Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry Syrup Recipe by Alyson Brown Elderberries are rich in Vitamin C, antiviral properties, and have been used in folk remedies to provide an immune boost for centuries. This recipe is from Alyson Brown of Wild Folk Flower Apothecary https://www.wildfolklore.com 2 Cups Cold Water 1 Cup dried Elderberries 1 Cinnamon Stick 1 tsp ginger root 1 tsp cloves 2 tsp dried orange peel 10 Cardamon pods 5 whole Star Anise 1 split Vanilla Bean Raw Local Honey Combine berries & herbs with water in a pot & bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and allow to…

Avocado Recipe

Avocado Green Curry

Avocado Green Curry Ingredients 2 Tbsp. coconut oil 1 Onion, minced 1 green serrano or pablomo chile  3 tsp. minced fresh ginger 3-5 Garlic Cloves 4 rounded tsp. Thai green curry powder 1 cup chopped spinach 1 Zucchini 1 14-oz. can coconut milk 1 Tbsp. coconut sugar or light brown sugar ¼ tsp. salt 2 ripe Hass avocado 1-2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice ¼ cup Thai basil leaves, chopped 2 Cups Brown Rice or Rice Noodles For Tofu option 1 package extra-firm tofu, cubed corn starch salt & pepper to taste 3 TBSP Cocounut…

Acorn Squash Soup Recipe

Acorn Squash Soup by Dr. William Mitchell, Bastyr Universtiy   Ingredients: 1 Acorn Squash (some say Danish squash)  1 leek, washed & chopped fine 1 walla walla onion, chopped fine 3 tbls coconut oil Fresh Ginger root 1-3 Garlic cloves to taste 3 tbls Turmeric 1 cup vegetable broth, miso broth or chicken broth your choice 1 can Coconut Milk Chantrelle Mushrooms fresh grated nutmeg to garnish First cut and boil your Acorn Squash, takes about 30-45 minutes. Then puree in either a blender, Vitamixer or food processor. Then in a soup pan, sauté leeks, walla…

Crooked Teeth can affect your health

Crooked Teeth can  affect your health by Dr. Kelley Mingus of Distinctive Dentistry in the Healthy Bend building Have you wondered why we have crooked teeth? I hear patients say  they got their crooked teeth from their parents. It’s a common belief that crooked teeth is a genetic trait passed down through generations. Genetics isn’t the reason for crooked teeth it is the tongue that is responsible.  The tongue is the most influential factor on the development of the upper jaw. The tongue spends the majority of our day on the roof of the mouth.…

Health Business Class

Health Business Mastery Class Learn the self-employed entrepreneur’s blueprint for success for acupuncturists, chiropractors, massage therapists, nutritionists, yoga teachers and others. Discover new strategies for setting up your private practice health business. Attract a healthy flow of clients and manage your financial success in today’s business landscape. Recommend reading: Twelve Months To Your Ideal Private Practice by Lynn Grodzk. Terie Sandusky is a LMT with 20 years experience running a successful massage business with over 8500 clients served. 8/25/18 Blissful Heart intro to Health Business Mastery 10am-3pm 10/20/18    COCC 9am-5pm sign up here: https://www.enrole.com/cocc/jsp/course.jsp?courseId=HEALTHBUSINESS&categoryId=10191…

Giveaway!

Pixie Lighthorse has given us 3 copies of “Prayers of Honoring GRIEF” to giveaway!!! We are over the moon excited to be featuring Pixie Lighthorse for the 3rd time in our Fall Bend Health Guide, this time speaking about Grief. Her Shamanic Teachings & musings heal the soul, we are blessed to have her right here in Central Oregon. Leave a comment in the blog about Grief for a chance to WIN one of 3 Books we will give away, one will be given here on the blog, one on Facebook & One on Instagram,…

Back to School

If you are a Mom, excited to have your kids back to school, check out our Services section for your Self Care! Time to refill the Well with Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Facials, Massage, Naturopathics, maybe even just go to the dentist! We have All the Things right here!!!  A Chance to WIN a FREE MASSAGE, more details below!!! Here’s some of the specials our providers are offering this Fall: Restart Program at https://mynutritionthing.com Back to School Facial Special 15% off Lisa Nunes, Skin Enthusiast has been giving the best facials for over 10 years. Is your face…

Coffee & Happy Hour

Coffee Meetup & Happy Hour this Fall! Monday 9/10/18 9am-11am at Brown’s Bakery Join us to network & connect with others over a coffee & a cupcake at Brown’s Bakery! Thursday 9/13/18 5:30pm-7:30pm at Brown’s Bakery Join us for $2 TACOS & Libations at Brown’s Bakery, possibly one of the last times to enjoy the patio together before Winter comes! More info on these events at Bend Health Guide Bend, OR 536 Members Bend Health Guide is a Collective of Local Health providers including, but not limited to, Acupuncturists, Aromatherapists, Chiropractors, Doctors, Doulas, Massage Therapists,… Next…

Health Fair @ Worthy

  Worthy Wellness Fair September 20th 3-7pm Join Bend Health Guide at the Worthy Wellness Fair this Fall! Meet Health Providers, sample various modalities of Massage, BARS, Sound Healing, Chiropractic and more! Sip Herbal Elixirs and teas from Fettle Botanic. Find all the Healthy Events in Bend on our MEETUP Bend Health Guide Bend, OR 528 Members Bend Health Guide is a Collective of Local Health providers including, but not limited to, Acupuncturists, Aromatherapists, Chiropractors, Doctors, Doulas, Massage Therapists,… Next Meetup Healthy Happy Hour! Friday, Aug 24, 2018, 4:00 PM1 Attending Check out this Meetup…

Bend Gynecology

Bend Gynecology Women’s Health Providers in Bend who really listen!  www.bendgyn.com 541-389-0450 The providers at Bend Gynecology strongly believe in the benefit of preventing disease. We encourage proper nutrition, regular exercise and early screening tests to maximize your quality of life and freedom from medications.  We will listen to your concerns, goals and opinions and will ask for your input in creating your treatment plan. From beginning to end we strive to provide professional and courteous service, and work hard to make your visit as comfortable as possible. Ashley Gish is board certified in women’s…