Fruit Leather

Fruit leather is one of our favorite snacks.  We love enjoying the spring harvest of apricots or the final days of summer and it’s fresh peaches.  From late spring to early fall there is so much delicious produce to enjoy, especially if you visit the farmer’s market, are lucky enough to have generous neighbors and…

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4th of July Picnic Essentials

It’s time to celebrate Independence Day and as far as I can tell no celebration is complete without food! Whether you’re off to the lake, celebrating in your backyard or packing up a picnic include these amazingly delicious, always nutritious, and crowd pleasing essential recipes in your plan.

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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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Nourishing the Body Machine: Nutrition has a price.

Can you imagine a trip to the grocery store? Of course, you can. It’s not that hard to remember the last time you visited the grocery store, now is it? I would like to share the story of a particular trip for me that turned out to be anything less than ordinary. This trip actually…

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Super Power Porridge

Prebiotics come from the plant foods that we eat and are a type of indigestible, insoluble, fiber.   This specific type of fiber is called oligosaccharides or inulin.  Prebiotics withstand the digestive enzymes and gastric acids of the stomach without being broken down and enter into the intestinal tract where they become nutrient sources for the…

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Avocado Egg Salad

Take your classic egg salad and give it a flavor and nutrient boost.  Avocado Egg Salad is a delightful surprise for the taste buds.

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Fermented Radishes

I’ve never really been a fan of radishes…until I let them ferment.  Now, I can’t get enough of these little crunchy gems.  Add them to salads, lettuce wraps, or just eat them straight out of the jar!

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Top Benefits of Cauliflower

As a member of the cruciferous family cauliflower contains an array of nutrients including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytochemicals, and fiber. Cauliflower has gone from being a “boring” vegetable to being one of the hottest veggies on the market.  From “mashed-potatoes” “rice” and even “pizza crust” cauliflower is making its place in the veggie world as…

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