Yogurt Dill Salad Dressing

Yogurt Dill Salad Dressing Makes about 1/2 cup This salad dressing tastes delicious on a cucumber salad with tomatoes or is great on just about any salad where you ordinarily use ranch or blue cheese dressing. Most store bought versions of these dressings are loaded with soybean oil, which is rich in inflammatory omega-6 fatty…

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Simple Sweet Potato Pancakes

I truly love that lately all the rules of traditional cooking and baking have not only been broken, but completely shattered. We’ve found ways to make a delicious pizza crust with cauliflower and eggs or ground almonds instead of white or wheat flour. We can make delicious “ice cream” out of bananas without any cream…

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Eggs: A Healthy Food with a Bad Rap

The egg has such an undeserved sordid history. The number one myth that I constantly have to dispel in my work is that eggs are unhealthy and a major cause of high cholesterol and heart disease. I often think the most effective public health message ever disseminated is: “Eggs cause high cholesterol. High cholesterol causes…

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8 Ways to Address Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen dominance plays a role in many conditions including PCOS, endometriosis, fibroids, and PMS. Fortunately, adjusting your diet and lifestyle can help – by eating foods that promote formation of less potent estrogens and including nutrients that increase progesterone to properly balance estrogen. It’s also important to limit your intake of dietary estrogens, while also…

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Cooked Red Cabbage with Apples

This is one of my favorite side dishes. In my family, we have it on Thanksgiving and Christmas, as it’s a dish my Dad enjoyed growing up in Germany. The apples provide a gentle sweetness that makes this dish pair nicely with a more savory meat dish. I like to pair red cabbage with pulled…

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