Health

My Wisdom Tooth Story: {Pt 2} Pre-Surgery Prep + Food Recommendations (Free Med Log Download!)

After my initial consultation, the weekend flew by and suddenly Monday night was upon me. My surgery was scheduled for the following day, 6/30 at 12:45pm. All weekend, I’d read up online about different experiences in an attempt to figure out what to expect and what all I needed to prepare for post-surgery. I had this idea in my head… Read more →

MIND-full Monday: Spicy General Tao Chicken Stir Fry on Brown Rice

Its another MIND-full Monday here at Nesting with the Nelsons. I’m switching onto spicier fair for today’s convenience meal, using General Tao Stir Fry sauce from Blue Dragon. My husband and I originally picked these up as cash back offers from Checkout 51. If you’re a regular reader, you already know that most new things that I try out are… Read more →

MIND-full Monday: BBQ Chicken Thighs, Black-Eyed Peas & Broccoli

I’m back in the kitchen today, creating another meal in the MIND-full Monday series, using the reported guidelines used in a recent study for Alzheimer’s prevention, also know as Dr. Martha Clare Morris’  MIND diet. This week, I’ve been very excited to learn about the molecular level of brain plasticity in my online course on Perception and Action in the Brain from Coursera. I’ve… Read more →

MIND-full Monday: Mediterranean Pan-Seared Salmon & Green Bean Medley

Welcome to another MIND-full Monday where I show you what is cooking in my kitchen, in line with Dr. Martha Clare Morris’  MIND diet. As always, if you’re curious about why I choose to showcase meals in line with this diet or want to know more about the research conducted by the Rush Memory and Aging Project, read my previous post, Why I… Read more →