Cooking How-To

Cooking tutorials and guides to help you learn the basic “formulas” and tips to make healthy meals.

Low FODMAP Breakfast Ideas

Low FODMAP Breakfast Ideas

If you’re following a low FODMAP diet you’re likely wondering what you can eat for breakfast. Here are 10 simple low FODMAP breakfast ideas to help make your morning meal a little easier.    Eggs If you want something savory, eggs are a versatile low FODMAP...

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Almond Flour Sweet Potato Muffins

Almond Flour Sweet Potato Muffins

Almond flour sweet potato muffins are a great gluten-free option for breakfast or snack. They also work well for meal prepping since they can stay fresh for several days, so bake a batch on the weekend to have during the week. If you have some sweet potatoes that you...

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Black Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

Black Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

Black bean and corn salad is filled with tons of fresh summer produce: corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell pepper, onion, and cilantro. All the veggies give it a variety of textures and flavors. Try this salad if you're looking for a vegan side dish for a cookout or as...

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Pina Colada Collagen Smoothie

Pina Colada Collagen Smoothie

This easy pina colada collagen smoothie is good for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Adding collagen to smoothies is an easy way to help support gut health. If you like pineapple and coconut, you'll want to try this.    What is Collagen? Collagen is the most...

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Blueberry Collagen Smoothie Recipe

Blueberry Collagen Smoothie Recipe

Adding collagen to smoothies is an easy way to help support gut health. This easy blueberry collagen smoothie is good as part of your breakfast or for an afternoon snack.       What is Collagen? Collagen is the most common fibrous protein in the body. It’s the...

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Nutrition 101: Maintaining Blood Sugar Levels

Nutrition 101: Maintaining Blood Sugar Levels

Blood sugar levels refer to the concentration of glucose in your blood. Glucose is the body’s preferred source of fuel, therefore it’s important to maintain steady blood sugar levels to provide energy to your cells.  Chronically high blood sugar levels can lead to...

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Vegetarian Breakfast Sandwich Meal Prep

Vegetarian Breakfast Sandwich Meal Prep

Vegetarian breakfast sandwiches are one of my favorite things to eat in the morning. They keep me full so much longer than oatmeal or peanut butter toast, but I don’t usually have the time to make them on the mornings that I need to commute to the office. To solve...

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Nutrition 101: Probiotics and Prebiotics

Nutrition 101: Probiotics and Prebiotics

Prebiotics and probiotics are important factors in maintaining a healthy gut. The health of your gut impacts your digestion, immunity, metabolism, heart health, brain health, and risk of various diseases, therefore it’s important to maintain your gut health. Here is...

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Nutrition 101: How Your Digestive System Works

Nutrition 101: How Your Digestive System Works

Digestion refers to the process where your body breaks down food into smaller nutrients that the body can absorb and use for nourishment and energy.  Digestion is vitality important to your health, but many factors such as poor diet, stress, environmental toxins, and...

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Nutrition 101: What are Macronutrients?

Nutrition 101: What are Macronutrients?

What are macronutrients? Maybe you’ve heard about counting macros or diets that restrict certain macronutrients for weight loss or muscle gain but don’t totally understand what they are or how your body uses them. This guide explains what macronutrients are, their...

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Vegetarian Low FODMAP Crustless Quiche

Vegetarian Low FODMAP Crustless Quiche

Vegetarian crustless quiche is a low FODMAP make-ahead breakfast filled with veggies and protein. It will even last several days in the fridge so you can make it as part of your weekend meal prep to eat on some busy weekday mornings.   Low FODMAP Crustless Quiche...

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Low FODMAP Vegan Tofu Tikka Masala

Low FODMAP Vegan Tofu Tikka Masala

Vegan tofu tikka masala is a delicious low FODMAP curry made with coconut milk, tomatoes, garam masala, and other spices. Serve it with some brown rice and you have a healthy and hearty meal.   How to Press Tofu When you’re making a curry dish like tofu tikka masala,...

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