Nutrition

Sweet Potato Fries in the Air Fryer with Yogurt Chipotle Aioli Dressing

Sweet Potato Fries in the Air Fryer with Yogurt Chipotle Aioli Dressing

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries in the Air Fryer For the sweet potato fries, I cut them in very thin strips to get them crispy. I drizzled about 1 tsp. of extra virgin olive oil over them and seasoned with sea salt and cracked black pepper. […]

Low Fodmap Meal Plan

Low Fodmap Meal Plan

FODMAP is an acronym for: (F)ermentable (O)ligosaccharides (D)isaccharides (M)onosaccharides and (P)olyols. These are a group of specific carbohydrates that are poorly absorbed in the small intestine, which can cause gas, bloating and other digestive issues.  Often, patients with IBS are advised to follow a low FODMAP diet. FODMAPs are found in a lot of the foods we eat – breads, fruits, veggies and pasta.  However, once you get a handle on which foods to avoid and which ones to consume, many of your symptoms can be relieved. A low FODMAP diet is often recommended for those with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and digestive issues like gas, bloating and diarrhea. Request my free Low FODMAP eBook HERE — I’ll share some tips on what to eat, what to avoid, and simple recipes for each meal.    

The Cheap Stuff

The Cheap Stuff

Some foods that are extremely good for you and also pretty cheap. These are the foods that I steer people towards that tell me eating healthy is too expensive. Um, nope… it’s not. But it does require some creativity in finding recipes you enjoy using […]

What is Clean Eating?

What is Clean Eating?

What is Clean Eating? What is clean eating?  To me, living a clean eating lifestyle is about getting back to basics with food.  It’s about cooking with and eating only foods that our grandparents or great-grandparents would recognize – not something processed that comes in a […]

DIY Elimination Diet Strategies

DIY Elimination Diet Strategies

Here is another great video to add to your playlist. JJ Virgin is a NY Times Bestselling Nutritionist who shares tips for 7 Foods to Drop that help you feel better fast. The story behind what motivated this is AMAZING. Like most people, she was […]

Holistic Nutrition Workshop

Holistic Nutrition Workshop

So many of you have reached out and asked me about Holistic Nutrition. Turns out I’m not the only one excited by this topic, and interested in learning more about foods that heal. So, I’ve created a 5-Day Holistic Nutrition Workshop Sampler for you. In […]

Genetic Testing for Nutritional Health

Genetic Testing for Nutritional Health

I was curious enough to order my own DNA analysis from Vitagene (this is the kit I got)*.   Online DNA tests that mainly tell you about where your ancestors come from, I was attracted to this one because of the nutritional component.  It advertised: […]

How to Make Homemade Kombucha

How to Make Homemade Kombucha

DO YOU TRUST YOUR GUT???   Gut health is one of the new developments in nutrition, or at least one that’s being talked about a LOT lately. We have an entire living “microbiome” in our guts – that can influence not only our digestive systems but […]

What are Macros?

What are Macros?

What are MACROS?   You may have heard of “counting macros” or the “macrobiotic diet” at some point, and wondered what it was all about.  Macros is basically just short for the term MACRONUTRIENTS.  Macronutrients are elements your body needs (fat, carbohydrates, and protein) to […]

Best Books on Nutrition

Best Books on Nutrition

  Remember the phrase “garbage in, garbage out”?! It’s so true!! I get sooo fired up 🔥 when I see the junk we as Americans consume on a daily basis. 🤔In general, people know so little about the connection between food and disease. I consider […]