Monthly Archives: January 2015

Castor Oil Packs

Castor Oil Packs One of my favorite and most often prescribed naturopathic treatments is use of castor oil. The term “castor oil” often elicits a distasteful response as people recall various stories, commercials, or even the infamous Tom and Jerry episode where castor oil was used as a punishment for bad behavior. I do not […]

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Eat less and exercise more? Is that right?

The “Calories In, Calories Out” model has been the dominant paradigm for several decades.  This model asserts that if you decrease “calories in” by eating less and increase “calories out” by exercising more you will lose weight.  Many, many people have not had this experience.  They will eat a small bowl of oatmeal for breakfast, […]

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Pork and Beef stuffed Squash

Ingredient List: 5 small kabocha or kuri squash 1 pound each 100% pasture-raised ground pork and ground ground beef 1 red onion 2-4 cloves garlic coconut oil olive oil salt Dukkah All about the ingredients: Dukkah means “to crush” and referrs more to how this part of the recipe is made rather than the actual […]

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