Dr. LoRang’s Sugar-Free Quick Pickle & Paella-Inspired Harvest Quinoa Salad Recipes

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Summer time is often filled with pickles (and pickled things of all kinds!), and we love them. However, most often, quick-pickle recipes call for added sugar. Dr. LoRang tries to avoid added sugars in nearly all forms, so he developed his own quick pickle recipe without added sugars. Find that recipe, along with a recipe for a paella-inspired harvest quinoa …

Our Health Community: 99 Counties

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We are beyond excited to feature 99 Counties on the Our Health Community blog series! They’re working hard to bring local, pasture-raised meat to all of Iowa’s 99 counties. They’re also passionate about regenerative agriculture and supporting small farms throughout our state. Check it out! Tell us a bit about 99 Counties. Why did you start this business? How has …

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Fried Apples à la Mode

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Celebrate fall (or any time of year) with one of the quintessential foods of the season: apples! These fried apples à la mode combine butter, salt and cinnamon with optional oat topping for a delicious treat that is also easily adaptable for food preferences. Plus, it tastes like apple crisp but is much faster to make. See below for ingredients …

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Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Mango Fudgsicles

Abbie SawyerRecipes, Your Best Life

Hello summer! As the temperatures are peaking and the humidity is closing in, you can cool down easily with this tasty frozen treat. Dr. LoRang has experimented with this recipe for months and finally landed on a winner. Both kids and adults have taste-tested this concoction and everyone gives two thumbs way up. Introducing, the Chocolate Cherry Mango Fudgsicle! Clean …

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How to make homemade applesauce

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As fall sets in, it’s more important than ever to nourish yourself with whole foods. For a quick, easy, and delicious whole-food dessert, snack, or side dish, try making your own applesauce. With just three ingredients, it’s one of the simplest things to make. Even better to share when it’s still warm from the stovetop. Plus, you can sidestep any …

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Discoveries and Takeaways: Our Whole30 Midway Update

Abbie SawyerClinic News, Recipes, Your Best Life

It’s official—we have passed the halfway point of our team Whole30 experience! To celebrate, we had a special Whole30 potluck, complete with pork carnitas, guacamole, salsas, and all the (compliant!) fixings. In addition to celebrating, we have also taken a moment to look back before we look ahead to the next fifteen days. We each have had unique experiences, realizations, …

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Dr. LoRang’s Paleo Peasant Sweet Chicken Stew Recipe

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When the weather chills, it’s a perfect time to get out the soup pot and fill it with something delicious. That is what Dr. LoRang set out to do with this recipe. It can be made all in one pot. Plus, it is great to share with friends for a hearty meal or freeze to enjoy later. Dr. LoRang’s Paleo …


7 Halloween Recipes With No Added Sugar

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When the Sugar Bug Bites Halloween is fun! With the cozy fall weather, vibrant costumes, corny jokes, parties, and decorations — what’s not to enjoy? Well, we hear from patients again and again that they feel stuck when it comes to holidays like Halloween because it’s tough to celebrate without all the added SUGAR. Between parties and trick-or-treating, candy and …