4Apr, 2018

Acupressure for Seasonal Allergies

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Acupressure Acupressure is an effective way to stimulate acupuncture points at home. Although not as effective as acupuncture you can still help treat symptoms and get some relief. How to Use Acupressure You can sustain deep firm pressure, massage the area or tap the area to stimulate the acupuncture point There is no limit to the number of times a day that you stimulate a point. You can massage these points on yourself or have someone help you massage these points. 1. Large Intestine 4 This point should can induce […]
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28Mar, 2018

Acupuncture for Allergies

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Spring is quickly approaching. For some, it’s time for longer, warmer days and fresh flowers. For others, it’s brings on sinus headaches, runny nose and itchy eyes! Acupuncture offers tools for both preventing spring allergy symptoms and getting rid of them. It is best to come before your allergies really kick in but we can still help if you are already suffering with allergy symptoms. What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient art of therapy that originated in China 5,000 years ago where a doctor places fine, sterile needles at […]
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1Nov, 2017

5 Reasons You Should Be Doing Planks

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What is a Plank? A plank is an awesome core strengthening exercise but also engages big muscle groups simultaneously. Making it a go-to as one of my favorite exercises. Benefits of Planks Tighten your tummy Planking helps build your deep inner core muscle. As your abdominal muscles become stronger your mid section will tighten. Improve your posture and balance To do a plank correctly you must engage your abs to stay upright. If you do planks regularly, you’ll find you’re able to sit or stand up straighter with ease. Doing variations […]
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6Jul, 2016

One-Pot Pasta Primavera

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These are quick and easy family friendly recipes we got from our Mom’s Night Out! One-Pot Pasta Primavera Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Yield: 4-6 servings This creamy, saucy pasta overflows with spring green veggies. But the best part is that it cooks up in a single pot–in just under 10 minutes! Ingredients •4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth •8 ounces linguine, uncooked •1 small onion, halved and sliced thin •1 pound broccoli crowns, cut into large florets (about 2 cups) •1 1/2 pounds […]
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6Jul, 2016

Pretzel Crusted Chicken Tenders

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These are quick and easy family friendly recipes we got from our Mom’s Night Out! Pretzel Crusted Chicken Tenders Ingredients ▪1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into1/2-inch thick strips ▪1 cup egg whites ▪2 cups flour, seasoned with salt & pepper ▪3 tbsp honey ▪3 tbsp mustard ▪3 cups crushed pretzels ▪spray olive oil for baking Instructions For chicken strips… 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat baking sheet with olive oil spray. 2. Combine egg whites, honey and mustard 3. Dredge chicken strips in seasoned flour, then into […]
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6Jul, 2016

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili

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These are quick and easy family friendly recipes we got from our Mom’s Night Out! Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili  1/4 cup (2 fl. oz./60 ml) olive oil 3 sweet potatoes, about 3 1/2 lb. (1.75 kg) total, cut into 1/2-inch (12-mm) dice 1 onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 Tbs. chili powder 1 tsp. cumin 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 2 cups dried black beans, rinsed, soaked overnight in water to cover and drained 1 can (28 oz./875 g) diced tomatoes […]
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6Jul, 2016

Chunky Vegetable Soup

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These are quick and easy family friendly recipes we got from our Mom’s Night Out! Chunky Vegetable Soup INGREDIENTS •2 Tbsp olive oil $0.32 •2 cloves garlic $0.16 •1 medium onion $0.50 •½ lb. (3-4) carrots $0.55 •3 ribs celery $0.80 •1 (15 oz.) can black beans $0.89 •1 cup brown lentils $0.31 •1 tsp cumin $0.10 •1 tsp oregano $0.10 •½ tsp smoked paprika $0.05 •¼ tsp cayenne pepper $0.02 •Freshly ground black pepper $0.05 •1 (15 oz.) can petite diced tomatoes $0.85 •4 cups vegetable broth $0.52* •½ […]
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15Jun, 2016

Kid Friendly Chicken Noodle Casserole

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These are quick and easy family friendly recipes we got from our Mom’s Night Out! Kid Friendly Chicken Noodle Casserole 3 tablespoons butter (melted) 2 cans Cream of Chicken Soup 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided 1 cup milk 3 cups cooked chopped chicken 1/2 12oz bag wide egg noodles cooked Salt Pepper 1/4 cup Ritz Cracker crumbs Directions: In a large skillet over med-high heat melt butter Add in soup and 1 1/2 cups of cheese, gradually stir in milk Cook over med heat, Stir until cheese is melted, […]
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15Jun, 2016

Chicken Parmesan, Noodle & Company Style

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These are quick and easy family friendly recipes we got from our Mom’s Night Out! Chicken Parmesan, Noodle & Co. Style Serves 4 Prep Time: 1 hour For Chicken: 8 boneless, skinless chicken breast pieces (usually 2 large breasts cut in 4s) 2 tbl vegetable oil ½ cup fine bread crumbs ½ cup grated parmesan cheese ¼ tsp. garlic salt 1 tsp. italian seasoning For Noodles: 4 handfuls of egg noodles ¼ tsp ground pepper 1 tbl butter, softened 1 tsp minced fresh parsley (or ¼ tsp dried) 1 tsp […]
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18May, 2016

Is it safe to go to a chiropractor during pregnancy?

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The answer is Yes!  Pregnancy is an exciting time in your life and it should be a comfortable amazing experience. Your body is going through a lot of changes and chiropractic care is proven safe and effective for pregnant women. This blog will explain how Clayton Chiropractic Center can help you throughout your pregnancy and tips on having a happy, healthy pregnancy Top 8 pregnancy pains that bring women into our office Hip Pain Low Back Pain Sciatica Pain Pubic Symphysis Pain Headaches Neck Pain Round Ligament Pain Breech or […]
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