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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Quick Cruciferous Stir-Fry

1 tablespoon organic virgin coconut oil 1 medium onion, chopped large 2 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch thick diagonals 2 to 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger 1 head broccoli, cut into florets 2 cups … Continue reading

Are nonstick pans related to thyroid disease?

This was written by one of my colleagues, Ryan Robins, ND, in Seattle so I thought I would share it with all of you. For several years, synthetic chemicals have been suspected of contributing to common thyroid conditions such as … Continue reading

Turkey Soup

Serves 6 to 8 To Make the Broth: 2 to 3 pounds organic turkey breast, with bone and skin 1 large onion, chopped with skin on 1 large carrot, cut into large chunks 3 stalks celery, cut into large chunks 1/2 … Continue reading

Three Sisters Stew: Makes 6-8 servings

1 cup dried Christmas lima beans (kidney, pinto, black, or Swedish brown beans can be substituted), soaked 3 cups water 2 cloves garlic 2 tbsp fresh oregano 1 tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp sunflower oil or ghee … Continue reading

Building and Increasing Bone Density

Diet: Eat 3-4 cups of non-starchy vegetables per day like kale, swiss chard, dandelion greens, raw spinach, arugala, and lettuces. Eat more legumes such as lentils, split peas, kidney beans, black beans, and adzuki beans. Eat a varied diet instead … Continue reading