Have you ever experienced heartburn, indigestion, or acid reflux? And have you ever taken an antacid to “put the fire out”? What if I told you that taking antacids or other medications for heartburn symptoms could actually be perpetuating the problem, instead of fixing it? What if I told you that the burn you felt was actually due to a deficiency of stomach acid, not an excess? In most cases, this is true and it’s what we’re going to discuss in Part 3 of the Ready, Set, Digest series. Continue reading
A few days ago I posted the above photo on Instagram & Facebook and got a lot of requests for the recipe, so that’s what I’ll be sharing with you today! It’s pretty similar to another shrimp dish I posted a few weeks ago. There are just a few changes that make it even simpler – and bonus, it’s done in half the time! Continue reading
It’s that time again! Welcome to Part 2 of the Ready, Set, Digest series, where we’re learning all about how to optimize our digestion and why it’s so important to our overall health. Let’s jump right in with a brief recap of Part 1:
Last week, we discussed the first crucial step in digestion – making sure your body is ready to eat! In a nutshell:
- Slow down.
- Chill out.
- Chew thoroughly.
- Don’t eat your weight in Godfather’s Pizza (shameless Goonie reference).
So, baking is really not my forte. I tend to burn things and I inevitably miss some crucial ingredient, resulting in something that tastes like cardboard and looks like a hockey puck. It’s not pretty. But I do enjoy a delicious baked good every now & then, especially around this time of year. So what better way to get in on the festive fun than to make a no-bake miniature cookie?? It’s almost impossible to screw up and well, tiny food is just cool. Continue reading
Could I have chosen a longer title for this post? (Yes, but humor me.) What’s funny about it is that if you read the title more like an ingredients list, it’s actually quite short – just 3 things! Other than your cooking fat & seasonings, all you need for this recipe are shrimp, mushrooms, and a couple heads of broccoli. Pretty sweet, right? Continue reading
Today we’re talking salmon wraps and self-doubt. What – do those things seem unrelated or something? Okay before you jump ship, let me just expand a little… Continue reading