Coconut oil chocolates

Recipe for Nearly-Paleo Coconut Oil Chocolates

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

Ever wanted to make your own chocolate? Try this recipe for nearly-paleo coconut oil chocolates – you won’t regret it!  You’ll need: 20 oz of coconut oil (Find it at Campbell’s Nutrition) 16 oz creamy peanut butter (salted) (Find it at Campbell’s Nutrition) 1 T vanilla (Find it at AllSpice Culinarium) 4 T cocoa powder (Find it at AllSpice Culinarium) 1 …

“That Sugar Film” Event — A Sweet Success

Chris LoRang Events

At last week’s Wellness Wednesday screening of That Sugar Film, nearly 100 people turned out to the Varsity Theater to share in this Des Moines debut. A Community Event The event was made even better thanks to our community partners. Fresh Cafe and Market, with Kerri Rush at the helm, provided incredible sugar-free snacks in the lobby, including kale chips, fruit-infused lemonade, …

Resources to Start Your Whole30

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

If you’ve been into Capital Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Center, you’ve probably heard us talk about the whole foods nutrition perspective called Whole30. Whole30 is simple: You cut out processed foods and added sugars for 30 days. It’s designed to help reduce inflammation in your body, reset your palate, bring mindfulness to your food habits, feel better in your body, and …

Top 5 After-School Snacks

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

Check out these easy-to-prepare snack options for your kids! We know that keeping healthy food around for after school snacking can be difficult – try these 5 delicious combinations for easy to prepare options. Making healthful food options readily available instead of less healthy options can have a dramatic effect on your child’s food choices. Make it easy! As a rule, fats and proteins are …

Our Health Community – HoQ Restaurant

Chris LoRang Our Health Community, Out and About

Thoughtful food choices are so important in a healthy lifestyle. At Capital Chiropractic, we address habits surrounding food, the impact of processed foods, and strategies for implementing healthier choices. Central to this discussion is where patients can go for good quality meats, produce and other food products – right here in Central Iowa. With Des Moines Restaurant Week around the corner, we thought we would …

Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Sugar Bug (Paleo Dessert Recipe Included)

Chris LoRang Your Best Life

Everyday life provides plenty of sugary temptations – from the ones that are easy to spot, like sodas and candy bars, to the more insidious kinds of hidden sugar, like in flavored yogurts, spaghetti sauce, crackers, and salad dressings. But once we hit Halloween, followed by Thanksgiving, holiday parties, and New Year’s celebrations, it can be  one long descent into …