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About The Objective Nutritionist

The Objective Nutritionist is a human nutrition graduate student with many food allergies and sensitivities. She enjoys creating and sharing great tasting recipes that fit her lifestyle, discussing food related topics, and educating people on how best to meet their individual nutritional needs from an evidence based perspective.

Smoked Apple & Tomato Ketchup

We had bumper crops of apples and Roma tomatoes on my parents’ land this year. While watching an old Food Network show on Netflix I heard about smoked apple ketchup and decided to try it. It fits well in my … Continue reading

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Low Carb Chicken and Dumplings

I was more fatigued than usual most of this spring so I lived on comforting and easy stews and soups. Since my dairy allergy has improved (though not gone away) with allergy shots, I decided to try some recipes using … Continue reading

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Three Tomato Sauce

A couple of weeks ago I finally used some of the seemly simple tomato sauce I made during harvest in the fall. It was even better than I remembered. It’s a fairly involved recipe but the results are worth the … Continue reading

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Strawberry Balsamic Shrub

After a persistent infection required me to be on antibiotics for 9 months this year, I started looking for foods to increase the good bacteria in my gut. Fermented foods are one way to do that. In my quest for … Continue reading

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Beet and Parsnip Latkes

Latkes are one of my favorite fall/winter foods. They’re very versatile and the traditional potato and onion can be exchanged for pretty much any firm vegetable. I like sweet potatoes, carrots, beets, and purple potatoes in any combination, with or … Continue reading

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Chickpea & Seed Bread

I had 4 egg whites I needed to use so I decided to make bread. Whipped egg whites folded into the dough gives yeast free breads a lighter texture. I hoped combining chickpea flour and almond flour would give the … Continue reading

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Sugar Free Almond Coconut Cupcakes

For my birthday last week I adapted a recipe I found online for almond coconut cake. It’s the most successful grain free, sugar free cake I’ve ever made. The texture is light and fluffy, the flavor is buttery and sweet … Continue reading

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