Ginger Apple Fizz Mocktail

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Difficulty: moderate This mocktail is perfect for holidays and even has some benefits for migraine! Ginger has been studied for its ability to manage pain and nausea associated with migraine. It’s a potent antioxidant and anti inflammatory root. Cinnamon has been studied for its ability to manageContinue reading “Ginger Apple Fizz Mocktail”

4 Seasons Massaged Kale Salad

Prep time: 5-10 minutes Cook time: n/a Difficulty: easy This salad is our favorite way to eat kale! The act of massaging the salad dressing into the leaves makes the kale soft and tender. I add different toppings depending on the season – try all four to find your favorite! Base Salad Ingredients 1 largeContinue reading “4 Seasons Massaged Kale Salad”

Warm Citrus, Maple, and Ginger Tonic

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Difficulty: easy Perfect for a chilly day, this warm tonic has ginger to help reduce migraine pain and nausea – plus it’s tasty too! Enjoy it warm or stick it in the fridge for an iced version. Ingredients 1.5 cups water 1/2 inch piece of ginger, slicedContinue reading “Warm Citrus, Maple, and Ginger Tonic”

PB&J Oats

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 1.5 minutes Difficulty: easy This is one of my go-to breakfasts when I’m tired of eggs. The key to this recipe? The peanut butter! Adding peanut butter provides with fat and protein needed to balance out the carbohydrate-heavy oats, which will prevent crazy blood sugar spikes and dips. IngredientsContinue reading “PB&J Oats”

Citrus Electrolyte Drink

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: n/a Difficulty: easy We all know that staying hydrated is important … but sometimes water is just boring! This electrolyte drink is tasty and functional. It contains electrolytes like sodium and potassium as well as a little bit of sugar to help push the electrolytes into your cells. Sip on itContinue reading “Citrus Electrolyte Drink”

Easy Green Smoothie

Prep time: 5-10 minutes Cook time: n/a Difficulty: easy This smoothie is perfect for days when you’re feeling headachy and need something quick and easy to fill your belly. Try sprinkling shredded coconut or granola on top for added crunch! Ingredients 1 handful of greens 1 pear or other fruit 1/2 a lemon, squeezed 1/2Continue reading “Easy Green Smoothie”

15 Minute Stir Fry

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Difficulty: easy With almost no prep time required, this stir fry is tasty, easy, and sure to become a new favorite staple! Ingredients 1 large bag of refrigerated or frozen veggies 1 package of sausage 1 bag of microwavable rice Seasonings of choice (my favorite combo –Continue reading “15 Minute Stir Fry”

Tyramine

What is it?: a natural chemical produced when foods are aged or ripened Where is it?: fermented, aged, cured, and overripe foods Is it a common trigger?: probably not! The Basics Tyramine is a natural food chemical widely thought of as a common migraine trigger. It’s a result of the breakdown of tyrosine, an amino acid naturally foundContinue reading “Tyramine”

Histamine

What is it?: a natural chemical that is part of your immune system Where is it?: found naturally in your body and in certain foods like smoked meats, mature cheeses, and eggplant Is it a common trigger?: if histamine is building up in your system, then yes! The Basics Histamine is a natural chemical found in your body.Continue reading “Histamine”

MSG

What is it?: a food additive derived from glutamate, an amino acid Where is it?: packaged foods, Asian dishes Is it a common trigger?: probably not (hear me out!) The Basics MSG, or monosodium glutamate, is a food additive commonly found in Asian dishes and prepackaged foods. It’s known for its distinctive umami flavor and has long been thought ofContinue reading “MSG”