When Eating Out: Healthiest Options To Look For

It can sometimes be a challenge to stick with your dietary restrictions or stay “on the wagon” when you eat a meal out.  Nutritionist Lindsay Kluge shares her tips for eating out on the healthier side. As always, I believe that food should be a joyful experience and no matter what you’re eating.  It should be eaten with gratitude, joy…

Batch Cook: Tips for Stocking a Monthly Pantry

Turning your kitchen into a space that inspires you to cook more for yourself can feel daunting, and often it’s easy to feel overwhelmed about where to start.   Organization is the place I always encourage people to take on first. Begin with one corner, work your way through your kitchen, clear out and make space, and slowly cultivate kitchen tools…

Ferments and Probiotics for Digestive Health

RNM's Lindsay Kluge M.Sc., CNS, LDN, offers her tips on incorporating extra probiotics into our every day diets! To give some perspective: We have trillions of probiotics in our guts. Upwards of 3 pounds or more! We can supplement with probiotics in capsule form which can give us anywhere from 1 billion to 100+ billion for very acute issues or support with…

5 Habits That Contribute To Poor Sleep

When it comes to poor sleep, it’s often a chicken or the egg situation, with the patient not knowing if poor sleep is contributing to all of their other health problems, or if their health problems are causing their poor sleep. There are several things that your body relies on to maintain a healthy circadian rhythm and healthy sleep pattern, and…

Naturopathic Approach to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

When it comes to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, food is often only half the issue. I take a personal interest in working with patients with this ailment, as I dealt with chronic Irritable Bowel Syndrome for about 26 years. I see so many folks dealing with the stress, anxiety, dietary restrictions and lifestyle obstacles that come with IBS that are often…

Simplifying Your Morning Smoothie

Morning smoothies are simple and easy and can be adjusted to fit into even the most hurried morning routines Morning smoothies are so versatile. I love making smoothies in the morning to really pack in lots of veggies and fruits and proteins. One of the most common reasons people skip breakfast is “I just don’t have time” (or in most…

Batch Cooking | The Basics of Meal Planning & Getting Started

Meal planning and batch cooking are some of the most efficient and successful practices that I use with my nutrition clients.  So many people are intimidated by this practice, but desperately want to get the hang of it. When I present meal planning methods to individuals, I usually make adjustments and tweaks to each plan to ensure that the recommendations…

Upcoming Cleansing With Whole Foods Class on March 21st

Spring is an ideal time to cleanse and reinvigorate your body for this new energetic season. Coming out of a long winter, the sluggish, downward energy of winter is being shaken off to greet the upward, colorful energy of spring and the body can use an extra hand in this transition.  Cleansing with whole foods that are in season is…

Cooking with Medicinal Herbs

Nutritionist and Herbalist Lindsay Kluge shares how to include nutritious, medicinal herbs into your favorite meals. Here are some of my favorite medicinal herbs to cook with that provide added nutrients, powerful medicines and delicate flavors. Cinnamon. This is the ultimate addition to any food that is higher in sugars (like cakes, cookies or even fruit smoothies). Cinnamon helps to…

Antioxidant Rich Foods

Antioxidants are another fast growing trend in health foods and supplement world, but for most people their benefits are vague and unclear. A big buzzword in the food industry right now is “Super foods." Everything from acai to wheatgrass to blueberries and maca. Foods that are built up to be these amazing little health savers, packed with super nutrients…and usually…