Preventing Kidney Stones

If you’ve experienced this excruciating pain or have had crystals seen in a routine urine test, you know stones are no joke. Below are a few ways to help prevent the most common types of kidney stones. As always, your own doc will know what’s best for you, so check with them too.

One of My Fall (or anytime, really) Favorites: Brussels Sprouts!

Nutritious powerhouses, Brussels sprouts are delicious when made well – and it’s super easy to do!

Chickpea Pancakes, aka Socca

Easy, healthy + just a few ingredients! Not to mention… Healthy protein Flexible option for snacking or meals Vegan Gluten-free How to make Socca: Mix 1 cup chickpea flour, 1 cup water, 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil + 1/2 tsp salt. Let sit for 30 minutes. Halfway through that time, turn on broiler. SetContinue reading “Chickpea Pancakes, aka Socca”

The Illustrious Avocado

Why are avocados all the rage? They’re versatile, they’ve got natural flavor and they’ve got a creamy texture going for them. Health-wise, avocados also check a lot of boxes: nutrient-dense, fiber-rich and full of healthy fats. Plus, they’re satiating. Alright, so avocados have got quite the reputation. The fruit has risen to “trendy” levels inContinue reading “The Illustrious Avocado”

The Skinny on Protein Bars

Protein bars fill the need for a quick, easy, on-the-go snack, post-workout refueling or even meal replacement. However, they’re not all made equal – and how most of them are made leaves a lot of room for improvement.  (So much room for improvement, that making your own protein bars can be way healthier – moreContinue reading “The Skinny on Protein Bars”

These Are a Few of My Favorite (Local) Things…

House Made Bone Broth, from Grass and Bone Beef or chicken, warming + nutritive.  Ginger Immunity Elixir, from Karma Kitchen Hot or cold – try warm in the winter. Matcha Latte, from Sift Powdered green tea + choice of milk, hot or iced – plain for matcha fans only. House Made Soup, from Mystic SaladContinue reading “These Are a Few of My Favorite (Local) Things…”

A Healthy Way to Start Your Day

What’s your morning routine? Have you tried hot water with lemon? Right now is a great time to give it a go because 1) it’s winter and this is warming; 2) congestion, phlegm, etc. can definitely be worse this time of year; 3) there’s no time like the present! (Originally shared on Instagram @DrKathleenCannon) ThisContinue reading “A Healthy Way to Start Your Day”