Lucky Red Beans and Rice

If you started the New Year with a bowl of Hoppin John, you’re on the right track. Those black-eyed peas – and most beans for that matter – are chock full of protein and help reduce inflammation. They’re so good for you, the Arthritis Foundation recommends eating at least 1 cup, twice a week. Recipe 1 […]

Heart-healthy Peanut Butter Pumpkin-spiced Oatmeal

Pumpkin seeds contain both omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.  Both of these fats are considered essential because our bodies can not make them, therefore we have to consume them in our diet.  Omega 3s and 6s regulate our body’s response to inflammation making them a great food for someone living with chronic inflammation. […]

Wellness vs. dieting in pain management

When you’re in pain, the last thing you want is for your doctor to tell you that it would get better if you just lost weight. In fact, weight is a leading reason why people in pain (and people in general) don’t go to the doctor – they don’t want to be harassed about their […]