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Fall Recipe Round-Up

                          I love summer but towards the end of it, I'm looking forward to change. The change in the air temperature, a slight hint at first. The leaves - oh the leaves are the best! Red,...

Pumpkin Spice Latte

If you love a pumpkin spice latte but don't feel comfortable buying one at a coffee shop right now (because really, who knows what's in there?!), you can easily make your own at home. A pumpkin spice latte is perfect for a rainy weekend when you have a...

Autumn Spice Nut Butter

It's very easy to make your own nut butter and this one accentuates the flavors of fall. You can eat this by the spoonful or enjoy it on pancakes, waffles or a banana. Ingredients: 1 pound raw pecans or walnuts (I recommend a softer nut) 1/2...

Smoothie Cubes

Making and using smoothie cubes is a great way to use extra juice, fruit, veggies or not waste a leftover smoothie you can't finish. Ingredients: Any type of low FODMAP fruit or vegetables such as cooked spinach, cooked kale (cooked veggies are easier to digest.),...

Berry Compote

Ingredients: 1 small bag frozen organic strawberries, blueberries or raspberries (or a mixture - blueberries are low FODMAP in a 1/4 cup serving and are low histamine, raspberries are low FODMAP in 30 berries/60g) 2 TBSP coconut oil, ghee or butter Honey to taste...

8 Easy, IBS & SIBO Friendly Breakfasts

Breakfast can be tough. You're in a hurry and maybe not even hungry as you walk out the door. But inevitably, you feel those hunger pangs. If you have IBS or SIBO, picking the right breakfast can be difficult. Here are  five easy breakfasts to get your day started off...

PB&J Jar

Guest Post by Vital Food Therapeutics Nutrition Intern Charlotte Christensen. Yield: 1 serving Cook Time: 10 minutes I don’t know about you but sometimes I get a hankering for a PB&J that I just can’t shake! Unfortunately, this all-time favorite comfort food isn't...

Mixed Berry Chia Jam

Guest Post by Vital Food Therapeutics Nutrition Intern Charlotte Christensen. Yield: 6 oz, 12 1 T servings A typical store bought jelly contains a whopping 9g of sugar! Whereas this simple jam contains only about 3g per servings, most of which is natural sugar found...

Strawberry Tangerine Smoothie Bowl

This smoothie bowl can be turned into a to-go smoothie in a cup simply by adding more milk of your choice. Make sure to buy organic strawberries since conventionally grown strawberries contain extremely high pesticide residue. Ingredients: 1 cup frozen organic...

Choco-Banana Smoothie Bowl

Eating slowly and in a relaxed atmosphere supports your digestion. That's one reason I love smoothie bowls. The second reason is - toppings! The picture here shows the bare minimum but you can add fresh fruit, coconut or whatever else comes to mind. If you're on the...

Apple Cider Vinegar & Ginger Tea

Guest post by Vital Food Therapeutics Intern, Brooke Hopfauf. This warm and comforting cider is wonderful for indigestion and relieving stomach upset. Apple cider vinegar and ginger both aid in digestion by stimulating digestive enzymes and stomach acid. Ginger, in...

Butter Coffee

Guest post by Marne Bishop, Vital Food Therapeutics Nutrition Intern. Marne will graduate in July 2017 - check out her Facebook page and gorgeous photography! If you are new to butter coffee, start by adding smaller amounts of oil/ghee (1-2 teaspoons) and continue...

Pecan Butter

When people first try nuts on a SIBO diet, I recommend they do so judiciously. The nice thing about pecan butter is it's naturally sweet, so a spoonful or two by itself or with a banana can be very satisfying. Pecan butter is also great in nut butter pancakes and...

Zucchini Banana Muffins with Blueberry Compote

Guest Post by Nutrition Intern Lindsay McDonald Serves: 10-12 / Prep Time: 10min / Cook Time: 24 Minutes Portable and perfect for making ahead, these muffins offer a quick and nutritious option for breakfast or a snack. For a slightly different taste, try adding in a...

Summertime Fruit Smoothies

Guest Post by Nutrition Intern Lindsay McDonald    With fresh fruit season approaching, smoothies make a refreshing and nutritious treat all in one glass. Using approved ingredients from the SIBO Specific Diet, smoothies boost your vitamin and antioxidant intake while...

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