If you feel permanently caught in fight or flight mode, stressed, and unable to focus, then you need to know more about the vagus nerve! Learn the role of this crucial part of your nervous system and ten easy ways you can make it work for you.
Dr. Ellen Antoine is sharing her pro tips on how to avoid jet lag, and help prevent dreaded daytime fatigue, disturbed sleep, and difficulty concentrating.
Our Chestnut Soup With Cauliflower is a staple at our dinner table during the winter months. Enjoy this luscious, creamy, anti-inflammatory soup with any meal.
Tax time can be incredibly stressful for many of us! We’re sharing our top tips on how to stay healthy during tax season, stress relief tactics, and diet info.
We’re sharing some helpful info on the health benefits of zinc. Zinc is an important mineral, especially during cold and flu season. Check out the facts!
Skipping breakfast? You may want to reconsider. Eating breakfast not only helps with weight control but also impacts your risk of heart disease. Learn more!
Having a healthy digestive system is crucial for achieving optimal health. We’re sharing the 10 most common causes of constipation, and 18 solutions to help!
We’re sharing all things ragweed. Find out when ragweed season is, learn about the latest ragweed allergy treatment options, and how our process may help!
Tired of the same old flavors? Add a little punch to your dinnertime meal with this easy, very tasty, Vegan Pesto Sauce recipe. Add it to spiralized zucchini, spaghetti squash, any veggie dish, or use as a dip for crudité. A family favorite dinner is to make spiralized zucchini mixed with this flavorful pesto and…
Breakfast in the Antoine household can be crazy trying to feed five hungry children. Here’s a favorite weekend special. Paleo Pancakes With Plantains!
The number of patients with thyroid conditions that come to our office is overwhelming! Thyroid disease is epidemic! Check out our thyroid health tips.
We have compiled a list of 24 foods that provide essential nutrients that we always recommend to our patients. Print this out and hang it on your fridge!
This Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing is the best alternative to store-bought, sugar-filled processed dressings. It’s quick, simple, and lasts for up to 5 days.
Enjoy this Herb “Cheese” Spread with veggies or other healthy snacks. It’s satisfying and guilt-free. Good with crackers, gluten-free bread, or veggies sticks.
Enjoy these healthy Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts any night of the week. My husband and I love Brussels sprouts, a vegetable that is just so versatile.
When allergies are present, a summer vacation takes a little more thought and planning. Here are a few tips for managing allergies, and enjoying your summer!
Try this sensational Turkey Taco Skillet! Featuring ground turkey, crushed tomatoes, green beans, and taco seasoning. This one is for the whole family.
Chocolate avocado pudding. You cannot go wrong here! Try it as a dessert or as a snack. Always dairy-free and gluten-free, and a great way to finish a meal.
Delicious and easy to make. This Zucchini Noodles With Chicken and Broccoli dish is perfect for storing in the fridge for lunch, snacks, or as a main course.
What Is Methylation? It is a critical biochemical pathway that occurs in our bodies. We’re sharing an in-depth look at methylation, MTHFR, and gene mutations.
We’re sharing pro facts all about blood sugar. What to do if you’ve been diagnosed with high blood sugar and our Fully Functional® approach on treatment.
There is no one that is going to take better care of you – than you! Here are our top 10 tips for being your own health advocate, and receiving excellent care.
Vitamin D may be one of the most beneficial but overlooked substances in the human body. We’re sharing the health benefits of vitamin D, and why it matters.
We’re sharing our Fully Functional® Healthy Valentine’s Day tips! Tasty decadent meal ideas, the health benefits of kissing, and a great homemade gift idea.
This Mediterranean Salad Dressing is the most delicious dressing. It will make you want to lick the bottom of the dish! Can also be used as a marinade!
Our Chicken and Lentil Soup is the ideal meal for warming up on those winter days and nights. It’s very healthy and contains turmeric to reduce inflammation.
Dr. Scott Antoine shares his personal journey and how he was led to start practicing integrative, and Functional Medicine. The brain tumor was a wake-up call.
Dr. Ellen Antoine shares her personal journey and how she was led to start practicing integrative, and Functional Medicine. A brain tumor, lupus, and more.
Magnesium may be one of the most important minerals in the body. Magnesium baths are a great delivery system so we’re sharing our magnesium bath salts recipe!
We love this Root Vegetable Stew in the fall and winter months. Its flavors and fragrances are so cozy, and comforting. Pair with our Gluten-Free Flatbread!
Check out our Fully Functional® Detox Smoothie Guide. We’re sharing nutritional info on key ingredients, and a great recipe to optimize that morning smoothie!
Start out your day with our delicious Detox Smoothie! Remember, we always recommend organic ingredients! A tasty and healthy way to kickstart your day!
The beauty of this cereal? It’s only cinnamon and coconut with added chia and hemp hearts.
Craving creamy mashed potatoes? Not sure how to achieve that without dairy? This recipe has the solution to your problem.
This is our absolute favorite smoothie that we make for our staff at Fully Functional. It is energizing, delicious, and of course gluten, dairy, and sugar free.
Patients frequently ask what can they make for breakfast. Although we recommend avoiding eggs during the Initial Wellness Plan phase, if a person is not allergic or sensitive to eggs, we add them back into their eating plan.
PANS & PANDAS are pediatric illnesses characterized by abrupt onset neuropsychiatric symptoms. Here’s a little science and history about these diseases.
Sometimes our bodies can get it wrong and attacks itself. This is thought to be result of molecular mimicry. Learn more here…
This Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette is definitely one to save with your other fave anti-inflammatory diet recipes, and it’s one of our absolute favorite anti-inflammatory salad dressing recipes. Sun-dried tomatoes always elevate a dish and add a rich, hearty, complex depth of flavor that makes you feel like you’re eating something naughty. Notes on two affordable…
Our Ginger-Lime Vinaigrette is sweet, tangy, and salty. Great on salads, roasted veggies, and makes an amazing marinade for protein (salmon, chicken, turkey). It’s a beautiful, flavorful combination of anti-inflammatory veggies (and herbs if you decide to add cilantro, which we highly recommend!). Try our Ginger-Lime Vinaigrette on tacos, it’s so good! Can you tell…
A favorite dish at home, this lemon garlic chicken always pleases.
Pumpkin Hummus (No-Beans/Legumes) is a great alternative for those avoiding beans! This Pumpkin Hummus rivals any standard chickpea hummus we’ve ever had.
This Kohlrabi Slaw has a kick and a crunch that does not disappoint, and the nutritional hit comes from phytochemicals known to have anti-inflammatory effects.
This Moroccan Chicken With Chickpeas is loaded with anti-inflammatory spices and herbs. The flavor profile is warm, inviting, and absolutely delicious.
This Chicken Fricassee With Fennel and Artichoke will show you how to “do Italian” without nightshades! One of our favorite anti-inflammatory diet recipes.
One of our top anti-inflammatory diet recipes. Broccoli Rabe salad topped with a creamy garlic paleo dressing. A finishing touch that tastes so indulgent.
This Paleo Ranch Dressing is free of dairy and gluten. Great on salads, as a dip, or with veggie or meat dishes. This recipe incorporates our Paleo Mayo. Yum!
We love a good chopped veggie salad in our house, and this recipe really hits home since it’s loaded with anti-inflammatory vegetables. Get creative with it!
Our Paleo Mayo recipe is free of dairy and gluten. Great for salads, dressings (like our Paleo Ranch Dressing), with sliced meats, and more. Give it a try!
Our delicious French Lentil Salad recipe takes vegetarian cuisine to the next level! French green lentils mingle with kalamata olives, and zesty lemon dressing.
This white bean salad recipe is great for lunch or dinner. Warm carrots sautéed with leeks, and white beans in a vinaigrette scented with fresh shredded basil.
This Garlic and Ginger Soup recipe is quick-to-prep, delicious, and loaded with anti-inflammatory veggies; carrots, ginger, and spinach. Give it a try!
We’re sharing 8 things you need to know about lyme disease, data on testing for lyme disease, and five important things to do if you find a tick on your body.
Dry brushing is an efficient way to assist the body with detoxing. We’re sharing all the how-tos and benefits of dry skin brushing. Brush your skin like a pro!
For years we have been telling our patients about the negative impact sugar has on their health. Countless individuals have completely changed the trajectory of their health by removing sugar from their diets. In 2016, The Center for Fully Functional® Health started focusing on VITALITY – ‘the state of being strong and active; with energy.’…
This Winter Salad is loaded with anti-inflammatory veggies. Carrots, cilantro, and citrus are potent antioxidants, while cilantro and mint ease digestion.
MARCoNS is a type of bacteria that can play a role in cases of Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Lyme Disease, Lupus, MS, and other autoimmune conditions.
Essential oils aren’t just for your hippie aunt. These powerful plant compounds have profound benefits for our health, home and mood.
Chronic illness-related nausea can be an unrelenting challenge for some of our patients. Here are 3 pieces of advice if you suffer from relentless nausea.
Clinical studies show Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) yields amazing outcomes in immune regulation, pain reduction and symptom management.
As an antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal agent, ozone is an exceptional treatment option, especially since there are almost no negative side effects.
For my patients with immune dysfunction, glutathione is an almost automatic recommendation. But the benefits go far beyond the immune system.
Learn what it means to be Fully Functional and the five pillars to becoming Fully Functional in this exciting new series.
Improving our diet is undeniably one of the most powerful ways to improve our health. The good news is that eating healthy on a budget can become second nature with a few small changes to your routine.
Packing a cooler can be a lifesaver for road trips, but prepared foods also come in handy for camping trips, beach days and hiking excursions.
Do you miss potatoes because you’re refraining from nightshade veggies for some reason or on a low carbohydrate, ketogenic diet ?
The ketogenic diet can be powerfully healing. We often recommend a ketogenic approach to our clients because it’s minimally invasive and powerful, whether they’re struggling with weight management, blood sugar imbalance, Type 2 Diabetes, neurological disorders, hormonal imbalance or a cancer diagnosis.
When summer’s bounty gives you green beans and ripe garden tomatoes, combine them to make this delicious and nutritious summer salad!
Sea veggies aren’t just for sushi anymore! Adding mineral-rich seaweed to your diet is another way to help prevent aging, disease and detox the body.
This delicious take on traditional tabouleh is raw, grain-free, and full of nutrients! Bursting with fresh flavors, these superfood ingredients also support detoxification in the body.
A combination of a noodle and green salad, this zucchini noodle salad goes all veggie, creating noodles out of zucchini, adding crunchy greens, vibrant herbs and Southeast Asian flavors
Cereal is a staple breakfast food for most Americans, but store bought cereal is highly processed, made with refined flours and loads of extra sugar.
This recipe is a mashup of classic taco and chili flavors. Featuring anti-inflammatory spices, hearty protein, and loads of veggies. If you’re craving tacos, and chili, this is your craving cure. Pair with our Garlic and Chive Flatbread.
When patients come to us with insomnia, we can recommend a range of interventions from detoxification to supplement protocols. But often, changing a few behaviors can make a big impact on our sleep quality.
POTS symptoms are usually just the tip of the iceberg, pointing to the root cause of an issue. Once addressed, patients are able to live Fully Functional.
Not only does sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) offer you a convenient way to address your allergies but it is also affordable, effective, and safe.
We recommend a low-carb ketogenic diet for patients struggling with a range of conditions from neurological conditions and cancer to hormonal imbalances.
If you’re wondering how to eat healthy and stress less while traveling, these simple tips will help you stay on track while on the road.
Treat family and yourself to this sweet and savory Honey Ginger Glazed Salmon! Being healthy never tasted so good.
This Italian Inspired Spaghetti Squash Hodge Podge can be made in stages or with leftovers for an easy, but delicious quick stir fry meal.
At Vine Healthcare, we treat lots of patients suffering from biotoxin/mycotoxin illness, otherwise known as ‘mold illness’ or CIRS (chronic inflammatory response syndrome) as a result of exposure to water damaged buildings.
Are you a fan of soups? So are we! We are currently enamored with lentils and wanted to share this delicious recipe with you all. Enjoy!
Have you tried everything, but still aren’t making the health progress you’d like? PEMF is an effective, non-invasive and side effect-free antidote to pain.
Every once in awhile I get a craving for bread but finding a decent gluten-free recipe can be rather difficult. However, this recipe for Garlic and Chive Flatbread hits all the right notes. Happy eating!
We’re always looking for ways to help our patients become more Fully Functional especially when we go to conferences. That’s how we first saw the BioMat.
This delicious take on slaw includes the sweetness of a variety of apples alongside a helping of Paleo Mayo! Your taste buds will be begging for more!
One of the most commonly missed, misdiagnosed, or inadequately treated infectious diseases we see is Lyme disease. But why?
This savory Cashew Avocado Spread will quickly become a hit at social gatherings! It’s extremely versatile and provides a fantastic flavor component to just about everything!
Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Are you successful at persevering and making the changes you desire? If not, don’t fret, here are some helpful tips.
If the choices you make, no matter how small, lead you toward your vision, rather than away from it, that is progress! Vision is reached by habits practiced every day.
Each season requires a different approach to health because each season brings different mental and physical needs. So what does this mean for your body?
Cold and flu season is here again! Are you ready to boost your immune system and treat your symptoms naturally? Look no further than this list to give you medicine cabinet a healthy makeover!
Loneliness and grief can be magnified during this season as past memories surface. As difficult as this can be, you can get through them. Here are some tips to help.
Keep the holidays magical by prioritizing your wellness. Here are some tips and reminders to ensure you have healthy holidays!
I had an experience recently that I want to share with you that changed my perspective on some things and how I believe each of us should view our roles. It has to do with the phrase game changer.
If your child has PANDAS/PANS, his or her immune system is attacking their brain. It often leads to your child developing tics or an aversion to food. We call this a “brain on fire.”
How you react to mold exposure is completely unique to you, depending on your body chemistry and the function of your immune system.
Chili is one of those meals that has endless adaptations and this pumpkin flavored chili is no different. Enjoy this delicious meal with the family tonight!
There are so many things in life that are out of our control, but our thoughts? We can actually learn to control them.
Here are a few tips to help you enjoy the holiday season without sabotaging your health, energy and holiday radiance!
These fall inspired pumpkin spice protein balls are a great protein packed, nutrient dense snack.
We love the versatility (and health benefits!) of chia pudding. It makes a great breakfast or snack and is super easy to make. This is our fall version, featuring pumpkin spice and crisp apples!
Set yourself up for a successful day with this delicious and blood sugar stabilizing Sausage & Garlicky Greens Breakfast Saute with Avocado.
To make your home as healthy as possible, consider “going green” with your cleaning products and have a home that’s sparkling clean and toxin free!
Borscht is great to have when you are feeling under the weather as it helps to reduce inflammation and detoxes the body. It is delicious served hot or cold.
Skip the fries and ramp up your veggie intake! These burgers are bursting with Greek flavors, like fresh lemon, garlic, oregano and parsley, but also contain a full cup of shredded zucchini “hidden” in the mix.
A Fully Functional living space is about more than just healthy food. We hope these simple tips will help you live more joyfully and fully in your own space starting today!
Play should be regarded as an essential nutrient in the diet of life.
Boost your broccoli with basil! One of the keys to healthy eating is to keep things flavorful, and this light and fragrant lemon-basil vinaigrette boosts this broccoli with delicious flavor.
Your skin is whacky, you’re fatigued all the time, and let’s not even start on your stomach! At Vine Healthcare, we work to discover the root cause of your symptoms, and this search often starts with determining whether you have food sensitivities.
Our Fully Functional® Healthy Falafel recipe rivals any deep-fried falafel we’ve ever had. Plus, you won’t feel weighed down by the grease and heaviness that accompanies a deep-fried dish. By trying our baked version you may help mitigate any negative health impacts of the standard greasy version. Fried foods are highly inflammatory, and a big…
Magnesium is super important in the body. It’s a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure.
Our single overarching goal for all of our patients is to be Fully Functional™ for Life. Check out these tips to help you along the road to optimal health.
To address concerns about optimizing your health in the log run, we created a proprietary process called Fully Functional. What does it mean? Read on…
In our practice, Dr. Scott and I find that a patient’s mindset can make or break their outcome. We can have the most cutting-edge treatment options, but if patients aren’t willing to do the hard work of implementation and have a growth mindset they don’t experience the most fruitful progress.
Interested in learning more about Pelvic Therapy and how it can benefit your health? Check out this informative interview with our new Abdominal/Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist, Natalie Dereka, PT.
Spring has sprung! Let’s honor this amazing season by getting aligned with all it stands for. It also means it’s time for a little spring cleaning! You know that stagnant energy leftover from too many heavy winter foods and too much lying around indoors? Time to let that go, reset and rejuvenate!
Did you jump out of bed this morning, positively bursting with energy? Do you ever? Energy levels sometimes ebb and flow, but if this is a consistent struggle for you, there are some simple daily detox practices you can put into place that can really help!
We love arugula (also called “rocket”) for it’s spicy, peppery flavor and it’s many benefits! Like other cruciferous greens such as kale and broccoli, it’s a nutritional powerhouse to infuse your body with health and vitality, help protect you from disease,and aid in detoxification.
You might be surprised to hear this – but it’s very common for your home air quality to be more polluted than the air outside. This is due to poor air circulation, inadequate filtration, and indoor air contaminants. Learn more about what causes toxic mold illness and how to treat it here.
Navigating your health can feel overwhelming! Health coaches can help you sort through it all, while providing one-on-one support, guidance, and accountability.
When it comes to Lyme disease it’s not only important you find a doctor with experience in treating this condition, but that you also find a doctor you trust and offers innovative solutions because finding treatments for Lyme disease and its coinfections can be a challenging and sometimes a long process.
Lentil Soup is chock full of veggies and spiced up with ginger, this hearty bowl of comfort makes an easy weeknight dinner! You might want to double the recipe, because this soup gets better after it sits for a while, and makes an even tastier lunch the next day!
Surveys and studies have reported an association between various tech and depression, anxiety, decreased attention and awareness and decreased marital satisfaction. That’s why we wanted to share a few tips on how to complete a digital detox.
A health coach can help you sort out truth from fiction, provide you with information that’s tailored to your individual challenges or goals, and most importantly give you the time and space to ask questions, be yourself, and speak openly in a supportive environment.
Like so many other chronic illnesses that are on the rise in America, we are seeing an increase incidence of reactivated or chronic Epstein-Barr virus in our practice. What’s causing what’s normally an incredibly rare and benign condition to suddenly become such an issue for many? Let’s take a closer look.
Whether our goals are health related or the progress we are trying to make is toward something else, like following a calling, resistance prevents us from doing what we are meant to do and being who we are meant to be.
Who doesn’t love a one pot dinner? Perfect for quick, easy, weeknight dinners, skillet meals can be made in about 15 minutes. The best part? The quick and easy extends to the clean up. Just one pan!
With Valentine’s Day coming up many of us are focused on romantic love or lavishing love and goodies on our kids. This is important, but what about showering a little love on yourself?
If you’re looking for healthy Valentine’s treats to make for those you love, try these healthy chocolate “truffles”! Raw cacao, combined with your favorite nut butter, some coconut oil, ground flax, a clean protein powder and just a touch of honey make these a guilt-free, healthy treat that everyone will love!
Much of the research on CFS have only been released in the past year or two, but they all indicate one thing – Chronic fatigue syndrome is very real. It’s time we shine a light on this debilitating illness.
Enjoy these gluten-free applesauce pancakes for breakfast!
If you’ve struggled with any unrelenting skin conditions, you’ve probably realized that skin creams and lotions don’t really help. This is because nearly every skin condition isn’t originating in the skin itself, but instead in the gut.
Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) is a condition we’ve seen on the rise in our practice and across the country. It’s time to shed light on this perplexing condition and spread awareness so that those suffering can find relief and hope.
Cold and flu season is here, and protecting ourselves with natural immune boosters is a great way to plan ahead. Consider incorporating a few of these tips into your routine for a kinder, gentler, Fully Functional™ cold season.
‘Tis the season for everything pumpkin! Enjoy these two delicious recipes!
Here is a list of our top reads this past year! We hope you enjoy.
We often see how PANS/PANDAS traumatize other family members. A central theme that almost always shows up is GUILT. Please remember, it’s not your fault!
This salad is pure autumn comfort and goodness and just like most salads, it’s totally versatile!
From a Functional Medicine perspective, prevention is the best medicine when it comes to the flu which is why we put together these flu prevention tips!
Enjoy this colorful and fresh make-ahead salad highlighting crunchy veggies that gets better as it sits.
If you’re struggling to feel your best, despite monumental efforts, there is something deeper going on. Something that is going to take some detective work.
Made with simple, fresh ingredients, this Bruschetta Chicken is a delicious way to showcase tomatoes and basil from the garden!
In order for autoimmune disease to develop, three different things need to be present – a genetic predisposition, intestinal permeability (“leaky gut”) and a “trigger.”
If you struggle to balance your busy day-to-day with planning and creating healthy meals for yourself or your family, you’re not alone! One of the greatest challenges our clients face, especially when making dietary changes, is feeling overwhelmed by the time it takes to plan weekly menus and meals. We’re sharing the many benefits of…
This recipe is inspired by French cuisine. It is light and delicious, but most importantly EASY to make.
Enjoy these savory sweet breakfast sausages, full of blueberry goodness, and so easy to make! We’re calling them breakfast sausages, but they’d be amazing any time of day!
This creamy hemp seed ranch dressing is a delicious protein boost for your salad or as a dip for your favorite chopped veggies!
Enjoy this light, refreshing and tangy cucumber salad as a side to your favorite Asian inspired dish, or on its own!
Enjoy our gluten free, grain free, low carb, and delicious spaghetti squash noodles with marinara sauce!
Unlike a traditional Caesar, which can quickly weigh you down and trigger inflammation, this Caesar salad is perfect for cleansing the body, boosting vitality and also happens to be delicious!
It’s finally Spring and that means time to focus on detox and renewal! One of the best ways to do that? Show your liver some love!
The adrenals are responsible for the fine tuning many of your body’s processes and regulating your sex hormones. If they fail to work correctly, there is a direct effect on your well being.
Here’s my Fully Functional® approach to get there and what I specifically do to protect and repair my GI system after antibiotic use.
When it comes to treating mast cell activation syndrome, we have found that simple lifestyle changes can really add up and reduce your symptoms significantly.
Although everyone has some yeast in their body, occasionally the yeast can increase in numbers (called a “yeast overgrowth”). Yeast overgrowth doesn’t sound good, does it?
Interestingly, treating chronic infections like the Epstein-Barr virus is sometimes not about wiping out the microorganism altogether. It’s about management and rebalance.
If you suffer from relentless fatigue, know that it’s not a lack of drive or motivation but possibly poor production of cellular energy. Learn more here…
This Egg Roll in a Bowl recipe will be a hit at the dinner table! Try it out today.
Allergies and the management of their symptoms can be irritating at best – and downright dangerous at worst.
The nourishment that comes from our loving relationships is essential to a healthy and balanced life, so in honor of Valentine’s week let’s focus on this important aspect of wellbeing with a look at love languages!
Each gastrointestinal tract (GI) is as individual as the owner. But there are a variety of symptoms that may indicate that all is not well in your digestive system.
Autoimmune diseases are rising exponentially in the United States. While there are many theories as to why autoimmune diseases are increasing, it’s likely that there are many factors at play.
If you have a thyroid condition, it’s important that you are your best advocate. It takes time to figure out exactly what you need to be manage your hormone levels so you can get your life back.
Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Infections Lyme disease was first discovered in Lyme, Connecticut in the mid-1970s. It was found to be the cause of a sudden epidemic of arthritis in children. It is caused by a “spirochete” (a “corkscrew-shaped” bacteria). Transmitted by tick bites, Lyme disease can make you very sick. It can even…
This article from the National Institutes of Health helps explain in detail why gut health is imperative. In this study, it was shown that the gut or “GI tract” helps train the immune system to protect the brain.
Drs. Scott and Ellen Antoine share the latest news on the pandemic, on one of the oldest prescription medications, ivermectin, and what research is saying.
It can be a struggle to stay upbeat and productive as the weather turns gray. If you’ve been feeling more tired and less focused as the days grow colder, you’re not alone!
Post-COVID Syndrome is awful and was a completely unexpected development. That shouldn’t come as a surprise, given that nothing else about this virus has been typical or easy.
The medical community is increasingly recognizing that managing chronic stress plays a crucial role in both preventing and recovering from cancer.
Building resilience requires optimization of habits in many areas of life. We must do the foundational work our bodies and minds need every single day!
Add a burst of flavor to your food, while supporting your liver function and detoxification pathways with this delicious dairy-free pesto sauce!
This delicious and flavorful recipe features the anti-inflammatory spice turmeric and creamy coconut milk for a quick and healthy side dish.
Dark leafy greens are a great source of calcium and bok choy is one of our favorites! Get a boost of nutrients in this delicious 4 ingredient sauté!
One of the most common questions I hear from patients is: “what can I eat if I cannot eat eggs or toast, cereal, or dairy?” Here are some delicious options.
Living grain free can be a challenge when it’s new! Instead of having commercially made breads for breakfast, consider using sweet potatoes.
The perfect cure for your salty, spicy snack craving! This is great to munch on its own or to add crunch and protein to salads, soups and more.
Kicking caffeine can be a challenge, but you don’t need to feel deprived! Replace your coffee habit with this delicious, nourishing and Detox Latte.
This baked salmon recipe couldn’t be easier to make! The herbed dijon topping adds incredible flavor to this simple dish and keeps the salmon tender.
A simple side dish celebrating the flavors of the meditarranean, like olive oil, lemon, kalamata olives and fresh herbs. This salad is a taste of summer!
You’re only as healthy as your gut! So, what can you start doing today to keep this all-important system in shape? Here are some tips!
A vision board creates a powerful reminder that the decisions you make on a daily basis can lead you toward or away from your goals. Here’s how to make one.
This sweet potato recipe has just enough spice to liven up a meal. You can double the spices if you like a little extra kick!
This peanut free satay sauce stands up to the Indonesian classic and is every bit as delicious! Feel free to swap out the veggies for your favorites!
Look no further for your new go-to garlic broccoli recipe. This is bound to become a staple side dish in your house, as it is in ours!
Perfect for picnics, lunch or a quick easy dinner! This chicken kale salad recipe gets a major nutrient boost thanks to the green goodness of kale, and celery. Plus, it’s mayonnaise-free!
We join a line-up of other health professionals to tackle topics surrounding COVID-19 such as: are we opening up too soon and how to adjust to a new normal.
Home cooked food is the healthiest food! Here are some tips to help you create delicious, nutritious meals and ramp up your skills in the kitchen.
If you have bacterial strep throat, it’s best to get an antibiotic to treat it to avoid complications. But if your sore throat isn’t strep, no antibiotic is needed.
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is an effective, but costly, treatment for PANDAS. Is it right for your child? What can you expect? Does insurance cover it?
Perianal strep is a strep infection around the anal region that happens mostly in children under 10. We discuss natural remedies, prevention, and more.
Our daughter had PANDAS. It didn’t only steal her joy, it drove us to the loneliest season of our lives. To other parents in our place: You are not alone.
You won’t believe how quick and delicious this meal is to make! This one pot skillet meal is bursting with flavor and is sure to become a family favorite.
The whole family will love this nutrient Spicy Sweet Potato, Turkey and Kale Skillet! It is perfect for leftovers, so you might want to double it!
PANS/PANDAS can be treated! See how Dr. Scott has taken up the case with Indiana state lawmakers to get these treatments covered by insurance Clinicians.
You will love this simple skillet meal of juicy, marinated chicken breasts baked with sweet potatoes. A perfect meal for the whole family.
Full of fresh vegetables this Slow Cooker Ratatouille is a wonderful vegetable side dish to any meal or you can serve over lentil pasta or even in an omelet for a complete meal!
A PANDAS diagnosis (abrupt onset form of childhood OCD) is still controversial. 20 years of science confirms it not only exists, but may even be more common than once thought.
Making time to nourish yourself and creating the space to attend to your own needs makes you more centered, stronger and better able to support others.
Whatever your favorite dairy free milk, it is so easy (and much tastier!) to make them from home! This recipe is easily adaptable to whatever food sensitivities you may have.
Anxious/fearful OCD thoughts are nothing but a dissatisfied bully. Here’s how to beat them by being Fully Functional® and stop the compulsions they cause.
While some scientists have often gone against the grain, it’s often where the medical breakthroughs happen — as evidenced by these 10 examples.
There are many PANDAS treatment protocols that may be moderately to highly effective. We break them down by research, cost, insurance coverage, and more.
Symptoms of PANDAS or PANS come on very fast — here’s how to identify them and options for treatment. Step 1: Your doctor will rule out other conditions like autism.
What are PANS/PANDAS? How can you spot the signs? We cover the basics about this rare condition, symptoms & effective treatments.
In this podcast, learn how we identify PANS & PANDAS and treat environmental toxicities, chronic infections, and other complex medical conditions!
Who needs take out? This easy creamy, rich chicken tikka masala recipe will rival your favorite Indian restaurant version, but is so easy to make at home!
Winter is not meant to be a season of hustle, so let’s embrace that and come out on the other side, restored and ready for Spring renewal and energy!
There’s no better time than flu season to make this healing, immune boosting chicken zoodle soup! It’s comforting and delicious!
This delicious, almond flour bread is gluten and grain free. Even if you’re not grain free, or watching your carb intake, you will love it!
Take taco night to a new and healthier level! Fill these healthy stuffed sweet potatoes with shredded chicken and your favorite taco toppings for a quick and easy dinner!
Who doesn’t like a savory side of roasted winter veggies for dinner? This vitamin rich combination of sweet potatoes, parsnips, onions and carrots will surely be to please. But don’t stop there! Add in whatever other veggies that suit your fancy.
This nourishing bowl of winter veggies is the healthiest kind of comfort food! Feel free to add beans or protein of choice to your bowl!
Shepherd’s Pie is the ultimate warming comfort food! Our version is made with nutrient-dense sweet potatoes for a tasty dish the whole family will love.
As a parent, one of the scariest experiences of my life was seeing my child wake up with OCD symptoms virtually overnight. Separating food, acting aggressively, losing the ability to get to sleep, facial tics – these are just a few symptoms of PANS/PANDAS.
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If you feel permanently caught in fight or flight mode, stressed, and unable to focus, then you need to know more about the vagus nerve! Learn the role of this crucial part of your nervous system and ten easy ways you can make it work for you.
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