We have collected some of our favorite resources to help you stay inspired and healthy. From restaurants to books to products, we hope this list helps you get going in the right direction. If you have any of your own tips, please do share.

Health Care Providers in Bend, OR


High Lakes Health Care

Carrie Day, MD
Jessica Morgan, MD
Anita Henderson, MD
Whitney Drew, PA-C

Summit Health 

Mary Manfredi, MD
Megan Blunda, MD

West Bend Family Medicine

Raphael Allred, MD
Matthew Rode, MD


Summit Health Gynecology 

Tammy Bull, MD

Central Oregon OB/GYN

John Murphy, MD, FACOG, OBGYN

East Cascade Women’s Group

James Carlson, DO
Julie Wheir, MD


Bend Birth Center

Janette Gyesky, LDM (Owner & Midwife)
Watching women go through the childbirth process in a healthy, educated and empowering way is her life’s passion.

Engedi Wellness (Formerly Bravely Born)

Kelsey Spanbuer & Sinead Gaynor (Midwife)


Summit Health Gastroenterology

Dr. Laurel Hartwell, MD has a special interest in liver disease and inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, but enjoys seeing a wide range of issues in the clinic.

Providence Pediatric Gastroenterology – St. Vincent

Matthew Reily, MD
Pediatric specialists with advanced training in diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal system in children.


Center for Life Chiropractic

James Friedman, DC
Exceptional chiropractic care and massage therapy.

Tompkins Chiropratic

Carter Schultz, DC


Lightworks Healing Arts

Signy Erickson, BA, LMT
Offering Craniosacral sessions to all ages.


Hands on PT Bend

Stephen Leary PT
Lisa Leary PT
Manual Therapy, biomechanical assessment and the most current concepts in exercise science and injury rehab.

Jennifer Piles PT

Jennifer has 19 years of physical therapy experience and has worked in various facilities across the country from Honolulu to Alaska to San Diego. Her passion is in the outpatient clinic working in the women’s health setting.
Jennifer has specialized in pelvic floor dysfunction and manual therapy for over 15 years.


Katie Steele

An amazing Licensed Family and Marriage Therapist – Katie is a true gift to our community!


Kurt Woeller D.O.

Kurt N. Woeller, D.O., is an integrative medicine physician and biomedical autism specialist.


Edward Boyle M.D.

Dr. Boyle’s career spans clinical surgery, vascular research and medical innovation. After starting out his career specializing in cardiothoracic surgery, he now sub specializes entirely in treating patients with vein and vascular disorders.


Eddy Young MD

Board Certified Cardiologist at St. Charles Hospital.

Health Care Providers Outside Oregon
Dr. Carla Kreft ND, LAc, MSOM

Dr. Carla Kreft is likely one of the most brilliant minds in our field. Her ability to fuse ancient diagnostics with modern science is inspirational. She is currently on sabbatical in Italy, writing a book.

Dr. Joshua Berka ND, LAc, MSOM at Infinity Health Source

Dr. Joshua Berka is one the brighter physicians in the field of Functional Medicine, with an inspirational passion for cutting edge technology. He currently is a Medical Director with Bemer.

Dr. Kristen Lum ND, LAc, MSOM at Rivergate Natural Health

Dr. Lum has a special gift for personal touch, light hearted and genuine care. She currently practices in Durango, CO.

Dr. Lara Williams, MD

Dr. Lara Williams MD is, hands down, one of the best OB/Gyn physicians I have had the privilege to meet and work with. She also delivered my own twins! (So, call me biased.)
She currently practices in Portland, OR.

Dr. Allison Siebecker ND, MSOM, LAc

Dr. Siebecker has worked in the nutritional field since 1988 and is a 2005 graduate of The National University of Natural Medicine. She was the co-founder and former medical director of the SIBO Center for Digestive Health at NUNM Clinic.

Dr. Shelese Pratt ND

Specializing in Pediatric Neurology and Brain Integration Therapy, Dr. Pratt is my go to referral source for complex behavioral and neurological syndromes. She currently practices bicoastal in Boulder, CO and in Fairfield, CT.

National University of Natural Medicine

My alma mater!
National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic medical university in North America and a leader in natural medicine education and training.

Find a Functional Medicine Practitioner

The Institute of Functional Medicine is the primary Certification institute in the field. Functional Medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians: AANP

Founded in 1985, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) is the national professional society representing licensed naturopathic physicians.
Click here to find each individual state’s Association of Naturopathic Physicians, to find a licensed ND near you!

Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OANP)

The OANP was founded in 1909, and is the oldest association representing Naturopathic doctors in North America. OANP is a non-profit, professional membership association representing Naturopathic Physicians (NDs) in the state of Oregon and supporting NDs all across the globe.

Favorite Health Websites
Nom Nom Paleo

I adore Michelle Tam’s recipes. Her blog is an extension of her book, both of which have tasty, practical recipes, with awesome comic-style illustrations.

Against All Grain

I’m pretty sure all of the pages have fallen out of my first Danielle Walker recipe book. Her recipes are THAT GOOD.
Her story is inspirational!

Whole30 Downloads page

Get down to the nitty gritty with these very useful and informational handouts by Whole30. Make shopping and clean eating EASY by starting here!

The Urban Poser

I have to admit, baking is not my favorite…but for some reason I’m kinda good at it. Though in comparison to Jenni’s brilliance, I’m a teensy tiny star in her sky. She is the master of all things Paleo Baked!


Nice resource for Paleo recipes, workout inspo, fashion, and a no-bones-about-it layer of humor on top.

Robb Wolf

Robb offers great scientific discourse, research oriented articles, and well thought out rebuttals to the Paleo Lifestyle. As a former research biochemist, his work is precise, his lectures authentically inspirational, and his passion a seemingly unending source.

Real Food Liz

Her Skintervention Guide is a wonderful resource for healing skin conditions, and acne from the inside out. She and Diane Sanfilippo have teamed up for podcasts and videos, to keep you informed!

Balanced Bites – Diane Sanfilippo

The woman is a powerhouse, and pumps out organized and pretty content on mock speed.
I reference her handouts, materials and books in my clinical practice almost daily!

Chris Kresser

Chris is an influential central pillar in the world of Ancestral Health, Functional Medicine, and Paleo centered approaches to nutrient dense eating. His Podcasts are incredibly informative, research based, with walk away useable content.

Moon Juice

Moon Juice represents a holistic lifestyle that goes far beyond juices, milks, and snacks. It’s a healing force, an etheric potion, a cosmic beacon for those seeking out beauty, wellness and longevity.

SIBO Diet Resources
Dr. Allison Seibecker ND, LAc

Dr. Allison Seibecker ND, LAc (a very good friend of ours, both Drs Weintrob and Dishman went to Med School with her for six years) is one of the leading doctors specializing in researching and teaching about SIBO: her website SIBO INFO is a wealth of information and should be your main resource guide!

Bi-Phasic Diet

Bi-Phasic Diet by Dr. Nirala Jacobi ND is a wonderful resource of phasing the SIBO Diet over 3 months.
Phase I is Reduce + Repair (4-6wks)
Phase II is Remove + Restore (4-6wks)

SIBO Diet Recipes

SIBO Diet Recipes is a website written by Dr. Samantha Johnson ND: with all the yummy breads, muffins, foods you think you can’t eat!

Breaking the Vicious Cycle

Breaking the Vicious Cycle by Elaine Gottschall BA, MS is the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and has a wonderful Legal / Illegal list of foods, if you have any detailed questions check this site!

The SIBO Center

The SIBO Center in Portland, OR has a wonderful 30 Day Meal Plan Guide as a resource.

Elemental Diet

Resources, Videos, Homemade Elemental Diet Recipe

The Healthy Gut

The Healthy Gut website has a few different paper and e-books: Cookbooks and Meal Plans available!

Inspired Eats in Bend, OR

Organic live foods café! Serving all raw lunch items in Bend Oregon! Collard wraps, salads, juices, and live desserts! Healthy fresh vegan food!

Wild Rose Thai

Northern Thai fair with nearly every meal accompanied with ‘khao niew’, sticky Jasmine rice meant for eating with your hands. Fresh and crunchy vegetables are served with every sauce, dip, and paste.

Fix & Repeat

Plant-based goodness with a Maui-Meets-Bend Attitude. Airy, contemporary restaurant serving refreshing smoothie bowls, cold-pressed juices, hearty plant-fueled toasts, and macro bowls.

Sunny Yoga Kitchen

One of our Favorites in town! Their bowls and juices are A-MAZING. Love.

Active Culture

At Active Culture we are passionate about the food we serve. We use whole grains, simple basic foods, organic ingredients and fresh fruits and vegetables. If you are vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, soy-free, raw, cleansing or simply looking for food that is not over processed or filled with chemicals, dyes or hydrogenated oils then you have come to the right place!

Mother’s Juice Cafe

Mother’s smoothies and cold pressed juices are made-to-order from local and organic ingredients. Breakfast is served all day and a Lunch menu offers homemade soups, wraps, salads and hearty sandwiches!

Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails

ZYDECO kitchen & cocktails features great American food with a Southern twist, focusing on quality ingredients that are hormone-free, pesticide-free and organic. ZYDECO kitchen & cocktails also features a full Gluten Free menu.

Crux Fermentation Project

Crux Fermentation Project is at the intersection of so many things including the four quadrants of Bend. Go hang out on a large lawn with your family, enjoying a beautiful view of the Cascades!

Sparrow Bakery

The Sparrow Bakery strives to create amazing food that is both delicious and beautiful. Signature Ocean Rolls to seasonal from-scratch soups and traditional sandwiches for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Whole Foods Market

Yes, our favorite grocery store actually has prepared foods (hot bar) and a salad bar that is solid, healthy and EASY!

Cooking & Baking Supplies
Blanched Almond Flour (Honeywell)

The BEST almond flour for baking! Smooth, not chunky. Makes for awesomeness.

Aroy-D 100% PURE Coconut Milk

100% Coconut Milk- No gums, no fillers!
Yummy, delicious and PURE.
SIBO friendly.

Red Boat Fish Sauce

Gluten Free, no shellfish, no MSG. Give your yummy dish that umami taste it needs!! Savory.

NutPods: Dairy Free Creamer

Finally, a Dairy Free alternative to Half & Half.
Deliciously wholesome, rich & creamy. Carefully crafted without sweeteners, GMOs, soy, carrageenan, or artificial flavors and colors.

Kite Hill Products

Revolutionary Plant Based Food! Deliciously yummy dairy free cheese spreads and yogurts.

Primal Palate Spices

The highest quality organic spices!

Hain Baking Powder (Grain Free)

Watch cakes, breads, and pastries rise with Gluten Free Hain Pure Foods Featherweight Baking Powder.

Healthy Kitchen & Home Supplies
Calphalon Stainless Steel Pans

Stainless Steel is THE way to go for non-toxic cooking!

Scanpan Classic Fry Pan Set, 2 Piece

Non Toxic nonstick fry pan.
SCANPAN does not use DuPont’s TEFLON product, but rather relies upon their own research and development team in Denmark to develop their own PTFE-based coatings as used on the SCANPAN product.

Scanpan Professional 12.5-Inch Fry Pan

Non Toxic nonstick fry pan.
SCANPAN does not use DuPont’s TEFLON product, but rather relies upon their own research and development team in Denmark to develop their own PTFE-based coatings as used on the SCANPAN product.

Le Creuset 5.5qt Round French Oven

Non toxic beautiful cast iron cookware!
Le Creuset features durable and thermally efficient enameled cast iron construction to deliver even heat distribution and excellent heat retention no matter what heat source you use, including induction.

Vitamix 5300

This was the first big investment I made in Kitchen appliances, 13 years ago now! My Vitamix is still going strong. It makes smoothies daily, and made all of my twins’ baby food. LOVE THIS! And now this sleek shorter profile fits better under kitchen cabinets.

Bodum 8-Cup Stainless-Steel Thermal Press Pot

No more plastic toxic endocrine disruptors in your coffee!! No more mold too. Not to mention, no more breaking glass with your French Press!!

PlanetBox Rover Lunchbox

Complete eco-friendly solution designed to make packing healthy lunches easy and fun!

LunchBots Quad Stainless Steel Food Container

I use this DAILY for my kiddos’ lunches! Easy, non toxic, no plastics, perfect little size, unbreakable. LOVE all the LunchBots products.

LunchBots Bento LARGE Trio All Stainless

Having a lunch box isn’t just for kids!
This LunchBots Trio is 60% larger than the smaller version, and is perfect for larger portions of food while on the go.

HydroFlask Insulated Stainless Steel 18oz Water Bottle

Drinking half of your body weight in ounces each day is easier when you have these water bottles at your fingertips! Stays warm or cool ALL DAY. We never leave home without it!!

AirBake Cookie Sheet

The BEST cookie sheets ever! AirBake’s 3-Piece Insulated Baking Sheet Set uses new Micro-Dome technology to decrease bake times by up to 15% over traditional insulated bakeware.

Schwinn Recumbent Bike

Exercise is KEY to optimal wellness! My secret weapon to ensuring I get exercise while juggling work and Motherhood? My recumbent stationary bike!! I have a computer stand set up so that I can work and exercise at the same time. No excuses.

Molekule Air Purifier

Molekule’s revolutionary nanotechnology destroys pollutants at the molecular level.

Aqualiv Water System

Structured, alkaline spring water on tap.
A blend of medias including activated coconut carbon are used in massive quantities to remove contaminants without also removing the beneficial minerals.

Frigidaire Dehumidifier

Keep humidity low in your home and work environment, and keep MOLD down.

nuLOOM 100% Wool Rug

100% Wool handmade rug. Non-synthetic.
Beautiful modern rug. Like heaven on your feet!

doTERRA Roam Diffuser

Releases essential oils through high frequency oscillation for up to eight hours (depending on mist setting). Wireless and portable.

Carepeutic Shiatsu Foot Massager

I bought myself this amazing slice of heaven for Mother’s Day a few years ago. Hand kneading HEAVEN.
Having your day end with an awesome foot massage. Doesn’t get much better!

Wellness Books
Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms?

This book is especially great for Hashimoto’s Hypothyroid patients.

Grain Brain

This book is written by a Neurologist, who specializes in Functional Medicine. It is a wealth of information on how food impacts the nervous system!

The Wahls Protocol

A radical new way to treat all chronic autoimmune conditions using Paleo principles.

The Hormone Cure

Unraveling the mystery of hormones. Reclaim balance, sleep, sex drive, and vitality naturally!

The AutoImmune Solution

A revolutionary approach to Autoimmune disease that restores the body to its natural state in 30 days!

Practical Paleo

A wealth of information all in one place. Dianne lays out 30 day meal plans with illustrated recipes for various conditions.

A Mind of Your Own

A realistic action plan that women can use to heal their bodies, alleviate inflammation, and feel like themselves again without a single prescription.

Against All Grain

In my opinion, Danielle Walker is a miracle worker with all things grain free! Try her “Real Deal Chocolate Chip Cookies”.

Vietnamese Home Cooking

I love love love Vietnamese food! And this book is to die for. The “Grilled Whole Fish” is a surefire crowd pleaser!

Nom Nom Paleo

Totally adorable illustrations, and ridiculously delicious recipes! Whole foods for Humans.

What Chefs Feed Their Kids

This book is wonderful for all new moms, or parents of picky eaters.

Real Food Fermentation

Learn how to make your own Probiotic yumminess, by preserving whole fresh food with live cultures in your home kitchen.

Delightfully Raw

Seriously, Carmella makes the BEST nut butter raw cheeses around. Don’t be fooled by the hippie style cover!

Dairy Free Ice Cream

I’ve got a kiddo with a Dairy sensitivity, and being able to make amazing ice cream at home is a WIN in my book!