KOHLRABI DETOX SALAD-2
Aug 31, 2022

Kohlrabi Detox Salad

A "detoxification diet" is actually something you can do everyday by incorporating certain foods into your diet. Think of it as an inclusion diet where the focus is to bring in a variety of detoxification-supporting foods each day. Kohlrabi is an excellent food to support detoxification! It a cruciferous vegetable like broccoli, cabbage, radishes, and kale and part of the Brassicaceae family of vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables contain compounds that can upregulate biotransformation pathways in order to transform and excrete toxins.
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WHAT IS SIBO-EPISODE 1
Aug 12, 2022

What is SIBO? Episode 1 Podcast

Today on Episode 1 of the Restorative Nourishment Podcast we are discussing SIBO with Angela Pifer, FMN, LCN, CN, SIBO Guru. What is SIBO? How to test for it, the different diets that can be used in conjunction with other treatments, and the myriad of root causes that can set someone up for developing SIBO. In this episode, Angela discusses how to navigate SIBO. There is an evolving approach to looking at SIBO, from both a dietary and a medication standpoint. The standard approach for years has been to starve out organisms, but is this the best route? How can we look at SIBO with a functional medicine lens?
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HOW TO USE YOUR INSTANT POT VIDEO-1
Jul 28, 2022

How to Use an Instant Pot ~ Video (and how to make Indian Spiced Rice)

An Instant Pot is an electric pressure cooker, and it's a lot easier and safer to use than a stovetop pressure cooker. Once you've started using one, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it! Many Nourishing Meals members have asked me to do a video demonstrating how to use an Instant Pot in order to utilize the hundreds of Instant Pot recipes I have tagged in our membership section. 
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SUNBUTTER CHIA PUDDING-2
Jul 11, 2022

Sunbutter Chia Pudding

Chia pudding made with real food ingredients is a powerhouse of nutrients—especially important for growing, active children! This nut- and dairy-free pudding recipe is rich in polyphenols, protein, healthy fats, fiber, complex carbohydrates, calcium, and magnesium. In fact, one serving contains over 13 grams of protein, 29 grams of healthy fats, 31 grams of carbohydrates, 10 grams of fiber, and over 230mg of calcium!
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May 07, 2022

Gluten-Free Mother's Day Recipes

Honor your mothers and grandmothers by creating a nourishing meal with whole food ingredients this Mother's Day. Whether you are cooking breakfast in bed, brunch, or a family dinner, I have some healthy gluten-free recipes to inspire you on this special day.

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CHOCOLATE BUCKWHEAT LAYER CAKE-4
Apr 26, 2022

Buckwheat Chocolate Cake (Gluten-Free + Egg-Free + Dairy-Free)

I absolutely love baking with buckwheat flour. It has a robust, earthy flavor and impressive nutritional profile. Paired with a high-quality raw cacao powder and extra virgin olive oil, you get a phytonutrient-rich healing dessert! Both buckwheat flour and cacao powder are rich sources of flavonoids and polyphenols. These compounds have numerous beneficial impacts on different systems in the body. Did you know that polyphenols interact with the gut microbiota and act as prebiotics for beneficial bacteria?
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GUT INFLAMMATION-CHALKBOARD-1
Apr 08, 2022

How Is Food Connected to Chronic Inflammation?

There are three different ways food can create inflammation in the body. The first is eating foods that are inflammatory, such as fried foods, highly processed and packaged foods, foods that contain rancid oils and fats, and highly processed meat products. The second way is by consistently eating too many sugars and carbohydrates for your body. High blood sugar can create a cascade of inflammatory events. The third way food can trigger inflammation in the body is by consuming foods your immune system has been primed to react to, which is called a food sensitivity.
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VEGETABLE PANANG CURRY-2
Mar 12, 2022

Vegetable Panang Curry

Panang curry is one of my favorite types of Thai curries. It is deeply flavored with spicy chili paste, hints of lime, and a nutty richness from the peanut butter. It is best to find a good quality panang curry paste for this recipe. Look for one at your local food co-op or health food store. Panang curry paste is typically made from Thai red chilies, shallots, lemongrass, garlic, coriander, galangal (Thai ginger), kaffir lime peel, cumin, and sea salt.
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MY HEALTHY GUT-1
Feb 27, 2022

Can Digestive Enzymes Help Heal My Gut?

What are digestive enzymes and how do they help improve gut health? Well, first of all, let's explain digestion. Digestion is simply the process in which our bodies break down food into smaller components that can be absorbed. You can't actually absorb protein, fat, and carbohydrates. These compounds must be broken down into their most basic forms so the body can absorb and utilize them. What happens when the process of digestion is compromised?
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