Wild Mushroom and Root Vegetable Soup

Wild Mushroom and Root Vegetable Soup

Feeling under the weather this time of year? Feed your defense system with fortifying, immune-boosting, and anti-microbial foods. Wild Mushroom and Root Vegetable Soup is a perfect way to banish those pesky winter bugs, since it contains wonderful immune-boosting wild mushrooms, anti-microbial ginger, anti-inflammatory turmeric, and detoxifying onions, garlic and parsley. All those lovely, colorful root…

Cashew Mayo

If you’re dairy-free or egg-free, you’re going to love this. This is a versatile, creamy-smooth dressing that suits many applications. Use it as is instead of mayo (in fact, we like to call it “nayo”), or add more liquid for a creamy dressing. You can also dress this up with herbs, or add it into…

The Variable Calcium Content in Leafy Greens

Just today I was reviewing a nutrient intake evaluation with a patient of our clinic, let’s call her Trish, who is on (among other things) a dairy-free Food Plan. Since we are sometimes implementing relatively complex elimination diets in our patient population with severe allergic disease, nutritional balance requires careful attention. We regularly request diet…

Organic Sugar Body Scrub

  As a nutritionist, I’m normally cautioning people against sugar, but this is one use that I can fully endorse! I’ve made many batches of this super-easy-to-make scrub in the past, and my latest this morning was with peppermint – zingy! I just love that what I’m putting on my body is completely safe and…