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Wild Salmon with Basil Pesto

Wild Salmon with Basil Pesto

“I love salmon. I also love pesto which makes this wild salmon with basil pesto a recipe to come back to over and over again. I personally make a dairy-free basil version that is still packed with flavor. You can enjoy the pesto on ANY fish really making it really versatile.” via Shirley Plant at…

Coconut Chai Tea

Coconut Chai Tea

Coconut Chai Tea This delicious and comforting Coconut Chai Tea is packed with antioxidants like decaf black tea, clove, cinnamon and black pepper. Combined with cardamom and coconut milk for digestive support. And xylitol has been shown to help improve dental health and combat Candida/yeast overgrowth in the digestive tract. {via Jamie Ward at My…

YUM Strawberry Jelly

YUM Strawberry Jelly

YUM Strawberry Jelly Because of the use of low-glycemic sugar-free sweetening, combined with the naturally low carbohydrate density of strawberries, this delectable dessert is diabetic-friendly! The test kitchens said it all about this recipe: “Loved it. Can’t wait to make it again.” “Easy peasy… Perfect as-is.” “ My young daughter loved it and I love…

Honeydew Lime Creamsicle

Honeydew Lime Creamsicle

Make this as a creamsicle smoothie to enjoy right away, or freeze in freezer pop forms and enjoy on a hot day. Adjust to your desired of tartness or sweetness. Dairy free, soy free, and still creamier than can be. Full of healthy fats, without any added sugar. Creamy, nourishing, and lip-smacking lime-y. Give your…

Tangy Roasted Beets

Tangy Roasted Beets

“These tangy roasted beets go perfectly on top of an arugula salad…just add some slivered almonds, crumbled goat cheese and a balsamic vinaigrette!” Thank you Nutrition by Erin for sharing this wonderful recipe with us! History of Beetroot: The beetroot is the taproot portion of the beet plant, usually known in North America as the beet, also…

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Veggies

Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Veggies

Try this healthy and delicious Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Veggies recipe from Megan Forbes at Forbes Nutritional Consulting. Your family will love it! Enjoy! (source)   History of the Sweet Potato The origin and domestication of sweet potato is thought to be in either Central America or South America. In Central America, sweet potatoes were domesticated…

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

Chocolatey, creamy, and sweet without sugar. Use a good blender, or cut this recipe in half and use an immersion blender for a large single serving or two kid sized servings. Healthy fats, protein, antioxidants, minerals in this make it a strong snack or starter for before school. The sunflower butter is a hearty addition…

Thai(ish) Chicken Soup

Thai(ish) Chicken Soup

As long as you’ve planned ahead and obtained all the necessary ingredients, this chunky, Thai-inspired dish is the simplest soup you’ll ever make, and will come together in less than 30 minutes. Boasting six vegetables and four herbs, it provides a wealth of anti-inflammatory, cancer-protective and nutrients, and such gustatory pleasure you’ll forget you’re on a diet. Lastly,…

Oxytocin...It's Not Just About Sex!

Oxytocin…It’s Not Just About Sex!

Oxytocin… it’s not just about sex!  The pituitary is a very important gland located at the base of the brain, just below the hypothalamus.  The two main sections of the gland, the anterior and posterior pituitary secrete some very essential hormones for life…. Anterior Pituitary Hormones ACTH (Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone) – stimulates adrenal gland to produce cortisol FSH…