Basic Nutrition: Fact or Faux

Basic Nutrition Webinar Slides from April 26, 2015 This week Dr. Oz was under attack in the media for promoting false or unproven health claims. Ever since his show came on the air, I have had mixed feelings about him and his show. Dr. Oz promotes supplements and diets that in my education are based on false claims….

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Chocolate Avocado Mousse 1 avocado, pitted 1 ripe banana 1 Tbsp. sweetener of your choice 1 Tbsp. cacao ¼ tsp. vanilla 1 tsp. Bragg’s aminos ¼ cup peppermint tea   Place all ingredients in a high speed blender or use egg beaters. Blend until smooth adding more tea or sweetener as desired. Chill and Serve….

Meatless Meatballs and Arugula Pesto

You know me, always looking for nutrient dense, yet delicious recipes. This is one for the future cookbook. I eat meat but also enjoy meatless meals, this recipe is packed with flavor and nutrition and I bet the whole family will enjoy it. Try it and let me know. Ketogenic Meatballs  1 ½ cup cooked…

What is Chi Hiking?

This Memorial Day Weekend Monhegan Wellness studio is offering a fantastic retreat for active people who want to stay active into the future. I hear stories all of the time of injuries due to exercise, most of which are preventable with a few techniques that anyone can learn. The retreat scheduled for May 28-30, 2016…

Asparagus-Jarlsberg Tart

Asparagus – Jarlsberg Tart Ingredients: 1 pound asparagus, cleaned and trimmed 6 sheets phyllo dough 1/2 pound Jarlsberg cheese, shredded 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon minced lemon grass coarse ground black pepper Spray olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lay out phyllo dough on clean, dry surface. Layer one sheet at a…