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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Nutrition
09
Sep

Cold Creamy Cucumber Soup

Summer is not over yet! Cucumbers are still plentiful and temps are reaching 80 this week. When life gives you cucumbers- make soup! Cold cucumber soup is one of my summer favorites. Cucumbers are low in calories but high in nutrients. They help to maintain proper hydration levels, help to shed excess water weight and...
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26
Aug

Detoxifying Foods

What are toxins? Toxins are chemicals or poisons that are known to have harmful effects on the body. The presence of these toxins in the system are the root of most disease. Cancer, skin rashes, depression, inflammation, weight gain, joint pain, neurological dysfunction, and so many more, can all be caused by toxic build-up. Toxins are...
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13
Aug

Gotta Have Guts!

In September of last year, I was faced with a plethora of major stressors. A job search, a move to a new city and a recurrence of an old illness. Those stressors manifested as adult-onset acne. As a woman in her early thirties who had clear skin up until that point- I was horrified. Acne?...
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22
Jul

Strawberry Chocolate Coconut Pie

This pie tastes like decadence. The best part is this pie is rich in anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals as well as healthy fats for your brain. Though not low in calories, this pie is dense with nutrients and will fulfill your desire for sweet without killing your blood sugar balance. The strawberries can be replaced...
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15
Jul

Auto-Immune Diet

The concept of food as medicine is not new. Dating back to Hippocrates in 375 BC, we have long known that food can harm, and food can heal.  The new kid on the block of healing foods diets is the AIP Diet. AIP stands for auto-immune protocol, or paleo auto-immune, is focused on foods that...
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01
Jul

Vanishing Kale Chips

I call them vanishing kale chips because they do! Seriously. In like 2 seconds. You have never seen a bunch of kale disappear as quickly as this does. The chips are crispy, salty, and oh so satisfying. I start with organic curly kale. The kale should be on the stiff side and a rich green...
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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

To read about how to avoid getting bitten click here To read about what to do if you do get bitten click here To read about Lyme testing click here 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...
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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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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.