The Unconventional Dietitian Blog

Personal stories and tips about food, health and wellness.
Diet for Your Thyroid

Diet for Your Thyroid

Having a healthy thyroid is the key to maintaining a well-functioning metabolism and feeling your absolute best. When your thyroid, a butterfly shaped gland located in your neck, isn’t working right you can feel downright lousy. The reason for this is that the...

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Your Natural Detox Pathways

Your Natural Detox Pathways

I don’t know how many times I have been asked by clients to recommend a detox or cleanse. It seems to happen most often after the holidays, vacations, or any season when things may get a little off track. It is quite appealing to have an indulgent weekend and be able...

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Diet Approaches to Relieve Constipation

Diet Approaches to Relieve Constipation

I am not going to beat around the bush, constipation can ruin your mood and your day. Your stomach hurts, you may have gas or bloating, and you just generally feel pent up. When constipation becomes chronic, something you struggle with on a regular basis, it can...

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Dandyblend Latte

1/4 cup canned coconut milk 10 oz hot water 1 1/2 Tbsp Dandyblend powder 2 tsp maca root powder (optional) 1 tsp cocoa dash of cinnamon hint of nutmeg 3 drops liquid stevia or 1 tsp honey Combine the coconut milk and hot water and mix with a hand blender. Add...

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Fire Cider Recipe

Fire Cider Recipe

There's no shortage of controversy over the flu vaccine - who should get it? when to get it? is it the right strain? does it even work? does it make you sick when you get the flu shot? Without getting into too much discussion regarding vaccines, I kind of hold the...

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What’s to Drink? Besides Water

What’s to Drink? Besides Water

It's heating up outside and everyone wants to slim down and tone up. There is no shortage of weight loss information but one of the most important, and basic things often gets overlooked. It almost seems too simple. The one forgotten thing to help with weight loss is...

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Avocado Lime Popsicles

Avocado Lime Popsicles

Starting in April, we start having some hot days here in South Louisiana. This is the time when I start putting nearly everything into a popsicle mold. My son's friends come over and go straight for the freezer when they've been playing outside. This recipe has adult...

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Loaded Taco Casserole

Loaded Taco Casserole

I love all foods that taste Mexican, even if it is Tex-Mex. This Loaded Taco Casserole fits the bill for me and it is easy to put together to feed the family, or after it's baked it can be cut up and frozen into individual pieces for a quick frozen meal. You can start...

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