Get off the gravy train and get on the fresh food for your dog -bandwagon. They need fresh food just like we do. They get diabetes and autoimmune disease, just like us, if they don’t eat whole fresh foods designed for their metabolism. They can get depressed, overweight and lethargic, just like us, … [Read more...] about Dogs are People Too! Make Fresh Food!
This split pea lentil soup is a meal in itself and can be complemented with sourdough bread or a raw salad. The great thing about this soup is that you can keep it warm in the Crock-Pot all day so that family members can fill a bowl whenever they wish It takes about 20 minutes to clean and prep all … [Read more...] about Recipe: Mood-Boosting Split Pea Lentil Soup
I have never met anyone who was unhappy when I suggested that they eat more butter and bacon. Fats are medicine for the brain, so when eating fats consider a selection of raw oils and saturated fats. Avocado is rich in fats for the brain and skin. In Mexico, it is called “poor man’s butter”. One of … [Read more...] about The first, best change you can make for your brain and mood
Cashews and apples are a perfect combo for focus and attention. Bananas are rich in tryptophan which also lifts mood and supports focus. Make this Cashew-Apple Smoothie recipe a “family affair”: Ask family members to help make these smoothies and contribute their ideas for … [Read more...] about Recipe: Cashew-Apple Smoothie to help you Focus
Clients take better care of their nutrition with Superfood Smoothies. My health coaching client Luisa often tells me that while she wants to engage in more self-care activities including eating better and getting more exercise, she says that she is also challenged by a heavy work schedule and … [Read more...] about Superfood Smoothies for Cognitive Performance
Lemon Chicken Elation This meal is a simple mood boosting meal that cooks itself when you use a slow cooker. The aroma of lemon lifts depressed mood, the chicken stabilizes blood glucose and sustains energy and is also antibacterial and antiviral. Garlic is rich in sulfur which supports liver … [Read more...] about Lemon Chicken Elation