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Seared Asparagus with Ginger

Ingredients 1 lb fresh asparagus, tough ends trimmed 2 T organic, raw coconut oil, divided 2 T clarified butter (ghee) or pastured butter, divided 1 piece ginger (2 in.), peeled and sliced into matchsticks Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Directions Step 1 Heat 1 [...]

Enhance Nutrition Featured In Natural Awakenings Magazine

Natural Awakenings Chicago, a magazine about healthy and sustainable living (mind, body and spirit), featured Marcy as a nutrition expert in its March issue. The feature provides a brief explanation of food sensitivity testing and the benefit in finding the healthy foods that may be toxic to you. Click here to read the article >> [...]

Wellness Fair at Greenhouse, North Shore’s Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Attend a wellness fair and tour the North Shore's medical cannabis dispensary facility on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Deerfield, IL at 151 S. Pfingsten Rd, Unit V. Talk to healthcare experts who will be providing samples of their products and services.

H-2-Oh, It’s So Important!

Humans can go without food for multiple weeks, but even one day without water can negatively impact health. Water helps nourish cells and tissues by transporting nutrients throughout the body; so just imagine how dehydration negatively affects the essential functions of the body. Additionally, water helps eliminate toxins. What’s more, water comprises 2/3 of the [...]

Eat Smart, Stress Less

Poor nutrition can aggravate stress. What improvements in your diet will help reduce your stress? Old World Industries, Northbrook, IL

Crustless Quiche

Ingredients 6 eggs 1 cup unsweetened almond, or rice, or coconut milk ½ cup water 1 cup steamed broccoli 1/2 cup minced green onions 1/2 cup mushrooms, steamed or sautéed seasoning to taste (basil, oregano, cayenne, salt, pepper, etc) Directions Step 1 Note: Use any [...]

Shiitake Pate

Ingredients 9 oz shiitake mushrooms ¼ cup EVOO 1 T Herbes de Provence or mixed Italian herbs 1/8 cup sunflower seeds or walnuts Dash of sea salt Directions Step 1 Slow sauté mushrooms in 1/8 cup of oil and 1 T of herbs, until they create jus. Step 2 [...]

Shaved Organic Brussels Sprouts with Shiitake Mushrooms

Ingredients 12 ounces organic Brussels sprouts 2 tablespoons coconut oil, ghee or olive oil ½ yellow onion, minced 1-2 cloves garlic, minced 1-1 ½ cups shiitake mushrooms, chopped pinch of sea salt and pepper to taste Directions Step 1 Wash Brussels sprouts and remove stems. Step 2 . [...]

Crazy Easy Italian Chicken

Ingredients 2 boneless chicken breasts 1/2 tsp of each: basil, oregano, rosemary, garlic powder, pepper, paprika salt & pepper to taste Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 350º F. Step 2 Pound the chicken breasts to flatten. Generously sprinkle the herbs and spices on both sides of [...]

Curried Quinoa

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups chicken/vegetable Broth 3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed
 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 5 to 7 green onions, white and green parts, chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
 1/4 cup dried cherries, chopped
(optional); can be replace with currants salt
 and pepper to [...]