Romilly Hodges, MS CNS CN IFMCP CKNS, holds a Master’s Degree in Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, CT, and is board certified in nutrition through the American Nutrition Association and in functional medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine. She is involved in education for the healthcare consumer and nutrition professional through clinic residencies, articles, book contributions, online programs, and speaking engagements. She has written for peer-reviewed consultation and is involved in primary clinical research.

Chicken Liver Pate

Chicken Liver Pate

Update for Functional Medicine practitioners: liver is a methylation/epigenetic superfood since it’s high in methionine, cysteine, zinc, B2, B3, B6, folate, B12, betaine and choline. No other ingredient matches its broad-spectrum methylation nutrient support. Liver is a detox organ, so ALWAYS choose organic! To learn more about how to eat and live your way to methylation…

Lemon Tart

Gluten Free Lemon Tart

This Gluten Free Lemon Tart is a delicious treat suitable for any special occasion! I made it for my birthday this year, which happened to coincide with the first day that all the spring blossoms came out – heaven! I was also had two very special 4-year-old helpers who added all the ingredients for me…

Choconut-Mint Squares

Choconut-Mint Squares

Choconut-Mint Squares are perfect if you’re looking for a healthy yet decadent and tasty treat! I love combining the peppermint flavor with the creamy coconut and chocolate – it reminds me of the “After Eight” mint chocolates we had as treats when I was a child! Choconut-Mint Squares Choconut-Mint Squares Course Dessert Cuisine International Ingredients…

The BPA Problem and What To Do About It

As I’m sure many of you are well aware, BPA (bisphenol A) is a known endocrine disrupter, altering hormone-related activity even at low levels of exposure. Studies have linked BPA toxicity to adverse effects on reproduction, the nervous system and behavioral development (including aggressiveness and hyperactivity). A recent human study has even shown that BPA…

Feed Your Refrigerator! How to Make Your Tricky Diet Work

Today I want to highlight a cooking concept that I think is absolutely invaluable to anyone who needs to start cooking all meals from scratch and finds it hard to make the time to cook extensively at each mealtime. It is this: “feeding” your refrigerator (and freezer) with leftovers and prepped, ready-to-cook ingredients. Once you…