Recipe: Beet, Citrus and Avocado Salad

Beet, Citrus and Avocado Salad

Serves 4

In Part 1 of my blog series, Using Food as Medicine, I noted how beets can be a fantastic benefactor when it comes to detoxifying your body. Beets act as natural blood cleansers, helping to detoxify the blood of heavy metals and waste due to a compound that forms Glutathione. This master antioxidant is essential to help the detoxification pathways in the liver run efficiently. Try out this delicious recipe that aids your body in moving toward a cleaner bill of health! Continue reading “Recipe: Beet, Citrus and Avocado Salad”

Series: Cleaning Out the Toxins – Part 1

Part 1 – Using Food as Medicine

restore-wellness-vegetablesI want to thank all who participated in my Renew Your Health: Spring Cleaning for the Body, Mind & Spirit class series! It was wonderful hearing your feedback and having an educated discussion about your specific interests in relation nutrition and lifestyle management. As we head out of winter hibernation and into the energy of renewal this spring, this 3-part blog series will cover nutritional, environmental toxins, and dry skin brushing tips to boost your health.

Detoxifying Foods

We all know to avoid toxins we need to stay away from sugar, processed foods and alcohol. But what if you want your cake and eat it too? Here are some foods that support your body’s natural detoxification pathways. Add them to your meals tomorrow to aid in that “spring cleaning” from the inside out. Continue reading “Series: Cleaning Out the Toxins – Part 1”

Electrolyte Lemonade: A Healing and Refreshing Beverage for Spring

restore wellness lemonadeSpring is the season of new growth and renewal.  It’s also the time for cleaning and getting rid of things we accumulated in our lives that no longer serve us.  At Restore Wellness Nutrition, we encourage the lightening of our loads by adding foods to the diet that boost the body’s natural detoxification liver pathways.  When the liver functions in an efficient way, it  increases our overall health and wellness.

Lemons are one of the foods that helps to stimulate digestive juices and signal the liver to flush out toxins.  Drinking electrolyte lemonade is a hydrating and delicious way to get more lemons in your diet.  The following recipe is from Dr. David Jubb, an expert in the healing properties of raw foods. Continue reading “Electrolyte Lemonade: A Healing and Refreshing Beverage for Spring”

Get Healthier – Clean Up Your Act this Spring, April 13 & 20

Happy Spring!!  The days are growing warmer and the snow will be gone before we know it!  Have you ever wondered how to make the transitions between seasons easier on yourself?  Do you wonder what foods to eat this time of year as we move from Winter into Spring?

Come join me for a 2-part class in which we discuss ways to support yourself during this seasonal transition.

  • Learn about detoxification, what it is and how to detox in a safe and gentle way.
  • Learn how to eliminate and reduce toxins from your body and your everyday world.
  • Practice simple relaxation techniques which de-stress the body and the mind.
  • Discuss foods that are supportive for Spring as we move into warmer weather.

Continue reading “Get Healthier – Clean Up Your Act this Spring, April 13 & 20”