Entries by Dr. Melanie Dunlap

Healthy Snacks and Treats

Roasted Cauliflower Crunchies [Serves 2] INGREDIENTS1 head of cauliflower, chopped into bite-sized pieces.1 teaspoon garlic powder1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil¼ cup pumpkin seeds Preheat oven to 400º. Toss all the ingredients together on a baking sheet. Roast for 25 – 30 minutes until browned and crispy. Crispy Chickpeas INGREDIENTS1 can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans), […]

Finding Serenity in a Chaotic World

The world is a big and busy place and sometimes that can really run a person down. Concerns for the environment, concerns over politics, family stresses, all while working enough to put food on the table. How is a person supposed to get any peace? Is the secret to do everything you can to make […]

Anatomy of Wellness

Life is indeed a beauty to behold for a person with the right mindset and an enabling lifestyle that promotes robust wellness. In fashioning perfect days for the long run, there is a certain standard you have to uphold. Today your vital organs could be at their best, but it is not a guarantee of […]

Brussels Sprouts for Your Health

You may remember Brussels sprouts as those small, round veggies that ended up on your plate as a child. Like most children, you probably didn’t want to eat them or cringed at the way they smelled while cooking. Despite these little drawbacks, however, they were put on your plate for good reason: they’re actually one […]

Natural Remedies for Aching Feet

Foot pain is something that we have all experienced in our lives. After a long day at work, shopping, or yard work your feet can be tired, achy, swollen, and heavy. This achiness happens because when you are on your feet, there is a significant amount of stress being put on your feet. However, you […]