The Gray Star Guide

Healthy Living

Simple Detox Bath

A detox bath is a simple, yet effective, way to relax, reduce stress and enhance our body’s natural detoxification process. A detox bath can boost health and well-being, while encouraging the body to flush out toxins. 1. Add 2 cups Epsom salt to a tub full of hot...

Recipes

Spinach Artichoke Dip (Dairy Free)

Ingredients: -1 cup raw cashews, soaked 4-6 hours and drained (if you have a high speed blender, you don’t have to soak the cashews first) -1/2 cup water -2 cloves garlic -Juice of 1/2 a lemon -9 ounce bag of frozen spinach, thawed -1 14 ounce can artichoke hearts,...

Recipes

Turkey White Bean Chili

Ingredients: 1 T olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound ground turkey 1 (16 oz) can diced tomatoes, no salt added 1 (16 oz) can white chili beans 1 (7 oz) can diced green chiles 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp crushed red pepper...

Recipes

Asparagus with Poached Eggs and Parmesan

Ingredients: – 8 large eggs – 1 tsp white vinegar – 1 tsp sea salt – 2 bunches asparagus spears, trimmed (about 40) – 1 T extra-virgin olive oil – 1 garlic clove, chopped – 1 T unsalted butter – 2 T fresh lemon juice – 2 tsp chopped fresh parsley – Ground black...

Recipes

Protein Power Egg Scramble

Ingredients: ~2 Eggs ~2 Egg Whites (optional) ~1 – 1 ½ T Unflavored Protein Powder (I use a plant-based protein powder) ~1 T coconut or olive oil ~Handful(or two) of Spinach, chopped ~Sea Salt & Pepper to taste Directions: 1. In a small bowl, whisk together...

Roasted Root Vegetables with Garlic Dip

Roasted Root Vegetables with Garlic Dip

Ingredients Vegetable Suggestions:~2 bunches radishes, halved~1 dozen brussel sprouts, halved~4 – 6 golden beets, cut into 1″ pcs~6 – 8 carrots, sliced lengthwise~2 – 3 bell peppers, halved and seeded~1 acorn squash, seeded and diced into 1″ pcs…….and anything else...

Sweet & Crunchy Brussels Sprouts

Sweet & Crunchy Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients ~1 pound Brussels sprouts, shredded ~1 tablespoon coconut oil or butter ~½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ~¼ teaspoon sea salt ~2 tablespoons fresh orange juice ~½ cup dried cranberries ~½ cup raw pecans Instructions 1. Warm the coconut oil or butter in a large...

Fiesta Stuffed Bell Peppers

Fiesta Stuffed Bell Peppers

  Ingredients:   ~4 large bell peppers ~16 oz ground turkey, browned and seasoned ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. onion powder ½ tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. chili powder ~2 cups quinoa, cooked ~15 oz. can black beans ~15 oz can diced tomatoes*...

Slow Cooker Spicy Sesame Chicken

Slow Cooker Spicy Sesame Chicken

Ingredients: ~ 2 – 2 ½ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast (or thighs) ~ ½ cup coconut aminos (or tamari) ~ ½ cup honey ~ 2 T toasted sesame oil ~ 1 T minced garlic ~ 1 tsp ground ginger ~ 1 tsp Yuzu hot sauce* ~ ¼ tsp red pepper flakes ~ sesame seeds for garnish ~...

Paleo Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Paleo Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

What's so special about this Paleo pumpkin bread?  Well, aside from being quite tasty, as well as being grain free and dairy free, it's also NUT FREE!  While I don't have an issue with nuts and I use almond flour in a lot of recipes, I have clients and friends who...

Girlfriend Getaway in Bozeman, MT

Girlfriend Getaway is back again, October 27th, in Bozeman, MT. Girlfriend Getaway is an opportunity to connect with a like-minded, healthy living community, make some new friends, try new foods and movement practices, learn from experienced health professionals and...

Amazing “Cheesy” Kale Chips

Amazing “Cheesy” Kale Chips

These amazing "cheesy" kale chips are a healthy and tasty treat that the whole family will enjoy! To make the Cashew “Cheese” Sauce Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup red bell pepper 1/3 cup nutritional yeast 4 T olive oil 2-3 T lemon juice 1/4 to 1/2 cup water to...

Peppermint Patties

These Peppermint Patties are a healthier version of the original chocolate peppermint treat!  Not only are they easy to make, but they contain only 5 simple ingredients, healthy fat from coconut, and are gluten and dairy free, Depending on dietary preference, there...