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

Sauces and Spices

Dairy-Free Pesto Sauce

Traditional Italian pesto sauce gets a makeover with this dairy-free version! I promise you won't even miss the cheese! This is an absolutely delicious and simple pesto recipe that is full of flavor. Go grab a bunch of basil and throw all the ingredients in the food processor. Takes only a few minutes and you'll have… Continue reading Dairy-Free Pesto Sauce

Functional Nutrition

Why You Should Swap Out Your Scale

By Liz Abel, LDN, CNS, MS, MA For those of us who have tried to lose or gain weight in the past, you may recall the feeling of stepping on a scale: it’s likely to be a great mood booster or, conversely, set us up for a morning of feeling badly about ourselves. And yet… Continue reading Why You Should Swap Out Your Scale