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    Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

    This is another very simple, allergen-free recipe that we made at the recent Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Outer Banks. You can also throw in some chopped root vegetables during roasting to make this a complete meal! Be sure to choose organic chicken, and better if you can order your chicken from a —Read More

    Simple Salad with Beets, Citrus, Chickpeas and Balsamic Dressing

    This is a really quick meal that gets in all the major nutrients - protein, fat, carbohydrates, antioxidants and fiber. We made this salad at the recent Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Outer Banks. I hope you'll try it out! Simple Salad with Beets, Citrus, Chickpeas and Balsamic Dressing Makes 4 servings Ingredients: —Read More

    Simple Bolognese Pasta With Secret Ingredient To Combat Fatigue {Paleo, Gluten-Free,}

    Liver on the menu? It's generally considered less-than-appetizing to most Americans. But you and I know better! If you've been coming to the Take Back Your Health Conferences or Retreats, or you've been to any of my seminars, then you know that liver is a very traditional food and is full of specific key nutrients that specifically —Read More

    Warm Potato Cucumber Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette {Dairy-Free, Egg-Free}

    I recently created this salad for the Take Back Your Health Retreat in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and it was a favorite. A few women were telling me that it would be a great alternate for the typical southern-style potato salad with mayonnaise, for those who can't have the egg! It's a good recipe —Read More

    Purple Pineapple Protein Smoothie With My Favorite Sunfood™ Superfoods

    This weekend I'm at the Take Back Your Health Conference in Los Angeles! At the conference I'll be teaching a superfood smoothie demo inspired by my own recovery from chronic fatigue after incorporating superfoods into my diet. My favorite company, Sunfood, has partnered with me this time. I use their products everyday anyways, so we decided —Read More

    Magical Peach Arugula Salad by Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple

        Last spring I was attending a very large conference called EXPO West. It's a trade show for natural products including supplements, foods, skincare, and pets. I went to dinner with a group of women, some of whom I had never met. Lucky for me, one of them was a woman about my age, with a —Read More

    Chocolate Chip Cut-Out Cookies {Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free}

        For me, baking brings peace and calm. It's a time when I have to stop multitasking and focus on one task. I've been baking since I can remember - I even launched a holiday baking business in high school. Baking dozens and dozens of cookies, batch after batch made me so happy! Since then, —Read More

    Pumpkin Spice Smoothie For Immunity

      This delicious smoothie is a good way to boost your health during the fall and winter seasons. It's full of flavor from all the wintry spices, which also give the smoothie its immune-supportive quality. Cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and ginger are antimicrobial spices that help keep germs at bay. These spices are also high in antioxidants and —Read More

    Rosemary White Bean Soup

      This is a very delicious soup, I have to say. You wouldn't think bean soup would taste particularly good, but it does! And it's because of one of the unique ingredients: miso. Soup can be a difficult kind of recipe to make if you are avoiding processed foods. It's hard to make soup taste good without —Read More

    16 Healthy and Allergen-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

    Stuffed Turkey Breast from The New Potato. Get the recipe here. When I launched Take Back Your Health™, my intention was to share a healthy lifestyle with you that was also enjoyable. When we think about Thanksgiving, a lot of us assume that it has to be an unhealthy meal, or else it won't be the same, —Read More