Holistic Recipes

These original holistic recipes were designed and crafted by a functional dietitian, so you can find new ways to enjoy delicious, nutrient-dense food while also optimizing your gut health, hormones, and immunity.

All recipes are wheat free & gluten free and meet criteria for anyone following a special gut health protocol such as low FODMAP, the GAPS diet, and/or Paleo.

Low FODMAP Pasta Sauces and Tomato Sauces

Low FODMAP Pasta Sauces and Tomato Sauces: Brands, Product List, & Recipes

“Low FODMAP Pasta Sauces and Tomato Sauces: Brands, Product List, & Recipes” was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and reviewed, edited & updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. Many pasta lovers suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) notice they feel better when switching …

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Low FODMAP Pasta: Product List and Recipe Round-Up by Whole-istic Living

Low FODMAP Pasta Guide: Brands, Product List, & Recipes

“Ultimate Low FODMAP Pasta Guide: Product List & Recipe Round-Up” was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and reviewed, edited & updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. When you’re navigating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and you’ve been prescribed a low FODMAP elimination diet, the …

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Low FODMAP Bone Broth - Brands, Products, and Recipes Round-Up

Low FODMAP Bone Broth: Best Store-Bought & Homemade Options (Round-Up)

A low FODMAP bone broth is simply any type of bone broth (a type of broth made with animal bones instead of just meat) which doesn’t contain high FODMAP ingredients such as garlic or onions. Bone broth is also a very specific type of “functional food” for leaky gut repair – for those who aren’t …

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19 Simple Tasty Healthy Low FODMAP Dinner Ideas and Recipes

19 Simple and Healthy Low FODMAP Dinner Ideas & Recipes (Round-Up)

“19 Simple and Healthy Low FODMAP Dinner Ideas & Recipes” was written by dietetic intern and functional nutritionist Krista Wale, B.S. and reviewed, edited & updated by Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD, CLT. The battle of choosing what’s for dinner every night can be overwhelming to say the least, especially if you are trying to navigate …

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The Best Smoothie for Constipation Relief - by Jenna Volpe RDN LD CLT - Whole-istic Living

The Best Smoothie for Constipation Relief

There’s nothing worse than sitting on the toilet, “wishin’ and hopin’ and thinkin’ and praying” for a bowel movement – only to keep waiting! (Or worse – playground pebbles…)  Either way, constipation is often a pain in the butt– literally, and figuratively.  If you’re in search of some natural ways to get relief and regularity, …

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Getting to Know Adaptogenic Herbs

Adaptogenic Herbs – What are They and What are They Good For?

During this new paradigm, especially in the last few years, I’ve watched the popularity of adaptogenic herbs rise exponentially.  The use of adaptogens now extends far beyond functional nutrition and herbal medicine into more mainstream markets and kitchens worldwide – and for good reason! While you might have heard the term “adaptogens” used in the …

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Low FODMAP snacks for IBS

50+ Tasty Low FODMAP Snacks for IBS

Looking for low FODMAP snacks for managing your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? You’re in the right place! When you’re dealing with gut symptoms such as gas/bloating, IBS, and/or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), finding something tasty and practical to snack on without worrying about any kind of potential “aftermath” might feel a lot like looking …

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Low FODMAP Prebiotic Potato Salad

Prebiotic & Low FODMAP Potato Salad

Summertime is the best time to enjoy an IBS-friendly, low FODMAP potato salad!  This recipe is based off a classic version, which I modified from Gimme Some Oven’s classic Southern potato salad recipe. Potato salad is a natural prebiotic food, which I’ll share more details on below! But first things first… (This post was most recently …

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