NOT JUST ANOTHER RESOLUTION!

 

 

The New Year brings a lot of time to reflect. Like most of us, you probably spent a lot of time looking back over the past year and taking stock of what you accomplished and what you had hoped to accomplish, but never quite got around to it. You may have also wondered where all that time and money went. This can be a difficult internal discussion as it is easy to focus on what you wanted to do better and then pledge to make the (often dreaded) New Year’s Resolutions.

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SWEET & SOUR ROASTED BROCCOLI

 

 
Ingredients

2 large heads of organic broccoli, washed and dried thoroughly, cut into florets
4 cloves organic garlic, chopped or minced
5 tablespoons good quality olive oil
3 tablespoons coconut vinegar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 teaspoons sea salt
Cracked black pepper, to taste

 
Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. In a large mixing bowl,

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MOLD: IT’S EVERYWHERE

 

Sean E. Heerey ND, MA, CCC/SLP

 
When we think of mold we think of basements or old, damp, rags that are left in the garage or workshop. Many children have done school experiments with white bread or oranges and are pleasantly surprised by the green and blue molds that are produced. Even in the refrigerator mold can be found. The smell is very distinct.

Some people know the minute they walk into a home that mold is present.

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CINNAMON FLAXSEED COOKIES

 

 
Ingredients

1/4 cup organic coconut oil, melted and slightly cooled
2 teaspoons organic flax meal
4 ounces whole flax seeds, organic
1 tablespoon organic cinnamon powder
2 organic, pasture raised eggs
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
4 ounces of applesauce, organic
4 ounces of almond flour, organic
3 ounces of coconut flour, organic
2 teaspoons of arrowroot powder
1 1/2 teaspoons of almond extract
4 tablespoons of raw honey,

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THE DANGERS OF ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS

 

The use of artificial sweeteners has steadily increased in the American food supply over the past few decades. Studies examining the impact of artificial sweeteners show that they simulate the taste of sugar and are reported to contain less calories than sugar, but may have other adverse health effects and may even interfere with weight loss. One such study, conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital, focused primarily on aspartame and its risks towards weight loss.

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SUBLINGUAL IMMUNOTHERAPY

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Your immune system is a complex connection tasked with the responsibility of fighting infection and handling possible threats to the health and safety of the human body. It is a complex network that develops strengths, weaknesses, and specific reactions to chemical compounds and microorganisms.  An immune system can target and identify these substances or microorganisms and coordinate an effective response. This response is often a way to protect the body from the potential effects or side-effects from the substance or microorganism.

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WILD MUSHROOM, TURMERIC & COCONUT CREAM SOUP

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Ingredients

 
1 large red onion, finely chopped
8 ounces of organic Portobello mushrooms, cleaned and chopped
8 ounces of Shiitake mushrooms, cleaned and chopped
1/8 teaspoon powdered turmeric, organic
1 organic garlic clove, smashed
13 ounces (1 can) of full fat coconut milk (Native Harvest or Nature’s Value brand)
24 ounces of vegetable broth/stock
2 tablespoons organic lemon juice
1 teaspoon sea salt,

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10 WAYS TO SAY “NO” WITHOUT ACTUALLY SAYING IT

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Sean E. Heerey  ND, MA, CCC/SLP

 

Parents and caregivers get tired of saying “No”. Children don’t want to hear the word “No”. Setting limits and establishing boundaries are an important part of raising children.

Sometimes we feel that we have no option when dealing with a child and we must say “NO” quite emphatically and vociferously. Here is a typical scenario: It is time for dinner and your child wants a chocolate bar.

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