From having a “gut” instinct to “feeling” something in your gut, our GI tract plays a critical role in the health and well-being of our entire body. Our gut – more specifically, the gut microbiome –is literally a second brain that plays a role in our moods, our immune system, our weight, and metabolism, and even influences the metabolism of hormones, such as estrogen. This lesson will focus on … [Read more...] about The Role of our Gut Microbiome in Menopause: From Weight to Wellness
Healthy Foods & Cooking
This is a delicious and healthy recipe that includes broccoli. Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 6 cups broccoli florets, chopped and steamed 1 Tbs sesame oil 1 tsp ginger, grated 2 tsp soy sauce 2 tsp sesame seeds Prep: Wash and chop broccoli into bite-sized pieces. Steam broccoli until just bright green. Grate … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Sesame Ginger Broccoli
This is a creamy quiche recipe I created when I realized I had no milk or cream. I substituted Greek Yogurt, which made this very creamy. It has lots of calcium and Vitamin D for bone health too! Ingredients 2 (8 inch) frozen pie crusts 6 eggs, beaten 12 ounces plain Greek Yogurt 12 ounces shredded cheddar cheese 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons oil (I used olive) 1 … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Quick and Easy Creamy Quiche
When you are on the road to becoming an intuitive eater, to stop dieting, to recover from disordered eating…some days you just need to eat food that makes you feel good. Comfort food. Today's recipe is one of those… Macaroni and Cheese Recipe by Diana Ushay, MS, Lead Recovery Coach at Monte Nido & Affiliates Ingredients 1 pound pasta or macaroni: tube shapes, elbows, shells or … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Macaroni and Cheese … Comfort Food
Chocolate Chip Pecan Scones Recipe Makes 8 large scones Ingredients: 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold (1 stick) 1 egg 1/2 cup heavy cream + 1 tbsp for brushing 1/2 cup chocolate chips* 1/2 cup chopped pecans* **Or substitute 1 cup inclusions such as chocolate chips, chopped nuts, dried fruit, berries, etc. for any flavor … [Read more...] about Recipe for A Wholesome Family Treat that Mom will Love!
For those of you celebrating Passover, I wanted to share a delicious recipe: Matzah brei. This Matzah brei recipe serves 4. Ingredients: 8 boards of Matzah 8 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup hot water 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. cinnamon Optional 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 T butter Directions: Break up the matzah into pieces in a bowl. Pour the hot water over the … [Read more...] about A Recipe for those Celebrating Passover: Matzah brei