Nutrition

Ham and Eggs

Baked Ham and Eggs

I don’t know about you, but sometimes when I wake up, I just don’t have the desire to cook a fancy breakfast. No one ever said that we have to make meals like eggs benedict every single day, and quite frankly that doesn’t sound like a fun way to relax in the morning. Usually I like to keep my meals simple in the morning, and this Baked Ham and Eggs recipe definitely fits the category!

Body Image

15- Body Image For Women with Jason Seib

Here’s a question- if you have a child, what would happen if you told your kid every single day that they are ugly, their legs look terrible, no one will ever love them, and they aren’t good enough? Do you think your child will feel very good about themselves? This is exactly what a lot of women (some men do this too) all the time when they look in the mirror. If you don’t have confidence in your own body image, how will you ever be happy, or find a way to optimize your own health?

These are the questions and topics that Jason Seib has no problem discussing. In his business, he works primarily with about 90% females, and even lives in a household full of women and young girls. He gets to watch these interactions within the female mind as an outsider looking in. His goal is to create an environment for his daughters and other young girls to grow up not judging themselves so harshly, and be able to instill positive thoughts into their minds when they see themselves in the mirror.

Body awareness and weight loss are big talking points in the world today. What Jason has found that in order to reach the point of sustainable weight loss, it first needs to come from confidence within yourself, and truly understanding your motivation for weight loss. If your motivation is only coming from an extrinsic factor, you will fail. We go over how to be successfull in this episode of Body Image for Women with Jason Seib!

Chocolate Avocado Bread

Chocolate Avocado Bread

If you are looking for a bread option that is paleo friendly, look no further than this Chocolate Avocado Bread. It has lots of healthy fats with minimal amount of sugar, but definitely hits the right spots!

Joel Salatin Sustainable Farming

14- Sustainable Farming with Joel Salatin

There is a strong movement in the farming industry that is known as sustainable farming. These are farms that utilize nature’s patterns to better enhance the land and the production animal products for consumers. The man who has been leading this movement for quite some time is Joel Salatin.

We should be paying attention to what is happening at the farming level because these farms are in control of what and how we eat. Farmers are a very important component to our society, and in general we don’t thank these hard working people enough for providing the food on our plates. Joel and I talk about why it is important to know how the animals are raised, how it impacts our own health, and what we can do to provide better quality products for ourselves and families in this episode of Sustainable Farming with Joel Salatin!

EMFs

13- EMFs with Brian Hoyer

As we hear more and more about the potential effects of EMFs, I decided it was time to learn from the experts on what EMFs actually are and how they can cause harm to your body. What I wasn’t expecting is how there is a lot more ways EMFs are emitted than just via our wifi or cell phones.

Brian Hoyer is just 1 of 3 practitioners in the country that is certified by Geovital Academy, the world’s leading company on radiation-free living. Currently he is road tripping around the country in his EMF-free tiny home and providing in-home assessments for ways to reduce your EMF exposure. He goes into great detail about everything EMFs in this episode of EMFs with Brian Hoyer!

Soft Tissue Health

12- Soft Tissue Health with Lenny Parracino

The soft tissue in the human organism is something that we don’t talk enough about. We hear in the media all the time about the benefits of working out, or going on a specific diet, yet we don’t talk about what the soft tissue is and how to take care of it.

I know that most people who come into my clinic don’t take the time every day to stretch and work on their soft tissue. In fact, stretching routines typically aren’t a priority until an injury occurs, and then the routine only lasts until the person is feeling close to normal. What do you think would happen if more people added soft tissue work into their daily routine, similar to brushing and flossing our teeth?

We brought on a phenomenal practitioner to talk exactly about these issues. Lenny Parracino has mentored me for many years, and I credit his knowledge with a lot of the direction I have taken my educational path. I have never met someone who studies the human organism nearly as much as Lenny does.

This episode has tons of great information not only for the everyday person learning more about how to care for their body, but also for practitioners who want to learn more about the soft tissue matrix. You can enjoy all this in this episode of Soft Tissue Health with Lenny Parracino!

Celiac Disease

11- Celiac Disease with Terri Ward

There is a battle that rages on in the health world of whether gluten actually causes gut-related issues in people, or not. Many believe that you only need to avoid gluten if you have Celiac Disease, while others believe that gluten completely disrupts the intestinal lining, regardless if you have Celiac or not. One thing is for sure, developing Celiac doesn’t happen overnight, so drawing a hard line in the sand for whether gluten is good for us or not should not be taken so lightly.
It is estimated that around 80% of people suffering from Celiac Disease have remained undiagnosed. For many, it could take up to a decade before they are finally diagnosed, and in these cases, they usually have already developed other autoimmunity issues that they are suffering from. In this episode, we talked with Terri Ward about how to screen for Celiac and other gluten-related disorders (hear that, gluten doesn’t just cause Celiac Disease!). We also delve in to treatment options, and how to cook with gluten-free options. You can enjoy all this in this episode of Celiac Disease with Terri Ward!

Integrative Psychiatry

10- Integrative Psychiatry with McCall McPherson

We have been on a role lately talking about neurological issues and how to go about correcting dysfunction. But not often do we have the opportunity to have a TEDx speaker come on to talk about their approach to integrative psychiatry!

McCall McPherson has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to mental health from a physiological and biochemical perspective. She takes the time to actually listen to what her patients need, and uses this type of practice to discover the root cause for the mental health.

Granted, she isn’t just extremely knowledgeable in the mental health realm, she is also great at discovering thyroid issues, which is why she will be opening her thyroid clinic in the upcoming few weeks. You can listen in as we picked her brain in this episode of Integrative Psychiatry with McCall McPherson!

Neurofeedback

09- Neurofeedback with Katie Packwood

The brain is like a very powerful computer, and if some of the electrical signals aren’t functioning properly, then it can override the system. There are ways to test which signals are working or not, and this is where the power of neurofeedback comes in.

Neurofeedback gives a practitioner the ability to map your brain and see which brain waves are overworking or underworking. By utilizing this map, the practitioner is able to create protocols to help reorganize the way the brain is functioning. This process is what Katie discusses in this episode of Neurofeedback with Katie Packwood!

Strawberry Banana Muffins

Strawberry Banana Muffins

Now that we are getting closer to summer, you may notice that strawberries are becoming cheaper in the stores. One of my favorite sweet flavor combinations is strawberries and banana, so it isn’t too far fetched to incorporate these into a breakfast muffin. Hence the name, Strawberry Banana Muffins!

You may be wondering if this recipe would be too sugary to still be paleo, but with all the seeds, nuts, eggs, and extra collagen this meal still has more protein and fat than sugar. It is overall a little on the sweeter side, which is why I labeled it as a breakfast or dessert option!

Meatzza

Meatzza

Some days I crave meat, sometimes I crave pizza. When both cravings kick in, then that is when true inspiration can occur. This is exactly what happened when I created this Meatzza recipe! I had some ground beef sitting in the fridge that I needed to use, so I figured I would use that as the crust and add some toppings.

I have to say, if you are craving pizza and meat, then this definitely will hit the spot! The toppings I have in the recipe are what was in my fridge, you can add any toppings you want!

The best part about this recipe is that it is gluten free, dairy free, and grain free. Yet, still absolutely delicious!

Nutrition For Fertility

08- Nutrition for Fertility with Lindsay Dam

Pregnancy is a beautiful part of life, yet for some couples the act of trying to get pregnant can be extremely stressful. Some couples have tried for years and years to get pregnant with little success. We are taught how pregnancy happens, but never taught how to prepare the body for pregnancy. Nor are we taught that infertility can be due to the health of the male, not just the female.

Lindsay Dam has gone through her own struggles with miscarriages which has led her to her specialty in fertility. Her approach to preparing the body for pregnancy is one that everyone should take into account before getting pregnancy. Join Lindsay and I in this fun and entertaining episode of Nutrition For Fertility with Lindsay Dam!

Cultural Differences

07- Cultural Differences in Chile

For the past 2 weeks I have been on a crazy adventure to the other end of the world: South America. Specifically we spent some time at the southern tip of Chile, near Torres Del Paine which is a piece of Patagonia. Let’s just say the cultural differences are just a little bit different than what I am used to! I wanted to share with everyone some of the differences in health and food that I took note of while down in this region. You can hear all about the differences in this episode of Cultural Differences in Chile.

Integrative Mental Health

06- Integrative Mental Health with Carol Lourie

The state of mental health in our culture is becoming more and more questionable as suicide rates start to increase and more people suffer from depression. So what are some ways to help people to improve their mental health and to pull out of these depressive states? Join Carol Lourie and I as we discuss ways to improve mental health in this episode of Integrative Mental Health with Carol Lourie!

Complicated GI Issues

05- Complicated GI Issues with Brett Hawes

Having a complicated GI issue can really get in the way of our daily lives. Luckily for us, holistic practitioners like Brett Hawes can help us to find the root cause of our symptoms and correct the imbalances in the body. In this episode we talk about where gastrointestinal issues come from, how they manifest within the body, what to do to correct them. Join us as we dive deeper into complicated GI issues in this episode of Complicated GI Issues with Brett Hawes!

Recover From Addiction

04- How to Recover From Addiction with Hollis Baley

Many people suffer from addiction, whether we want to admit it or not (step 1 in AA). Luckily, many practitioners are starting to understand where addiction comes from and how to recover from addiction. This is a subject Hollis Baley really understands since she has actually spent the time to recover from addiction herself, which sent her down a path to become a practitioner! Listen in as we talk with Hollis about her own struggles and journey, and how she uses real foods and nutrients to support the body to recover from addiction. Please enjoy this episode of How To Recover From Addiction with Hollis Baley!

Banana Nut Pancakes

Banana Nut Pancakes

In our Banana Nut Pancakes recipe, we use almond flour as a gluten free source for the batter. Also, the gelatin and banana helps to thicken the batter to make it similar to a pancake consistency you are familiar with.

Tonic Herbs with Miles Coleman pt 2

03- Tonic Herbs with Miles Coleman pt 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our series with Miles Coleman! Last week we discussed what tonic herbs do for your body, and how they are important to our constitutions. Today, we start to break down tonic herbs further into 4 main categories: Yin, Yang, Blood, and Qi. Join us as we dive deeper into tonic herbs in this episode of Tonic Herbs with Miles Coleman pt 2!

02- Tonic Herbs with Miles Coleman pt 1

In this episode of the Summit For Wellness Podcast, we sit down with Miles Coleman to discuss how to approach disease from a Traditional Chinese Medicine approach. Miles has so much knowledge to share that we couldn’t fit all this into 1 episode! This week we build together an intro into tonic herbs, and discuss how tonic herbs interact with the body. Next week we will dive deeper into specific tonic herbs. Please enjoy this episode of Tonic Herbs with Miles Coleman pt 1!

Sundried Tomato Chicken

Sundried Tomato Chicken

Let’s be honest, when you eat chicken often, you start to get sick of the taste. If you are like me, you probably grew up eating chicken multiple times per week. Unfortunately, chicken does provide a nice amount of protein, so it is hard to give it up. That is why I tried to spice up the flavors to go with my chicken by adding in some sundried tomato balsamic vinegar!

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