Functional Nutrition

Is Gluten Really That Bad For Me?

By Liz Abel, LDN, CNS, MS, MA As you would expect, with so much (mis)information available to people, I get asked a lot of questions about popular fad diets. And for the past several years, gluten has ranked top of this list. While I don’t have a specific answer (because every person is different), here… Continue reading Is Gluten Really That Bad For Me?

Soups

How to Make Homemade Bone Broth

This highly nutritious broth is so easy and inexpensive to make. Most of the time I don't even follow a recipe, however I thought I'd share a basic recipe to get you going! All you need is a large pot, water, vinegar, vegetables, and bones. Adding the vinegar is a very important step! It helps… Continue reading How to Make Homemade Bone Broth

Functional Nutrition

Integrative and Functional Nutrition: What should you expect when meeting with a healthcare professional?

By Liz Abel, LDN, CNS, MS I’m often asked what is Functional Nutrition? What makes it different? Taking a peek at how an initial session with an experienced integrative practitioner unfolds reveals just how unique the experience is… There are two things every new client should understand. First, “integrative” means that food is just one… Continue reading Integrative and Functional Nutrition: What should you expect when meeting with a healthcare professional?

baking

Homemade Pizza Dough {GF & DF}

Every great pizza night starts with a yummy crust! While there is a wide selection available of pre-made gluten free crusts and a variety of frozen pizza brands, there are a few things that steer me away from these options: The price. We have a big family and paying ten dollars or more for a… Continue reading Homemade Pizza Dough {GF & DF}

baking

Paleo Pumpkin Apple Muffins

It's Fall y'all! Are you team apple or team pumpkin? I can never decide so I combined the two and made these delicious Pumpkin Apple Muffins! The smell of these alone will make you want to make them over and over ❤ Muffins are always my go-to when September rolls around and school is back… Continue reading Paleo Pumpkin Apple Muffins