Diet

Hangry: how your food can change your mood

  • Hangry

Food can have such a profound affect on our bodies, but we’re now also starting to understand the affect it has on our mental and emotional states too. I’ve spent a lot of time researching this, as well as lecturing about it to the public and my patients. Instead of […]

Leaky gut, and how it’s affecting your life

  • Leaky gut

Leaky gut is a term that’s often thrown around but never properly understood. You’ll want to read this whole post, as this may explain a lot of your own symptoms. Digestion: The digestive tract is a hollow tube that runs from the mouth to the anus, and can therefore be […]

Moroccan Stew

  • Moroccan Stew

Wow, a patient of mine recently brought this to my attention, I’d never had it before.  What an easy and delicious combination of veggies and spices. It contains: turmeric and ginger – great for digestion and inflammation, cinnamon – great for blood sugar regulation, onions and garlic – great for […]

Fish cakes!

Recently I was wondering what to cook for dinner – something that wouldn’t take too long and would be fairly light.  I had just been grocery shopping and happened to get some canned (wild) salmon and thought I’d combine my love of fish and cakes!

Apple Picking

  • Apple picking

This past weekend, Courtney and I took the kids apple picking. It was a beautiful day, we’d just been to a new local “cidery” (great place, but that’s another story for another day), and thought lets go pick some local apples. At first we thought nothing of it, but while […]

Are you allergic to the foods you’re eating?

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We all know about the anaphylactic reactions that some people have to food, but were you aware that most people can have a different and less severe reaction? Although the symptoms are not life threatening, they can be extremely debilitating. Let’s compare the 2 types: Type 1 hypersensitivity reaction is […]

How to eat kale

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This was the first year we grew kale, and I had no idea how abundant the harvest would be.  6 plants yielded 2 large bags, so I needed to figure out what to do with all of it – so I thought I’d blog about it! First I washed all […]

Kale Summer Salad

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It’s summer, we should all be eating more vegetables! Instead of using lettuce, try amping up the health-o-meter by using kale instead.  It’s a little tougher, but the taste is incredible, especially if you get some that is locally grown.  The mustard vinaigrette dressing is super easy and adds some punch […]

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