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5 Reasons to Eat Tahini

By Sarah Axtell, ND onSeptember 20, 2022

Tahini (or sesame seed paste) is one of the most nutrient dense foods. Here are 5 reasons to include tahini as part of your diet: Sesame seeds/tahini are a good source of protein– 20% protein by weight.Tahini also helps to stabilize blood sugar thanks to… Read More


Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

By Sarah Axtell, ND onSeptember 5, 2022

This Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal is the perfect cozy fall breakfast you can whip up for a crowd on the weekend or as meal prep for the week. It is gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free. Ingredients: 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats1 can pumpkin puree1/4 cup… Read More


High Fiber Foods Reduce Cancer Risk

By Sarah Axtell, ND onAugust 30, 2022

According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, high fiber foods may reduce cancer risk. Here is why: High fiber foods are generally low-calorie and keep you full, thus resulting in a healthy body weight. Maintaining a healthy weight is one of the most important… Read More


Mushroom Cacao Immunity Smoothie

By Sarah Axtell, ND onAugust 25, 2022

A supercharged brain-boosting mushroom smoothie to keep you focused and energized Mushrooms are a functional food. Functional foods are foods that go well beyond simply providing calories and good nutrition. They have disease-fighting properties. In other words, they are medicinal, which we get pretty excited… Read More


Mushrooms as Functional Foods

By Sarah Axtell, ND onJuly 25, 2022

Mushrooms are a prime example of a functional food. Functional foods are foods that go well beyond simply providing calories and good nutrition. They have disease-fighting properties. In other words, they are medicinal, which we get pretty excited about here at Lakeside! Mushrooms have a… Read More


Curry Quinoa Rainbow Salad

By Sarah Axtell, ND onJune 24, 2022

This quinoa salad has so much flavor! And it couldn’t be easier! Gut Health Tip: Sometimes quinoa can be difficult to digest, resulting in bloating. Soak your quinoa in water and 1 TBSP apple cider vinegar for at least an hour (I often soak… Read More



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