Mom’s Healing Salve…

Now available FOR SALE in our office: MOM’S HEALING SALVE A healing balm for a variety of skin conditions! Try it for: Cuts, wounds, burns, common skin rashes, diaper rash, acne, sunburn, dry skin, and more! Ingredients: -Calendula (antioxidant) -Lavender (prevents infection) -Yellow Dock (antiseptic/astringent) -Dandelion Leaf (anti-inflammatory) -Witch Hazel (anti-inflammatory) -Comfrey Leaf & Root…

Ginger: The Wonder Root!

Let’s talk about ginger… The crud is certainly going around town this late winter/early spring.  Unfortunately many seem to be suffering from influenza, stomach flu, or both.  Do you know about the amazing healing effects of ginger?  Got a sore throat? Feeling nauseous? Experiencing indigestion?  Just feeling punk?  Think ginger! While it may look a…

Slow Cooker Beef Sandwiches…

French dip sandwiches.  Need I say more?  I mean really…meat, bread, dipping sauce…you can’t get much better.  Oh wait, yes you can!  Make it a slow cooker recipe that you barely have to do any work for and BAM!…better x 10. I pulled out this recipe (one of my favorites) this weekend and I’m kicking…

Cold weather comfort…

Well it is cold and blustery outside today folks…which just makes me think SOUP!  Here’s a copycat recipe for Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana.  I’ve tried this recipe a couple times in the past and was pleased with how it turned out.  I loves me some creamy soup! PS…Sorry to not have put up a recipe…

Sorta Stuffed Peppers…

Ok, for those of you who didn’t play host this Thanksgiving I realize that you are probably lacking the holiday leftovers.  I wouldn’t want you to feel left out of the recipe posts this week, so here’s another one that doesn’t involve turkey! I am going to call them “sorta stuffed peppers”, because I find…

More leftovers…

Oh man, two recipe posts in one day…not only that but two hot dish recipes in one day!  I know you’re about falling off your chair right now and your socks have been rocked.  Here is another option for using up those Turkey Day leftovers.  Annnnnd yes this one also calls for bacon!  Let it…

Thanksgiving leftovers…

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, full of family time and yummy food!  I was reminded this Thanksgiving of how grateful I am for my wonderful patients and co-workers.  Coming to work everyday is a treat and I am very fortunate that way. Let’s talk food for a minute, shall we? First off,…

Remember to breathe…

What do you do to de-stress? I like to practice yoga.  Time on the yoga mat can be thought of as a gift. It is time away from reality. How often in your day do you get to be in a quiet room and just breathe?    Probably not that often, so when you devote the…

Slow cooker soup…

It’s looking a lot like soup weather around here.  It has been rainy and cold for days.  The weather man is saying high of 39 with a 50% chance of snow tomorrow, but all I’m hearing is get out the cozy sweaters and have a nice bowl of soup. SLOW COOKER ITALIAN SAUSAGE AND KALE…

October fest…

‘Tis the season…for pumpkins that is!  Here is a nice little pumpkin recipe for you.  Go ahead, get creative…add any other nuts/seeds/dried fruits that you think would be tasty! PUMPKIN GRANOLA -1 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats -1/2 cup sliced almonds -1/2 cup pumpkin seeds -1/2 cup dried cranberries -1/2 cup pumpkin puree -1/3 cup…

Winding roads…

Wouldn’t it be nice if the road of life was one big open highway?  Just a long, straight expanse of new pavement as far as the eye could see.  No twists, no turns, no detours.  Approaching traffic or bumps in the road could be seen with plenty of time to react and adjust.  I sometimes…