Gut Health, Digestion and Stress

Over the last 10 years or so there has been a lot of research done on our microbiome and its impacts on chronic disease and obesity. Our microbiome is the accumulation of little microbes in our stomach, gut lining, mouth... that support our digestion and immune system and preventing infection. It is the gateway to … Continue reading Gut Health, Digestion and Stress

BBQ Beef Short Ribs – Instant Pot

I use to not enjoy Beef ribs because they tended to be a little tough, but last nights ribs turned out wonderful! BBQ Short Ribs with Cauliflower Mash! Ingredients: Grass-fed Beef short ribs1 cup BBQ sauce (we use stubbs original)1 tsp liquid smoke1 tsp Cayenne pepperSalt to tastePepper to tasteInstant potGhee2 tbs Dijon mustardFrying PanGarlic … Continue reading BBQ Beef Short Ribs – Instant Pot

Life Giving Relationship

Some days it feels like I have a million ideas, a million passions and a million things calling for my attention and I'd actually like to go in the opposite direction of all of those things. Today is one of those days, I'd much rather be doing anything else than what I'm supposed to do. … Continue reading Life Giving Relationship

Level of Accuracy in Calorie Counting Requirement

Are you a calorie or macro counter? I have been for years - to an addictive level at times, even. It's been proven that calorie counting provides little to no benefit in achieving weight loss. The reason is that the level of accuracy in tracking food needs to be nearly 98%. In as little as … Continue reading Level of Accuracy in Calorie Counting Requirement

Blueberry Broccoli Spinach salad

Another successful salad for the week! Packed with fiber and deliciousness Ingredients: Baby spinach and arugula Blueberries Blackberries Broccoli Lemon poppy seed dressing Feta Dried cranberries Avocado Sunflower seeds Pepper to taste Avocado oil Salt Directions: Preheat over to 350 cut up broccoli coat lightly in oil and roast in oven for 20 minutes (flipping … Continue reading Blueberry Broccoli Spinach salad