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IMPORTANT Changes at Mindful Pediatrics: Effective December 1, 2021

IMPORTANT Changes at Mindful Pediatrics: Effective December 1, 2021

Dear Mindful Pediatrics families: It is with both excitement and sadness that I am writing this letter. For as long as I can remember, being a Primary Care Doctor has been both my dream and my reality. When I opened the doors of Mindful Pediatrics in 2006, it was a...

Wildfire Smoke: Understanding the Concerns and Staying Safe

Wildfire Smoke: Understanding the Concerns and Staying Safe

I am writing this post in the midst of the 2021 wildfire season. My heart goes out to the many families and communities who have been affected by these fires in these last several years. As of August 10, 2021 the National Interagency Fire Center states that this year:...

Mindful Nutrition: Office Updates Summer 2021

Mindful Nutrition: Office Updates Summer 2021

Happy Summer! This is my favorite season of the year.. I hope you are beginning to enjoy the longer days and the bounty of fresh foods this season has to offer. I wanted to take a moment for a few office updates. TELEHEALTH CONSULTATIONS Debbie has been seeing clients...

Mindful Pediatrics: Office Updates Summer 2021

Mindful Pediatrics: Office Updates Summer 2021

Although it is still very difficult to predict what the next few months will bring in regards to COVID-19 and further outbreaks, it does seem that things are moving in the right direction. Both case counts and mortality rates are continuing to decrease. What a relief...

The Gut-Brain Connection: How Stress Affects Digestion

The Gut-Brain Connection: How Stress Affects Digestion

Have you ever experienced a “pit in your stomach” – that moment when an uncomfortable realization makes you feel as if your stomach is tightening into a knot or dropping down to your feet? Maybe you’ve been excited or anxious and felt the fluttering of “butterflies”...

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Recipes
Savory Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Savory Slow Cooker Beef Stew

This dish is winter comfort food at its yummiest! Warm, hearty, savory beef stew with root veggies, broth and herbs. The Slow Cooker allows time for the beef to become super tender, which makes it fall apart in your mouth—the way we personally like it best. Simply...

Casey’s D.I.Y. Candles

Casey’s D.I.Y. Candles

We all know that giving gifts can sometimes feel impersonal. Buying tool kits for dad, bath robes for mom, and socks for everyone else (which I’m not against, I love socks) can feel mundane. This year, I decided to dive into do-it-yourself gifts. I began making...

MiMa’s Chanukah Latkes (Potato Pancakes)

MiMa’s Chanukah Latkes (Potato Pancakes)

Latke is the Yiddish word for “pancake.” It is a Chanukah tradition to serve latkes, which are basically grated potato pancakes fried in oil, to celebrate the Chanukah miracle—that a small amount of oil burned for eight consecutive days. Latkes are my favorite holiday...

Crock Pot Turkey Stew with Root Vegetables

Crock Pot Turkey Stew with Root Vegetables

Everything about this recipe screams Fall & Winter! The combination of the turkey and the various root vegetables make this soup hearty, filling & warming. I am a huge fan of meals that you set in the crock-pot in the afternoon and then get to smell throughout...

Muffin-Pan Mini Quiche Cups

Muffin-Pan Mini Quiche Cups

These muffin-pan mini quiches have been a go-to recipe of mine for years! They make a great breakfast or brunch recipe—as well as a fun finger-food to take along to parties (think: Mother's Day brunch, baby showers, birthday parties). They refrigerate and freeze...

Frozen Yogurt Bark

Frozen Yogurt Bark

If you are looking for a healthy snack for you or your kids, or a cold treat to cool you down on a hot summer day, you will love our simple and yummy recipe. Frozen Yogurt Bark is so easy to make and the possibilities you can create are endless! All you will need to...

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