Archive for August 2015

Lauren’s Kitchen: Cucumber Peanut Salad

Yes, it is anther cucumber recipe but seriously they are the fruit of the season and are so cooling for the body which is welcome this month. This is a salad that will bring all of your favorite tastes together in each bite; spicy, sweet, crunchy, and salty. While the ingredients for this salad can be prepped ahead you…

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Living Well Series: Stage Three, Optimizing Organ Function

  In my practice and research I have come to identify four stage of healing that the body moves through when using natural remedies to heal the root of the problem. I refer to this process as The Living Well 4™. The three therapies I use work together to engage the body’s natural ability to clean, eliminate…

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Living Well Series: Stage Two—Clean and Fortify Organs

Last week I shared Stage One of the Living Well 4 and described the basic protocol used to open elimination. The importance of opening elimination first became imminently clear in a two year international collaboration with European physicians using Gemmotherapy and Homeopathy as their primary therapies and a study of over 100 of my own cases. I…

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Lauren’s Kitchen: Egyptian Okra with Tomatoes—Bamya Belzait

It is okra season in Texas and there is no finer way to honor this humble veg than in this classic Egyptian dish. Currently there is local organic okra available at Wheatsville, Whole Foods and in every local CSA. If you are lucky you may even find the purple variety! While there are countless reasons…

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Lauren’s Kitchen: Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup with Mango Salsa

Most of August, I just can’t imagine turning on anything that might raise the temperatures one more degree in the house. When you are experiencing one of those days you will thank me for sharing this delectable Cucumber Avocado Soup. This can be whipped up in your Vitamix, traditional blender or with an immersion blender each…

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