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Weight Management Testimonials

Dr. Larson, our dedicated Weight Management specialist at Thrive created a proprietary program that is seeing great, natural results for many patients. Click on the videos below to hear from a few satisfied patients. If you're interested in enrolling in our Weight Management program click the link below. [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/dietician-services/weight-management-4/" text="Learn More About Weight Management!" ] Jo Thomas Testimonial - A Motivation To Start https://vimeo.com/383327954   Kat Roy Testimonial - Following A Health Goal https://vimeo.com/383327657   Lisa Testimonial - A Path Towards a Full & Healthy Life https://vimeo.com/383326914      ...

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa 1 lb shrimp, tails removed, peeled and deveined ¼ t ground cumin 1/8 t Chile chipotle powder ¼ t sea salt 1/8 t ground pepper 2 T Avocado oil 8 corn tortillas 1 avocado Pineapple Salsa: 1 Fresh Pineapple 1/2 diced jicama 1/4 c diced red onion 1-2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced Juice of one lime salt and pepper to taste 1T chopped cilantro and 1 T chopped mint   Soak bamboo skewers for at least 20 minutes in warm water and drain. In a bowl toss shrimp with seasonings. Thread on to bamboo skewers. Grill turning after 3 minutes. Cut pineapple into ¼ in half-moons. Grill just long enough to make grill marks. Cut into ¼ in cubes. Add...

More Than Weight Management

More Than Weight Management Many people who struggle to lose weight no matter what they are doing often find out that they have a problem with their thyroid not producing enough hormone. T3 and T4 are both produced by the thyroid and have significant effects on overall health. However, hypothyroidism does not always present with difficulty losing weight and often, the thyroid can be having problems long before symptoms start to develop. ​Thyroid Symptoms​ Fatigue Increased sensitivity to cold Dry skin Weight gain Constipation Muscle weakness/stiffness/tenderness Depression Impaired memory Thinning hair Enlarged thyroid (goiter) Many, many others People always associate hypothyroidism with weight gain, but most do not realize how large of a role the thyroid plays in so many bodily functions. The above-listed are only a...

Monday Motivation: Intermittent Fasting with Dr. Larson

  Dr. Tracy Larson discusses intermittent fasting and why we cycle through periods of fasting and eating. [embed]https://vimeo.com/317995901[/embed] [embed]https://vimeo.com/317994960[/embed] [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/category/monday-motivation/" text="Catch Up with Monday Motivations" ]...

Happy Holidays from Thrive | Monday Motivation

The Thrive team wishes you and yours a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season. We're grateful to have you in our lives and we wish you a successful 2019! We spent December discussing balance in our life, the holidays are a time to reflect and take time to embrace the season. If you happen to embrace the season too much, we have our annual detox program starting on January 9th.    [embed]https://vimeo.com/308026633[/embed]     [maxbutton id="4" url="https://thrivecarolinas.com/event/thrive-2019-detox/" text="Learn About the 2019 Thrive Detox Program" ]...

Mini Salmon Cakes

People raved about this Mini Salmon Cakes recipe at our Let's Cook: Fish event last week. So much so that we felt necessary to share it with the world. Serves 10 Ingredients: 2 Salmon Filets or 2 large cans of Salmon 1 1/2 t salt 1 1/2 t pepper One onion diced, sauteed 2/3 cup plain breadcrumbs (Almond Flour as a Vegan option) 1/3 cup light mayo (Avocado Mayo as a Vegan option) 1/4 cup Dijon mustard One egg 4 T lemon juice Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Salt & Pepper the salmon and cook in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Let fish cool down and flake it apart with a fork. Mix ingredients and scoop into 1 1/2 inch scoops or roll and place on a parchment lined sheet pan. Bake in a 400-degree oven for...

Creamy Avocado Pasta

A simple, tasty and incredibly delightful creamy avocado pasta that can be on your plate in less than 30 minutes and will be ringing praise from the entire family! We appreciate Chungah at DamnDelicious for sharing this amazing recipe with us! What amazed us about this dish is the creamy consistency of the avocado sauce without using cream or butter. It's simple, all you need is a couple ripe avocados, fresh basil, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. It's a similar structure to our 30 Minute Pesto Pasta, but the taste is completely different. Give it a try this weekend! INGREDIENTS: 12 ounces spaghetti 2 ripe avocados, halved, seeded and peeled 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice Kosher salt and freshly...

Easy Mediterranean Salad Recipe

Enjoy this delicious, Easy Mediterranean Salad made with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, bell pepper, sundried tomatoes, and red onions. It is an excellent option for summer lunch. Thanks to our friends at Primavera Kitchen for sharing this tasty recipe with us. Ingredients Vegetarian, Gluten-free ∙ Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cup cherry tomatoes, diced One yellow bell pepper, diced 1 cup red onions, sliced 1/2 cup black olives, sliced One cucumber, diced Three tablespoons feta, crumble (don’t use it if you are doing Whole30) Three tablespoon sun-dried tomatoes,  julienne cut Three tablespoon olive oil One teaspoon garlic, minced 1 tbsp lemon juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper One tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped Directions: In a large bowl, toss together cherry tomatoes, yellow bell pepper, red onions, black olives, cucumber, feta, and sundried tomato. In...

Chicken Enchilada-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

This healthy 5-ingredient spaghetti squash recipe is a satisfying low-carb alternative to taco night. If you have leftover cooked chicken on hand, skip Step 2 and stir 2½ cups into the filling. Look for an enchilada sauce with less than 300 mg of sodium per serving, such as Hatch brand. Thanks to our friends at Eating Well for sharing the recipe. Ingredients (2) 8-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1) 2 to 3-pound spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded (1) 1/4 cups red enchilada sauce, divided one medium zucchini, diced (1) cup shredded pepper jack cheese Direction Position racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 450 degrees F. Place chicken in a medium saucepan, add water to cover and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to...

The Best Simple Baked Cod Recipe

Cod, one of my personal favorites. It's meaty, full of flavor and packed full of nutrients. This recipe combines the health benefits of tomatoes, fish, olive oil and lemon under one umbrella Are you participating in our Elimination Diet or  speking with one of our Functional Medicine providers? Then this simple cod recipe from delish is just for you!  Ingredients 4 Cod Filets, about 1-inch thick Kosher Salt Ground Black Pepper 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for baking dish 1 cup cherry tomatoes 1 lemon, sliced, plus more for garnish 2 garlic cloves, smashed but not peeled 2 sprigs thyme 2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley for garnish     Directions Preheat the oven to 400 and pat cod filets with a paper towel until dry. Season all over with salt...