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…

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…

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…

Chocolate Truffle Pudding

Chocolate Truffle Pudding

Unlike most desserts and chocolatey treats, this delicious Chocolate Truffle Pudding is made with wholesome ingredients that actually benefit your body instead of damaging it. The nutrient rich ingredients like coconut milk and CollaGelatin mean it’s packed with healthy protein that will curb cravings and help you lose weight! This Chocolate Truffle Pudding is a dessert you definitely…

Mexican Omelet

Mexican Omelet

Mexican Omelet. There’s nothing better than starting your day off healthy. Add some flavor to your morning routine by making a Mexican Omelet for breakfast! Using wholesome ingredients like avocados, eggs, and olive oil, this Mexican Omelet recipe is a great paleo and gluten-free breakfast option that will keep you full! This delicious recipe is by Conner Middelmann-Whitney, Nutrition Coach at Modern…

Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast Cookies

Eating a nutritious breakfast after you wake up is very important. A healthy meal in the morning re-fuels your body and provides the necessary energy for the day. But when we think of the usual healthy options, cookies are definitely not one of them. Except these. Adults and kids everywhere, rejoice! You can roll out of bed and start your…

Gluten-Free Zucchini Banana Muffins

Gluten-Free Zucchini Banana Muffins. Another tasty gluten-free treat for you to enjoy with your family. Made with real fruits and veggies, these muffins are sure to please. This recipe was generously contributed by Dr. Kara Fitzgerald and team. It’s not long until we have an abundance of summer squash, but it’s always a good time…

One of my all time favorite foods is brussel spouts, I love them boiled, roasted and barbecued, they are just so versatile. This yummy roasted brussels sprouts with apples and pistachios will pleaser any table.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Pistachios

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Pistachios Enjoy this delicious and nutritious recipe from fellow Functional Medicine Practitioner Dr. Kara Fitzgerald and team. One of my all time favorite foods is brussel spouts, I love them boiled, roasted and barbecued, they are just so versatile. This yummy roasted brussels sprouts with apples and pistachios will pleaser…

Berry Cake

Berry Cake

Healthy and delicious cake that you can eat for breakfast or dessert sounds too good to be true, right? Well, thanks to Shirley Plant from Delicious Alternatives, it’s not! This tasty Berry Cake recipe is gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and nut free. WOW! Wether you have food allergies or are just looking for a…