Vegan Holiday Eggnog

Egg Nog

Makes about 14 (1/2 cup) servings 3/4-1 cup raw cashews, soaked for 30 minutes 2 cups fresh water 1-15 oz. can of full-fat coconut milk 6 medjool dates, pitted 1 tsp. Kahlua or vanilla extract 3 Tbsp. spiced rum (optional) 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg 1/4 tsp. xanthan gum (optional) Notes…

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Meet Dana! A candid interview with Dana Humes Goff, APN, CNM, DNP

Dana Humes Goff

Meet Dana Humes Goff, APN, CNM, DNP, and a certified nurse midwife with 35 years of nursing experience in women’s health. Prior to becoming a nurse midwife in 1994, Dr. Goff was the Director of Maternal Child Nursing at Unity Point Health Methodist, Peoria, IL and was the first certified nurse midwife to be granted…

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Stress and the Holidays By Sue Lang, APN, CNM

Stress and the Holidays

It just seems like yesterday that the Christmas season was here and now another season is upon us. We all know that mild stress can help us be productive, but major stress can lead to depression and a feeling of frustration. Signs of stress can include, but not be limited to, increased heart and respiratory…

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November Recipe: Sweet Potato and Peanut Soup

Sweet Potato and Peanut Soup

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes (cleaned and cut in half lengthwise) 4 teaspoons olive oil 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 onion (chopped) 1 carrot (chopped) 2 stalks celery (chopped) 1 red pepper (chopped) 1 poblano pepper (chopped) 1 jalapeno pepper (chopped) 2 cloves garlic (chopped) 3 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth 1/2 cup…

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