Dairy Free Ricotta

Going dairy free can be hard for many because they feel like they will miss out on many of their favorite foods. For me going dairy free has meant going without a tummy ache and that is something I’ll sacrifice missing out on some of my favorite foods for. Lasagne was one of those favorite…

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You Can’t Beat Beets

Beets are packed with essential vitamins, minerals and plant compounds that have medicinal properties.  You either love beets or hate them but in my opinion veggies need a second, third or even fourth chance before you add them to your, “I’ll-never-eat-that-veggie-list.” Beets make the best Easter egg dye, but that’s not even on the list…

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No-Mato Sauce

Many of our patients follow an AIP (autoimmune paleo) diet. We have many recipes in our protocol for them, but this recipe is great for those who don’t necessarily need to avoid tomatoes because they are from the night-shade family. many people can’t handle the acidity of tomatoes so this is a perfect recipe to…

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Real Food Ramen

As kids both Dr. Jerry and I had our share of Ramen Noodles and other stuff that will remain unmentioned for now 🙂 When our kids came along, there was no way we were going to bring that stuff into our house.  That idea worked for a lot of years…until our teenaged kids started going…

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Lemon Tart Smoothie

You put what in your smoothie?  This amazing new addition to many of our smoothies still takes people by surprise…it’s cauliflower! This is a great way to dump in nutrients without adding any weird new flavors to your favorite smoothie recipes.

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Mashed Cauliflower

You say potatoes, I say no thank you. I’ve been avoiding  potatoes for a while now. It initially started as an attempt to improve my digestion by avoiding heavy-starch (a.k.a sugar) that always seemed to upset my tummy after a meal that included potatoes. Then I learned about the nightshade family (more on that coming…

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Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower is a healthy, quick and easy dinner side that takes minimal effort to prepare and is huge on flavor and versatility.  Roasted Cauliflower can be prepared with any of your favorite seasonings.  You can make basic roasted cauliflower with just a little sea salt, parmesan roasted cauliflower or our favorite spiced roasted cauliflower…

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Riced Cauliflower

Riced cauliflower is a great alternative for people who have trouble digesting grains and are choosing to eat a paleo friendly diet. You can use riced cauliflower in any recipe that calls for cooked rice or quinoa.  Try making that replacement in these favorites: Bacon Fried Rice Chicken Broccoli Casserole Chicken Lettuce Wraps Bean Salad

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins- Grain and Nut Free

Do you have overripe bananas hanging out in the corner of your countertop? If so that’s excellent!  Get ready to sink your teeth into the most delicious grain-free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. This recipe is grain-free, gluten-free, nut-free, paleo-friendly, low-FODMAP and dairy-free (if using dairy-free chocolate chips such as Enjoy Life). These muffins will cure any…

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Top 5 Conditions- Fatigue (part 1 of 5)

The underlying principles of functional medicine work on such a basic level of physiology that when we apply them carefully it is quite possible to help patients suffering from a wide variety of conditions and imbalances.  In fact, it seems that on a weekly basis I’m sitting down with a new patient who has been…

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