Real Chicken Noodle Soup

This week’s recipe is for an incredible actually healthy chicken Noodle soup! This one will actually heal your ailments, unlike the store bought “crap”, probably the best known of which rhymes with schmipton’s!!!  No real bone broth in there baby! In classic choose your own adventure style, I will include a regular & one of […]

EP18 2015 USDA Dietary Guidelines Our Thoughts

EP18 2015 USDA Dietary Guidelines Our Thoughts In late Feb 2015, the USDA released its updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These are based on updated evidence, which in nutrition changes very quickly (many new studies published monthly). Here’s a quick summary of their recommendations related to food intake. I’m covering only a quick handful of […]

Hearty Yuca Root

This recipe is great for an occasional carb-refeed.  Particularly, if you do glycogen-demanding sports as a post-workout meal (i.e. Cross fit, Combat Sports, hockey or football, etc…),  those competitive athletes (high training volumes) in these sports or even those who do high intensity workouts (HIIT/Tabatas) for more than 5 hours per week.  Again, not an […]

Quick and Easy Pastured Drumsticks

Today’s recipe is another (relatively) easy one!  It can be done in a slow cooker or just in a frying pan.  This is very similar to my slow cooker whole chicken (here), but quicker, since you’re dealing with smaller cuts of poultry. Quick and Easy Pastured Drumsticks For this recipe you will need for this recipe: 2-4 […]

EP16 SNOW-mageddon Feb 2015 Why calories don’t always matter

EP16 SNOW-mageddon Feb 2015 Why calories don’t always matter Well, it happened.  Another SNOW-mageddon. Today Dave & Dan chat about Homeostasis & how the body strives for balance.  There are many mechanisms in place that the body uses to trump card that super-cedes even something as basic as thermodynamics. They briefly discuss biological feedback loops & use […]

Slow Cooker Pastured Beef Stew

This is a quick & easy staple in our house.  It might seem a bit surprising that it doesn’t have the USUAL ingredients people associate with heart health.  Quite honestly, that’s because most people today mis-understand what is truly healthy for the heart (including many health practitioners).  Also, keep in mind that this recipe was […]

(RE) Commit to yourself – #30mornings

In this weeks’ podcast episode, Anna Vocino & I challenged listeners/followers to “(re) commit to yourself” by recommitting to their goals/resolutions & make a true investment in yourself!  This habit is used by many highly effective people (here) and will definitely change your life for the better! Essentially, the challenge is this.  Get up earlier every […]