November 28, 2018 By Sarah White No Comments

Gut health month is sadly coming to a close (stay tuned for December's healthy gift guides & peppermint treats). We've explored my top gut-healing supplements and the FODMAP diet, learned in ins and outs of pre and probiotics, and even sampled a few of my go-to gut healing recipes. It's been so incredible sharing my views on all things digestion, but I couldn't possibly conclude a month of gut-health focused posts without including my daily gut-focused smoothie. This smoothie recipe is an excellent addition to your digestive health recipe repertoire; it makes a delicious and convenient breakfast, and is a…


November 14, 2018 By Sarah White No Comments

This Doctor's Top 8 Gut-Healing Nutrients & Supplements When it comes to improving your gut health, there’s nothing more important than the foods that you eat. While processed and unhealthy foods can damage the intestinal lining there are fortunately plenty of foods and natural supplements that can actually repair intestinal damage and heal your digestive system. A healthy gut is essential for overall wellness, and I typically advise my patients to consume the following gut-supportive foods and nutrients as part of their customized integrative wellness protocols: Bone Broth: I drink a cup of homemade bone broth every single day to…


November 12, 2018 By Sarah White No Comments

November is officially 'gut health' month on the blog, and to celebrate I've reworked (and improved) my OG gut-healing gummies recipe. These tasty little treats are fabulous for digestive health because they contain two of my favourite gut-healing supplements: gelatin & glutamine. While most of you loved the original a recipe, a few suggested that they could be a tiny bit sweeter. This version contains all the benefits of my original recipe with a slightly sweeter taste from frozen mangos and a touch of honey. The key to setting these gummies is the addition of a high quality gelatin supplement. Gelatin…


November 6, 2018 By Sarah White No Comments

Fermenting 101: Easy Fermenting Recipes for Gut Health This summer you learned all about our chickens, and the pros and cons of raising backyard hens in the city. That blog post was such a hit (I'm so thrilled and surprised by how many of you are interesting in keeping chickens of your own) that my husband and I have decided to commit to a monthly 'Homesteading in the City' series to document our adventures in farming/harvesting/chicken-raising/foraging from our tiny plot of land in Toronto:  Fermenting is my favourite way to preserve our backyard bounty through the fall and winter since…