Phun with Pho

A Paleo version of ethnic noodle soup Pho is the traditional meat, broth and noodle soup of Vietnam. It’s pronounced “FUH”. A silly name for a serious soup. I’m not a picky eater but I used to really dislike broth-based soups and refused to eat them. Then I learned how healthy broth is for you. […]

Ukranian beet salad

How to HOST A PROBIOTIC PARTY (in your mouth)! You might have heard how good sauerkraut is for you. It’s quite popular in Ukrainian cuisine. I was born in Ukraine (the former Soviet Union at the time) and moved here when I was 5 years old. I grew up eating a mixture of Ukrainian and […]

DIY pumpkin seed butter treats

How to make homemade pumpkin seed butter (it’s easier than you think!) I’ve been a big fan of pumpkin seed butter for almost a decade. It was one of my few indulgences when I was on a strict diet to heal my digestive issues. I never realized how easy it was to make your own, […]

Greenbean fritata with sweet potato “toast”

Eggs are one of my favorite health foods.   But as a digestive health coach I know some people are allergic to them. Using higher quality eggs that are not fed soy might solve the issue for some, but others may need to avoid them all together. You can test if you have a problems […]

Experimenting with grain-free chocolate chip cookies

The irony of a grain-free life When I went Paleo I started baking, a lot. Baking grain-free breads, muffins and cookies made the transition much easier. It was my secret to making it work. I had a lot of fun trying new recipes for baked goods made out of a combo of blanched almond flour, […]