Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

3 ways chia seeds can support your digestive health … 1. Loaded with fiber! Chia seeds contain 11 grams of fiber per ounce, which will give you 44% of your fiber needs for the day. 2. Promotes regular bowel movements and prevents constipation. Because of their high fiber content, chia seeds help increase stool frequency…

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Gut-Soothing Honey Lemon Ginger Jello

Food and supplements have played an important role in my journey with IBS. Over the years I have developed a solid list of ‘best foods/supplements for gut support’ that I incorporate into my diet regularly to maintain the health of my gut – and help heal it when needed – so it can function optimally.…

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Sloppy Joes with Sweet Potato “Buns”

Are you looking for a gluten free and gut friendly replacement for buns or bread? Sweet potato “buns” to the rescue! Not only are sweet potato “buns” tasty, but this whole food is packed with nutrients that you won’t get from plain old bread. There are so many classic dishes and sandwiches that you can…

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GI-Revive: The best supplement for healing your gut

Are gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea or heartburn 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 and possibly leaky gut? Here are a few offenders that can cause your gut to become damaged and inflamed:…

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Got smoothie gas? How to tweak your smoothie

Are you experiencing gut issues – like gas, bloating, pain, diarrhea or heartburn – after consuming your smoothie? These symptoms can be a problem for some people. To be honest, there was a time in my smoothie journey where smoothies were causing baby to have a little too much gas for her liking. It took a…

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Ferrero Rocher Date Balls

Did you know? Dates have high levels of soluble fiber, which keep bowel movements regular by adding bulk to stool and helping it move faster through the intestines. If you suffer from constipation, try adding dates into your diet as a natural constipation relief remedy. Consume in moderation. In addition, dates are packed with vitamins…

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Chewy Lemon Almond Cookies

Did you know? Food-grade lemon essential oil can be used in a variety of recipes (from sweet treats to savory dishes) to replace lemon zest or lemon extract. Lemon essential oil is a highly concentrated derivative of lemons that comes from cold-pressing the lemon peel and not the inner fruit. The peel is the most nutrient-dense…

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Smoothie

Did you know? Peppermint oil has been shown to be effective at naturally treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Studies show that peppermint oil reduces spasms in the colon, relaxes the muscles of your intestines, and can help to reduce bloating and gassiness. To help relieve IBS symptoms, try: Adding 1–2 drops of peppermint essential oil…

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5 ways to simplify smoothie making

Is lack of time really the reason you can’t turn new, healthy eating habits into permanent ones? I call bull$#!%. Making a smoothie is one of the fastest and easiest ways to fuel your body with nutrient-rich foods. You literally throw all your ingredients in a blender, pour into a cup and voila! There’s no…

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“Spaghetti” with Chicken & Kale Pesto

Spaghetti squash is an awesome gluten and grain free vehicle for so many great foods and sauces. My favourite way to enjoy these low-carb, whole food noodles is with a traditional pesto sauce or in my “spaghetti with a classic tomato sauce dish. I’m always experimenting with different sauces and foods that taste great on…

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