Laurie Menk Otto, ND, MPH

Naturopathic Medicine | Portland, Oregon

Food & Exercise references

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Here is a workout that you can always fit into your schedule wherever you are:

The Scientific 7 Minute Workout


Food and Recipes

I tend to reference sites with recipes that include a wide variety of vegetables, are simple to prepare, and from which recipes suitable for many diets can be found.


Websites and Blogs

Nourished Kitchen

Elena’s Pantry

Food Babe

The Nourishing Gourmet

George Bryant’s Civilized Caveman Paleo Recipes

The Kitchn

Smitten Kitchen

Nom Nom Paleo

Eat Drink Paleo

Gluten free recipes from Dr. Perlmutter’s site for brain, nutrition, and gluten information, and links to articles on gluten free foodsgluten containing foods and food products, and gluten-associated cross-reactive foods


Eating plans with recipe and meal planning references

Whole 30 Diet

Whole 30 recipe & shopping guides

Alejandro Junger Clean recipes  More Clean recipes

GAPS intro diet gaps-introduction-diet Gaps Intro Diet Simple Overview GAPS Food List Adapted GAPS INTRO DIET

Comprenensive eliminaton diet EliminationDiet-ASPreferred

Dr. Mark Hyman Ultra Simple Diet Guide

Chris Kresser on Irritable Bowel Syndrome, food intolerance, and FODMAPS a resource for finding ingredients in packaged and fast foods, and what to eat and avoid for specific food allergies


Allergen free recipe websites and references

Some sites on this list comes from Healthwire “The 16 Best Food Allergy Blogs of 2014”

The Nut Free Mom

Lexie’s kitchen

The Allergic Kid

Cybele Pascal and an additional page on substitutions

Learning to Eat Allergy Free

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) This blog is full of allergy resources and information

Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Food Allergy Mama

Food Allergy Queen


Other Resources

Chris Kresser informative eBooks on various health topics



Author: Laurie Menk Otto ND, MPH

Dr. Laurie Menk Otto is a naturopathic physician at Reconstructed Wellness, adjunct faculty for Helfgott Research Institute, and holds a master's in public health from the University of Arizona. Contact: 503.323-3215 or

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