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Clare

I have been working at Leaves of Life for two years now and love working at an office of health.  I live in Worthington Hills with my husband, one cat and one dog: love my short commute to work.  I have 3 adult children, and a new daughter-in-law as of this past October.  I have […]

April

I am one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and have been married to my supportive husband for 10 years. We have 2 wonderful daughters ages 8 and 10. I have been employed with Leaves of Life as the Lab Technician for 2 ½ years and love what I do. I feel very privileged to be able to […]

Karen

I found Patty on my journey to health about 15 years ago.  We became good friends in the process and now I’m the office manager at Leaves of Life.  I grew up in Virginia, went to college in North Carolina and moved to Ohio in 1990.  My husband and I have 4 children between us, […]

Cristine

As a mom of three, I am often the resident health care provider in our home. I was happy to find Leaves of Life because I have been interested in holistic medicine for over 20 years. I use essential oils, chiropractic care, and try to eat well and exercise. I enjoy walking and yoga. I […]

High-Protein Blueberry Pancakes

Ingredients:  1 16-ounce tub of cottage cheese 5-6 eggs 1-2 heaping tbsp GF pancake mix Salt and cinnamon to taste, if desired 1 cup frozen wild blueberries Coconut oil for frying Instructions: Turn skillet on medium heat and add 2-3 tbsp coconut oil Blend top 4 ingredients until smooth Stir in (don’t blend) blueberries (best […]

Steel Cut Oats

Ingredients: 1/2 cup steel cut oats 1 cup water Stevia to taste (optional) Cinnamon to taste (optional) 1/4 tsp vanilla (optional) Pinch of salt (optional) Instructions: Mix water, stevia, cinnamon, vanilla and salt in a pan on the stove. Bring mixture to a boil Add steel cut oats Return to boil Turn off heat and […]

Overnight Oats

Ingredients: 1/3 cup steel cut oats 1/3-1/2 cup milk (any variety will work) Stevia to taste (optional) Pinch of salt (optional) Cinnamon or vanilla to taste (optional) Instructions: Mix stevia, salt and cinnamon in milk and shake to mix thoroughly Add steel cut oats and shake Put in refrigerator overnight In the morning, add your […]

Hamburger Salad

Ingredients: Lettuce, chopped Tomato, chopped Onion, chopped Crumbled hamburger, cooked (turkey, grass-fed beef, or bison) Bubbie’s fermented dill relish Dijon or yellow mustard Salad dressing of choice Instructions: Assemble salad Top with warm burger Dress the salad and enjoy! Tips: Try different dressings and toppings to mimic the same flavors you enjoy on a burger. […]

Baked Chicken “Wings”

Ingredients: 6-8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (or 3-4 breasts split in half) 1/8-1/4 cup Frank’s Red Hot (aged cayenne pepper sauce) Salt and herbs to taste (rosemary, pepper, garlic, thyme are all great choices) Instructions: Spread chicken out flat in baking dish Evenly coat with Frank’s Red Hot sauce Sprinkle salt and herbs on top […]

Himalayan Salt Stone Massage

Traditional Hot Stone Massage provides several benefits, including relief of muscle tension and pain, stress and anxiety reduction, increased circulation, and better sleep. The average skin temperature is 92 degrees. Stones are usually warmed to 105-110 degrees. In general, Himalayan Salt has several benefits: air purification, reduction of electromagnetic radiation, reduction of unhealthy positive ions, […]