Chicken Satay Skewers

FOOD AS MEDICINE You guys know by now that the FAT is where it’s at and these chicken thigh skewers are an awesome way to keep your low carb diet interesting! Satay is a southeast Asian dish popular in Indonesia that is made with some form of delicious skewered, grilled meat served with a sauce.This…

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Lavender Cashew Milk

FOOD AS MEDICINE Homemade nut milks can be an awesome way to ramp up the nutrient density of smoothies and shakes while keeping a tight eye on ingredient quality, and they are easier to make than you would think! many store bought nut milks have added binders, fillers and stabilizers such as carageenan which has…

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Three Seaweed Salad

FOOD AS MEDICINE We LOVE using sea vegetables for snacking like in these Roasted Almonds with Nori and Sesame, in a simple roll up like the ones featured in this blog on Supporting Bone Health and in salads like this oldie-but goodie Avocado Arame Salad. A lot of times though, seaweed can sit on the…

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Thai Sardine Cakes

FOOD AS MEDICINE Sardines are one of those foods that even functional medicine RDs have to psych themselves up to eat from time to time while uttering “this is good for me, this is good for me”. Sardines are known to pack a nutrient density punch and are high in omega 3 fatty acids, B-12…

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Blueberry Lemon Muffins

FOOD AS MEDICINE These blueberry lemon muffins are an amazing low carb option whether hosting a spring brunch or for packing nutrient density into lunchboxes for picky eaters! Whenever I have houseguests I make a batch of nut flour muffins and keep them on the counter to try to fit different eating schedules and time…

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Greek Lamb Burgers

FOOD AS MEDICINE Do you lettuce wrap?! A lettuce wrapped burger is a keto staple at home and on the go for a quick and satisfying meal that feels super indulgent while saving a ton of carbs! I made these Greek Lamb Burgers when doing my MRT Elimination Diet (no beef for 2 weeks!) and…

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Marinated Cucumber Salad

FOOD AS MEDICINE Salads don’t always have to mean lettuce (though we always advocate for 2-3 cups leafy greens daily) and they definitely don’t have to be boring! This marinated cucumber salad is a great way to switch things up while reaping the benefits of cucumbers. Cucumbers are incredibly hydrating which is especially important as…

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Top 10 Keto Superfoods

How Keto Can Be Nutrient Dense! A common misconception of the ketogenic diet is that it is so limiting and restrictive that it drives nutrient deficiency or is lacking in antioxidants. We’re here to tell you that is a MYTH. Keto CAN be incredibly nutrient-rich when you include strategic health-supporting foods. It can also be…

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Tahini Fudge Fat Bombs

FOOD AS MEDICINE Tahini is a great substitute for nut butter in any recipe and can add fat and flavor while helping you mix up your real food keto regimen! Made from ground sesame seeds, it is a rich source of B vitamins including thiamin along with important minerals such as magnesium, zinc and calcium.…

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