Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Andrea Fabry, a former journalist and mother of nine children ranging in age from 28 to 12. Following a severe toxic exposure, Andrea and her family discovered the wonders of natural living. Andrea is the founder and president of momsAWARE, an educational organization designed to empower others to live healthy in a toxic world. Read More
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With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up, there’s bound to be pie in your life sometime soon! Whether you’re hosting a holiday and have friends with dietary restrictions, or you yourself have food allergies, it’s always a good idea to have a few allergen-free tricks up your sleeve. Here are two pie crust recipes- one Read More
Image by teamstickergiant **This post has been entered in Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** Last week, I wrote about having optimal gut health. When people don’t develop optimal gut health from infancy (which is extremely common), it’s possible to improve gut health. It’s common for people to experience what’s called a “healing crisis” Read More
**This post has been entered in Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** Almost everyday, I get questions from people wanting to know different things about the GAPS diet. I’ve gotten so many similar questions that I thought I’d address them here! Hopefully this is a good starting place for those interested in the GAPS Read More
Image by Gudlyf **This post has been entered in Fight Back Fridays at Food Renegade and Real Food Wednesday at Kelly the Kitchen Kop!** These days, it’s become practically mainstream to go gluten-free. More and more people are becoming aware of gluten allergies, and that we could all do with a little less of it (very Read More
Image by jayneandd If you’re contemplating going grain-free or doing the GAPS diet, it may seem, initially, like an insurmountable task. It is a big shift in a lot of ways. Most people in this country have meals that are largely grain-based, after all! Think about our typical breakfast choices: pancakes, waffles, biscuits, oatmeal, cereal Read More
Yes, this is last week’s picture! I got too tired to take a new one! This post finds me at almost 12 weeks. I’m rapidly nearing the end of the first trimester! It’s hard to believe. Sometimes I can so clearly see that I’m having another baby in a few months, and picture myself strolling Read More
In Monday’s post, I mentioned “GAPS” and allergy diets in order to help or cure allergies. Today I’m going to talk about them a little bit more indepth.
I’ve never been a huge sugar fan.
Really! When everyone else was raring for dessert after a big family meal, I was looking for more salad, soup, meat with gravy…. I prefer to fill up on real foods.
The GAPS diet. I’ve mentioned it a few times before, but haven’t gone into any great detail about what it is, why we’re doing it, or anything else. A LOT of bloggers are now doing it, hoping to do it, or have previously done it, including Donielle at Naturally Knocked Up, Stephanie at Keeper of the Home, Kelly at Kelly the Kitchen Kop, and Ann Marie at Cheeseslave.
How much do you know about bone broth? There’s an old belief that chicken soup can cure all, and it’s been frequently fed to people who are ill. However, research shows there’s a pretty good reason for this belief! We’ve been using bone broth (and other things) to help ourselves heal and detox recently, and I’d like to share our progress with you, as well as how to make this broth for yourself.