With chronic medical conditions on the rise, conventional medicine must adapt. Rather than simply treating symptoms of disease, health professionals need to address the root cause of illness, assist patients in implementing lifestyle changes for preventative measures, and take psychological and social factors into consideration when recommending plans of action, as much as physiology.
Sweet potato noodles – pasta’s heroic substitute – is a supreme match for a bubbling bolognese pulled straight from the fire. Long golden tendrils filled with sweet, earthy flavors pay tribute to traditional Italian cuisine, upstaged by a paleo plot twist.
My silver lining when I get the flu is being able to experiment with new holistic remedies to help fight off infection and give my immune system a boost. Here are 5 integrative therapies I incorporated during my recent illness.
If you find yourself tiring of your favorite loaf of pumpkin or banana bread, transforming a slice or two into French toast is the perfect solution. It’s weekend brunch in a flash, thanks to a little cozy kitchen magic.
Restricted diets designed to improve gut health often condition followers to label food as “good” or “bad”, creating stress and anxiety around the act of eating.
This citrus vinaigrette features notes of candied fruit and caramel, thanks to an orange juice reduction over flame. When creating homemade dressings, always taste test the mixture with a small piece of lettuce to determine how its flavor profile will change with the introduction of greens.
These pumpkin spice crepes – stuffed with almond butter and studded with toasted pecans – are the ultimate self-indulgent snack for famished foodies everywhere.
With October’s arrival comes the seasonal debut of the nourishing winter squash: pumpkin, a nutrient-dense treat that delights the palate whether savory or sweet.
A melt-in-your-mouth layer of cashew and coconut is upstaged only by the dreamily dark chocolate ganache spread across the top, with notes of maple and vanilla playing on the palate.
Decadently dark chocolate gelato is a bittersweet, icy treat that charms the palate and satisfies the sweet tooth. Churned to perfection, this smooth dessert gets its creaminess from ripe avocados and homemade cashew milk, and its soft sugar finish from nature’s candy.
This dessert features three simple ingredients: ripe frozen bananas, creamy coconut milk, and a splash of vanilla.
A trip to the South of France isn’t necessary to savor the alluring fragrance and sweet flavor of Provençal lavender. Simple suspension of these purple spikes and mint foliage in cubes of ice add French flair to an otherwise modest glass of water or summer spritzer of choice.