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Jini’s Personal Supplement Regime & Why!

Know About My Supplement Regime Now that I'm perfectly healthy, what do I take on a daily/weekly basis to sustain my superb health? I can't tell you how many friends and family members have asked for this list! But first of all, let me define what I mean by 'superb health'. I'm 55 years old [...]

By |2024-03-26T13:35:16-08:00May 22nd, 2024|

Is Fasting Good For Your Gut?

Is fasting good for your gut? Hi all, Linsy here! Do you have any experience with fasting, and/or have you found it helpful in your own personal healing journey? Some people swear by it, and others it just doesn't work for them. And that's okay! Everybody is different, which is why we are always advising [...]

By |2024-02-22T11:21:56-08:00July 25th, 2023|

Whole Foods To Heal Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Whole Foods To Heal Inflammatory Bowel Disease If you prefer to stick with whole foods to heal inflammatory bowel disease (and your system can tolerate them), or you cannot afford to go on an elemental diet, or pay for the targeted healing supplements for IBD or IBS, then I have a few options for you [...]

By |2023-07-18T22:07:53-08:00July 18th, 2023|

Food Intuitive Gail Blair – What Does Your Body Say?

Join me for a deep dive into food and intuition with professional chef and food/health intuitive, Gail Blair. Gail tells us how she developed her abilities, and how you can work with muscle testing to assist your intuition. And then we get into discussing food allergy testing accuracy and reliability. Have you ever thought about [...]

By |2024-02-22T11:22:01-08:00July 4th, 2023|

Chinese Noodle Soup

Here is a warm, comforting dish that is also in line with my Minimize Gas & Bloating Diet and the Maintenance Diet from my book, Listen To Your Gut. This Chinese noodle soup recipe is great because it is versatile - you can use egg noodles, or gluten-free brown rice vermicelli, and use whatever broth you [...]

By |2023-03-28T14:52:31-08:00February 13th, 2023|

Amazing Health Benefits of Homemade Broth

Due to the amazing health benefits of homemade broths, many of you who have my book (The IBD Remission Diet) will know that I strongly advocate that people drink meat and vegetable broths in between the Absorb Plus shakes on the Diet. It also serves to stimulate the appetite: If you just consume sweet tastes [...]

By |2023-03-28T14:52:46-08:00January 22nd, 2023|

Winter Sunshine Soup – Fresh Sage, Cinnamon, Cardamom

I'm up at my 160 acre ranch near Vernon, BC, Canada, working on a new book, and the sunshine on the snowscape is just so inspiring I came in after chores to make this nourishing, yet fresh, winter sunshine soup! I'm going to give you instructions for 2 versions; depending on whether you like some [...]

By |2023-03-28T14:54:03-08:00November 28th, 2022|

Microbiome Boosting Pumpkin Oatmeal

Give your microbiome a natural boost with gut-soothing pumpkin and power-packed probiotic yogurt to make a delicious oatmeal! This fall-inspired breakfast is warm and cozy - just the recipe you need during these colder months. Microbiome Boosting Pumpkin Oatmeal I've been craving pumpkin lately, so I felt inspired to create this pumpkin oatmeal! Pumpkin is [...]

By |2023-03-28T14:55:32-08:00November 6th, 2022|

Delicious Snack for Relieving Muscle Cramps

Behold this simple, yet delicious snack or breakfast option that is also a great remedy for relieving muscle cramps: Gluten-free toast, spread with ghee, almond hazelnut butter, manuka honey, sliced banana and cinnamon Of course you can take minerals, like magnesium, to relieve chronic or acute muscle cramping, but let me tell you [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:41:03-08:00November 1st, 2022|

Keto Gut-Friendly Delicious Mayonnaise Recipe

You may have already tried my lacto-fermented mayonnaise recipe? Well this first recipe avoids all seed oils and uses a combination of ghee, avocado, and olive oil to deliver a fantastic taste and texture. The second recipe uses Udo's Oil (which contains flax oil) instead of avocado oil, as we have had many readers experience significant [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:05:35-08:00August 23rd, 2022|

Bowel Rest Recovery Meal Ideas

Perhaps you've just had severe food poisoning, or an intense Crohn's or colitis flare? Maybe you've suffered prolonged vomiting, or intestinal bleeding or some other serious condition that requires you to now be as gentle as possible with your digestive system. Here are some very well-tolerated, easy-to-digest meal ideas for those times when you need [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:08:27-08:00August 16th, 2022|

How To Make a Carb-Free Elemental Shake

Sometimes I get emails from people who cannot tolerate any maltodextrin at all. They often request that I formulate a completely carb-free version of Absorb Plus. However, as I've written in The IBD Remission Diet and this post, it's extremely difficult to maintain or gain weight if you don't consume carbohydrates. If maltodextrin is your [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:09:41-08:00June 7th, 2022|

Meals For Busy Healthy Kids

Here's one of the things I dread the most: My kids coming home from school/activities wailing, "I'm starving!!" Usually, they only have 15-30 minutes before they have to rush off to a sports event. Sometimes, we have to bring them food in the car, because they have to eat on the way from school to [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:10:18-08:00May 22nd, 2022|

Gut-Friendly Vegetables & Recipes

When you have a sensitive or malfunctioning gut, vegetables can often pose a problem, or be difficult to digest. The key is to test your veggies, or start by eating just a small amount (well-cooked) and gradually increase. In extreme cases, you may need to puree your vegetables. Just like using elemental shakes to heal [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:10:35-08:00May 17th, 2022|

Jini’s Favorite Raw Juice Recipes – Juicing or Blending

Raw vegetable juicing is fabulously healthy and cleansing, as long as you do not tend towards diarrhea. I have a few delicious raw juice recipes below that will give you powerful drinks in minutes! If you are underweight and suffer from bloating or frequent bowel movements, then your system is likely not healed enough yet [...]

By |2024-05-22T13:39:31-08:00May 2nd, 2022|

Gut-Friendly Brussels Sprout Recipe

The other day, as I was doing my weekly shopping, I came across a huge bag of organic Brussels sprouts - and for some reason, I felt completely drawn to them. I immediately began craving some Brussels sprouts! So, I grabbed the bag and began to look into a recipe I could create that is [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:11:51-08:00April 27th, 2022|

Outstanding Asparagus Pine Nut Soup (Vegan, GF)

I recently tried this recipe from one of my favorite culinary sites for soup - Love & Lemons - and I have to say, it is outstanding! Peas, asparagus, pine nuts, and fresh basil pack a powerful nutritional punch in this delicious asparagus soup recipe. I buy my pine nuts at Costco and keep them in [...]

By |2023-03-30T11:33:51-08:00April 18th, 2022|

Healthy & Gluten-Free Teriyaki Chicken

The first time that I gave this healthy teriyaki recipe to my kids, my daughter Zara said, "BEST dinner EVER!" My eldest son (the pickiest eater in our family, barring me!) at first screeched, "No, don't put it ON the chicken!" But then when I had him taste a piece he said, "Oh, okay, pour [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:12:20-08:00April 5th, 2022|

Jini’s Raw Nutrient Shake

In the video below, I show you how to make a raw nutrient shake that even kids like! This really is a delicious, nutritious shake to use if you need a fast, easy breakfast. It's also great if you are trying to gain weight or resolve low protein/malnutrition, or if you just want an unprocessed [...]

By |2023-07-04T11:32:06-08:00March 16th, 2022|

Why Does Conventional Fruit Look Better Than Organic?

My organic grocery delivery company often gets this question: “Why doesn’t this organic apple or banana look ‘as good as’ a conventional one?” Here’s why, as when it comes to conventional produce, looks can be deceiving... Extreme Produce Makeover Today’s consumers are raised on TV, airbrushed photos and carefully manipulated images designed to sell illusions [...]

By |2023-01-11T13:37:26-08:00March 7th, 2022|

Jini’s Staple Easy Meals: Roasted Root Veg & Lamb Stew

I don't know about you, but my gut is just LOVING root veg this winter! I've already given you the recipes for my beef stew and my vegan stew (also amazing). This recipe is a fantastic lamb stew that is easy on the gut and nourishes with soothing root vegetables. Dicing everything small and cooking for [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:13:25-08:00February 21st, 2022|

Jini’s Staple Easy Meals: Rich & Juicy Vegan Stew

This stew or hotpot has a much more interesting flavor than traditional stew. It has more umami (savoury, rich, yum) due to the mix or layers of flavor provided by the squash, shiitake mushrooms, parsnips, soy sauce, and white wine (optional). Shopping List 1 large parsnip 1 large onion 2 celery sticks 3 small carrots [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:13:41-08:00January 25th, 2022|

Jini’s Staple Easy Meals: Rich & Juicy Beef Stew

This stew or hotpot has a much more interesting flavor than traditional beef stew. It has more umami (savoury, rich, yum) due to the mix of layers of flavor provided by the squash, shiitake mushrooms and parsnips. And next week I will give you the vegan version - which is also very good - so [...]

By |2024-01-25T22:10:08-08:00January 18th, 2022|

Jini’s Staple Easy Meals – Pasta Fantastico!

Alrighty, continuing on in my nourishing, comfort food series... this is one of my favorite meals because you literally can use whatever you have on hand in your fridge. Whatever you normally like to eat (or tolerate) is going to taste GREAT in this warm pasta dish. I'm going to show you what I used, [...]

By |2021-12-24T21:49:52-08:00December 20th, 2021|

Low Fiber (Low Residue) Diet for Gut Issues

If you have IBD, you’ve probably found that certain foods can trigger your symptoms - and fiber is no exception to that rule!  Fiber and IBD patients definitely have a love-hate relationship. Fiber can be super helpful, but if you have gut issues it can also create a slew of complications. For me personally, I [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:14:31-08:00December 8th, 2021|

Gelatin For Gut Health – Homemade Jello!

Homemade Gelatin Benefits If you've read my numerous blog posts on the benefits of bone broth, then you already know the power of gelatin as a healing agent for the gut. So I put together this delicious recipe for homemade jello. It is another way to get all of the benefits from gelatin. French research [...]

By |2024-01-02T20:04:46-08:00December 6th, 2021|

Reader Recipes: Gut-Friendly Winter & Summer Treats!

After publishing my easy ramen recipe I invited ya'll to share some easy, healthy recipes of your own with me... Well, can I just say how awesome this LTYG community is? Because immediately I received this below recipe from a reader named Emilie! Here are some gut-friendly winter AND summer treats she and her husband [...]

By |2023-05-16T18:18:14-08:00November 2nd, 2021|

Jini’s Staple Easy Meals – Ramen!

How many of you are hungry, or tired, and know you should eat something nutritious... but you just can't think of anything good!? Like most of the world, I've been under a lot of stress lately, and I notice that I lose my appetite when I'm stressed. So I need meals that are quick, easy, [...]

By |2024-04-25T19:37:47-08:00October 19th, 2021|

Tummy-Friendly Turkey Chili

This is a fantastic recipe for tummy-friendly turkey chili using my favorite pre-soaked, sprouted bean/lentil product. Of course, it's organic, but it's also available for a great price at Costco! It's the TruRoots Organic Sprouted Bean Trio and it contains mung beans, green lentils, and adzuki beans. Most of us know we should be eating [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:42:56-08:00September 16th, 2021|

Why You Should Be Consuming Broth With An Elemental Diet

If you’ve been following LTYG for a while, you’re probably already familiar with what an elemental diet is and how it can be used for bowel rest to help promote gut healing. And if you’re new, welcome! You can learn all about an elemental diet here, as well as in the elemental diet section of [...]

By |2023-04-18T10:18:54-08:00September 15th, 2021|

Manuka Chaga Chocolate Goddess Discs – GF, Sugar-Free, Vegan

Here's another way to consume the immune-boosting power of chaga - in a totally delicious way! Instead of buying your chocolate bars at the store, where they are packed with refined sugar, how about making your own? If you want to make this chocolate sugar-free (i.e. no honey or maple syrup), of course you can [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:17:33-08:00August 17th, 2021|

“Mucosal Healing” Tea Recipe

I recently wrote a blog post, Chaga Medicinal Mushrooms for Crohn’s & Colitis, in which I delve into the health benefits of chaga mushrooms. Well, I decided to get creative in my consumption of chaga - which is how I created this "Mucosal Healing" tea. It’s a combination of Jini's favorite mucosal healing agents and [...]

By |2024-02-08T18:37:03-08:00August 16th, 2021|

Soothing Foods to Eat While Healing the Gut

There are many foods that counteract and delay the healing you’re trying to achieve because they are just too harsh on the, the question here is what can you eat?? In this video, I provide you with a list of gut-soothing food options which are fantastic when trying to heal your gut.  What [...]

By |2023-01-18T09:48:02-08:00July 19th, 2021|

How to Make the Most Delicious Probiotic Yogurt

Natasha (founder of Natren probiotics) recently shared this video with me, and I had to pass it on to all of you! It's a video "how-to" in which Natasha shows the process of making homemade yogurt using the Natren probiotic yogurt starter - start to finish! She also shares some delicious, simple, and healthy yogurt [...]

By |2023-04-12T09:46:50-08:00July 5th, 2021|

Soaked Oat Porridge and Oatcakes

These are two recipes I get asked for over and over again - particularly by guests who stay at my house! They are an absolute hit with both children and adults, so I am sharing them with y'all in the hopes you'll love them just as much as my guests have. :) SOAKED OATS PORRIDGE [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:45:40-08:00May 27th, 2021|

Whole Food Healing & Super Delish Smoothies

My mum's neighbour passed away from widespread cancer. In her final days, my mum made her these smoothies - which were easy to drink and digest, yet super delicious. Even on the days she could only drink part of the shake, her smile of delight as she tasted them lit up the room. To make [...]

By |2024-02-26T13:30:44-08:00May 20th, 2021|

Fave Muffins (GF)

These are called FAVE muffins because not only are they my kids' favorite muffin, but the recipe is adapted from my friend's original recipe, who is called... Favian! Of course, we also call her Fave. : ) Hope you love these as much as we do. Depending on whether you just want enough to eat fresh, [...]

By |2021-05-06T11:05:07-08:00May 6th, 2021|

Chlorophyll and Cilantro Pesto Heavy Metal Detox

A while back I wrote a blog post questioning a 'health' product called Adya Clarity that was being promoted heavily ( in the Raw Food community and on Facebook). Unfortunately, when I looked at the patent application for the product, it just didn't look kosher to me. It was eventually revealed that (among other problems) [...]

By |2023-03-29T10:56:39-08:00April 23rd, 2021|

Homemade Fish Broth PLUS Risotto Recipe!

Hi everyone! Savannah here, and today I'd like to share a fish broth recipe PLUS a seafood risotto recipe I made using the broth. If you're a seafood lover, or you find you tolerate fish better than beef, chicken, etc., or you just want some more variety to your broths... then this recipe is for [...]

By |2024-05-03T19:35:57-08:00March 3rd, 2021|

Jini’s Cilantro-Lychee Baked Salmon Recipe

If you are currently following the Minimize Gas & Bloating Diet, or the Maintenance Diet from my book, Listen To Your Gut, you'll LOVE this baked salmon recipe! It's also compatible with the Reduce Diarrhea Diet. This salmon is melt-in-your-mouth soft, flakey - and ready in JUST 10 minutes!! It's a super easy weeknight meal [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:16:45-08:00January 19th, 2021|

Gut-Friendly Egg Salad Recipe (No Mayo & GF)

Here's another gut-friendly recipe for you! This egg salad, which I slightly modified from The Real Simple Good Life's recipe, is quick, easy, and very nutritious! The best part? It's also Paleo, Keto, Gluten-free, and completely dairy-free! There is there is no mayo in this recipe, which can be a trigger for IBD people, but [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:13:26-08:00January 5th, 2021|

Ground Beef & Baby Bok Choy Stir Fry – Soy & Gluten-Free

Who is in the mood for a bit of gut-friendly beef stir-fry? Although stir-fry meals are jam-packed with flavor, oftentimes the ingredients are not so easy to digest. So, I created this gut-friendly version for you. This recipe is super delicious and very easy to make. Some added bonuses? It's made without soy or gluten, [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:09:21-08:00December 29th, 2020|

Warm & Flakey Savory Pie – Gluten-Free & Gut-Friendly!

Sometimes we're just in the mood for a pie, am I right? How about a warm, savory pie that is gluten-free and gut-friendly? Not only is this recipe okay for sensitive tummies, but it’s soft and full of flaky goodness. It really just hits the spot! Sweet pies are great, don't get me wrong...but sometimes [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:05:10-08:00December 21st, 2020|

Comforting Veggie Soup for Cold Seasons

If you've read any of my broth recipes, then you know I could go ON and ON about the health benefits of broth and its gut healing properties. Gelatin is one of the lovely benefits of bone broth stock, which comes from the bone itself. So how about a comforting veggie soup that uses gut [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:25:39-08:00December 16th, 2020|

Cilantro Coconut Chutney

We had SUCH great feedback from last week's Korean Pancakes recipe! Lots of readers wrote in about how delicious their pancakes came out, and many were grateful it was both a gluten-free and vegan recipe. I heard you guys, so I'll try to include more GF/vegan recipes as we go along. So here we go [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:25:53-08:00November 25th, 2020|

Korean Pancakes – Super easy, GF and VEGAN!

This gluten-free Korean pancake recipe is a favorite among my household - and SO easy to make! What's wonderful about this particular recipe is the pancakes are not only VEGAN and GLUTEN-FREE, but the batter can be made ahead of time and left in the fridge a few days before you fry - making it [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:30:07-08:00November 17th, 2020|

Create Your Own Elemental Bowel Rest Shake

Occasionally I get an email from a reader with extreme sensitivities, allergies, or intolerances who would like to know HOW to customize an elemental shake for bowel rest. For example, this one: "Is there a way to make a gluten “Cross reactant” free version of Absorb Plus? I seem to have severe neurological side effects [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:30:58-08:00November 10th, 2020|

Vegan (Non-Dairy) Shakes for Meal Replacement or Weight Gain

Sticking to a vegan diet can make it challenging to gain weight without ingesting a lot of grains (oatmeal, wheat, rice) which are not good for your gut - and when you're dealing with IBS or IBD, your body often cannot tolerate legumes (beans, lentils, soy, etc), so you can get locked in a downward [...]

By |2024-02-27T10:52:56-08:00October 28th, 2020|

Guest Post: Sugar Busting Tips & Treat Recipe

This week we have a timely and helpful guest post by one of my longtime readers, Angela Privin - who is also a digestive health coach: The best thing I've ever done for my digestive health was to break my sugar habit. It allowed me to rebalance my biome and heal my irritable bowel syndrome [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:32:09-08:00October 14th, 2020|
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