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Jessica L. Molleur is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and massage therapist in Massachusetts and California.  She currently maintains a private acupuncture practice in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, which was awarded Best Acupuncture Center by Boston Magazine. Areas of specialty include women's health, pregnancy, infertility, pediatrics, and sports medicine. Jessica also serves as a health care consultant for integrative medical institutes, infertility centers, and green spas.

Prior to her consulting work, Jessica founded an integrative health center in Boston. The eco-friendly center was one of the first twenty-five companies certified as a Sustainable Business Leader in Boston. The center was the recipient of several awards, including Mayor Menino's Green Business Award, a multiple recipient of Boston Business Journal's Best Workplace, Boston Magazine's Best of Boston Award for Massage Therapy as well as Best Acupuncturists in Boston, Best Eco-Friendly Massage, Eco-Beauty Bar, Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, Pilates, and Workout.

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Spaghetti & Meatballs

From the desk of Stacey Nussbaum, HHC...  

My man’s favorite cuisine is Italian and he especially loves his spaghetti and meatballs on a weekly bases.   From time to time, I do indulge with him and enjoy a delicious Italian meal out filled with homemade pasta, cured meats, cheese, wine and tiramisu J.  But, when it’s time for me to make an Italian meal at home, I always tweak the recipes and incorporate more nutritious ingredients.  For example, I only serve brown rice pasta as opposed to wheat pasta and I use maple syrup as a sweetener in my read sauce instead of white sugar. I also add as many vegetables as possible without changing the taste and texture of the dish.  I would not want to deprive him of his favorite child hood meal and at the same time, I want to maintain my integrity in creating healthy and nutritious meals for both of us.

 

My latest take on spaghetti & meatballs is so worth sharing!  I made my homemade red sauce (courtesy of his family recipe) as usual with grass fed meatballs (my mom’s recipe below) and spinach, all served over QUINOA!  I know what you’re thinking…it doesn’t sound good at all.  And I thought the same thing for years, which is why it took me this long to try it and fall in love.  The quinoa was delicious in the red sauce and allowed the meatballs to be the highlight of the dish.  Give it a try and let me know what you think!

 

Linda’s Meatballs

1 lb ground beef (grass fed)

½ onion diced

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

2-2 ½ tablespoons red sauce

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon crushed fresh garlic or ½ tablespoon powder

½ cup almond meal

1 egg

1 teaspoon sea salt

extra virgin olive oil

 

Mix all ingredients together with your hands.  Heat pan with extra virgin olive oil and form beef mixture into bite sized balls.  Cook for 3-5 minutes (depending on the size) and flip for another 3-5 minutes.  Add the meat balls to pot with sauce and cook for an additional 15-20 minutes.  Pour sauce over cooked quinoa and enjoy!

 

Contact Stacey for more healthy tips for your diet and health!
Stacey Nussbaum, HHC
Holistic Health Counselor
Stacey is a Holistic Health & Nutrition Counselor certified by the Academy of Healing Nutrition in New York City.  She provides nutritional counseling in a variety of areas including women’s health, weight management, athletic training, and gastrointestinal disorders as well as other chronic health conditions.  She specializes in women’s health conditions including PCOS, infertility, endometriosis, severe PMS, and other gynecological issues. Stacey left her highly successful career in law and finance in NYC to focus on her passion: educating her clients on the benefits of living a healthy, balanced life through proper nutrition.  Over the years, and through training at the Academy of Healing Nutrition, the C.H.E.K. Institute, and the Metabolic Typing Education Center, Inc., Stacey has gained extensive knowledge and developed a deep understanding of nutritional choices and how they can lead to longevity and happiness. As her client, you will be empowered to live the life you adore! Stacey will guide you through her food and lifestyle protocol to naturally fuel and heal your body by addressing the underlying causes of your symptoms.  She will help you to view food as your body’s fuel and medicine and show you how to incorporate specific medicinal foods for optimal metabolism, health and energy. Since there is no one diet that works for everyone, Stacey will provide you with menu plans developed specifically for you based on your metabolic type and food exercises.  Stacey will show you how to adapt your eating and lifestyle habits to align with your health goals.  You will explore new healthy and flavorsome ways of eating and cooking that will allow you to enjoy life and feel fabulous!
Book online for any nutrition service at our Boston location or contact OMBE for additional information.

 

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