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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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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...

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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.),...

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Apple Cider Vinegar Drink

This drink mixes honey and vinegar for a slightly sweet and tart drink. Apple cider vinegar has myriad uses including helping regulate blood sugar and increase satiety. Yield: Four one-cup drinks Ingredients: 4 cups water 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1/3 to ½ cup...

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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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Level Up Your Bone Broth

Ok, let’s be honest. Bone broth is great for you, but some people feel a bit blah about the taste. Not to fear, it’s time to take your bone broth to the next level. Try different add-ins for extra taste and nutrition. Here are a couple of combinations to try; feel...

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Jasmine Lime Cooler

Green tea is full of antioxidants! This refreshing cooler is a great summer drink to have on hand and is very easy to make. Ingredients: 5 cups cold jasmine green tea 1/2 cup clover honey simple syrup (clover honey is low FODMAP) 3 Tablespoons fresh lime juice...

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Sparkling Limeade

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups sparkling mineral water (or regular water) 1/3 to ½ cup clover honey simple syrup* 1/3 to ½ cup fresh lime juice (around 2 to 3 limes) Instructions: To make honey simple syrup, combine equal parts water and honey in a saucepan over low-medium...

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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...

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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...

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Low FODMAP Bone Broth Recipe

This recipe is adapted from Weston A. Price. Making bone broth with joints, chicken carcasses or other cartilaginous bones will result in a high FODMAP bone broth when the polysaccharides leach from the cartilage into the broth. People with SIBO and other GI issues...

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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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