Carb-free Butternut Squash Salad “Sqoutons”

The Hormone Reset Diet Recipe|Carbohydrates|Sara Gottfried MD

I hate to tell you bread lovers, but carbohydrates or “carbs” are not essential to survival. The foods that are necessary are healthy fats (such as omega-3s) and clean proteins, which contain certain vital amino acids. But you would survive without carbohydrates. That doesn’t mean that you need to remove carbohydrates completely. Severe restriction can…

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Turmeric Latte: A Warming Drink with An Anti-Inflammatory Kick

Younger Recipe | Turmeric Latte | Sara Gottfried MD

Looking for the perfect drink for a morning zing?  I love this turmeric latte from my book, Younger, for its anti-inflammatory and satiating properties. The bold combination of cinnamon, turmeric and clove targets the inflammatory pathways, works from the gut to prevent neurodegenerative disease and introduces antioxidants.  My version of this ayurvedic latte includes cashews…

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Apple Pie Shake

Younger Recipe| Apple | Sara Gottfried MD

I find that when you start your day with a shake, you end up making better health choices throughout the rest of the day. My Apple Pie Shake makes a great choice around the holidays as it can satisfy cravings for the sweet, sugary temptations that are hard to escape during the holiday season. The…

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Gluten-Free Arugula Pesto Over Zucchini Noodles

The Hormone Reset Diet Recipe |Gluten-Free|Sara Gottfried MD

Are you trying to adopt a gluten-free diet? Every day staple foods like pasta are often difficult to replace when you are giving up gluten or grains, which makes this Zucchini Noodle with Pesto dish the perfect solution! The word “gluten” is actually the Latin word for “glue”; it is the protein found in wheat,…

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Mocha Shake: Just as Good as an Iced Latte

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Mocha Latte | Sara Gottfried MD

Everyone loves a good cup of mocha. But once you’ve nixed caffeine for more kindness to your hormones, you’ll need a good replacement. I personally find that a fiber-filled shake does the job of getting me revved up for my day. This alternative Mocha Shake from Brain Body Diet blends together the fiber, protein, and…

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A Refreshing and Filling Sorbet With Avocado and Lime

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Avocado Lime Sorbet | Sara Gottfried MD

Bring in the zest, because avocado lime sorbet is the best! This recipe from Brain Body Diet is fabulous in so many ways. First, it has avocado, everyone’s favorite healthy fat. Avocado is one of my top recommended foods to help clear food cravings because it’s fatty, satiating and helps heal the metabolism. Additionally, the…

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Egg Avocado Bake

Younger Recipe | Avocado| Sara Gottfried MD

Avocado is one of the original superfoods that contain healthy fats. They play a vital role in reducing neuroinflammation and anxiety. Avocados are also good for your heart health because they are rich in monounsaturated fat, thought to be protective. However, depending on the diet you are following, you may want to limit your weekly…

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Kimchi Shirataki Bok Choy Bowl

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Kimchi Bok Choy | Sara Gottfried MD

I love this light yet filling Shirataki Bok Choy Bowl. Its quick prep and cooking time makes this bowl a perfect choice for a fast lunch or when you are short on time in the evening. But don’t let its simplicity fool you. It is a nutrient-dense meal and with 6 cups of greens (bok…

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Grilled Salmon Steaks with Lemon-Herb Mojo

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Grilled Salmon | Sara Gottfried MD

Packed full of omega-3s, grilled salmon is a good source of healthy fat. The health benefits of omega-3s are many: they reduce our risk of heart disease, have anti-aging properties, improve mood and even help to protect our brains. The omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) protect the brain from inflammation.…

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Love Your Liver Tonic: Post-Holiday Detox

The Hormone Reset Diet Recipe|Liver Tonic|Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Like many of us, you probably overindulged this holiday season. While I strive to think and act differently around the holidays with all their temptations, I can always benefit from a reset and some focused detoxification once January comes around. This Love Your Liver tonic is an anti-inflammatory powerhouse. Turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, chard, and beets…

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