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Motivation: The Benefits of Cooking at Home

In this week's Motivation, Dr. Palermo is encouraging all of us to start cooking and eating at home more often. The average American has spent approximately $ 3,000 this year dining out. These foods contain excessive calories + unhealthy ingredients that are affecting our waistlines! This fall, we are going to have simple meal ideas for you! Until then, think about meal prepping ahead of time. Put on a podcast or a TV show, and keep it simple! ...

Healthy Holiday Cooking

The holiday season can be challenging for those who enjoy food yet want to maintain their healthy habits. Healthy eating does not mean giving up your holiday favorites or missing out on the season's enjoyment! Join Chef Joe and the Thrive providers as we share tips to help you stay on track this holiday season. This class will include education, holiday tastings, demonstrations, and delicious recipes to enjoy as our gift to you. To reserve your spot, register on the Thrive app, or call us at 704-390-7150, extension 2. Cost: General Admission: $60 Thrivers: $40 (please call to register and receive your membership discount) All registrants will receive a $15 gift card for Thrive purchases just in time for the holidays. Excludes medical services. Date: 11/15/2022 Time: 6:00 - 7:30pm...

Hearty Soups, Stocks and Sauces

Fall is a time when we are thinking about sweaters and comfort, and there is no better time to look at soups, stocks, and sauces! Join Chef Joe as we explore incorporating stocks into soups and sauces as a great base for your Fall recipes. There will be a sampling of dishes, and appetizers will be served. Be prepared to leave with at least 20 new soup, stock and sauce recipes and meal prep ideas to turn one stock, soup and sauce into multiple meals! To reserve your spot, sign up via the Thrive app or call us at (704) 390-7150! Thrivers, please call to register and receive your membership discount. Thank you! Date: October 18th 6:00pm - 7:30pm Cost: $75 or $50 for Thrivers NEW PRICE: $50 or $35 for Thrivers!! Limited...

Getting to know Thrive Chef Joe LaPiana

Born in Boston and having grown up in an Italian-American household, food was always a focal point for Joe and his family. At age 15, Joe began working for a caterer in downtown Boston. After graduating from college, he spent 15 years working in New York’s culinary scene.   Eager for a new challenge, he decided to pursue a career change in commercial aviation with FedEx, flying for over 25 years. In his free time, Joe enjoys skiing with his triplet boys and is the race director for a 9-11 memorial race in Charlotte with his wife, Suzanne.   As a team member, Joe strives to make cooking accessible and leverage the Thrive platform's cumulative knowledge to create easy science-based meals. His classes aim to form positive relationships with...

Cooking For Your Gut

Cooking For Your Gut: Dietary Education & Guidance and cooking demonstration A properly functioning digestive system is critical to overall health & disease prevention. If you are suffering from digestive concerns, seasonal allergies, weight gain, hormonal imbalances, mood disturbances, or an autoimmune disorder, you may have underlying gut inflammation. It is estimated that nearly 1/4 of us suffer from digestive issues which can directly impact the 70%-80% of your immune system that resides in your digestive tract. This program will present a functional approach that addresses the 5Rs of gut restoration to restore your gut health. In this workshop, the Thrive providers are going to break out the toolbox for gut health and share with you some of the most important tasks, diets, and supplements for optimal health. Details Date: April...

Monday Motivation | Benefits of Cooking at Home

Ever wonder what you are doing to your body when you eat out all the time? According to a study conducted by the American Cancer Society, people consume a minimum of 200 more calories daily if they eat out often rather than cooking at home. Join Dr. Tracy Larson as she shares more benefits to stay home and cook for you and your family. https://vimeo.com/349134695 [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/functional-and-integrative-medicine/thriver-medical-membership/" text="Become a Thriver" ] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation" text="Catch Up On Motivation" ]...

Vegan Baked Pears with Gluten Free Crumbles and Coconut Milk Whipped Cream

[caption id="attachment_1628" align="aligncenter" width="494"] Photo Courtesy of Kraft Canada[/caption] Baked Pears with Gluten Free Oat Crumbles and Coconut Milk Whipped Cream Are you looking for a naturally sweet gluten free vegan dessert to add to your Holiday Menu? Then give these Baked Pears with Oat Crumbles and Coconut Milk Whipped Cream. It is sure to impress your guests and leave them wanting more! Ingredients 4 D'Anjou Pears, rinsed and patted dry 2tsp melted coconut oil, plus extra for greasing 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 cup almond flour 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon sea salt Coconut whipped cream, for topping Directions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with coconut oil. Slice each pear in half. Using a cookie scoop or melon baller, scoop out the seeds of each pear half. Add...