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Almond-Crusted Chicken

By Sarah Axtell, ND onOctober 18, 2020

Nutty almond flour, anti-inflammatory turmeric, and smoky paprika join forces to create a crispy breading for chicken- though you can also use it on fish or tofu. This dish is family-friendly. If you or your kids like chicken tenders, these will be a hit. Ingredients… Read More


No Bake Brownie Bites

By Sarah Axtell, ND onOctober 18, 2020

With just 5 ingredients, these no bake brownie bites are the perfect healthy treat. They are a great way to incorporate anti-inflammatory walnuts, thyroid-supportive brazil nuts, and magnesium-rich cacao powder in your diet. Ingredients 1 cup pitted… Read More


Tracking Transit Time

By Sarah Axtell, ND onOctober 15, 2020

Intestinal transit is the time it takes food to pass through the entire digestive tract. An optimal transit time is between 18-24 hours. A slow transit time is associated with constipation and increases the likelihood of bowel toxemia and dysbiosis. I find SIBO is… Read More


Pumpkin Peanut Butter Soup

By Sarah Axtell, ND onOctober 12, 2020

This recipe is reminiscent of a traditional African peanut stew. I add my own healthy twist by including turmeric and ginger, two anti-inflammatory super spices. It is perfect for a cool Fall evening. I double the recipe so I can freeze half for an easy… Read More


Roasted Italian Veggie Medley

By Joanne Aponte, ND onSeptember 22, 2020

Make these veggies ahead of time and use throughout the week. They keep in the fridge for up to 5 days. Enjoy as a side dish or combine with quinoa. These taste great with quinoa, spaghetti quash, or zucchini noodles tossed in pesto! Click… Read More


The Truth About Quality

By Aidanne MacDonald-Milewski, ND onSeptember 18, 2020

When it comes to health food stores and supplement aisles, it is easy to quickly become overwhelmed with a myriad of options. Where do you start? Once you’ve found the vitamin you were looking for, which form is best? It’s hard as a consumer to… Read More


Collard Green Wraps

By Joanne Aponte, ND onSeptember 15, 2020

Collard greens are a great source of calcium and Vitamin K. Super alkalinizing and a great low carb wrap alternative. Try the recipe below or fill the collard wrap with your favorite fillings. Ingredients: 2 organic collard leaves, washed, dried and stems trimmed… Read More


Pumpkin and Hemp Seed Pesto

By Joanne Aponte, ND onSeptember 11, 2020

This dairy free pesto is made from pumpkin and hemp seeds. Seeds are a great alternative to using nuts. Pumpkin seeds are a great source of zinc (one of the most important immune supportive nutrients). The seeds are an excellent vegetarian protein source and source… Read More


Virtual Workshop: How it works?

By lakesidend onSeptember 10, 2020

Wondering what the upcoming workshop includes and how it works?This two hour virtual workshop led by Dr. Axtell will include: Live Nutrition Presentation (Slides & Handouts Included)Group Virtual Cooking Demo: (Recipe Cards Included)Ask the Dr: Live Q&A with Dr. Axtell… Read More


Food is Medicine Virtual Workshop

By lakesidend onSeptember 9, 2020

We are so excited to announce that we will be hosting a virtual Food is Medicine Workshop on October 17th , 2020! This two hour virtual nutrition workshop led by Dr. Axtell will help bring clarity to the diet confusion and teach you the 10… Read More


Welcome to our Food Is Medicine Kitchen

By lakesidend onSeptember 8, 2020

Here at Lakeside we are passionate about using food as medicine and believe that cooking is community. With this new space our goal is to bring people together to connect with one another while also learning how to heal with food. Although at this time… Read More


Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Sarah Axtell, ND onAugust 25, 2020

Zucchini is so versatile. It can be made into noodles, muffins, lasagna, and now cookies! These Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies are soft and chewy, full of fiber, and just the right amount of sweetness to satisfy… Read More


The Simplest Greek Salad Recipe

By Aidanne MacDonald-Milewski, ND onAugust 18, 2020

Recently, my friend shared this recipe with me and I fell in love with it instantly! It’s simple, refreshing, nutritious and a perfect side to bring to any summer cookout. Below you can find the recipe as well as more information on key nutrients or… Read More


Healing with Glutamine

By Aidanne MacDonald-Milewski, ND onJuly 31, 2020

Our body requires amino acids that make up proteins in order to replicate our DNA, repair cellular damage, support tissue and muscle growth, etc. Generally speaking, amino acids are known as the “building blocks of life” that help the body grow, repair and carry out… Read More


Collard Wraps with Black Beans, Olives, and Parm

By Sarah Axtell, ND onJuly 19, 2020

We planted collard greens in our garden this year, and they have flourished over the past couple months. My go-to recipe for these greens are collard wraps. I’ve been experimenting with different fillings, and I especially like this one (see below). The basic idea is… Read More


My Go-To Salmon Marinade

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMay 31, 2020

We aim to eat salmon once a week. I find it helps to keep the day we eat salmon consistent to ensure we get it in once weekly. Meal planning is key! In our house, we have “Salmon Mondays.” I go to the store over… Read More


Easy Salmon Salad

By Joanne Aponte, ND onMay 29, 2020

*** To save time I usually use wild canned salmon. You can also try baking the salmon instead of poaching. For the salmon: 1 pound salmon fillet, cut in half1/2 teaspoon sea salt (for the rub)4 cups water1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt (for the… Read More


Lemon Tahini Dressing

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMay 28, 2020

Sometimes you just need a creamy dressing. Oil and vinegar gets boring so this is where tahini comes in. Tahini is sesame seed butter (often a main ingredient in hummus). Tahini is a great source of calcium (yes, despite what the USDA would like you… Read More


Managing Heartburn & Reflux

By Aidanne MacDonald-Milewski, ND onMay 6, 2020

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as heartburn, is a common complaint that Naturopathic doctors see clinically and one that can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. Common symptoms of heartburn include reflux, burning in the chest, nausea, cough, and a sensation as if… Read More


Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMay 5, 2020

I eat these pumpkin muffins year-round as they are reminiscent of my favorite dessert: pumpkin pie. Not only are they delicious and moist, but they are packed full of nutrients. The pumpkin provides the immune-supporting Vitamin A. The almond flour and the ground seeds… Read More


Chocolate Maca Truffles

By Sarah Axtell, ND onMay 1, 2020

In honor of Mother’s Day, this post is for all you tired ladies out there that need a natural boost! Maca is a plant native to the Andes, revered for its many nutritional and medicinal properties. Maca is a true super-food, for it is an… Read More


Detox Pesto

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 23, 2020

I call this “Detox Pesto” thanks to the cleansing dandelion greens and cilantro. We tend to think of dandelion greens as a pesky weed, but they are actually quite medicinal, especially to our liver and digestive tract. Dandelion simulates phase 1 and phase 2 pathways… Read More


Maple-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 23, 2020

Brussels sprouts are part of the cruciferous vegetable family. Cruciferous vegetable consumption has been implicated in the prevention of many different cancers, including lymphoma, breast, prostate, bladder, and lung cancer. Cruciferous vegetables contain the anti-cancer and liver-supportive substances, sulforophane and indole-3-carbinol. Indole-3-carbinol induces phase 1… Read More


Coconut Curry Red Lentil Soup

By Joanne Aponte, ND onApril 17, 2020

This is a delicious, quick and easy soup recipe with plenty of protein. The garlic and ginger are immune boosting and the turmeric reduces inflammation and protects your brain. Make a double (or triple) batch and freeze for later. Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil1 tbsp grated minced ginger2 cloves garlic minced1 tbsp garam… Read More


Natural Ways to Manage Arthritis

By Aidanne MacDonald-Milewski, ND onApril 15, 2020

Osteoarthritis is considered a “wear-and-tear” condition of the joints that most commonly presents as joint pain that is worse with activity and better with rest. Its prevalence increases with age and is most commonly experienced in the knees, hands, hips and spine. In the… Read More


Seed & Oil Cycling for Hormone Balance

By Joanne Aponte, ND onApril 14, 2020

Cycling of seeds and oils in your diet is a great way to use food as medicine to support healthy hormone balance and regulate the menstrual cycle. Your ovarian hormones (progesterone and estrogen) perform a rhythmical dance throughout the month. This rhythm can easily be… Read More


Quick & Healthy Sweet Treat

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 13, 2020

This is a great recipe to get the kids involved in the the kitchen. Nutritious energy that tastes great too! Lu and Cece approved!Posted by Lakeside Natural Medicine on Wednesday, April 15, 2020… Read More


Superfood Snack: Spiced Nuts with Coconut

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 10, 2020

This recipe was featured in Natural Awakenings Magazine in 2021. This is a savory and slightly sweet superfood snack. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1/2 cup brazil nuts 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup unsweetened flaked coconut 2 TBSP avocado oil or melted coconut… Read More


Kale, Walnut, & Pumpkin Seed Pesto

By Sarah Axtell, ND onApril 3, 2020

This pesto is one-of-a-kind! It is packed with flavor AND nutrients-minerals (zinc, iron and calcium), chlorophyll (a detoxifying component of green leafies) and omega-3 fatty acids. It is rich in immune-supportive zinc, thanks to the pumpkin seeds. The pesto is dairy-free, but trust me, you… Read More


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