Dr. Jill is Your Functional Medicine Expert! She uses functional medicine to help you find answers to the cause of your illness and addresses the biochemical imbalances that may be making you feel ill. She'll help you search for underlying triggers contributing to your illness through cutting edge lab testing and tailor the intervention to your specific needs as an individual. She may use diet, supplements, lifestyle changes or medication to treat your illness but will seek the most gentle way to help your body restore balance along with the least invasive treatment possible. Dr. Jill is a functional medicine expert consultant and treats environmental and mold-related illness as well

Tunisian Chickpea “Salad”

Soup meets salad in this nutrient-packed vegetarian dish inspired by a recipe for lablabi (Tunisian breakfast stew) in Clifford Wright’s “A Mediterranean Feast”. You start out preparing it like a soup by cooking onions and spices, adding water and simmering, but then finish it like a salad by adding raw tomatoes, peppers, jalapenos, herbs, lemon juice and a…

Raw Chocolate Recipe

Thank Microbes for Chocolate’s Health Benefits In the back and forth battle of good-for-you/bad-for-you foods, new research is helping to solidify dark chocolate’s spot with the good guys, by providing a scientific explanation for cocoa’s tick in the pros column. While a host of previous research has suggested an equal host of health benefits to dark chocolate…

Coastal Carrot “Fettuccine” with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pumpkin Seeds from Amie Valpone

Coastal Carrot “Fettuccine” with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pumpkin Seeds from Amie Valpone at The Healthy Apple. The “fettuccine” is actually made from carrots shredded into ribbons with a vegetable peeler. I think you’ll be surprised at how much it tastes like the real thing. The sauce clings to the ribbons, giving each bite a delectable, earthy flavor.*…

Macadamia Dark Chocolate Truffles ©

Macadamia Dark Chocolate Truffles This delicious Macadamia Dark Chocolate Truffles recipe was kindly shared by Pam Vagnieres. Check out her site Nutri-Physique for more tasty recipes! Macadamia nuts contain the least amount of (potentially inflammatory) omega-6 linoleic acid asany nut and are rich in minerals such as magnesium, manganese, copper, and iron. Macadamia nuts are…

Pork and Turkey Thai Veggie Meatballs

Pork and Turkey Thai Veggie Meatballs

Pork and Turkey Thai Veggie Meatballs This yummy Pork and Turkey Thai Veggie Meatballs recipe was kindly shared by Judy Converse! See more of Judy’s recipes AND blogs on Nutrition Care for Children. Sounds like a mouthful of a combination, but boy does it work. Ground turkey, ground pork, shredded sweet potato and shredded carrot, lots of fresh…

paleo carrot cake

Paleo Carrot Cake with Vanilla Icing

Paleo Carrot Cake with Vanilla Icing This delicious Paleo Carrot Cake with Vanilla Icing recipe was kindly shared by Brandi Mackenzie! Check out more of Brandi’s nutritious and gut-healing recipes on her website! I love carrot cake, but had never actually made a carrot cake that I could recall. So, last week when I was invited to a…

low dose naltrexone (LDN)

Low Dose Naltrexone: The New Treatment You’ve Never Heard Of…

Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN):  The treatment you’ve never heard of… Why haven’t you heard about this amazing new breakthrough for conditions ranging from autoimmunity to cancer?  Perhaps because as of yet no company has stepped forward with the billions of dollars needed to do a large-scale study on low-dose naltrexone (LDN).  Unfortunately getting FDA-approval for use…

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

A Little Pumpkin History Before There Was Pumpkin Pie, There Was Just Pumpkin. The word pumpkin originated from the Greek word Pepõn which means large melon. The word gradually morphed by the French, English and then Americans into the word “pumpkin.” Pumpkins and squash are believed to have originated in the ancient Americas. These early…

glyphosate toxicity

Glyphosate Toxicity: What You Don’t Know Might Kill You!

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the popular herbicide, Roundup. Glyphosate toxicity is a big deal and what you don’t know just might kill you! Many people routinely spray their lawns with this chemical totally  unaware of the toxicity. In the United States, farmers are applying ever increasing amounts to their crops before harvest. According the…

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Pumpkin Spice has quickly become everyones’ favorite Fall flavor. As soon as the summer comes to an end, pumpkin spice-flavored treats make their appearance just about, well, everywhere. Those treats, however, are usually not the healthiest. So instead of indulging in the seasonal lattes and cookies, consider making your own pumpkin-spiced treats! Start your morning in…

Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles

Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles

Are you a big fan of zucchini noodles or “zoodles”? If you said yes, then I’m sure you’ll LOVE these Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles! This gluten-free and paleo friendly dish is incredibly simple, yet SO delicious. Savor the summer with fresh ingredients including zucchini, tomatoes, and shrimp. Perfect for a flavorful low-carb lunch or dinner! This Garlic Shrimp Zucchini Noodles recipe was…

Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

Simple, creamy and insanely delicious! I’m absolutely LOVING this paleo Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream recipe from Theresa Nicassio, Author of YUM! If you’ve never made homemade ice cream before, no worries! It’s a lot easier than you would think. With just a few simple ingredients including coconut cream, vanilla extract, and fresh dates, this yummy Vanilla Coconut Ice…

spinach berry smoothie

Spinach Berry Smoothie

Dr. Jill’s Spinach Berry Smoothie Recipe Don’t skip breakfast! Eating first thing in the morning has a powerful effect on jump starting your metabolism.  If you don’t eat within two hours of waking, your metabolism will slow down to conserve energy. Start the day right with this nutrient packed Spinach Berry Smoothie! This delicious smoothie is…