Kelly Brogan: A Revolutionary Approach to Treating Depression – Without Drugs

Kelly Brogan: A Revolutionary Approach to Treating Depression - Without Drugs "Rise Up & Chose a Different Story" A Mind of Your Own Kelly Brogan, MD A passionate advocate for women’s health, Kelly Brogan was surprised to learn that 1 in 4 women of reproductive age are taking a medication for depression. Her response: Why? What we know about depression is not necessarily true. The story about depression that we widely believe is that it is a chemical imbalance, a serotonin deficiency; maybe something you were ... Read more

Lifestyle: Overcoming Cold Intolerance

There was a time in my life when I truly believed that I would never feel warm again. Winter or summer – it didn't matter. In the summer, I would only stand on the beach, feet firmly entrenched in the sand, afraid to go in the water for fear of not being able to warm up again. On the coldest days of winter, I didn't want to remove my gloves or touch any snow; worried if I did my fingers would go ... Read more

Recipe: Escalopes of Salmon with Melted Leeks

Escalopes of Salmon with Melted Leeks Serves 4 This is a deliciously moist salmon recipe. Serve the salmon with steamed spring beans, or a salad with oranges and avocados with a citrus dressing. Ingredients: 4 salmon escalopes or steaks, about 7 ounces each Salt and white pepper 3 Tbsp. ghee 4 large leeks, about 1¼ pounds 2 Tbsp. ghee 6 Tbsp. water ¼ tsp. sea salt Pinch of white pepper Directions For the leeks: Cut the dark green part off the leek and discard. Slice the white ... Read more

Recipe: Crispy Salmon with Sage Leaves

Crispy Salmon with Sage Leaves Serves 4 This is a very tasty way to prepare salmon. Serve it simply on a bed of roasted spaghetti squash or mashed sweet potato. Broccoli or asparagus also compliment the salmon. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. ghee 4 wild salmon filets, 6 ounces each, skin removed 12 fresh sage leaves Sea salt, freshly ground pepper Directions Gently press sage leaves on the top of each salmon filet. Cooking the salmon: With the heat on medium-high add 2Tbsp. ghee to the ... Read more

Recipe: Grilled Flank Steak with Salsa Verde

Grilled Flank Steak with Salsa Verde Serves 2 If you make extra flank steak you will have some left over for the Japanese Salad. Ingredients: 1 pound grass-fed flank steak The Marinade: ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. rosemary, minced 2 Tbsp. fresh thyme 4 Tbsp. Italian parsley, chopped ½ tsp. each sea salt and freshly ground pepper Salsa Verde: 1 tsp. fresh oregano leaves ¼ cup mint leaves, chopped 1 cup Italian parsley leaves ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. anchovy, chopped ½ lemon, juiced Freshly ground ... Read more

Recipe: Baked Apples with Cinnamon Cream & Toasted Coconut

Baked Apples with Cinnamon Cream & Toasted Coconut Serves 2 Comfort food for dessert or breakfast. If you don’t have powdered coconut milk, use organic canned coconut milk. Ingredients: 2 Granny Smith Apples, peeled and cut into thick slices 2 Fuji Apples, peeled and cut into thick slices Juice of ½ orange 2 Tbsp. ghee, melted ¼ cup powdered coconut milk ¼ cup warm water ¼ tsp. cinnamon 2 Tbsp. toasted coconut Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. For the baked apples: Place the apple slices in a shallow baking dish. Squeeze the orange juice ... Read more
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