipe next time you are cooking in the kitchen. Ingredients: 6 T extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 lbs fresh button mushrooms, halved (Organic if possible) 2 T unsalted butter (or GHEE) Sea salt, preferably gray salt, and freshly ground pepper 1 T minced garlic 1 1/2 tsp minced fresh thyme 1 1/2 T fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 T chopped fresh Italian parlsey Directions: -Heat a large skillet over high heat -Add the olive oil -WhenRead more →
Are you looking to a healthier you in 2015? Here we are at the beginning of another year, caught up in the flurry of activity and new beginnings. Health and happiness do not magically appear, they are cultivated day in and day out. You know the drill – eat more vegetables, stress less, EXERCISE, sleep more, eat regularly, meditate………..Oh my dear, the list can drag on and on with you getting the feeling that you are overwhelmed and, dare I say feeling inadequate and guilty for what you are NOT doing. So, how about we start with a little mercy and a deep breath?! I am trained in the principles of Chinese medicine, a holistic form of medicine based on the observations of nature. Many of you are most familiar with acupuncture and the prescription of herbal remedies. But, let’s get back to nature and the naturalRead more →
[Tweet “SCD and Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie recipe! Share it.”]SCD and Gluten Free! Pumpkin Pie Recipe The holidays are on their way and with it, lots of temptations in the form of pies, sweets and the like. But, what if you could eat a lovely, delicious pie that was actually good for you? Well, now here is your chance. Our SCD maven, Julia Tinkham-Ray, OTR/L offers up her monthly recipe for your eating pleasure. ( Check out our blog archives for her yummy pumpkin soup!) Here is the recipe, let us know how you enjoy it. The filling: 2 cups cooked pumpkin ¼ cup coconut oil 1 cup honey ½ tsp vanilla 3 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1/8 tsp cloves ¼ tsp ginger ½ tsp salt 2 egg yolks 4 egg whites Preheat oven to 350°F. Blend all ingredients EXCEPT egg whites in food processor. BeatRead more →
Are you looking for an SCD (Specific Carbohydrate Diet) friendly soup this autumn? Here it is!Read more →
Over 18 Million Americans are gluten intolerant. What does that mean and why can’t the food and our bodies just get along?Read more →
Use foods, wet socks, spices and all sorts of other goodies to remain your healthiest these next 6 months.Read more →
Considering a vegan diet? Ann Gentry, food pioneer and owner of Real Food Daily in LA, shares tips and wisdom.Read more →
Seeking the Path of the Good Person is rooted in the ancient wisdom of the Shan Ren Dao. Listen in to Dr. Laurie Regan, dean of the Classical Chinese Medicine Department at the National College of Natural Medicine.Read more →
Bob Moore founder and owner of Bob’s Red Mill is an inspiration in business, philanthropy and integrity. Listen in!Read more →