Articles

Covid-19 Injections

FDA Alert (6/23/21): Covid-19 injections can cause heart inflammation. FDA Alert (7/13/21): Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 injection can cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Informed Consent Everything in the medical field is about informed consent. It is the process by which a patient learns about and understands the purpose, benefits, and potential risks, and then either agrees to receive the treatment or not. This is also referred to as a “benefit-risk assessment.” The science is never settled and scientist will be studying these…

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About Me Articles

COVID-19 Reflection – Nurse Practitioner

My name is Lindsay and I started working in an urgent care center in New York City this past March. We recently moved from Florida to NYC for my husbands job. I’ve been a Nurse Practitioner for a little over 5 years now. I could have never imagined we’d be moving to NYC at the start of a pandemic! LOL Needless to say, the epidemiology of COVID-19, a virus caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has been…

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Articles

Back Pain Remedies

I’ve been dealing with intermittent lower back pain, for the majority of my life. Most of the time I feel great, but sometimes I go through a flare up and it puts me down for the count. I wanted to share some of things I’ve learned, in case it can help any of you. The most important thing to do is rule out any critical issues with your back, such as a herniated disc or aortic aneurysm. This is usually…

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Paleo Recipes

Paleo Mongolian Beef Stir Fry

Thanks to everyone who joined in for my virtual cooking night. If you make this dish, please send me a pic = ) I love cooking and eating healthy food and it’s so fun for me to share that with others. If you have any questions, send me a message on IG or FB. Ingredients: 1 ½ – 2 lbs flank steak ¼ cup coconut aminos ¼ cup honey 1 Tbsp blackstrap molasses’s 1 Tbsp sesame oil 1 tsp arrowroot…

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Juices

Glowing Green Juice

Ingredients: 5-6 stalks of celery 1/2 lemon 2 granny smith apples 5-6 Romaine lettuce leaves 1 cucumber 1/2 inch of ginger Directions: Juice all ingredients together. Discard the pulp. Mix the juice and it’s ready to drink! You can store this in a glass container for about 2-3 days. JUST EAT REAL FOOD – Stop focusing on calories & focus on what you’re eating and how it makes you feel. Your body is always giving you signals, but many times…

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Desserts

Almond Cookies (Paleo)

If you love peanut butter cookies, then these cookies are for you! I found this recipe from Tasteslovely.com and it’s so easy to make! Ingredients: 1 cup almond butter 1 cup coconut sugar 1 large egg, room temp 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp pure vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees & line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine all ingredients in a medium size bowl. I use my food processor, but you can mix it by…

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Paleo Recipes

Paleo Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Ingredients: 2-3 peeled & sliced parsnips (can substitute with potatoes) 2-3 peeled & sliced carrots 1 white onion diced 1/2 cup filtered water 3 shallots peeled (optional) 1 carton of sliced baby Bella mushrooms 2-3 lbs chuck roast 3-4 rosemary sprigs 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp black pepper 2 Tbs olive oil or avocado oil Directions: Place parsnips, carrots, onion, and water into crock-pot. Turn crock-pot onto low heat. Season chuck roast with salt, pepper, and rosemary. Place oil…

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DIY Supplements

Elderberry Syrup

Next to Vitamin C with Zinc, elderberry syrup has been a lifesaver in keeping me healthy during the winter months. I work in an Urgent Care and I am frequently exposed to the flu and other viruses. When I start feeling run down, I’ll take a Vitamin C with Zinc twice a day with food and the elderberry syrup three times a day. What are Elderberries?  Elderberries are small, dark berries that grow in clusters on elder trees. Nutritionally they…

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Juices

Ginger Apple Juice

If you’re new to juicing, don’t over think it. There’s no real right or wrong way to do it. It’s all based on your own individual preferences and what your body is telling you need that day. Don’t worry about having exact the measurements. They are not needed! LOL Juicing Tips: I love my omega juicer, but it does sometimes get clogged up by the apples and cucumbers. To avoid this, I have found that rotating with all the ingredients…

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Paleo Recipes

Chinese Cashew Chicken

This recipe is amazing! I love Chinese food but try to avoid it because of the MSG and soy products. This recipe does not have MSG, soy or gluten in it and you can make it strictly paleo. The flavor of the sauce is divine and worth the time it takes to prepare this by scratch. I found this recipe from WholeKitchenSink.com, but modified it to what I had in the kitchen. She has lots of great recipes on her…

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