Dr. Leslie Yedor, DAOM, L.Ac. is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a Licensed Acupuncturist. She specializes in Integrative and Functional Medicine and brings a scientific, evidence based approach to natural medicine. She works to build a unique partnership with each patient to help them find the quality of life and optimal health at every age.

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Full of pumpkin, spice, and everything nice, this paleo pumpkin pie packs all the nostalgia of the classic holiday treat without any of the guilt or post-cheat bloat. This recipe meets all of the requirements of a paleo diet as it is grain, dairy, and refined sugar-free.

Cranberry sauce is full of antioxidants.

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce: A Year-Round Super Food Cranberry sauce has always been one of my favorite holiday-season foods. With so many amazing health benefits, cranberries (and the other ingredients in this recipe) deserve a spot on the table way more than once or twice a year. When I realized one of the first ingredients in the…

Paleo banana bread is a delicious baked treat

Paleo Banana Bread

Paleo Banana Bread When it’s cold and wet outside there is nothing I love more than to curl up with a good book… or some new research articles! But the cherry on top is a cup of tea and a freshly baked treat. Paleo banana bread is a great excuse to get your oven cranking.…

Roasted sweet potatoes

Roasted Yams

Roasted yams, or sweet potatoes, meet all the criteria of a safe starch. They have a high micronutrient content and are full of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber feeds the healthy gut bacteria and slows the absorption of carbohydrates which helps moderate blood sugar…

Vegetable sauté

Vegetable Sauté

Vegetable sauté is a great way to fill up on vegetables. Pick a vegetable (or 2 or 5) and a safe starch, sauté them in your cooking fat of choice, top with a couple of fried eggs and voilà – you have the quintessential nutrient-dense, whole-food meal.  It’s simple, delicious, and…

Paleo Granola

Paleo Granola

Paleo granola makes for a delicious, moderately sweet breakfast that sticks to all the principles of a nutrient-dense, whole-food diet. Try it with whole milk grass-fed plain yogurt, chia seed pudding, almond milk, or on top of a homemade smoothie bowl. Paleo granola…

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork

Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork

Slow-cooked pulled pork is a simple and delicious source of protein.  Its great straight out of the oven and just as good as leftovers. It also lends well to variety, which is helpful for those of us who don’t love eating the exact same thing multiple meals in a row. This pulled pork…