Oven Fried Chicken

Everyone loves fried chicken and this one is actually healthy. This is also one of my kids’ favorite dinners. It only takes a few minutes of prep and it can easily be doubled for a large group. This is actually my Grandma’s recipe but she cooks it with white flour and butter. She’s 89 and […]

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Why You Might Not Be Losing Body Fat

How to Get 5 Servings of Veggies with Breakfast Over the last few months I’ve lost 4% body fat and gained 2.5 lbs of muscle. I was at the same body fat % for years and it seemed like no matter how hard I worked out, it didn’t change much. So how did I finally […]

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The Best Cooking Method for Nutrient Retention: Microwaves?

By now, I’m sure many of you have tossed your microwave from your kitchen appliances — or at least stopped using it — because you’ve heard the horror stories of mutated food and radiation. But alas, you can feel secure in brining the microwave back into your cooking routine. Just be sure to avoid plastic […]

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Testing for Optimal Health: Part 2

KEY AREAS OF TESTING In Testing for Optimal Health: Part 1, I discussed the importance of scientific testing to get an accurate assessment of your health. Here are some of the key areas of testing that I consider for my patients – again, exactly which areas we focus on is determined by each person’s individual […]

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Testing for Optimal Health: Part 1

Are You Struggling with any of the Following Symptoms? Stubborn weight Poor recovery or performance Trouble sleeping Gut/digestive issues Low libido Hormone imbalances Cravings Fatigue Blood sugar issues Depression/anxiety Acne Poor muscle gain Hair loss or unwanted hair If so, you may have already worked on trying to resolve them – by eating clean, exercising, […]

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Stubborn Weight And Your Thyroid: It’s Time To Take Another Look

You’re struggling with your weight and you get your thyroid tested. You’re told every thing is normal. Is it really? Unless you’ve had a comprehensive thyroid panel performed, and have had it evaluated with a set of eyes that look beyond the “normal” lab reference ranges, you could be fighting an uphill battle with your […]

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What are “Macros” and Why They’re More Important Than Calories

You’ve probably heard the word “macro” before and I’m sure you’ve heard someone talk about how they track their macros, or how many macros they get to eat, etc. So what the heck are macros? Macro simply stands for macronutrients, and the Webster Medical definition of macronutrients is: “a substance (as a protein, carbohydrate, or […]

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The Best Chicken Liver Mousse Ever and It’s Dairy Free

I absolutely hate chicken livers or any of the organ meats for that matter…and my kids would definitely back me up on that one. So it’s a real bummer when liver and other organ meats show up at the top of most super food lists. However, I have learned that I love Chicken Liver Mousse. […]

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When Should I Eat After My Workout?

Do it ASAP! Ideally, within 30 minutes of finishing your workout. This is your “anabolic window.” Refill your muscles and liver immediately after you finish exercising. Ideally this should be a liquid meal that will speed the absorption of protein and carbohydrates into your bloodstream. Immediately after exercising, your body begins repairing damaged muscle proteins, […]

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