The following blog posts are categorized under Gluten Free

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Baked Cod with Olive and Caper Pesto

  Want another sneak peek inside my new book, Discover Your Nutritional Style? Here’s a recipe you’ve got to try from one of my favorite Integrative Medical Doctors, who also…

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Matcha Latte and more…

  Matcha is a superstar food in my house these days. I love it’s superpowers and uplifting, calming effect, and I adore the slightly bitter deliciousness that I’m told is…

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Slow Cooking this Winter

  A large, one pot meal can be your best friend this winter. I just bought myself a new slow cooker, but I often reach for my Le Crueset dutch…

Your Body’s PH and YOU

Craving more meat and animal protein in the colder weather? You’re not alone. Many people do this time of year. And yet venturing too far down that path may not be the best for your health for many reasons. Excessive meat consumption has been linked to higher cancer rates, heart disease, and digestive disorders. Meat takes longer than most foods to digest, and has a longer transit time in your digestive system than plant-based foods, like vegetables, fruits or seeds. And then there’s the pH theory of nutrition. Animal proteins create an acidic environment in your body as they are digested, and your body neutralizes in order to maintain the slightly alkaline environment it prefers. Because your body likes to be slightly alkaline, if you eat too many foods that are acidic, it will scramble to return itself to the right pH balance. Your pH is the number that measures how acidic or alkaline something is (A pH of 7 is neutral). Maintaining a proper pH is important for digestion, energy, clear skin, and your overall well being. It’s surprisingly easy to re-balance, however, so don’t despair. If you’ve been splurging this season, try to incorporate the following alkaline foods…

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Breakfast is served

  I find myself preparing more breakfast meals this time of year. There are kids home from school, our friends and family filling the spare rooms, and a need for…

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Bone Broth

  Move over juice bars; Bone Broth has come to town! All the rage in NYC, this warming, soothing broth is credited with glowing skin, increased energy, and a healthier…

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Perfect Salmon with Kale

  This Salmon and Kale dish is a favorite of mine, and a perfect solution for Healthy Omnivores this time of year. It feels hearty and warm, and it’s a…

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Guest Blogger: Kristen Bocanegra’s Roasted Eggplant

Kristen Bocanegra is the founder of momme meals, a delicious line of snacks you actually want your kids to have, and a resource for moms, too. Kristen partnered with us…

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Guest Blog Post: Selina McPherson’s Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  Selina McPherson is one of the creative designers behind ROARKE New York, along with her sister, Laetitia Stanfield. Their vibrant, look-at-me creations are hip and classic at the same…

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Guest Blogger: Heather French’s Raw Zucchini Salad with Ghost Pepper Peach Dressing

  Heather French is a friend and founder of LilaMae.com, one of my favorite sites for entertaining, bespoke foodie ingredients, and skin care. And what’s really cool is that they…

 
 
 
 
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