Blackberry Lime Coconut Milk Popsicles

BLACKBERRY LIME COCONUT MILK POPSICLES FOOD AS MEDICINE Citrus zest can be a great source of nutrients on a low carb diet as it is packed with immune boosting vitamin C and antioxidants.  It also provides potassium to help keep blood pressure in check and limonene, a phytochemical that may have anti-cancer effects. Using the…

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Grilled Peaches with Prosciutto, Goat Cheese + Balsamic

GRILLED PEACHES WITH PROSCIUTTO, GOAT CHEESE + BALSAMIC FOOD AS MEDICINE Stone fruits like peaches, plums and nectarines have been shown to ward off obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. They also have bioactive and phenolic compounds including quercetin and anthocyanins with anti-obesity and anti-inflammatory properties and their soluble fiber helps…

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Keto Macadamia Bread

KETO MACADAMIA BREAD FOOD AS MEDICINE Macadamia nuts are an amazing keto treat–in fact we often eat them straight out of the bag frozen for a rich, creamy, fat-fueled snack! Macadamia nuts are packed with vitamin A, B vitamins, iron, manganese and folate. They are a great source of heart healthy monounsaturated fatty acids that…

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Grilled Caesar Salad

GRILLED CAESAR SALAD FOOD AS MEDICINE Anchovies are a great source of omega 3 fatty acids that support brain function, heart health and combat inflammation. As they are a whole fish (bones and all), anchovies contain a solid dose of calcium to support skeletal health. They are also very low in mercury and other heavy…

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Stella’s 2nd Birthday Flourless Chocolate Cake

When looking through photo albums Stella loves the pictures from her first birthday and always says, “Momma make birthday cake for Stella”. At one year old, she didn’t eat much of the cake as it was her first exposure to mixed textures and coconut flour which can be drying to the mouth. She liked the…

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Paleo Almond Chicken Fingers

PALEO ALMOND CHICKEN FINGERS FOOD AS MEDICINE This recipe is a family favorite and pleasing to all palates and ages! I like to make it in rotation with wings during football season and always make a double batch to have some frozen on hand for a quick top of a salad or mid-week survival meal.…

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KETO ZUCCHINI FRITTERS

KETO ZUCCHINI FRITTERS FOOD AS MEDICINE As a veggie loving momma, I am always working to find creative ways to keep Stella nourished and excited about eating a variety of vegetables. Eggs are a great vehicle for me to add in nutritional density and they are pretty amazing on their own providing fat soluble nutrients…

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How To Do A Probiotic Challenge

HOW TO DO A PROBIOTIC CHALLENGE! Restore: Baseline Probiotic offers a 50:50 blend of lacto and bifido probiotic strains to support the bowel without fermentable fiber that can throw off gut bacteria. This makes it a great probiotic to use in a “test” of tolerance. Often times with Candida or bacterial overgrowth, probiotic foods and…

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Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

SPAGHETTI SQUASH CARBONARA FOOD AS MEDICINE This carbonara is an indulgent way to keep your low carb or keto lifestyle fresh and is remarkably simple to make. Spaghetti squash provides the texture of pasta without all the carbs and creates volume without excessive calories, leading to a feeling of satiety or fullness. Cup for cup, swapping…

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