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    Cranberry Quinoa Harvest Salad

    As I wait for labor to begin, I wanted to share another cold weather recipe with you! Eating hearty salads this time of year is a good way to balance the heavy warming foods of the season, flood your body with enzymes, and keep things moving through your digestive system! I made this salad for —Read More

    Cranberry Orange Smoothie

    It's that time of year... you can find fresh organic cranberries on the shelves again! I always get excited about their arrival at the local health food store because I have to wait until the holiday season to experiment with cranberry recipes! Cranberries contain a unique combination of antioxidants and phytochemicals that have antimicrobial effects. They are a —Read More

    Golden Turmeric Coconut Milk

    Recently we held a Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Charlottesville - Brightwood area of Virginia, where there are beautiful rolling hills and views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. I wanted to have a special drink ready for everyone when they checked in, so I decided to have this Golden Turmeric Coconut Milk warming on —Read More

    Ice Cold Chocolate Milk (Dairy-Free, Keto)

    I have been completely addicted to this chocolate milk recipe lately! It is so good - I like it better than the store-bought chocolate milk. During the summer it's been great for cooling me down and hydrating me too. It actually does fill me up for a little while, so it makes a great snack. —Read More

    Gut Healing Morning Porridge by Andrea Beaman

    One of our very popular and repeat Take Back Your Health Speakers, Andrea Beaman, has a wonderful recipe to share, full of gut-healing herbs and ingredients. Read more about these ingredients and get the recipe below!  ********** If you’re suffering from digestive woes (gas, bloating, reflux, constipation), try rotating this morning porridge into your breakfast routine. —Read More

    Miso Lentil Soup

    I just finished making this batch of Miso Lentil Soup for our Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Outer Banks this weekend. I like to offer a couple of soup options for breakfast and lunch during the retreats for those who like very simple, savory and grounding meals. This recipe is full of flavor —Read More

    Traditional Pumpkin Pie {Paleo, AIP, GF, DF, Egg-Free}

    Here is a delicious pumpkin pie that you can enjoy during the holidays even while you're on the healing journey! Pumpkin pie is actually a very healthy dessert - when it's done right! And this pie is done right. It's free from the health-compromising ingredients like white sugar, common food allergens and hydrogenated margarine. Thank —Read More

    Holiday Ginger Spice Cookies {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free}

    I've finally figured out a delicious holiday ginger cookie that you can get addicted to, and it actually helps you stay healthy! I used a lot of traditional winter spices in this recipe, which will help your immune system fight pathogens during the cold and flu season. I also used an unprocessed sweetener for these cookies, —Read More

    Eden Foods: Tuscan White Bean Dip And #TBYHLA Food Demo Recap

      We want to send a big thank you to Eden Organic Foods for providing organic ingredients for our Food Demonstrations at the recent Take Back Your Health Los Angeles Conference. I first reached out to Eden because they produce foods that are organic, nutrient-dense and grounding. They also use pine resin to line their cans, instead —Read More

    #TBYHDC Speaker Chef Frank Giglio Gives Kitchen Tips For Busy Parents

      What's your biggest personal struggle with your food/diet/eating habits? It comes with the territory, but cooks tend to taste food often as they are preparing meals. Because of this, I tend to snack more and skip meals. I know from experience that I do much better having 2-3 meals a day, so it's a —Read More