The Switch4Good Podcast

Dealing with Digestive Issues with Nutritionist & Cookbook Author Desiree Nielsen

Apr 24, 2024

If you’ve ever wondered how to make nutritious food taste amazing or what foods boost your health by supporting your gut microbiome, then you’re going to love today’s episode!

Our guest is Desiree Nielsen, a plant-based recipe developer, podcaster, author, and registered dietitian with a focus on plant-based nutrition and gut health. In her new book, “Plant Magic: A Celebration of Plant-Based Cooking for Everyone,” Desiree offers a wonderful collection of creative recipes that make incorporating more plants into your diet easy, convenient, and delicious.

If you’re a returning listener, you might recall Desiree from her insightful appearance on episode 185, where she shared invaluable knowledge about the gut-brain connection, maintaining healthy inflammatory responses, and the truth about getting enough protein through plants. However, there’s still so much more to explore, which is why we’re thrilled to welcome her back to the show!

Tune in as Desiree dives deeper into the world of plant-based cuisine, gut health, and so much more. Get ready to be inspired and empowered on your journey to vibrant health!

Listen to Episode 279 with Desiree Nielsen

What we discuss in this episode:

  • Desiree’s secrets to infuse your plant-based cooking with mouth-watering flavors.
  • Common causes of bloating and tips to decrease bloating.
  • How to introduce more fiber into your diet.
  • Stress, the digestive system, and how to develop better gut health.
  • Desiree’s family’s favorite recipes from her new book.
  • Getting a variety of healthy foods in your diet.
  • Healthy fats and nutrient absorption.


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