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Lemon-Dill Butter Chicken

Lemon-Dill Butter Chicken

A short story behind this recipe. The last time we went to visit my mom she made us this chicken dish. My aunt had made it for her and she liked it so much she asked for the recipe. So, to make a long and kind of boring story short, I do not have anyone to give credit...

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Why a Prokinetic?

Why a Prokinetic?

  Each year that I have been in practice, the more clients I see with small intestinal bacteria overgrowth (SIBO). When I opened my business over 3 years ago, SIBO was not a term in my vocabulary. I honestly don’t remember where and when I first heard about it....

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Basic FODMAP Friendly Bread

Basic FODMAP Friendly Bread

I love just plain basic bread. I no longer eat gluten and I like try different paleo recipes. The problem is that many of the recipes I do use, my clients have trouble with some of the ingredients. When I come across a recipe I really like, I look to modify it to be...

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In a Rush Zucchini/Spinach Muffins

In a Rush Zucchini/Spinach Muffins

I am always looking for something different to eat for breakfast. I'm not one of those that can eat the same thing every day, so I look for variety in my meals and snacks. Plus, I often need something that I can just grab and bring with me. Recipe: -2 cups grated...

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

I promise I won't just post muffin recipes. They are just one of my favorite quick foods for breakfast or a snack. Ingredients: -1/2 cup sugar -2 bananas* -2 eggs -1/2 cup oil (your choice what type) -2 cups spinach -1 1/4 cup almond flour** -1 cup gluten-free oats***...

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A Middle Schooler can get IBS too!

A Middle Schooler can get IBS too!

I asked the mother of one of my clients if she would like to write about her son's journey with IBS. Below is a very condensed version of his story. Some people are "fixed" quickly, while others, the pieces of the puzzle take a lot longer to fall into place. This...

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Have you ever heard of NAFLD?

Have you ever heard of NAFLD?

When I attended the University of Michigan Conference this fall, one topic they presented on was Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). This disorder is when there is an accumulation of fat in the liver of an individual, but they do not consume much alcohol. There...

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Modified Your Way Shepherd’s Pie

Modified Your Way Shepherd’s Pie

I feel like Shepherd's Pie is so versatile. No matter what eating plan an individual follows, this dish can usually be modified to meet someone's needs. I also like that it is fairly quick to make and healthy. This is the recipe I made, but I will also throw out...

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How To Use Food For Better Sleep

How To Use Food For Better Sleep

The battle for sleep is real. With the right nutrients, you can give your body the fuel it needs to function properly and get a full seven to nine hours of sleep every day. Fuel Your Body RightFoods contain the nutrients your body uses to make sleep hormones like...

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Blueberry Bars

Blueberry Bars

This recipe was adapted from blogger, Katalyst Health at katalysthealthblog.com. I added ingredients to increase the nutrition of the bars. This is one of my favorite recipes. It is easy to make and yummy! This is a paleo recipe, but can be adapted to fit your...

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Client Story of IBS/FODMAP Diet

Client Story of IBS/FODMAP Diet

I've suffered from IBS-C since I was 6 years old but I wasn't officially diagnosed until I was 26 or 27. I thought it was normal to be constipated. Throughout childhood, teenage years, and early twenties, primary care and family doctors would instruct me to drink more...

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The Dreaded Constipation!

The Dreaded Constipation!

There are only a handful of professions that pooping is discussed and nothing is thought of it. Being a dietitian that sees clients with gastrointestinal issues, I am one of those people. If I don’t talk about this subject with my client, I can’t understand what I can...

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Is There Really Such Thing As Leaky Gut?

Is There Really Such Thing As Leaky Gut?

Is There Really Such Thing As Leaky Gut? Sometime during 2015 I was told I had “leaky gut.” I had no idea what it meant or if it was an actual diagnosis. I had not heard the term in college or any of my time working at Johns Hopkins Hospital. In December 2016, I was...

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