Alexa Schirm

Hi there, I’m Alexa!

As a nutritionist, I have a passion for helping you use real foods to create realistic changes into your life by incorporating good nutrition for the whole picture of health and wellness.

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Savory Tomato and Corn Galette

Savory Tomato and Corn Galette |

Summer. And this Savory Tomato and Corn Galette.

There is nothing better than vine ripened, picked fresh cherry tomatoes bursting with flavor and juice, sweet corn fresh from the cob and all that zucchini coated in that homemade basil pesto and stuffed inside a crust.

Oh, that crust. That flaky, crisp buttery crust.


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Spiced Zucchini Muffins with Streusel Topping |

Spiced Paleo Zucchini Muffins with Streusel Topping

In the heat of summer, the plants are in full production and the harvest is bountiful. There is no greater thing. Well, except for one thing. That zucchini plant. We have a love hate relationship. I mean I love zucchini in all of its mysterious wonder. My favorite thing about zucchini is that it can…

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Gluten-Free Breakfast Cookies (& Milk)

Gluten-Free Breakfast Cookies Recipe

Dunking cookies in milk. Potentially one of the greatest food trends ever. They were meant for each other. The chewy, slightly sweet goodness of a warm cookie, plus the cool, refreshing hint of a glass of creamy milk. I know…drool.

Fresh vegetables out of the garden paired with summers best fruit makes the best salsa. Let me show you how to make homemade salsa three ways.

How To Make Homemade Salsa 3-Ways

Give me, give me, give me all that salsa… and chips. GASP. GULP. EEK. Are you wondering how to make homemade salsa three ways or are you starring blankly at the chips in astonishment that me, Alexa Schirm would post chips on her health blog?

How To Make Homemade Refrigerator Pickles Overnight

How To Make Homemade Refrigerator Pickles Overnight

Pickles. Not just any pickles but the perfect homemade refrigerator pickles that are pickled to perfection overnight. Sigh. This just lit up my life. This was one of those recipes for me that was either going to be a hit or an epic fail. Pickling just seems so domesticated, something you have to have some…

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