How We Stepped Outside Our Comfort Zone and Why You Should Too

I think it was late Spring that I got a Facebook alert from my dear friend (and Roots to Branches colleague) Charlene Pierce, inviting me for a girls weekend away to hike Mt. Katahdin in Maine.  Excited by the weekend away with a bunch of ladies, I quickly accepted without really considering what I had […]

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Can Soy Improve Bone and Heart Health Post Menopause?

Bone and cardiovascular health are top priorities when treating menopausal women because of the lost protective effects estrogen has on both of these tissues.  In the past, soy has had a controversial reputation in the treatment of women because of it’s supposed estrogen modulating effects and increased cancer risk; however, recently studies have found that […]

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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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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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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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