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What I Didn’t Tell You About My Pregnancy and How It Led to My Passion for Treating Infertility

  Getting pregnant for me was no problem, for which I am very grateful.  In my practice, I see a lot of infertility and know what a struggle it can be for some couples.  During my pregnancy, my first ultrasound went great. Soon enough we had passed the first trimester, and, like many families, we […]

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Gulp?! Can What You Drink Affect Your Ability to Conceive?

  Women often become hyper-aware of what they are putting into their bodies once they become pregnant. But did you know it is important to be mindful of these choices while trying to conceive, as well? Studies have shown drink choices can impact the time it takes to conceive, especially if you’re a lover of sodas. […]

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PMS: Your Months Do Not Have to Feel Like This!

Do you lose 1-2 weeks of feeling like yourself every month because of your menstrual cycle? Do you experience mood swings, pronounced fatigue, and muscle tension before your menstrual cycle? Have you missed work because of your menstrual cycle? If so, READ ON because your months do not have to be like this! Having premenstrual […]

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Meet Dr. Cassandra Goodwin ND

    We are very excited to welcome Dr. Cassandra Goodwin ND to our clinic, helping us to give more timely, top quality naturopathic care for the greater Saint John community!  Please continue to read below to learn more from Cassandra. One of my main inspirations as a naturopathic doctor is the personal power we […]

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Tomato Chickpea & Coconut Soup

Tomato Chickpea & Coconut Soup Recipe Another very easy way to incorporate chickpeas into your meal.  Make it a meatless Monday night for the whole family! What you need: 1 tbsp olive oil 2 large cloves of garlic peeled 1 small yellow onion, diced 1 tsp sweet or smoked paprika 1/2 tbsp or more of […]

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For Real: A Tasty Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

I find soups are such a wonderful way to get veggies in and create lots of leftovers.  This is a perfect, creamy, nutrient dense soup for anyone that is “dairy free.” What you need: 1 cup raw cashews 5 cups vegetable (can use chicken) broth, divided 2 Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes […]

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Chickpea Butternut Squash Curry

This was a delicious meal that is perfect for warming up on a cool winter night.  I adapted this recipe from Jamie Oliver (love that guy!); check out the original here: What you’ll need: 1 butternut squash 1/2 inch piece of ginger 4 shallots 4 cloves garlic pinch of chili flakes 1 bunch fresh cilantro […]

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Green Chili Recipe – Chili with a Twist!

Melissa, our amazing office receptionist, introduced me to this recipe.  For those interested in chili with a twist – this is one for the books! What You’ll Need: 1 tbsp butter, ghee, or oil that tolerates heat well 1 lb ground turkey (Kredl’s has great quality!) 1 large onion, chopped 2 green bell peppers, diced […]

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Holiday Baking: Reindeer Droppings

Getting started on your holiday baking?  Try this recipe for a chewy chocolate treat:  Reindeer Droppings!  Well technically, I was told they are called “Moose Droppings” but I switched it up for the holidays!  Our lovely office administrator Jenn brought these into the office and they were a hit!  I’ve since made them at home, […]

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