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Tracie B.

California
I am a Registered Nurse- MSN, BSN, RN- specializing in Holistic Health and Nursing Education. I'm passionate about teaching women how to create a Holistic Lifestyle. As a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and the American Holistic Nurses Association, I am... Full Bio
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Less Is More by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine While there’s a lot of talk these days about decreasing our environmental footprint, it might be time to recalibrate our lives in general. There’s a lot to suggest t ... Read on »
Natural Pregnancy Cures: Digestive Issues by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Congratulations! You’re probably feeling thrilled, or anxious, or both, about being pregnant. Maybe you’re feeling just a tad bit nauseous, as well. Morning sickness, ... Read on »
Vegetable Stuffed Cabbage by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Tonight, I made vegetable stuffed cabbage- a seriously modified version of one of Mario Batali's recipes.  It was really good.  Here are the ingredients: Cabbage, onions, t ... Read on »
Let It Snow by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine We received our first snow of any significance last night.  So my family and I ventured outside for a little eco-therapy.  What a great time!  It was our son's first time p ... Read on »
Veggie Burrito by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I made veggie burritos last night.  Wild rice, black beans, onions, green peppers, chik'n, corn, cheddar cheese and salsa wrapped in a warm whole wheat shell.  Yummy! ... Read on »
Eco-Therapy by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Eco-Therapy is the practice of spending time outdoors, connecting with nature.  This practice can help relax the body, decreasing blood pressure and post-operativ ... Read on »
Quinoa by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Quinoa is a complete source of protein, containing all eight essential amino acids.  It is also an excellent source of magnesium and calcium, which helps strengthen bones, ... Read on »
Saunas by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A Sauna is a small room that provides a form of hydrotherapy that promote relaxation and sweating.  There are wet, dry, smoke, and steam saunas, as well as those that use i ... Read on »
Vegetable Lasagna by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Here's another meal that I made up!  Vegetable Lasagna made with Spinach, Artichoke, Mushrooms, Onions, Eggplant, Marinara Sauce, Italian Seasonings, Mozzarella & Parmesan  ... Read on »
Raw Kale Salad with Pomegranate and Toasted Walnuts by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Pile your plate with healthy dark leafy greens. Kale, which boasts a cool 45 flavonoids (plant pigments that promote antioxidant activity in the body), helps lower chol ... Read on »
Are Your Emotions Contagious? by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine How to trigger the good feelings and temper the bad Each year we work to avoid catching the latest flu virus or seasonal cold, but there is another epidemic ... Read on »
Alfalfa by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Alfalfa is full of easily digestible nutrients and enzymes.  It is eaten sprouted and contains vitamins, minerals, amino acids and phytochemicals that protect against disea ... Read on »
Chik'N, Broccoli, & Mushroom Alfredo by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Vegans and Vegetarians know that there are plenty of meat substitutes that can be used to complement meals.  Tonight, we had Chik'N (a vegetarian substitute), Broccoli, & M ... Read on »
Roasted Vegetable & Farro Salad by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine INGREDIENTS a big handful of Brussel Sprouts quartered
 2 Carrots cut into small enough pieces
 1 Sweet Potato peeled and cubed
 1 Shallot sliced
 1 ... Read on »
Lemongrass by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine -Balances oily skin conditions -Has antiseptic properties  -Acts as a deodorizer  -Effective insect repellent Read on »
Put More Produce in Your Day by Tracie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine 3 Simple Strategies to Put More Produce in Your Day. 1. Include a fruit or vegetable at EVERY meal. There’s no meal that can’t fit a fruit or veggie— ... Read on »