RESOURCES

ADDICTION

The Recovery Village Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs and Mental Health Support

ALLERGIES

Allergic Living magazine and website

Allergy Eats app

Safe Eats Allergy-Friendly Recipes

Kids with Food Allergies

BOOKS

Children & Environmental Toxins*

BLOGS

Minimalist Baker

Oh My Veggies

Pinch of Yum

Oh She Glows

Love and Lemons

Summer Tomato

BUSINESSES, Local

Based in Austin & Surrounding Areas

Constant Feathers (handmade leather and feather jewelry)

Life-Force Fitness (training studio in Round Rock)

Remnant Studios (non-profit making ceramic pottery, jewelry and more in Austin, benefiting organizations fighting child trafficking)

Renaissance Well Fitness (all-in-one health company - massage, chef services, fitness)

CLEANING

All products rated A-B by EWG

(low in carcinogens and endocrine-disrupting chemicals)

 

Dishwashing (Attitude Automatic Dish Detergent,  Seventh Generation* - packs or powder, not liquid, Whole Foods Market automatic dishwashing detergent)

Floors (Earth Friendly, Eco-Me*, Martha Stewart Clean Wood)

Laundry (Molly's Suds*,  Seventh Generation Bleach*, wool dryer balls*)

Multi-purpose (Arm&Hammer baking soda, Attitude Cleaners,* distilled white vinegar, Dr. Bonner's,* Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day*, Whole Foods Market All-Purpose Cleaner)

CANCER

The Mesothelioma Center (nutrition for Asbestos exposure)

COOKBOOKS

Power Foods*

The Food Lab*

Deceptively Delicious* (kid-friendly)

Inspiralized*

Inspiralize Everything*

The Foodie Bar Way* (plant-based)

The New Milks*

The Sneaky Chef* (kid-friendly)

The Whole 30*

COOKING HELP

Cooksmarts

Foodist Kitchen

Jaime Oliver Cookery School

Super Healthy Kids

The Kitch'n

The Food Lab*

COSMETICS/SKIN

All products scored 1-3 by EWG Skin Deep

(low in carcinogens and endocrine-disrupting chemicals)

BeautyCounter* (EWG Verified)

MadeOn Skincare (3 ingredient hard lotions)

EQUIPMENT

Bees Wrap* (healthy alternative to plastic food wrap)

Breville Sous Chef Food Processor*

Instapot Multi-Cookers*

Indoor Grill*

Slow Cooker (or use Instapot)

Rice Cooker (or use Instapot)

Spiralizer*

KitchenAid Mixer Spiralizer Attachment*

Le Creuset cookware*

Santoku Knife

Silicone bakeware* (Pantry Essentials)

Vitamix*

HEALTH INFO

Consumer Lab

Environmental Working Group

Healthline

PubMed

HOUSEHOLD

Allergy Bedding Covers

Food Storage: glass containers with lids (Glasslock*, Pyrex* or wide-mouthed Mason jars with plastic lids*)

FARM to TABLE

Farmhouse Delivery*: Use coupon code "NBN" for waived sign up fee. (Austin, Dallas & Houston)

Farm Fresh To You (California)

Local Harvest

MEAL PLANNING

Cooksmarts (regular, gluten-free, paleo & veg options)

Happy Herbivore (plant-based meal plans)

Instacart (grocery delivery)

Once A Month Meals

Plan to Eat*

MEAL KITS

Blue Apron

Green Chef

Hello Fresh*

Plated

Sun Basket*

PODCASTS

Dr. Oz

Found My Fitness, by Rhonda Patrick, PhD

Kwik Brain

Model Health

The Drive, by Peter Attia, MD

COLD STAPLES

REFRIGERATOR

Amino Acids (Bragg's or Coconut)

Applesauce: organic

Butter: grass-fed or vegan (Kerrygold, Earth Balance)

Cheese: sharp cheddar, Baby Bel, feta

Eggs: pastured

Hempseed (Nutiva*)

Honey: local

Hot Sauces (Yellowbird*, Frank's Original Buffalo*Tabasco & Sriracha)

Hummus (homemade or Grandma's)

Maple Syrup: organic

Mayo, vegan (Just Mayo* or Fabanaise*)

Milk: Flax + Protein (Good Karma), Almond (organic) or Hemp, all unsweetened

Nut-free Butter (Sneaky Chef*, Once Again*)

Nut Butter (SuperFat)

Pesto

Produce: organic berries, baby spinach and other greens, peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, lemons, limes, others

Seeds: hemp (Nutiva)

Smoked Salmon

Sunflower Seed Butter (Once Again*)

Tahini Paste

Tamari Sauce: GF

Yogurt: organic/grass-fed Greek (Siggi)

 

FREEZER

Breakfast: Homemade & GF Muffins/Waffles/Pancakes/Crustless Egg Quiches

Breads: sprouted whole grain breads, corn tortillas

Fish: wild salmon, halibut, snapper, shrimp

Flours (if not used quickly or preservative-free): whole cornmeal, GF blends, whole grains, and seed flour (Guiltless Superfoods)

Meat: whole organic chickens, ground turkey/bison

Nuts/seeds, raw: pecans, almonds, walnuts, flaxseed

Produce: mixed berries, bananas, cherries, blueberries, peas, shredded cabbage, dark leafy greens

PANTRY STAPLES

Bars (RxBar*, Larabar*, Pressed by Kind*, Health Warrior, or homemade)

Bread: Sprouted (Ezekiel, Alpine Valley)

Bread: Gluten Free (GF) - Bread Srsly, Schar & homemade

Beans/Lentils/Peas: canned low sodium, dried

Cereal: GF (Qia Superflakes*), Muesli

Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce (San Marcos*)

Chips (Beanitos*, plantain chips, organic corn chips)

Chocolate: does not contain dairy or nuts (Guittard 63% Extra Dark Chocolate Chips, Endangered Species, Alter Eco Dark Quinoa, Little Secrets Classic Dark Candies*)

Coconut: unsweetened shredded, flakes, canned full fat, cream (Trader Joes or Thai Kitchen Organic)

Dried Fruit: Prunes, Apricots, Raisins

Fish: Sardines (Season brand* - amazon and Costco), Canned light tuna (avoid Ahi, Yellowfin and Albacore due to high mercury), Wild salmon

Flours: GF, Chickpea, Buckwheat, Nut (Bob's Red Mill* & Trader Joe's)

Granola & Muesli (Bob's Red Mill*, No-Grain-Ola, or homemade)

Grains: Picky Oats Performance Oats*, quick-cooking steel-cut (Bob's Red Mill), quinoa, wild rice

Flavored Vinegars (Con Olio)

Hot Sauces

Kathleen's Bean Soup Cups

Mustards

Noodles, Soba or Rice: GF (Assie Glass Noodles* (100% sweet potato starch), or King Soba*)

Nuts/seeds: Roasted/salted pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, pistachios, almonds

Oats: Picky Oats Performance Oats*, quick-cooking steel-cut (Bob's Red Mill)

Oils: Avocado, Olive, Coconut (Nutiva*), Sesame

Pasta: Gluten-free (Jovial* brown rice, Tinkyada* brown rice, BGreen* millet/buckwheat, Al Dente* white bean, Banza* chickpea, Tolerant* (favorite))

Pickled Vegetables: olives, okra & others

Produce: Potatoes, Onions, Garlic, Tomatoes

Pumpkin: canned

Roasted Crunchy Chickpeas (Biena*, Simply Balanced or Saffron Road*)

Salsa

Seaweed Snacks

Seeds: roasted sunflower, roasted pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, flaxseed

Spices (Savory Spice Shop)

Stock: chicken, vegetable

Tomatoes: diced, canned

Vinegars & Oils Organic, Raw Apple Cider Vinegar (Bragg's*), various (Con Olio)

HEALTHY TOP 8 FREE FOODS/SNACKS

(ingredients only, check for cross-contamination)

Bars: Epic*, Pressed by Kind*, or That's It*

Chips: Beanitos, Plantain chips

Coconut: Coconut flakes, Coconut aminos

Fruit: raw, dried, frozen

Pasta: Schar, Tolerant or Assie Glass Noodles*

Planned/Prepared: coconut yogurt + fruit + seeds; hummus + raw veggies; GF bread with Once Again sunflower seed butter and jelly; smoothies; Schar crackers + hummus; Cinnamon applesauce; 

Protein powders (see supplements below)

Salty Snacks: Dehydrated seaweed, Biena dehydrated chickpeas, flavored peas, olives, pickled okra, Roasted, salted pumpkin/sunflower seeds, chips, Kala* bean snacks

Sweet Snacks: fruit, Enjoy Life chocolate, Pressed by KIND, Annie's fruit snacks

Veggies: raw with hummus

SNACKS

Aim for 50% produce at snacks

Bars: RxBar*, Larabar*, Epic*, Pressed by Kind*, or That's It*

Chips / Salty & Crunchy: Beanitos*, Beanitos Baked Mac N' Cheese Puffs*, Hippeas, Food Should Taste Good*, Plantain Chips; Dehydrated seaweed, Biena dehydrated chickpeas*, flavored peas, roasted, salted pumpkin/sunflower seeds, Kala* bean snacks, Quinn popcorn*

Fermented: Pickles, Cottage Cheese, Yogurt, Kimchi

Homemade: No sugar added cookies, sweet potato date brownies, flavored & baked chickpeas/beans, kale chips, GF vegan cornbread

Pickled: Olives, Pickles, Escabeche, Okra

Planned/Prepared: Unsweet Greek yogurt + berries; cultured cottage cheese + fruit; baby carrots, sweet peppers, snap peas, snow peas, green beans, broccoli or cauliflower with hummus; apple or celery sticks with almond butter; boiled egg + fruit; almonds/pistachios + berries

SUPPLEMENTS

Brain: Migraine Stop

CoQ10: Viva Labs* Ultra Strength Softgels, Nutrigold, Vitacost

Digestive Enzymes: Enzymedica*

Fiber: Fiber Advance* Gummies for adults or kids (prebiotic chicory root), Benefiber* (wheat dextrin prebiotic, gluten-free)

MV: Smarty Pants* (adults, prenatal, kids, and complete options with omega-3s and fiber)

Omega-3's/Fish Oil: Barlean's* Fresh Catch Fish Oil (liquid),  Spectrum Vegetarian DHA (algae), Ora Organic Omega-3 Spray* (vegan), Ovega-3 Plant-based Omega-3's*, Source Naturals Vegan True* (vegan), Spectrum Essentials Prenatal DHA*, Viva Naturals* Ultra Strength Softgels

Probiotics: VSL#3* (112.5 billion)Dr. Mercola Complete Probiotics (70 billion)*, or Garden of Life Dr. Formulated Once Daily Women's/Men's* (50 billion), Garden of Life Dr. Formulated Kids* (5 billion with probiotics)

Protein Powders: Plant Fusion* (Organic Plant Protein (top 8 free), Complete, or Phood), Thorne* (Medi-Pro or Medi-Clear), Collagen protein/peptides - grass-fed and pasture-raised (Ancient Nutrition Multi, Vital Proteins* or Collagen DNA*)

Turmeric (bio-available): NutriGold* and Pure Encapsulations CurcumaSorb* or Curcumin 500 with BioPerine* or Thorne Meriva 500-SR*

Vitamin D: Source Naturals Vitamin D3* liquid drops or capsules (250 IU per drop or 1000-5000 IU per capsule), Thorne Research Vitamin D* liquid drops (500 IU per drop)

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