• Dr. Angie’s Whole30

    By: Dr. Angela Graper, CACCP I did it. Finally. I committed to doing the Whole30, which includes eating nutrient-dense foods, stabilizing blood sugar and removing common inflammatory foods.  Why? I was 3 months postpartum and feeling miserable. On top of it, the little one was fussy, irritable and spitting up more than what I would deem “normal” for his age. So I had slowly been prepping but couldn’t decide on a start date. I woke up one day and knew it was time. How does one accomplish this when they have little ones, work and barely time to shower? Lots of planning! And quick food options on hand. I meal planned…

  • Top 5 Foods for On-The-Go from Chanhassen Chiro

    Now there is obviously a lot of variables in this but I often get asked – How do you eat healthy on-the-go? Answer: Be prepared. And…think outside the box. We are used to fast-food restaurants and gas station food on road trips. With a little extra planning, you can have nutritious food for road trips, driving between practices and those “just in case” moments. My top 5 foods for on-the-go (that my toddler also enjoys) 1. Snack Sticks (or Beef Sticks depending where you are from 😉 Grass-Run Farms ships for FREE when you order a case. 100% grass fed. Yes, they are $1/stick but that is the cost of…

  • Berry & Lemon Gummy Snacks

    Are you trying to get more gelatin into your life? Well, then look no further as these are super easy to make and delicious as well! This is a variation of Balanced Bites’ recipe. Ingredients: 1 2/3 cup of fresh or thawed from frozen strawberries, blueberries or berry blend 1 1/3 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice (or organic lemon juice from Costco) 1/3 cup of water Zest from lemons as desired (unless you use the Costco lemon juice then go without) 1 tablespoon of maple syrup (optional) or stevia to taste 6 tablespoons grass-fed gelatin 1-2 scoops of Dynamic Greens Pink Lemonade or Strawberry Kiwi (this gives a deeper…

  • Family Focus Chiropractic recipe of the week! Orange Chicken

    Courtesy of Health Bent. Check out Health Bent’s blog here. Ingredients 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs (cut into bite size pieces) 3 T fat (coconut oil works well here) juice of 2 oranges* (3 for more sauce) zest from 1 orange 1 t fresh ginger 3 T coconut aminos or wheat-free soy sauce 1 t chili garlic sauce or sriracha 3 green onions, chopped Method In a medium size sauce pot, add the orange juice, zest, ginger, coconut aminos and chili garlic sauce or sriracha. Set over medium heat and let simmer to reduce and thicken while the chicken cooks. In a saute pan, heat 3 T of the…