• Blog,  Recipes

    The best bean free chili recipe

    Adapted from this great recipe at Paleogrubs.com. While spring is coming, it is still cold outside and we are all still looking for our comfort foods. Try this easy crock pot chili with a bunch of varieties depending if your plan is grain/bean free or not! Ingredients 2 lbs. ground beef, turkey or chicken 1 medium onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 3 stalks celery, diced 1 tomato, diced 1/4…

  • Detox,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    Fasting advice from our forefathers

    Did You Know? Fasting has been around for centuries. Here is what our ancient forefathers of medicine had to say about fasting. [quote]”Everyone has a physician inside him or her; we just have to help it in its work.  The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.  Our food should be our medicine.  Our medicine should be our food.  But to eat when you are sick is to feed your sickness.”[/quote] Hippocrates…

  • Blog,  Detox

    BDNF. What it is, and why you need it

    What is BDNF? BDNF is a protein in the hippocampus, cortex and other areas of the bring and is more formally known as Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor. BDNF plays a key role in creating new brain neurons and is protecting to existing neurons. BDNF encourages the connection of one neuron to another which is a process that is vital for thinking, learning and higher levels of brain function. Why should I care about BNDF? There is an association between low…