Cool Down with this Dreamy Dragon Drink (and it’s pink!)

There’s nothing like a cool drink on a hot summer day. Refreshing, satisfying and healthy to boot, this smoothie blends up easily. Although I’m called it Dragon Drink because of the dragon fruit that has been popping up in some local stores lately, it also makes me think of a unicorn: bright, sparkly and unique.Continue reading “Cool Down with this Dreamy Dragon Drink (and it’s pink!)”

Want to get healthier? Prioritize YOU.

Simple to say, harder to do – as so many important things in life are. This one is so simple, but it’s SO important. You cannot heal until you prioritize yourself. The idea of putting yourself first doesn’t sound appealing to many people; there’s a stigma of selfishness around it. However, it’s actually one ofContinue reading “Want to get healthier? Prioritize YOU.”

What’s the Deal with Nightshades?

About those nightshades… And not the ones in your bedroom. These are a certain group of veggies in the “Solanaceae” family. Nightshades include: Tomatoes Potatoes Peppers Eggplant It reads like part of the grocery list for an Italian meal, I know. These are pretty common veggies in many cuisines. Before you get concerned, let’s stopContinue reading “What’s the Deal with Nightshades?”

Getting Your Omega EFAs

Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids can support health in a variety of ways, including reducing joint pain, improving nerve conduction, supporting cardiovascular health and much more. Here are some common terms: EFAs: Essential Fatty Acids Essential Fatty Acids: a type of fats that includes omega-3’s and other omega EFAs Omega-3’s: a certain form of EFAs thatContinue reading “Getting Your Omega EFAs”

Counting Sheep, Waiting for Sleep?

Insomnia is a common concern among patients, and there’s no one solution that works for everyone. There are, however, lots of therapeutic options to choose from – it can be helpful to try different options to find the one best-suited for you. While we can often push past lack of sleep with extra coffee orContinue reading “Counting Sheep, Waiting for Sleep?”