Healthy Eating

This site is designed to give you the knowledge and power you need to restore your body to its healthful natural state and help you achieve your genetic potential at your own pace. What this isn’t about is masking pain and suppressing your symptoms with pharmaceuticals – instead, this is about identifying the root cause responsible for those problems and giving your body the “nutra~ceauticals” it needs to create noticeable, positive changes.

From The Blog

Don’t Forget About the Ultimate Holiday Fruit!

They’re bright, they’re cheerful, and they instantly make you think of the holidays. If you want the ultimate seasonal fruit, pick up a bag of fresh cranberries! While dried cranberries are almost always coated with sugar and most cranberry juices have more sugar than...

Pumpkin Power

It’s pumpkin time! Everybody’s favorite winter squash is just as much fun to eat as it is to decorate. And the best part is that you can decide how much effort you want to put into your pumpkin: you can roast it from scratch, or you can open a can or you can use it in...

Tips for One-Pot Meals and My Favorite Chili Recipe

Working late or do your kids have after-school activities?  One-pot meals can be your best friend, especially in the colder fall and winter months.  Stews and soups in particular can be as simple as they are flavorful.  They are often made with things you have handy...

Essential Oils and Home Care

Our bodies are bombarded with chemicals, toxins, and pollutants from varying sources on a daily basis.  Over time, these toxins begin to build up in our bodies and the immune system can become compromised, making us more susceptible to disease, digestive and gut...

Millet Couscous with Pepper, Chicken & Eggplant

Eggplants and peppers are in season in Michigan right now!  Find out what else is available seasonally in this guide HERE. This recipe is a delicious warming meal that is great for fall as the seasons are changing and the cooler weather is setting in.  Millet is a...

Healthy Choices for Back to School

It's back to school time!  That means back to packing lunches and snacks so you can send your kids off to school with healthy options.  Usually we plan our lunches and snacks the night before and we get out all the ingredients and make or pack what we can so we are...

Beyond Yogurt: Making Probiotics Part of Your Everyday Meals

When you think of probiotics, you probably think of yogurt. And plain whole-milk yogurt is great! Unfortunately, though, most yogurt is sweetened so much that ounce for ounce, it has more sugar than Coke does. (Six ounces of low-fat vanilla yogurt has about 22 grams...

Naturally Taking Care of Yourself, Your Family & Your Home

We’re used to reading ingredient lists on our foods—we’d rather not consume chemical dyes, artificial flavors, trans fats, or anything that might have a negative impact on our health. But what about everything else we use on a daily basis? Brushing our teeth, washing...

Warm Chicken Lemon Rice Soup Recipe

Michigan winter means cold!  So to stay warm we eat a lot of soups in our family.  In fact, my daughter actually eats soup most days for breakfast.  This recipe features lots of eggs and I suggest you opt for free-range, organic eggs if possible from your local...

10 Tips to Avoiding Soy

Soy is hidden in numerous items.  Soybean oil and soy flour are in many baked goods, sauces, dressings, and many common packaged foods.  Beware of soy in common food items like canned tuna and soups, chocolate, frozen dinners, pizza, bread, muffins, and cake mixes. ...

“How” You Eat Affects Weight Loss Efforts!

Losing weight is not just about what you eat, but its also about when and how you eat! Being conscious about your surroundings during meals and paying attention to your food intake plays a role not only in how well you actually digest your food, but ultimately can...