PCOS Diet

Posted by Amy on April 25, 2014 in: Articles, Featured, Nutrition, PCOS Diet.

It is time for spring cleaning! For your home, that means washing your windows to let all in all the radiant spring sunshine. For your body, it means flushing out all of the heavy foods that you have been enjoying all winter and recharging with fresh foods of the season.
The …

Posted by Amy on April 24, 2014 in: Articles, Dinner, Featured, Nutrition, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Recipes.

Spring inspires me. All of the new sprouts and beautiful greens at the farmers’ market make me want to find new and tasty ways to enjoy them. My body seems to crave fresh local greens after a cold snowy winter. It intuitively understands its need to eat with the season. …

Posted by Amy on April 22, 2014 in: Articles, Dinner, Featured, Nutrition, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Recipes.

Your grandmother was right; chicken soup will heal what ails you.  For centuries, cultures around the world have embraced stocks of all varieties in promoting good health and healing.  Chicken, fish, and beef broths and stocks are used as cure-alls for symptoms ranging from the common cold, to sore throats, …

Posted by Amy on April 20, 2014 in: Articles, Featured, Gluten and Dairy, PCOS Diet.

Guest Post By Dr. Fiona McCulloch BSc ND
It’s more than likely that you’ve already heard of the term “leaky gut” before.  It’s a condition that naturopathic doctors have talked about for years, but the traditional medical community has always discounted it. With new information coming to light over the past …

Posted by Amy on March 27, 2014 in: Articles, Featured, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet.

Eating fermented foods are a wonderful way to help support your gut health.  To learn how gut health relates to PCOS, you’ll want to be sure to read this post on Leaky Gut and PCOS.   Fermented foods are found in every traditional culture in the world.   The primary …

Posted by Amy on March 4, 2014 in: Articles, Featured, PCOS Breakfast, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Recipes.

Today my family celebrates Pancake Tuesday. Pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent because they were a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar, before the fasting season of the 40 days of Lent.  I’ll be serving these tonight with some organic turkey sausage.
 
GLUTEN-FREE …

Posted by Amy on February 8, 2014 in: Articles, Ask Amy, Nutrition, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet.

I am trying to say away from Splenda and am wondering if agave is a PCOS- friendly sweetener? Sharon W. , New York, NY
 
Amy says:  In my opinion, agave is not a PCOS friendly sweetener.  I’ll admit, years ago I was duped into thinking that is was a natural low …

Posted by Amy on January 26, 2014 in: Articles, Featured, PCOS Breakfast, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Recipes, Snacks.

Sometimes it is nice to have a grab and go breakfast or snack.  I have been working on developing a cookie that can take the place of a Cliff Bar.  My boys really love them, but I don’t because they contain gluten and soy.

Cranberry Pecan Breakfast Cookies

Makes about 1 dozen …

Posted by Amy on January 2, 2014 in: Featured, Nutrition, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Meal Planning Tips.

At this time of year, many of us with PCOS who have found themselves over-indulging in holiday treats, especially sugary ones have a hard time getting back on track.  We watch the numbers on the scale creep up as we try to gain control over our cravings. If this is you, …

Posted by Amy on November 16, 2013 in: Articles, Nutrition, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet.

I stumbled upon a wonderful little protein bar during my last visit to Vitamin Shoppe.  I am always on the lookout for new whole food or protein bars when I am out and about.  Few meet my criteria of tasting great with adequate protein, but without the the addition of …