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Barbacoa Flank Steak with Avocado

A traditionally low-and-slow meal comes together very quickly thanks to the InstantPot pressure cooker… Many people are big InstantPot fans! Flank steak is a tough cut of meat which possesses […]

Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Typically pesto sauces contain cheese as a main ingredient, so this Paleo-friendly version of pesto is a welcome and flavorful addition to boost plain chicken or vegetables. This recipe features […]
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Paleo Tex-Mex “Queso”

Those of us in Texas understand how satisfying “loaded” queso can be with some chips… here is a Paleo version that will allow you to remain dairy-free and grain-free. Salud! […]

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

​Seasons Greetings! My patients and readers often ask me for recommendations to help them ​on their journey to health. Here are some items I find very useful and supportive, and […]
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Digital Detox: Working Yourself to Death (Literally)

We’re all guilty of checking work email during our ‘off’ hours. Maybe you scrolled through your inbox bored on a Sunday afternoon? Maybe you replied to a colleague while making […]
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Asian Sesame Salad with Chicken & Acorn Squash

INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs. pasture-raised, organic Chicken Breasts, flattened to even thickness 1 medium Acorn Squash, seeded and sliced to ½ inch thickness Spices: Powdered Ginger, Mustard Powder, Coriander, Cayenne, Garlic […]
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“Third Hand” Smoke: Another Level of Toxic Smoking Danger

Obviously, “first hand” cigarette smoke exposure happens when you personally are doing the smoking, and “second hand” smoke exposure happens when you are next to the smoker breathing it in. […]
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Simple Paleo-Friendly Tortillas

Tortillas like these can be a game-changer for increasing your options for wraps and sandwich-type meals that you would otherwise not have on a Paleo diet. These tortillas are gluten-free, […]
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Cannabis: Good for Your Health?

Today Canada made cannabis legal for recreational use nationwide, and their government will also pardon those with a pot possession record of 30 grams or less. As a Functional Medicine […]