Strawberry & Chia Jam

Strawberry Chia Jam in Mason Jar

Strawberries are in season so if you have any around this homemade strawberry & chia jam is “berry” good for you! Strawberries offer antioxidative protection against cancer, help regulate blood sugar, improves the function of the immune system & helps to lower and maintain healthy blood pressure.  Chia seeds are extremely nutrient dense, loaded with…

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Your Gut is the Gateway to Health

Your-Gut-Gateway-to-Health

An explosion of scientific research worldwide is providing new insights into the importance of the gut as “the gateway to good health” and giving new meaning to the phrase “you are what you eat.” The neglected organ has been subject to increasing scrutiny as technological advances are revealing the health of your gut is the…

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Pressure Cooker Thai Red Curry Beef

Pressure Cooker Thai Red Curry Beef

  Print Recipe Pressure Cooker Thai Red Curry Beef Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 20 mins Course: beef, Dinner, LunchCuisine: ThaiKeyword: Beef, cauliflower, curry, gluten-free Servings: 4 people Calories: 526kcal Ingredients1 lb Stew Beef Grass-fed2 tsp Coconut Oil Organic1 Yellow Onion, small thinly sliced1 Carrot, large chopped2 heads Cauliflower florets2 stalks Green onions…

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Inflammation & Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Chronic Inflammation & Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Part I Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis.  Any medical term with the suffix “Itis” refers to an inflammatory condition or disease.  In this case, it refers to inflammation of the thyroid gland caused by autoimmunity known as Hashimoto’s, hence the term Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Think of chronic inflammation & Hashimoto’s thyroiditis as a fire burning out of control. Unlike…

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Better Butter for the Gut

Better Butter for the Gut in a glass jar

Ghee is another term for clarified butter and is recognized in India as a traditional food for healing.  Ghee is made by heating butter until it liquefies into a golden liquid.  The milk solids are removed which means it is suitable for those who are lactose intolerant.  But there’s a unique way Ghee can be…

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Low Carb Diets and Thyroid Disease

Low Carb Diets and Thyroid Disease

I’m sure you’ve encountered a doctor who at some point advised you  to “eat less and exercise more.”  We ladies with Hashimoto’s or hypothyroidism hear it all the time, right?  With that said, and because it can be a challenge to lose weight, it can be difficult to avoid the temptation to be on a…

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Lemon and Thyme Salmon with Blood Orange Salsa

Lemon and Thyme Salmon with Blood Orange Salsa

  Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Lemon and Thyme Salmon with Blood Orange Salsa Course: Dinner, LunchCuisine: American, MediterraneanKeyword: salmon Ingredients4 6 to 8 oz Salmon fillets wild-caught2 lbs Blood Orange segments1 Lemon zest1/4 cup Lemon juice fresh1 Lime zest1/2 Red onion diced3 stalks Celery diced1/4 cup Cilantro, fresh chopped1 tbsp Thyme, fresh chopped1/2…

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Holiday Mocktails

Holiday Gathering Mocktails

Holiday Mocktails Celebrate in style without compromising your health with 15 delicious and simple thyroid-safe holiday mocktails! In my 15 Refreshing Holiday Mocktails Guide, you’ll enjoy gluten-free, dairy-free, and soy-free beverages like: POMEGRANATE SPARKLER with HOMEMADE GINGER ALE KOMBUCHA MIMOSA CARROT CARDAMOM APERITIF ORANGE CREAM MIMOSA THAI DAISY …and more!   You may also enjoy: 8…

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TSH: What You and Your Doctor Need to Know

TSH What You and Your Doctor Need to Know

The following is a guest post TSH: What You and Your Doctor Need to Know is by my colleagues at FunctionalMedicineUniversity. If you are a practitioner and interested in learning how to apply the principles of functional medicine in your practice, I invite you to visit Functional Medicine Coaching Academy | An IFM Collaboration™ TSH: What…

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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Woman with Thyroid Disease

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Woman with Thyroid Disease

It’s true in that we all have a friend who has thyroid disease, whether it be Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or hypothyroidism (or both); or perhaps even secondary autoimmune disease. With my Holiday Gift Ideas for Women with Thyroid Disease, you can show them you care and understand what they go through on a daily basis. From substantial gifts…

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