Easy Marshmallows Recipe

Natasha What to Eat Leave a Comment

This is going to be the first Easter my son will “get it.” You know, get it that he’s not going to be eating the same sugary/processed stuff as everyone else. Yes, we are definitely at that age.  I’ve always had ways to navigate food well when he was younger. For example, his school would do bread day and I’d …

Star-Spangled Burgers

Mallory What to Eat Leave a Comment

I pretty much could not resist the opportunity to have fun with cookie cutters and burgers. I had been thinking that my cookie cutters were just collecting dust since my son was diagnosed with an egg sensitivity, among others. These Star Burgers were a fun way to mix it up and my toddler really enjoyed making them with me. If …

Spinach Burgers with Olive Relish

Dr. Jolene Brighten What to Eat Leave a Comment

Confession: I mix greens into ground beef pretty much all the time. My toddler will eat the burger. Everything else, well, there’s no guarantee. Now don’t get me wrong, my son is pretty much a dream eater by toddler standards (minus the food in the hair and on the floor and on the back of the chair… sigh). But he’s not always …

Sweet Potato Sliders- Grain Free

Dr. Jolene Brighten Autoimmune Disease, What to Eat Leave a Comment

These are a wonderful grain free alternative that even kids love. My toddler was a big fan! I hope you enjoy them as much as he did! Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato Handful spinach 1 lb ground buffalo or grass fed beef (vegetarian black bean patty can be substituted) Organic coconut oil Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 F. Slice sweet potatoes into rounds …

Naturopathic Medicine in Oakland, California

Dr. Jolene Brighten Adrenal, Autoimmune Disease, Gut-Hormone Connection, Postpartum, Preconception & Fertility, Pregnancy, Sex Hormones, Thyroid, What to Eat Leave a Comment

It is with great pleasure that I announce the opening of my new California Natural Medicine practice. I will be practicing Naturopathic Medicine in Oakland’s Grand Lake area beginning in September. My office is located on Grand Avenue in the same space as Awaken Chiropractic, a wonderful group of holistically minded practitioners. The space is beautiful, comfortable and family friendly. A …

5 Seasonal Vegetables You Should Be Eating This Winter

Dr. Jolene Brighten Gut-Hormone Connection, What to Eat Leave a Comment

As we move into the colder months the number of fresh seasonal vegetables begin to dwindle on the shelf. Although the variety may be less, there is a lot of nutritional value found in these 5 Seasonal Vegetables You Should Be Eating This Winter. 5 Seasonal Vegetables You Should Be Eating This Winter Every vegetable o this list but carrots …

Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

Dr. Jolene Brighten Adrenal, Cycle Self Care™, Perimenopause/ Menopause, Sex Hormones, What to Eat Leave a Comment

If you’re the DIY type, you may really enjoy these homemade Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas gift ideas:  Scented Epsom Salt The magnesium in Epsom salts is not only soothing to sore muscles, but it also helps you feel relaxed overall. You can easily fill a mason jar with the salt, add a few drops of your favorite essential oil and put …