Yummy Anti-Inflammatory Recipe

In need of a tasty recipe that also fits with an anti-inflammatory eating plan? Yams, turkey, Jalapenos! Oh My!  But don’t run the other way just because the combination seems a little unusual- ok, downright odd!  I’ve made these for my family (which includes three teen/early twenty something’s) and everyone gave it a thumbs up. … Continue reading Yummy Anti-Inflammatory Recipe

Using Alternative Grains

The research has been in and confirmed for awhile: whole grains are better for us than white or refined grains! A couple reasons why: More vitamins and minerals including selenium, vitamin E and magnesium. More phytochemicals, which wage war against disease-causing free radicals. More appetite-quelling, heart-protective fiber. A lower glycemic index, which reduces blood sugar… Continue reading Using Alternative Grains

Massaged Kale Avocado Salad

One of the many wonderful things about Kale is that it grows all year ‘round.  So it’s healthy and fresh and can be found locally even in our cold and grey winter months. We just came out of holiday food-a-palooza and whether your December was full of latkes or sugar cookies or none of the… Continue reading Massaged Kale Avocado Salad

Igniting Your Metabolism

  Dr. Jamine Blesoff, ND at Mariposa Medicine  and Seward Park camper met with 17 campers this past break week at Cafe Vita to chat about way to kick your metabolism into high gear!  Here are the notes from the talk in case you missed it! Sleep Hygiene “Sleep is the only sedentary activity that… Continue reading Igniting Your Metabolism