Glass Noodle Stir Fry with Shaved Beef and Vegetables

Wednesday July 1, 2020 comments

Glass Noodle Stir Fry with Shaved Beef and Vegetables

AIP- Autoimmune protocol You may have heard of the AIP diet, also known as the autoimmune protocol. It’s a restrictive, eating style that is commonly recommended for people with autoimmune diseases, major gut issues or pesky symptoms that they can’t seem to get rid of. According to Dr. Axe, “Autoimmune diseases cause the immune system to attack the healthy cells in your body. Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and celiac disease are just a few examples of some of the more common autoimmune conditions.” It can also cause a lot of harm... Read More


Why a Healthy Immune System is Key to Your Overall Health

Wednesday July 1, 2020 comments Tags: Immune System

Why a Healthy Immune System is Key to Your Overall Health

In the past few months, there’s been a focus on physical methods to avoid illness, but not as much focus on building the immune system. Even those of us who do not have compromised immune systems, need to work at keeping our immune system functioning properly. Let’s take a look at a bit of basic information about your immune system, how to boost your immune system naturally, and the difference between allergies and sensitivities that may impact your health. Immune System Basics — The key component of your immune... Read More


Being Mindful and Present This Summer

By: Marla Tenney Monday June 1, 2020 comments Tags: mindfulness, being present, summer, meditation, yoga, healthy eating

Being Mindful and Present This Summer

It’s June and many of us are now entering the third month of staying at home as COVID-19 continues to upend our lives. As I have met with clients, both remotely and, just recently, in person, I have heard a common theme of feeling unsettled, blocked, or “stuck”. One way to help combat these feelings is to dedicate yourself to being mindful and present in the current moment and focusing on the things that you are grateful for and which bring you joy. Here are three tools you can use to help you find more peace in your life: ... Read More


Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Tahini and Spring Greens

Monday June 1, 2020 comments

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Tahini and Spring Greens

Grilled Cauliflower Steaks with Tahini and Spring Greens For Cauliflower 2 heads of cauliflower ½ tsp sea salt ½ tsp pepper 1-2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil or avocado oil For Tahini Sauce ¼ cup tahini ¼ cup water 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tsp salt For Greens 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil or avocado oil salt and pepper to taste 1 shallot, diced 1 watercress 1 bunch of dandelion greens, chopped 1 bunch... Read More


Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

Friday May 1, 2020 comments

Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

~ Makes 10 ½ cup gluten free rolled oats 1 ripe banana, mashed (or ½ cup sugar free apple sauce) ¼ cup almond butter (can sub any nut/ seed butter) ½ tsp vanilla extract 1/8 tsp salt 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp chopped nuts (almonds, cashews, macadamia nuts, etc.) 1 tbsp dried fruit (raisins, dates, prunes, cherries) 2 tsp maple syrup (optional for added sweetness) Other optional add-ins: coconut shreds, chia seeds, hemp hearts, cacao nibs Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mash the applesauce... Read More


Focusing On and Enhancing What Serves You

By: Marla Tenney Friday May 1, 2020 comments

Focusing On and Enhancing What Serves You

You've probably heard the saying, often attributed to Albert Einstein, that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. So, if it’s important to avoid the things that are not working for you, the opposite is also true. Focus on the things that do work for you. In order to attain your true potential, you need a strategy. It’s time to focus on what DOES work for you, makes you feel good, and to be intentional and create a plan. Here are three areas you may want to... Read More


Spring Cleaning - Releasing What Isn't Serving You

By: Marla Tenney Wednesday April 1, 2020 comments

Spring Cleaning - Releasing What Isn't Serving You

Wow, what a crazy time we are currently experiencing! I have been contemplating how interesting it is that all this focus on cleaning happens to coincide with the time-honored tradition of Spring Cleaning. Every year during this time, many people across the country begin cleaning out their closets and garages, shaking out the throw rugs, sweeping, vacuuming and other deep cleaning. This year, rather than just shuffling a few things around in the attic or finding a new home for your used Christmas decorations, we are all being super diligent... Read More


Lemon Dill Salmon with Zucchini and Yellow Squash en Papillote (cooked in parchment)

By: Marla Tenney Wednesday April 1, 2020 comments

Lemon Dill Salmon with Zucchini and Yellow Squash en Papillote (cooked in parchment)

Sheet pan meals are quick, easy, and don't make a mess in the kitchen. You can substitute with the veggies you have on hand and make a beautiful meal for the entire family! 12 oz wild caught salmon (2 filets) ½ zucchini, sliced into ¼ inch pieces ½ summer squash, sliced into ¼ inch pieces 3 Tbsp avocado oil ½ lemon, thinly sliced 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 sprig of thyme (optional) 1 bunch of dill (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 400 F and place two large squares of... Read More


The Wellness Connection Between Your Gut & Your Mood

By: Marla Tenney Monday March 2, 2020 comments

The Wellness Connection Between Your Gut & Your Mood

You’ve probably heard the old adage that “the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach.” But did you know that the way to a person’s stomach may actually be through the brain? For several years, researchers have focused on the close connection between your brain and your gut. This goes beyond that feeling of a “gut instinct.” This is actually a health connection that can cause you serious problems if left unchecked. Let’s look at three ways your brain and your gut are connected and how this can impact your... Read More


How Emotions Impact Your Health

By: Marla Tenney Monday February 3, 2020 comments

How Emotions Impact Your Health

For years, experts have maintained there is a direct relationship between emotional well-being and physical health. If you think about major life events—the birth of a new child, the death of a loved one, buying a new home—all of these can lead to changes in your body. Even happy events, such as welcoming a new addition to the family, can increase our blood pressure or cause us to worry. The main thing to do is to understand how your health is impacted by these emotions so we can alleviate their impact. Mind-Body Coaching ... Read More





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