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Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

                      These cookies are very simple to make so it's easy to do on your own or with the whole family. These satisfy your sweet tooth but also give you a boost from healthy fats and protein in the...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles

Popsicles are a delicious snack or dessert during the hot days of summer. Organic strawberries are recommended since conventional strawberries tend to have extremely high pesticide residue and are in the Dirty Dozen.  Ingredients: 2 fresh organic strawberries 1/3 cup...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Coconut Fat Bombs

Guest post by Vital Food Therapeutics Intern, Brooke Hopfauf. Fat bombs are the perfect snack for an energy boost and provide long-lasting satiety. Coconut oil has medium chain triglycerides, which are easier to absorb than many other fats. Nut butters are a great...

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Pecan Butter Blondies

(Photo by Vital Food Therapeutics Intern Marne Bishop) Not one, but two people have remarked to me, "These are life changing!" It's a pretty strong statement so even if they're not life changing for you, I hope they at least add more variety and yumminess to your diet...

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Strawberry Gummies

If you do well with gelatin, gummies are a convenient and tasty snack and an easy way to get some protein on the go. Ingredients: 1/2 cup pureed organic strawberries (from ripe fresh or frozen strawberries) 1/2 cup lemon or lime juice (other milks or juices can be...

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Matcha Green Tea Gummies

These gummies are decidedly more adult. If you do well with gelatin, gummies are a convenient and tasty snack and an easy way to get some protein on the go. Ingredients: 1 cup homemade coconut milk 1/3 cup clover honey 1 teaspoon Matcha Green Tea Powder 3 Tablespoons...

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Chocolate Lime Gummies

If you do well with gelatin, gummies are a convenient and tasty snack and an easy way to get some protein on the go. Many people do well with smaller amounts of chocolate, which is low FODMAPs but isn't on the SIBO Specific Food Guide. If you are just testing...

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Banana Ginger Spice Cake with Coconut Ginger Glaze

Guest post from Intern Lindsay McDonald Recipe adapted from empoweredsustenance.com Serves: 12 / Prep Time: 20 minutes / Cook Time: 30 minutes /Inactive Time: 20 minutes Wonderfully moist with just the right amount of sweetness, this cake is a perfect accompaniment to...

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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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Nutty Lemon Balls

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups shredded coconut + extra for covering balls 1 ½ cups almond flour 1 cup finely ground pecans 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoons lemon zest 2/3 cup clover honey 1 cup slighted melted coconut cream (Let's Do Organic is recommended)...

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