631-500-9021 | 50 Station Road, Building 3 Unit 1, Water Mill, NY 11976
631-500-9021 | 50 Station Road, Building 3 Unit 1, Water Mill, NY 11976

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Food
24
Jun

Glorious Pesto

Fresh pesto tastes like summer on a fork. The best part about it is that it can be made out of anything you want – or happens to be in your kitchen. The basic rule is that Pesto must have a good quality oil, a vegetable or herb, garlic, salt and a nut. Traditionally pesto is made...
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20
May

Dairy-Free Fresh Mint Ice Cream

Ice cream is one of summer’s great indulgences. Ice cream calls to mind warm summer days, laughter, and the sweet deliciousness dripping down the side of the cone faster than our tongues can catch it. The problem is that traditional ice cream is made of cream, sugar and  often includes emulsifiers like Mono and Diglycerides...
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01
Apr

Out of the Rabbit Hole

My Time With Lyme Today is my 48th birthday. It marks 26 years since I was first affected by Lyme disease. 12 years since my diagnosis and 6 years of good health. When I think about the years I lost to this disease, I am not angry. In fact, I am grateful. I am grateful...
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25
Mar

Diet Wars

At a recent dinner the debate got heated over the various diets whirling out there now. One of my friends, a devout Paleo, said “I would bet on the Paleos in a fight. Vegans are wimps.” Is this the new Bloods versus Crips, I thought?  Are feuding eating philosophies the new gang wars? Should we...
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18
Mar

Coping With Lost Sleep From Daylight Savings

If you’re anything like me “Spring Forward” comes with a sense of dread. When my kids were little it was a tough adjustment to get them onto a new sleeping schedule. Now, with school starting so early, that 6am wake-up turns into an uber early 5am. Though I appreciate the longer days, the early wake-up...
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11
Mar

MCT Oil: The Wonder Fat

MCT oil, every time I say it to someone I get the same response, “what is that?” MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides, which are fats in most cases from coconuts. These triglycerides are shorter than most dietary fat, which means they do not need to be digested in the same way, making them a rapid...
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04
Mar

Demystifying Essential Oils

Incorporating essential oils into your wellness routine may seem daunting or maybe even unnecessary, however this is not the case! Essential oils can be incredibly valuable and transformative for anyone looking to approach their health naturally. Personally, I use essential oils in my cleaning products, skin care routine, and even cook with them! Check out...
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25
Feb

Got Oat (Milk)?

Oat Milk   If you have been in a coffee shop recently, chances are you’ve heard someone ask for oat milk. Like almond, soy, hemp, cashew, and coconut milks, oat milk is another dairy alternative that is currently having its moment in the spotlight. Oat milk boasts many of the benefits of these other milks...
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12
Feb

Chocolate Bliss

It’s that time of year again, candy hearts, flying cupids, and chocolate covered everything. Valentine’s day, which happens to be one of my favorite holidays, is coming up this week and I am preparing with plenty of cards and sweet(ish) treats. It may seem easy to pass out the traditional conversation hearts and red lollipops,...
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04
Feb

The Truth About Sugar

Junk Food Disguised as Health Food Most people eat way too much sugar, many without even knowing it.  Everyone knows that a candy bar, or a piece of cake, or a soda have a lot of sugar but how about your organic yogurt? Or the 100% real fruit juice you’re putting in your child’s lunchbox?  Added sugars are coming from...
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About Us

It’s time to optimize your body. Whether you’re faced with the struggles of chronic illness or you’re seeking a next-level approach to your family’s overall wellness, don’t take your health sitting down. STANDwellness places focus on detoxification and reducing inflammation for a healthier body. We give you the tools to embrace a pain-free, balanced you.