Sources: Stress, COVID-19 and Weight Gain

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Cinnamon Roast Chicken

Cinnamon Roast Chicken

A delicious twist on classic roast chicken? The addition of cinnamon! Beyond imparting a warm, sweet, fragrant aroma, cinnamon is a spice that has also been used medicinally since ancient times. The Chinese used cinnamon at least 5,000 years ago, and medicinal the use...
Blueberry Coconut Flour Coffee Cake

Blueberry Coconut Flour Coffee Cake

One of my coziest childhood memories is waking up to the warm cinnamon-infused aroma of my mother’s homemade sour cream coffee cake baking in the oven. When I opened my eyes, I knew that my day would be off to a delicious start! These days, I no longer eat anything...
Spring Allergies? Love Your Liver!

Spring Allergies? Love Your Liver!

Do you dread—achoo! achoo!  achoo!—spring? If so, you’re not alone! We should all love spring.  It means the end of cold and snow (for the most part!), and it can be a beautiful season, with budding trees and flowers and a greening landscape. Unfortunately, the...
Welcome Spring with Bitter and Pungent Greens

Welcome Spring with Bitter and Pungent Greens

Bitter and pungent-tasting foods are largely absent from the Standard American Diet (SAD diet)—a way of eating characterized by refined grains, sugar (in all of its refined and processed forms), high intake of factory farm red meats, processed meats (think bacon,...