Gluten is an inflammatory food that we recommend taking out of one’s diet. When we advise patients and clients to eliminate gluten, there is often quite a sadness when they realize that they can’t have their beloved comfort foods such as bread and pasta! Have no fear … gluten-free pasta is here!
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I’m just crazy about quinoa, that tiny, nutty tasting little seed that makes a delicious alternative to grains. Quinoa is so quick, and easy to cook., loaded with protein and very diverse. It’s a great base for salads, stir-fries and even as a breakfast porridge with walnuts, fresh blueberries and a drizzle of raw honey. And it also makes a delicious base for gluten free pizza. Be sure to cook extra since it keeps well in the fridge for a couple of days.
One of the first questions my patients often ask is, what’s the recipe for good health? Well, as with most recipes, it’s not just one ingredient, but several working together – starting with a clean, unprocessed, preferably organic diet, eating foods as close to nature as possible, regular exercise, meditation, restorative sleep and smart, strategic supplementation to help the body maintain optimal levels of key nutrients and minerals. One mineral that I frequently suggest for my patients is magnesium, a truly amazing substance that’s essential for maintaining good health. For the 411 on this hard-working mineral, here’s my magnesium-in-a-nutshell mini-primer: