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4-Ingredient Cabbage Slaw

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 13, 2022

This 4-ingredient cabbage slaw makes for a quick veggie side for tacos. Or add chicken or beans for an easy weekday lunch.   Cabbage is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family. Cruciferous vegetables are rich in sulfur-containing compounds known as glucosinolates which support detoxification… Read More


Maya Nut: a Blue Zone Superfood

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 2, 2022

I recently traveled to the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, to research the lifestyle of these vital people. Nicoya is a Blue Zone, or a longevity hot spot. In Nicoya, they have the lowest rates of middle-age mortatlity and the second highest concentration of male centenarians… Read More


Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMarch 13, 2022

These cookie bars are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! I always add ground flax to baked good to boost the gut-loving fiber, anti-inflammatory essential fats, and satiating protein. And not to mention the hormone-balancing effects of flax! Have I mentioned I love flax?!… Read More


Shamrock Spinach Muffins

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMarch 9, 2022

In the Press: This recipe was published in Natural Awakenings Magazine in 2022 Celebrate St. Patrick‚Äôs Day with these sweet spinach muffins. Thanks to the ground flaxseeds and almond flour, they are packed with gut-healthy fiber, satiating protein, and anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids. Dry… Read More


Culinary Medicine: Cooking as Medicine

By Sarah Axtell, ND onFebruary 27, 2022

Here at Lakeside, we are passionate about “food as medicine.” But what about “cooking as medicine” (aka culinary medicine)? Yes, cooking itself can be therapeutic! Here are some benefits: –Connectedness– When you cook with real, whole foods, we connect with nature. Cooking also connects us… Read More



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