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Five Daily Habits for a Healthy Gut

A healthy gut, aka microbiome, starts at the end of your fork.  We hear about gut health and immunity connection a lot lately. The reason is that 70% of the immune system is in your gut! You might have also heard about the gut-brain axis or gut-skin axis. Even the […]

 

Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake

This Almond Flour Strawberry Shortcake is a delicious healthy treat for your mom on Mother’s Day or any special occasion. It’s so delicious and light at the same time, your loved one will not recognize they are not eating the real cake.  The shortcake is made with 100% almond flour, […]

 

Why Should We Detox in Spring?

Are you feeling sluggish and tired? Do you eat healthily but still feel bloated? Do you find yourself in a mental fog? Are you irritated, quick-tempered, or chronically dissatisfied? All these can be signs of imbalance between the “good” and “bad” gut bugs and stagnation of Qi regulating emotions in […]

 

Cream of Celery Soup with Sage and Hazelnuts

This creamy, hearty Cream of Celery Soup is great for winter months or early spring as it contains many nutrients from root vegetables, fresh herbs, and nuts.   Celeriac Benefits Celeriac (celery root) is a low-carb root vegetable closely related to celery, parsley, and parsnips. It has an impressive nutrient profile […]

 

Grain-free Salmon Cake

This one pan Grain-free Salmon Cake recipe is great during winter. It’s fast to assemble, made with two superfoods, is filling, leftover friendly, and can be enjoyed also on Keto diet.  Superfood number one Salmon is considered a superfood, because it’s one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids […]

 

Winter Cabbage Salad

The inspiration for this Winter Cabbage Salad is from the well known Waldorf Salad named after the famous New York City hotel. The Waldorf Salad was always made from cabbage, apples, celery, walnuts, grapes, and also mayonnaise. To maintain a sweet flavor I replaced grapes with figs which are also […]

 

My Top 5 Natural Sweeteners

Weight gain is not the only danger of sugar consumption. Sugar consumption is linked to increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, inflammation, diabetes, fatty liver disease, cancer, depression, insomnia, ADHD, tooth decay, and acne. As published by http://www.health.harvard.edu “Too much added sugar can be one of the greatest […]

 

Fluffy Grain-free & Dairy-free Waffles

Tired of pancakes? These Fluffy Grain-free & Dairy-free Waffles are a delicious replacement on weekends or even a busy weekday morning.  I was gifted a waffle maker for Christmas and I don’t know why I didn’t invest in a waffle maker sooner. It’s a total time saver compared to pancake […]

 

Connection between your gut and inflammation

Do you struggle with inflammation? Did you know that allergies and autoimmune diseases are caused by inflammation and may begin in the gut?  As it happens, it is estimated that 50 million adults are currently diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. The growing occurrence of those conditions indicates that immune systems […]

 

Lectin-light Tomato Gravy

Tomato Gravy in Czech called Rajská omáčka has a unique rich sweet & sour taste and is one of the most popular Czech sauces. It’s conventionally made with all-purpose flour, broth from beef, root vegetables, canned tomato paste, spices,  regular sugar, and vinegar. My lectin-light version is made with cassava […]

 

Rum infused Bundt Cake (grain-free)

This Rum infused Bundt Cake is our family favorite. Moist and flavorful, healthy and easy to make, sweetened with just the right amount of honey to make it Paleo and Lectin-free friendly.  The added rum is the perfect finishing touch.  Serve this cake with your favorite cup of tea or […]

 

Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip with Avocado

This Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip with Avocado is a perfect appetizer for any occasion. I like to serve it during summer picnic season with family and friends or during the winter holiday season. It’s a perfect dip for a New Year’s Eve party as well.  The dip is mayo free, […]