How Can Functional Medicine Help You?

how can functional medicine help you?

Have you been hearing about Functional Medicine recently? It’s been popping up in the news and in social feeds. The popular NY Times best-selling author Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D. is the director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. Functional Medicine is the new path that many mainstream AMA medical doctors are taking. But…

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Paleo Winter Warming Porridge

Paleo Winter Warming Porridge

YUMMM!! Even in Mexico, it’s been cool enough in the mornings that this Paleo Winter Warming Porridge has become our go-to breakfast. It contains ingredients we’d normally put in a smoothie—but it’s not a great idea to eat smoothies when it’s cold out (since cold foods cool you down). So the healthy fats and proteins…

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Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Soup

On a cold autumn or winter night, a nice warm soup is the perfect warming food. And this delicious Sweet Potato Soup definitely fits the bill. It has been a holiday tradition in our family for years. And this hearty Sweet Potato Soup was also a favorite at our pot-luck Friends-Givings in Seattle for many…

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Coconut-Vanilla Jello Cubes for Gut Health

Coconut-Vanilla Jello Cubes for Gut Health

If you ever loved “finger Jell-O”, “Knox Blox”, (or Jell-O shooters), these Coconut-Vanilla Jello Cubes are for you! When I was a kid, my mom would make “finger Jell-O” with Knox gelatin and fruit juice, for a healthier version without the added sugar. Recently, as I’ve been trying to find ways to incorporate more protein…

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What Supplements Do You Really Need?

There are so many supplements on the market these days. Not to mention a host of holistic doctors coming out with their own “miracle cure” branded supplements for everything under the sun, but primarily weight loss and “anti-aging”. Since my clients frequently ask me “what supplements do you take?” I thought I would share a…

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Is Your Appendix Really Necessary?

Sometimes my functional medicine studies take me down rabbit holes. And learning about the appendix was one of those holes. I love sharing what I’m learning, to help you stay healthier too! Do you still have your appendix? Or have you had an appendectomy? Either way, read on as it turns out there’s more to…

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