Good Girl Moonshine

By Naomi Martoia, RN of Forum Health Rochester Hills I love food and I love sugar…yes, I said it.  But wanting sugar does not have to turn into a dietary misstep or a binge.  There are many secrets I’ll discuss to fight and prevent sugar cravings.  This week I’ll focus on the cheapest and easiest […]

Thyroid Balancing Coconut Tea

Boost your energy, enhance feelings of calm, and balance your thyroid and hormones with this soothing coconut tea. It’s a great replacement for coffee or caffeinated drinks which tend to wreak havoc on your hormones, leading to imbalance. Holy basil naturally balances hormones and maintains healthy cortisol levels, while the fatty acids in coconut milk […]

Spaghetti Squash

I forgot HOW GOOD this low carb meal can be. Follow this easy and simple recipe for a go to meal! Cut squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Season with salt, pepper and olive oil and bake at 400F for ~40 minutes or until can puncture with a fork effortlessly. Chop onion, zucchini, […]

Zucchini “Pasta”

This simple and fresh veggie pasta dish can be served warm or cold. It is vegan, dairy and gluten free!  4 servings. 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half (use yellow, orange & red for colorful presentation) 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced or crushed 3 Tbsp. torn fresh basil, plus extra for garnish 2 Tbsp. […]

Dark Chocolate Walnut Protein Cookies

These heart healthy dark chocolate chip cookies are high in fiber and low in carbs. Each cookie contains 2g of blood sugar stabilizing protein and 4g of anti-inflammatory fats, both of which help to protect against heart disease.  (4g net carbs each!) Ingredients 1/2 cup almond butter 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2 cup monk fruit […]

Holiday Recipe Roundup

It’s that time of year again! We love the holidays and the spirit of the season, but for many people this translates to expanding waistlines and not feeling your best. Try these paleo recipes below and enjoy all the flavors of the season, while supporting your health in the process. Breakfast Banana Bread Waffles with […]

Paleo Collagen Protein Balls Recipe

by Dr. Wally Taylor of Forum Health, Austin Try this delicious paleo snack recipe that contains healthy fats and protein to keep you feeling satiated until your next meal! Note that this recipe contains options for both higher and lower sugar content; if you are looking to lose weight use the lower-sugar options below. This […]

Dr. Epperly’s Green Power Smoothie

by Dr. Bill Epperly of Forum Health, Bloomingdale What can I eat for breakfast? People are often confused about what to eat. Most cereal is bad for you, and bacon should generally be avoided in excess. Muffins and bagels and cream cheese are all about carbs and gluten and dairy. What is a person supposed […]

Creamy Carrot Soup

A paleo creamy soup without cream, very good for an easy, healthy dinner. Ingredients 6 whole large carrots 1 whole orange 1 cup full-fat coconut milk 1 pinch cumin to taste 1 pinch coriander to taste 1 pinch salt to taste 1 pinch pepper to taste Pumpkin seeds for garnish Optional: extra coconut milk to put on top Method Grate the carrots (to cook them faster) and throw them in a pot. Squeeze […]

Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

Though Thanksgiving will likely feel a little different this year, we are still looking forward to delicious food, seeing close family and friends, giving thanks for all the blessings in our lives, and slowing down and spending time together. It has been a year of change and uncertainty and though the holidays may feel different […]