Posts in Recipes
Super Simple Sauerkraut

I try to make my own fermented food products a few times a year to help ensure I'm getting a decent intake of these types of foods in my diet.  Regular consumption of fermented foods is involved in health maintenance and disease prevention for a list of varying conditions, including overall gut health, mood support, skin health and immune regulation.

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Gluten Free Banana Blueberry Bread

I've been having a serious craving for comfort food lately - mostly in the form of banana bread goodness.  I'm also the type of person who will modify a recipe to make it healthier.  It's like a challenge, just how healthy AND delicious can you make a baked good?!  The answer is very.

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How To: Make Your Own Fermented Veggies

I am always recommending for patients to increase fermented foods in their diets.  Fermented foods are "live" foods that are chock full of gut-friendly bacteria.  As a Western culture, many of the foods we eat on a regular basis are devoid of healthy probiotic cultures.  Fermented foods have been a staple across cultures for hundreds of years, from sauerkraut and kefir in Eastern European cultures to kimchi in Asian cultures to lassi (a yogurt drink) in ancient India. 

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Feel-Good Smoothie

This smoothie recipe is what you need to help boost your brain health.  From low moods to anxiety, making sure you're staying on top of nutrition is a fundamental part of your treatment plan.

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Salad Dressing Challenge

Alright everyone, who’s up for a challenge?  I challenge you…to stop buying salad dressings.  Yes that’s right.  Today is the day to ditch the preservative-laden, store-bought dressing in that crazy plastic squeeze bottle and start making your own.  The most common complaint I hear from people when I suggest a little more DIY in the food department is that they don’t have time.  Ok valid up to a certain point.  But seriously, making your own salad dressing is probably the easiest thing you can do and is a great step towards making healthier choices daily.

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Guide to Making Smoothies

Smoothies are a great way to get a punch of vitamins, minerals and nutrients into your morning.  They’re also excellent for those who are on the go and may not have the time to make a healthy breakfast.  Smoothies don’t have to be just for breakfast though – if you’re strapped for time but still need to have a meal, pulling out the blender and whipping up a smoothie is a great habit to get in to.  Here’s a basic guideline to make sure you’re creating a healthy, well-rounded smoothie.

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