While autoimmune diseases are common these days, they’re also commonly misunderstood. Their symptoms can sometimes masquerade as other conditions, making them harder to diagnose. And while treating autoimmunity with immune-suppressing drugs is sometimes helpful and necessary, often these treatments merely address the symptoms, not the root cause of autoimmunity. Because the truth is, autoimmunity can be managed and even reversed (yes!) by using nutrition and other lifestyle changes.
A lightened-up potato salad is a delicious way to use these tubers and get the most out of the resistant starch they offer… which can help regulate blood sugars and improve insulin sensitivity.
I love a good banana nut muffin! Whether for a snack, a compliment to breakfast, or even dessert, this one hits all the right notes.
Do you start the week with the best of intentions to head to the farmer’s market or grocery store and buy, chop and prep all the produce? To get allll the nutrients from your fruits and veggies and radiate a healthy glow as you conquer the week?
Feelin saucy?? This is a good one folks. And super easy. A little spicy, a little smoky, a little acid…its a party for your mouth and goes well on all the meats.
Have you heard of lectins? These are anti-nutrients found in many foods. They essentially latch onto carbohydrates and can attach to the gut lining. This can contribute to a leaky gut.
This makes the perfect lunch or light dinner. Rich in protein, omega-3’s, and antioxidants, this meal is sure to please!
This one is all about the cabbage, thinly sliced veggies, and fresh herbs. Hit up your local farmers market and give it a try this weekend!
I love putting greens (spinach, kale, swiss chard..they all work) in a frittata for breakfast, lunch or dinner! This one is packed with antioxidant-rich spinach, sweet onions and sundried tomatoes, and a little feta to give it that extra pizzazz. Hit up your local farmers market and give it a try this weekend!
A spicy, savory dish full of yummy veggies and pan-fried chicken.