Turmeric Latte – a.k.a. Golden Milk

DID YOU KNOW? There are over 12,500 peer-reviewed articles published on the benefits of turmeric, in particular one of its powerful compounds, curcumin. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant – making it great for both weight loss and IBS. Unfortunately, the curcumin…

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General Tso’s Chicken

I honestly thought my days of general tso’s chicken were long gone until the BF and I attempted this mind-blowing gluten free & whole food recipe. Even though this recipe takes about an hour of prep (with two people in the kitchen), we made it twice within the last month because it’s just so damn…

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

DID YOU KNOW? In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Brussels sprouts are used to improve digestive health. Just one cup of cooked Brussels sprouts provides four grams of fiber, which numerous studies show is important for digestive function. Fiber helps to support digestive health by encouraging regular bowel movements, preventing constipation or diarrhea, and detoxifying the…

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Travel Trail Mix

Trail mixes make for a great snack when you’re on the go. They’re easy to carry around in a zip-lock bag or small container and the right mix will do a solid job of satisfying a hungry belly in-between meals. BUT beware … many trail mixes on the grocery store shelves contain nuts that have…

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Fried Eggs on Vegetable “Rice”

When I started a gluten and grain free diet, fried eggs just weren’t the same because I missed soaking up runny yolks with bread. Not only are egg yolks super yummy, but the yolk is also the most nutritious part of an egg – and some would argue that the yolk is what makes the egg…

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Creamy Matcha Bars

DID YOU KNOW? Consuming high amounts of refined sugar and artificial sweeteners can contribute to IBS and other digestive system disorders. Most artificial sweeteners cause symptoms of indigestion, including gas, bloating, cramping and constipation. A big step you can take towards creating a healthier gut and supporting digestion is to remove refined sugar and artificial…

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Beet & Blueberry Smoothie

DID YOU KNOW? According to Ayurveda beets are recommended during Vata season, which runs from October through March, as the bright and vibrant colors can help balance out the dryness and coldness of the season. In addition, beets have many uses in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda including cleansing the liver, improving blood circulation and…

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The Ultimate Gut Support Kit

Are gas, bloating, heartburn, diarrhea, constipation or stomach pain a frustrating and uncomfortable part of your life? Did you know that these symptoms can be an indication of poor gut health, including a damaged gut lining, gut inflammation, poor digestion and unbalanced gut bacteria? If you experience any of the above symptoms, I recommend that…

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Goat Cheese Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Bacon

DID YOU KNOW? Goat’s milk has less lactose than cow’s milk which may make goat’s milk easier to digest for people with lactose intolerance. In addition, goat’s milk is naturally homogenized, meaning the fat globules are small and remain suspended in the milk rather than separating out. This makes the milk easier for humans to…

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Flourless Pumpkin Spice Cookies

DID YOU KNOW? Artificial sweeteners may be holding you back from losing excess weight – and could be causing you to gain weight!

Try my chewy Flourless Pumpkin Spice Cookies with maple syrup. When used in moderation, maple syrup can help to better manage blood sugar, all while creating great tasting recipes.

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