Holistic Squid http://holisticsquid.com Healthy Living Demystified Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:12:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Paleo Snickers Bar http://holisticsquid.com/paleo-snickers-bar/ http://holisticsquid.com/paleo-snickers-bar/#comments Thu, 26 Mar 2015 02:20:01 +0000 http://holisticsquid.com/?p=23146 Running a meal planning business, I test LOTS of recipes. For the paleo plans we aim to include a fun dessert each week, and I’ve got to tell you, I’ve tested some pretty awful paleo excuses for sweets that make big promises but in the end, taste like an omelette or powerbar. This paleo snickers bar […]

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7 Essential Supplements I Can’t Live Without http://holisticsquid.com/essential-supplements-i-cant-live-without/ http://holisticsquid.com/essential-supplements-i-cant-live-without/#comments Tue, 10 Mar 2015 04:41:00 +0000 http://holisticsquid.com/?p=22956 When it comes to essential supplements for health and nutrition, I am a self-declared minimalist. I don’t like to waste money on things I don’t really need, and I definitely don’t like to take a supplement because I heard it’s good for my age/skin/bones/hormones etc. I see patients every week with a laundry list of supplements that they […]

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Homemade Vanilla Pudding http://holisticsquid.com/homemade-vanilla-pudding/ http://holisticsquid.com/homemade-vanilla-pudding/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:56:58 +0000 http://holisticsquid.com/?p=23099 I’m a bit obsessed with real foodifying the junky comfort foods of my youth. Some of my favorite makeovers are nachos with homemade chips, french fries with gravy, the perfect mashed potatoes, gluten-free deep dish pizza, chocolate chip cookies, and salted caramels. Recently nostalgia called again… Remember vanilla pudding out of a box? I loved that stuff […]

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Feed Your Fertility – My latest book is now available (plus bonus goodies)! http://holisticsquid.com/feed-your-fertility-in-print/ http://holisticsquid.com/feed-your-fertility-in-print/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:00:10 +0000 http://holisticsquid.com/?p=22977 I’m super excited to share some news with you today… After over two years in the making, my book Feed Your Fertility is now available! Co-authored with my dear friend and esteemed colleague, Laura Erlich, we have spent hours upon hours writing, revising, and revising again to bring you the very best information we could compile in […]

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Roasted Cauliflower with Fennel and Sausage http://holisticsquid.com/roasted-cauliflower-fennel-sausage/ http://holisticsquid.com/roasted-cauliflower-fennel-sausage/#comments Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:44:53 +0000 http://holisticsquid.com/?p=22944 Some dishes are so simple they don’t need a recipe. Instead the recipe serves to inspire the combination of flavors that you haven’t yet considered throwing together. This roasted cauliflower dish is one of those creative kitchen ah-ha moments. It’s around this time of year that I start to grow weary of the same winter veggies […]

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What Would Emily Do? Picky Eater, Vitamin K2, Flu Prevention & More http://holisticsquid.com/what-would-emily-do-feb/ http://holisticsquid.com/what-would-emily-do-feb/#respond Fri, 06 Feb 2015 04:58:57 +0000 http://holisticsquid.com/?p=22875 My inbox runneth over with questions from readers wondering – What would Emily do – about Real food and holistic health topics. I’ve created this Q&A to get your questions answered and for other folks to benefit from the answers too. Who am I to know the answers to your questions? I’m a holistic-minded mom, […]

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Chicken Florentine over Acorn Squash http://holisticsquid.com/chicken-florentine-acorn-squash/ http://holisticsquid.com/chicken-florentine-acorn-squash/#comments Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:33:43 +0000 http://holisticsquid.com/?p=20594 Running a meal planning business, I test LOTS of recipes – some flops, some with room for improvement, and some that are just knock-it-out-of-the-ballpark good. This recipe for chicken florentine over acorn squash is one of those winners. When I first started playing with this recipe, I wanted to create a casserole that was reminiscent […]

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Join the Ban on Styrofoam Containers http://holisticsquid.com/join-the-ban-on-styrofoam-containers/ http://holisticsquid.com/join-the-ban-on-styrofoam-containers/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:43:02 +0000 http://holisticsquid.com/?p=20857 Have you heard? Last week the city of New York announced a ban on styrofoam products from styrofoam containers to fill packaging. They recognized that since this toxic material cannot be economically recycled, it causes significant environmental harm. The ban goes into effect July 1, 2015, and even the public schools will be replacing polystyrene trays with compostable […]

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Homemade Lotion Non-Greasy Formula http://holisticsquid.com/homemade-lotion-non-greasy-formula/ http://holisticsquid.com/homemade-lotion-non-greasy-formula/#comments Fri, 16 Jan 2015 01:17:45 +0000 http://holisticsquid.com/?p=20672 These days, the internet abounds with DIY beauty products, and when it comes to homemade lotion, I’ve tried so many variations. One of my favorites is whipped body butter, my recipe that smells and feels as decant as it sounds. When I want a lighter, non-greasy homemade lotion – this is the one. Why make homemade lotion […]

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