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Black Bean Egg Bake Recipe

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Looking for a quick breakfast? This egg recipe is very easy to make and so satisfying to eat. It makes a great breakfast, brunch, or lunch. We made it for the first during Ramadan, and it was perfect for Suhur time when we don't want to stir-up a mess in the kitchen at 3:30 am… Read More

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  This is one of my favorite and comforting fall and winter recipes. Chicken cooked with cabbage, kale, and carrots, topped with parsley and sunflower seeds, and served over sweet potatoes. This recipe is a sneak peak from my upcoming recipe book! I'm putting the final touches and will be releasing a clean eating, detox-focused… Read More

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You know someone is your friend when you talk to her about love. And you know she's a CLOSE friend if you talk to her about your poop. Well, I talk about poop all the time. The little kids who come to my office giggle when I ask about their #2. The adults, on the… Read More

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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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Who doesn't have a busy weekday? Heck, as a full time business owner, parent of 3 (2 of them have weekend sports and 1 crawls EVERYWHERE), friends we love to hang out with, beautiful fall weather to enjoy, and a house move on the horizon, our weekends are jam packed. I had to bust out… Read More

30-Minute Salmon with Collard Greens and Beans thumbnail

I often get asked how I make salmon. And I often get asked how to put a balanced meal together and cook everything so that it's all done the same time. This blog post is going to show you how! The recipes are very simple. I recorded my step from start to finish to help… Read More


Are Eggs Healthy?

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Are eggs healthy? That's a common question my clients and friends ask. I often recommend eggs for a nutritious protein source for meals and snacks. You will be happy to know that eggs are healthy, don't raise cholesterol, and provide essential nutrients like choline. It's unfortunate that people are scared of eggs. For the past… Read More


Baked Chicken Fajita

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Few weeks ago, I made his recipe with a group of bright cooking-enthusiastic 12-year old Girl Scouts who wanted to learn about nutrition. There were 15 girls and I divided them into 3 groups to make vegetable soup for an appetizer, baked fajita for the main dish, and a healthy apple crumble for dessert. The… Read More

Fluffy Gluten-Free Amaranth Pancakes Recipe thumbnail

This is a gluten-free pancake recipe made with amaranth flour. It can be modified to be low FODMAPs and for the MRT food sensitivity test and LEAP program. I made this recipe having my food sensitivity patients in mind. Amaranth is one of the grains tested in the MRT food sensitivity test and it often… Read More

Baba Ghanoosh Dip (Middle Eastern Roasted Eggplant) Recipe thumbnail

This is a super easy roasted eggplant dip recipe and I'm excited to finally share it on the blog. It's Middle Eastern and often referred to as baba ghanoush, baba ghanoosh, or mutabbal. I was telling one of my patients last week how to use eggplants and wished I had this recipe with instructions and pictures… Read More

Gluten-Free Low FODMAP Banana Muffins thumbnail

These banana muffins were part of my experiments with gluten-free and low-FODMAP baking. I was surprised, it was my first time baking gluten-free and they were so yummy! Use frozen bananas since they will be very ripe and sweet, and you won't need to use as much sugar or any type of sweetener. All ingredients… Read More