The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Cookbook by Madeline Given, NC

The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods by Michael Murray, N.D.

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon

Wild Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz


In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

Gutbliss by Robynne Chutkan, M.D.

The Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby & Child Care by Sally Fallon Morell, Thomas S. Cowan


Any of the What's In It? series from The New York Times with Michael Moss

Gut Bacteria Might Guide the Workings of Our Minds - Credit: Benjamin Arthur for NPR

Fresh Vs. Frozen Produce - By asapSCIENCE

How Cooking Can Change Your Life - an animated short by The RSA with Michael Pollan

The Story of an Egg - The Lexicon of Sustainability, PBS

Mark Bittman: What's Wrong With What We Eat - TED Talk



The Weston A. Price Foundation - a nonprofit, tax-exempt nutrition education foundation.

National Association of Nutrition Professionals - the only professional business league, wholly dedicated to furthering the cause, education and standards of the holistic nutrition industry.

American Nutrition Association - a non-profit whose mission is to promote optimal health through nutrition and wellness education.

Local (Santa Barbara, CA)

Plow to Porch Organics - a local organic and pesticide-free produce delivery service and full service local, organic market open to the public.

Fairview Gardens - organically grown fruits & vegetables in Goleta & Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara Farmers Market -  a non-profit mutual benefit corporation.

Harvest Santa Barbara - a wholesale distributor of sustainable produce from the Santa Barbara foodshed.

Cook Books

True Food by Dr. Andrew Weil

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon

Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods by Sara Forte

The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott

Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London's Ottolenghi

Forks Over Knives -The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year by Del Sroufe

Moosewood Restaurant Favorites

Product Favorites

U.S. Wellness Meats - every farm in the U.S. Wellness Meats network is owned by a family committed to the sustainable, humane practices of their brand, producing free-range, grass-fed meats.

Kerrygold - butter and cheese from grass-fed cows.

Green Pastures - fermented cod liver oil, my #1 supplement recommendation.

Bubbies - kosher dill pickles and sauerkraut, full of probiotics!

Firefly Kitchens - kimchi, sauerkraut and other pickled vegetables, all traditionally fermented.

Organic Pastures - fresh, raw and cultured dairy in Southern California.

Fat Uncle Farms - produces almonds, including their popular blistered varietals; values sustainable farming practices and community involvement. 

Teeccino - caffeine-free, non-acidic herbal coffee alternative.

Santa Barbara Wildflower Honey - so important to eat raw honey that is local to you, especially if you experience seasonal allergies.

Bragg Products - apple cider vinegar and liquid aminos.

Tropical Traditions - sustainably sourced and wet-milled traditionally made coconut oil.

Strauss Family Creamery - organic yogurts (I buy whole milk plain) from pasture-fed cows.

Kitchen Favorites

Vitamix Blender - reconditioned are half the price!
Slow Cooker - preferably programmable and at least 6 quarts
Instant Pot - a multi-functional electric pressure cooker

Disclaimers: A Nutrition Consultant does not diagnose or treat disease, but works in a complementary fashion to medical treatment as an educational adjunct. Madeline is not a registered dietician or doctor. Information offered on is to be taken as recommendation and not medical advice.  Please consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet or lifestyle.
Madeline Nutrition is part of the Associates program. My thoughts and opinions are my own. I will never link to or promote a product I do not fully support.