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We are dedicated to helping others through education and consulting in the areas of nutrition and lifestyle choices. We believe that individuals are best physically nourished by nutrient-dense real food. At Biodynamic Wellness we embrace the principles of Dr. Weston A. Price and those taught by the Weston A. Price Foundation. Optimal health comes through real food, nutritional therapy when needed, the adopting of healthy lifestyle practices and the proper addressing of stress negatively impacting one’s mind and spirit. Our goal is to provide an environment where these areas of need can be well supported and where each person we serve will have the opportunity to experience their best potential for wellness.
The human body has been designed with an amazing capacity for self-regulation and self-healing. The body is constantly working to be at ease. If we pay attention to its signals and provide true nourishment for the body, mind and spirit, it will serve us well during our time on earth.
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Kale has created a lot of buzz over the past few years due to its high amounts of vitamins and nutrients, anti-inflammatory properties and low caloric count. Some have even dubbed it “the new beef”, “the queen of greens” or “a nutritional powerhouse.” And while it offers a wide array of nutrients and beneficial properties, there is an often overlooked aspect of kale: Should it be eaten raw?
Well, the quick answer is “No.” Here’s why…
Do you need a nutrient-dense dessert that is very easy to make? Our Persimmon Vanilla Panna Cotta recipe is ideal! In fact, this creamy treat is one of our absolute favorites that has become a holiday tradition.
Teeming with healthy fat from real cream and egg yolks with just a hint of sweetness from maple syrup and persimmons, this panna cotta is a crowd pleaser to top any holiday dinner. And it’s so simple to prepare!
Cranberry Sauce, a Traditional Favorite
Cranberry sauce remains a traditional dish present at most Thanksgiving and Christmas tables. Rich in vitamin C, cranberries have been found very beneficial in cases of urinary tract infections. Due to their abundance of great proanthocyanidins, these berries, native to marshlands, support wound healing. Additionally they improve circulation making them helpful in strengthening arteries, veins and capillaries. Lacto-fermented cranberry sauce is a delicious way to enjoy this traditional dish at any holiday meal.
Lacto-fermentation of this tasty tart chutney offers food for the microbiome. Lacto-fermenting also allows it to be stored in the refrigerator for up to two months. Preparing this sauce before Thanksgiving will allow you to have it on hand through the holiday season. For smaller quantities, divide this recipe into thirds. Continue reading
Over the past several decades, eggs have been shunned due to the incorrect belief that they cause coronary heart disease. Thankfully, that lie is crumbling and the truth regarding their nutrient-dense benefits is prevailing. In fact, this superfood has many incredible benefits, including:
- Eggs are rich in just about every nutrient we have yet discovered, especially fat-soluble vitamins A and D.
- They provide sulphur-containing proteins, necessary for the integrity of cell membranes.
- Eggs are an excellent source of special long-chain fatty acids called EPA and DHA. These play a vital role in the development of the nervous systems in infants and maintenance of mental acuity in adults.
- The egg yolk is the most concentrated source known of choline. This a B vitamin found in lecithin that is necessary for keeping cholesterol moving in the blood stream.
There’s a lot of buzz these days about superfoods. But have you ever found it puzzling that most of what’s being touted as “superfoods” come packaged in plastic containers? An ideal superfood is actually nutrient-dense real food. So let’s talk about beet kvass, the ultimate super tonic. Beet kvass is a probiotic, a liver tonic and a digestive aid.
Support Your Liver
Beet kvass contains many liver-supporting properties. It is a perfect addition to any detoxification program. This ancient liver tonic is especially helpful for preconception women as it cleanses and tonifies the liver and can prevent future morning sickness, which is so common in the first trimester of pregnancy. Beet kvass is also an excellent support for kidney stones and gallstones. Many report that daily consumption of beet kvass eventually eliminates liver spots that have formed on the skin! Continue reading