Stop and Take a Deep Breath

Stop. How’s your breathing? Did you know that you can manage your anxiety, food cravings, and stress, by controlling your breath? Check out this short 7 minute video that will teach you breathing techniques that will help you feel better in no time.

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Meatless Shepherd’s Pie

Meatless Shepherd’s Pie Its what’s for dinner at our house tonight. 1 hour start to finish. Recipe inspired by Martha Stewart Mashed Potatoes: 3 lbs Yukon Gold potatoes – washed 3 Tbsp butter (dairy or vegan) S & P to taste Filling: 1 med onion – diced 3 garlic cloves…

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To Buy Organic or Not To Buy Organic

Pesticides are not good for you. I recommend organic produce whenever possible. However, organic produce can be expensive. Would you like a list of 12 fruits and vegetables you should ALWAYS buy organic (also known as The Dirty Dozen)? There’s also a list called The Clean Fifteen, which is a…

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Cook Sunday for the Whole Week

Happy First Monday of 2016. We did some road tripping during the holiday and had time to talk about changes we would like to make in our routine. One of those changes involves food preparation. Once Monday hits, it seems like we are just running, running, running. I found this…

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Utah Visits & Wellness Talks – February 17, 18, 19

UPDATE FEB. 16, 2016: THESE VISITS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS. NEW DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THIS BLOG. Join us in Utah, February 17th through the 19th, for two free wellness talks and in-person patient visits with Kristen Brown. ARE YOU THRIVING OR JUST SURVIVING? Learn how Functional Medicine helps…

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Food as Nutrition & Tradition

Happy Monday everyone. Holiday parties are in full swing and we had our family party last night. It was a lot of fun and there was a lot of good home-made items. Food is not just about nutrition, it’s about a lot of things, including tradition and culture. I made this…

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Wild Rice Chicken Soup and a Food Hug

The weather outside is frightful…This is in our pressure cooker right now. This is a slow cooker recipe from twopeasintheirpod.com, but I tweaked a few of the ingredients and adjusted it to work in our Instant Pot on the pressure cooker “Soup” setting so it will be ready for delivery on…

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Busy Time Freezer Meals

This is a busy time of year for all of us. It seems like several of my friends are needing extra help due to new babies being born, unexpected surgeries, illnesses, etc. It’s at times like these that I like to offer to bring in a meal or two. Last…

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Utah Visits & Wellness Talk – Dec. 28, 29, 30

Three days in three Utah cities are reserved exclusively for new patient visits with Kristen Brown, Functional Medicine Nurse Practitioner and founder of Altheda Health. Kristen will also share a free wellness talk including an introduction to how Functional Medicine has helped others and how it can help you. Consult times are extremely limited. Schedule Now.

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