Pivio Patient Resources

Thank you for participating in Community Health Center’s Pivio Program.  Here are some links to helpful resources:

Continued Support for Pivio Graduates

Pivio Patient Recipes

Pivio Patient Information

Facebook Group Suggestions

Recommended Local Activities

Local Farms/Locally grown food resources/CSAs/Farmer’s Markets

Local Restaurants with Plant Based Options

Fitness Resources/Links

Local Fitness/Social Club Opportunities

Local yoga studios

Local fitness studios offering various classes for varying levels/personal training

Helpful Apps, etc. for Better Health

Instagram page suggestions

Plant-Based Delivery Food Service

Websites for recipes/support

Documentaries on whole food, plant-rich eating patterns

Book recommendations


Inspirational Resources

Continued Support for Pivio Graduates

Topic: Christeen Gorell’s previous Pivio Grad support group/6 pillars of Lifestyle Medicine
Time: 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6-7pm
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID:  651 240 3206

Christeen Gorell’s Zoom Meeting – Monthly Pivio Grad Support Group

Dates/Times:  Every month on the Second Tuesday, 19 occurrence(s):

        Jan 9, 2024 06:00 PM

        Feb 13, 2024 06:00 PM

        Mar 12, 2024 06:00 PM

        Apr 9, 2024 06:00 PM

        May 14, 2024 06:00 PM

        Jun 11, 2024 06:00 PM

        Jul 9, 2024 06:00 PM

        Aug 13, 2024 06:00 PM

        Sep 10, 2024 06:00 PM

        Oct 8, 2024 06:00 PM

        Nov 12, 2024 06:00 PM

        Dec 10, 2024 06:00 PM

        Jan 14, 2025 06:00 PM

        Feb 11, 2025 06:00 PM

        Mar 11, 2025 06:00 PM

        Apr 8, 2025 06:00 PM

        May 13, 2025 06:00 PM

        Jun 10, 2025 06:00 PM

        Jul 8, 2025 06:00 PM

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

Monthly: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/tZIudu6trjIrG9Szdw8fzC1xUkXVRcaloB4u/ics?icsToken=98tyKuGurTotH9ScsRiHRpwAA4j4KO_ziFhcjfpuhhvyWyZJQVLuA-l6BIB8EdTf

Biweekly Pivio Grad support meeting – in person in the Mashpee conference room, every other Monday from 4-5:30pm (any cancellations/schedule changes will be communicated via whatsapp or via text):

Dates for 2024:

January 8th & 22nd

February 5th & 19th

March 4th & 18th

April 1st, 15th, & 29th

May 13th & 27th

June 10th & 24th

July 8th & 22nd

August 5th & 19th

September 16th & 30th  (No meeting on 9/2 – Labor Day)

October 28th  (No meeting on 9/14 – Indigenous People’s Day)

November 25th (No meeting on 11/11 – Veteran’s Day)

December 9th & 23rd

Pivio Recipes for Patients

Pivio Patient Information

Pivio program, weeks 1- 12

Facebook Group Suggestions

Plant Based Cape Cod  – (2) Plant Based – Cape Cod | Facebook
Green Nosh Group of Cape Cod – (3) Green Nosh Group of Cape Cod | Facebook
Falmouth Sole Mates – https://www.facebook.com/groups/406162740512869
Falmouth Female Friends over 50 – https://www.facebook.com/groups/falmouthfemalefriendsover50

Recommended Local Activities

Home – VegFest: Vegfest activities or conferences – they usually attract household names in Lifestyle Medicine
Plant City | Plant-Based Food Hall & Marketplace: Plant-Based Food Hall and Marketplace in Providence, RI

Local Farms/Locally grown food resources/CSAs/Farmer’s Markets

Coonamessett Farm – Home | Coonamessett Farm

Tony Andrews Farm – Tony Andrews Farm | Home (tonyandrews-farm.com)

Falmouth Farmers’ Market – Falmouth Farmers’ Market (falmouthfarmersmarket.com)

Pariah Dog Farm – Teaticket, MA

Bootstrap Farm Club – www.bootstrapfarm.com

Bay End Farm – http://www.bayendfarm.com/

Local Restaurants with Plant Based Options

  1. Chipotle, Hyannis (and countrywide) – Chipotle Mexican Grill – Mexican Food – Restaurant & Catering
  2. Freshroll, Mashpee – Freshrollcapecod – Asian Food, Vegetarian Organic
  3. Sam Diegos – Cape Cod Mexican Restaurant – Cape Cod Mexican Restaurant • Plymouth Mexican Restaurant | Sam Diegos
  4. Wicked Juiced Bar, Mashpee, MA – https://www.wickedrestaurant.com/wicked-juiced
  5. Bread and Roses Café, Hyannis – Bread + Roses (brcapecod.com)
  6. Le Bonjour, East Falmouth – Le Bon Jour – Restaurant in Falmouth (lebonjoureatery.com)
  7. Devour, Falmouth – Home | Devour Eatery
  8. The Pickle Jar, Falmouth – Home- Check Out our Menu!! (picklejarkitchen.com)
  9. Bagel Haven, Mashpee – Location — Bagel Haven
  10. Spoon and Seed, Hyannis –Spoon and Seed
  11. Tropical Smoothie, Hyannis (and countrywide) – Tropical Smoothie Cafe
  12. The Blended Berry, Falmouth – Juice Bar | The Blended Berry | Cape Cod, MA
  13. The Black Dog Heights Café, Falmouth – The Black Dog Heights Cafe
  14. The Pineapple Caper – Cafe Menu — Pineapple Caper Cafe
  15. Fare & Just Kitchen, Brewster, MA  – https://www.fareandjustkitchen.com
  16. 16.  Hometown Juice & Co., Mashpee, Osterville & Sandwich, MA – https://www.hometownjuicebar.com/

Fitness Resources/Links

How to Start Exercising: A Beginner’s Guide to Working Out (healthline.com)

The Best 20-Minute Workout for Every Beginner and Their Body (healthline.com)

30-Day Quick-Start Exercise Guide for Beginners (verywellfit.com)

Local Fitness/Social Club Opportunities

Barnstable Land Trust Hike Barnstable Challenge – encourages people of all ages and abilities to explore 40 miles of Barnstable trails, learn about the health and wellness benefits of walking outdoors, and discover new spaces and places that are protected in the Town of Barnstable – Hike Barnstable — Barnstable Land Trust (blt.org)

Friends of Mashpee National wildlife refuge (free walks most Saturdays) – Friends of Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge

Mashpee Senior Center – Check out their monthly calendar of events for opportunities for joyful movement and connecting socially (strength training, walking groups, gentle and chair yoga, Mah Jongg, Woodcarving, Men’s club, Rummikub, Zumba, swimming, socials, concerts, support groups, games, painting classes, singing groups, line dancing, ballroom dancing and so much more) – Council on Aging – Senior Center | Town of Mashpee MA

Falmouth Senior Center – Check out their monthly calendar of events for opportunities for joyful movement and connecting socially (strength training, cardio dance and kickboxing, various yoga classes for all levels, meditation, Tai Jicard making, needlework group, chess and other games, exercise groups/games, walking groups, book clubs, bingo, corn hole, poetry writing, Mah Jong, cribbage and so much more) –  Senior Services (Senior Center) | Falmouth, MA (falmouthma.gov)

The 300 Committee – Preserving natural places for Falmouth, MA – great maps and trails to explore locally, and guided walks on their monthly calendar – https://300committee.org/

Anytime Fitness studios, located in Falmouth and Mashpee, MA – group fitness and individual training – https://www.anytimefitness.com/

Cape Cod Rehab, Mashpee, MA – pool based fitness, fitplan (gym with trainers and strength/weight training opportunities, Burdenko method training) – Home – Cape Cod Rehabilitation – Mashpee, Hyannis and Osterville, MA

Cape Cod Nordic Walking Club – https://capecodnordicwalking.com

Appalachian Mountian Club – https://www.outdoors.org

Click here to view some of the best walking trails in Falmouth!

YMCA, Hyannis, MA – https://ymcacapecod.org

YMCA, Wareham, MA – https://ymcasouthcoast.org/locations/wareham

241 Fitness, Falmouth, MA – https://www.241fitness.com/

Uptown Body, Falmouth, MA – https://www.uptownbodycapecod.com/

Local yoga studios:

Yoga Collaborative, North Falmouth – The Yoga Collaborative Cape Cod | guiding you to and through your yoga practice from Cape Cod

Innerglow Yoga, Mashpee – Welcome (innerglowyogacapecod.com)

Gratitude yoga, Falmouth, MA – https://gratitudehotyogafalmouth.com

Local fitness studios offering various classes for varying levels/personal training:

B/SPOKE studios – Mashpee, MA – R/DE, STRENGTH + YOGA Classes | B/SPOKE Studios (bspokestudios.com)

Fitness Directions, Falmouth – Fitness Directions | Pilates & Personal Training | Falmouth

Get Fit – North Falmouth – Studio | Get Fit Fitness Center | North Falmouth, MA 02556 (getfitnf.com)

Highly suggest googling any/all types of fitness online – there are endless options for all levels available at your fingertips!! Strength/cardio/yoga/pilates, etc – from 5 minutes to hours.

YouTube has endless videos and you can find walking/running apps and trackers galore! Have fun exploring and remember to start with small fitness goals and build from there!

Helpful Apps, etc. for Better Health

Yuka app – Yuka – The mobile app that scans your diet and cosmetics
Myzone – Myzone | Wearable Fitness Technology
3-minute Centering with CHC’s Dena Irwin
Insight Timer – Meditate & Sleep — https://insighttimer.com

Instagram page suggestions


Real Food Resources

Heidelberg Bread – https://heidelbergbread.com

Plant Based Food Delivery Services

Purple Carrot (meal kits) – Purple Carrot Plant-Based Meal Delivery
Green Chef (meal kits) – Healthy & Organic Meal Kit Delivery Service
Sunbasket (meal kits) – Sunbasket | Eat Well with Healthy Meal Delivery
Hungryroot (meal kits & prepared) – Hungryroot
HelloFresh (meal kits) – Fresh Food & Meal Kit Delivery Service | HelloFresh
Daily Harvest (prepared) – Daily Harvest Food
CookUnity (prepared) – Prepared Meal Delivery Service
Splendid Spoon (prepared) – Splendid Spoon | Splendid Spoon
Mosaid (prepared) – Mosaic Foods | Healthy Frozen Food Delivery
Martha and Marley Spoon (meal kits) – Martha Stewart’s Meal Delivery
Sprinly (prepared) – https://sprinly.com

Websites for recipes/support

www.chefaj.com – Chef AJ has some great recipes on her website
Recipes – simply plant based ™ – lots of great recipes here
Ambitious Kitchen – awesome recipes
Lastingredient – healthy recipes
Full Plate Living – A doable approach to healthy living.
Plant-Based Recipes, a Comprehensive Archive | Forks Over Knives
The Plantrician project
Shane & Simple – Easy Healthy Vegan Recipes (shaneandsimple.com)
Home – Christina Cooks
Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen – Compassionate. Intentional. Delicious. Plant-based recipes for all. (sarahsvegankitchen.com)
What is forest bathing? | Live Science
About me – Plant Based Portuguese (wordpress.com)
Learn How To Ferment Vegetables (oddbox.co.uk)
Whole Food Plant Based Recipes-Group – Google Sheets – Google sheet document to share all things
Home – From My Bowl
Plant-based cooking with Diane Smith 
Dr. Kumara Sidhartha (uses simple, everyday examples and logic to breakdown the complex inner workings of the human body and effect of food on these functions

Pivio – recipes & other recommendations

Oh She Glows 
Downshiftology with Lisa Bryan
Jane and Ann Esseltyn –Be a plant based woman warrior podcast/youtube
Cindy’s Dressing – available at whole foods
Sam Kabert (breath work teacher, best selling author, motivational speaker)
Meditations, blogs, wellness podcasts (RAIN acronym – mindfulness tool)
Alternate nostril breathing
Dhanwantharam Tailam – oil to promote sleep

Documentaries on whole food, plant-rich eating patterns

Forks Over Knives
Plant Pure Nation
Game Changers
From Food to Freedom
Supersize Me
Live to 100 (secrets of Blue Zones) – Netflix
You are What you Eat: A Twin Experiment on Netflix
Eating You Alive – One Bite at a Time
Unsupersize Me 

Book recommendations

Atomic Habits – James Clear
The China Study – T. Colin Campbell
Vegan, At Times; Food Swings; Double Delicious; Deceptively Delicious – all by Jessica Seinfeld
Forgive to Live – Dr. Dick Tibbits
Seven Day Rescue Diet, Engine 2 Diet, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease – all by Caldwell Esselstyn
Ageless Intensity – Pete McCall
Smarter Workouts – Pete McCall
Eat Complete, The Happiness Diet, 50 Shades of Kale – all by Dr Drew Ramsey
Unfu*k yourself – Get out of your head and into your life – Gary John Bishop
Beyond Grief – A guide for recovering from the death of a loved one – Carol Staudacher
The XX Brain (Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease) by Lisa Mosconi, PhD
Brain Food (Eating for Cognitive Power) by Lisa Mosconi, PhD
Oh she glows for dinner (cookbook) by Angela Liddon
The New Laurel’s Kitchen (a cookbook) by Laurel Robertson
How Not to Die by Michael Greger
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell B Esselstyn
Forks over Knives:  The Plant-Based Way to Health by Gene Stone
Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman
Be a Plant-Based Woman Warrior: Live Fierce, Stay Bold, Eat Delicious Cookbook by Jane and Ann Essletyn
Quit like a Woman – Holly Whittaker
The Body Keeps the Score – Bessel Vand Der Kolk, M.D.


All about fitness – Pete McCall  – All About Fitness on Apple Podcasts

Broken brain podcast – How to use your diet to fight depression, anxiety, PTSD and more (with Dr. Uma Naidoo) by Dhru Purohit – https://dhrupurohit.com/how-to-use-your-diet-to-fight-depression-anxiety-ptsd-and-more/?_kx=y-C9kjifqfNBinPm6rXaQPnpcOxUQTWW0Rgu3XskAOo%3D.HKMsXE#ql-video

Calorie Density: How to Eat More, Weigh Less and Live Longer with Jeff Novick, MS, RDN – https://youtu.be/0CdwWliv7Hg

Can you beat depression with food? (with Dr. Drew Ramsey) by Mark Hyman, MD – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPG_uN1CeHk

The Doctor’s Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.: How Our Beliefs and Thoughts Impact Our Biology and Gene Expression with Dr. Bruce Lipton The Doctor’s Farmacy with Mark Hyman

Gastropod looks at food through the lens of science and history, cohosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley -Gut/Brain connection –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPG_uN1CeHk

The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Rupa Health – The Root Cause Medicine Podcast on Apple Podcasts

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle – Home – We Can Do Hard Things – The Podcast (wecandohardthingspodcast.com)

Judson Brewer – Ten Percent Happier – https://www.tenpercent.com/

Inspirational Resources

Watch Never Say Never with Jeff Jenkins TV Show – Streaming Online | Nat Geo TV (nationalgeographic.com)

Ted talk – One Degree Revolution, Small Shifts, Big Changes b Doby Kozlowski – One Degree Revolution, Small Shifts, Big Changes | Coby Kozlowski | TEDxBerkshires – YouTube