All posts in GAPS/Grain Free

Strawberry Coconut Butter Hearts

By | February 7, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Jo at Nourishing Time. Jo is an attached mom to her smarty-pants son and a full-time student majoring in Public Health. She is fascinated with holistic healing and loves to read, cook, and watch Grey’s Anatomy in her spare time. She blogs at Nourishing Time about natural ways Read More

A Grain-Free Holiday Menu

By | December 16, 2013

    I love to cook.  I used to be really terrible at it, but then I discovered that all the processed foods my family was eating were making us sick.  I started cooking from scratch and I got pretty good at it.  Then I discovered that grains were making us sick, so I had Read More

Almond and Coconut Flour Pie Crust

By | November 5, 2013

  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.  Try these recipes for almond and coconut Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Detox Reactions/Healing Crisis

By | October 3, 2011

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

Monday Health & Wellness: GAPS FAQ

By | June 20, 2011

**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

Why I Don’t Like Gluten-Free

By | February 4, 2011

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

Practical Tips on Doing Grain-Free/GAPS Diets

By | January 29, 2011

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

Pregnancy Journal: Grain-Free and Pregnant

By | January 20, 2011

 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

GAPS/Allergy Diets

By | April 28, 2010

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.

Thoughts on Sugar Cravings

By | March 29, 2010

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

By | March 14, 2010

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.

Bone Broth and Detox Diets

By | November 6, 2009

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.


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