Friendly Chocolate Chip Cookies-gluten free/grain free/dairy free/egg free/refined sugar free/nut free

This is the perfect cookie for those with restrictive diets. I’ve been eating gluten-free for over 10 years now and because of digestive issues have been both grain and nut-free for just over a year.   Although this has made many of my food choices difficult at times, it has been worth it because of the…

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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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