Posts by Birgitte Christensen

Beet ‘n kale stir fry

During the winter season wa always eat a lot of root fruits and other winter crops. Beets are one of my favorites, and we have them many times a week! Not only are beets packed with vitamins and minerals, they are also known for supporting your heart health. Beets are also very good for athletes,…

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Endocannabinoid system

Hemp CBD Wellness and Your Body Chart

Due to my training in Eastern medicine, I love working with botanicals that gives us optimal health benefits. Plants like Echinacea, Rossian root, Schisandra and Astragalus are just a few of the plants we call adaptogens. Adaptogen means that the plant can either raise or lower whatever is going on i your body, or in…

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Breakfast muffins with Kale and Ground Beef

Did you know that organic free range eggs are actually a superfoods? They contain a little bit of almost all the vitamins and minerals you need. They are a great source of protein as well. You might have heard that eggs are bad for your cholesterol! Well, that is not true. Because we produce cholesterol…

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Spinach watermelon salad

Another easy and super tasty salad with watermelon. I know it’s getting late in the season for watermelon, but you can still find some really good ones out there. The red color is so inviting and packed with nutrients; High levels of Vitamin A, B6 and C, and a significant amount of antioxidants, lycopene and amino…

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Watermelon Relish

Watermelon Relish

I love watermelon, but. we are only two people in this household, so if I didn’t pre cut the whole thing, the last bit always got thrown away. Then I came across some different Watermelon recipes on pintrest, and thought that was a really great way of using it. That resulted in different Watermelon salads,…

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Pineapple Basil Smoothie

tower arden basil

Creating tasty healthy smoothies, doesn’t always have to be complicated! And this time of year, everything is so packed with nutrients. We have to take advantage of that, and what better way than creating a smoothie once in a while. This is one of my absolute favorite smoothies during the summer. It has such a…

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Five colors on your plate

how is a human cell build

Ok, back to school, it’s BIOLOGY time! To understand why we need to eat healthy in order to maintain a healthy and functional body, we need to understand what the human body is build off. We have more than 37 trillion cells in our body. Each cell is like a little engine. Like all other…

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Working my passion

How awesome is it to be able to work your passion? I’m so blessed to do that. My passion for the last 13 years has been helping people change their lifestyle for the better, and there is nothing I would rater do. There is nothing more fulfilling, than having someone give you a phone call…

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Chicken curry sandwich

So easy and So tasteful – Today I mixed a curry spread for my chicken sandwich, boy it was good. And, because I meal prep, I had some chicken breast and bacon ready to use. Sometimes I just crave a good sandwich, so when I have Gluten free bread, this chicken sandwich is one of…

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Curry coconut soup

Even though it’s not winter anymore, we sometimes like a good soup. Double up on this one, and you have for the freezer too! I had a cauliflower that needed to be eaten, and adding the carrots, ginger and curry, it made a nice sweet and spicy soup. Cauliflower is actually a great source of…

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Paleo bread

Being gluten, grain and dairy free is more and more common, but many times we still crave a pice of bread. The Paleo Bread is packed with great fibers, nutrients and plant based omega fatty acids! 3,5 oz almonds 3,5 oz walnuts 3,5 oz pumpkin seeds 3,5 oz sunflower seeds 3,5 oz sesame seeds 3,5…

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Dijon dip

mustard dip

We don’t use store bought dressings, and we don’t eat a lot of sauce; however, we like a good home made dip or dressing, and i just so happens that I love to create new recipes for that, and they usually turns out great! They are so easy to make, and then you know exactly what’s in…

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Beet and Mango Salad

Sometimes it’s seems so hard to figure out new ways to mix a good salad. However this one turned out really amazing. And since I just love beets, I try to incorporate them in different ways! You know beets are really good source of folate and manganese? You also get some great fiber intake when eating…

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Sweet potato soup

And here we actually thought Spring was about to kick in!! But with icy rain, sleet and snow all day today, it’s hard to believe we are half way through April!! However a day like days calls for a SOUP DAY. I just cleared out our Tower Garden for kale, and I have some leftover…

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Eat your Weeds

Spring is definitely around the corner here in South East Wisconsin, so I thought a repost of my “Eat your Weeds” series would be relevant this week! It is not only the bulb flowers that start shooting up everywhere…. The weeds are waking up too!! I’ve noticed, that it seems to be a natural act…

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Stinging Nettle Pesto

In the series of “Eat your Weeds” recipes, this pesto is a fun and super healthy alternative to our regular Basil pesto. It might cause a little pain to collect all the nestle leaves, however the baby ones doesn’t sting as much, and they taste better too! I remember when the kids had cooking classes…

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