Basic Meat Stock Recipe: GAPS, Keto, Paleo Compliant

Stock is unique in its ability to sooth our gut lining, more so than broth in that it includes more joints and bones from the animal. If you were particularly adventurous, chicken feet and fish heads also contain a wealth of gut healing nutrients that can be added to a stock without compromising flavor. AccordingContinue reading “Basic Meat Stock Recipe: GAPS, Keto, Paleo Compliant”

Gluten Free Quesadillas

This taco inspired quesadilla recipe is a weekly staple in our house, when we aren’t on a no carb diet. I was sick of buying taco seasoning mixes, or even the taco kits in the store. I’m a simplist. I like to just throw things I already have on hand together to get the rightContinue reading “Gluten Free Quesadillas”

Three GAPS Intro Soup Recipes

On our forty days of GAPS, stage one of the intro is the hardest. Our bodies are converting from using carbohydrates for energy to fats, causing blood sugar imbalances, lethargy, vomiting, and nausea. It’s not the environment that encourages appetite. Nevertheless, making tasty soups can encourage kids to actually eat something that seems unappetizing. Really,Continue reading “Three GAPS Intro Soup Recipes”

Choosing the Right Sweetener

After writing “Which Sweeteners are Okay and Why,” and realizing that not everyone can read such a lengthy article, we have filmed a short synopsis with details on exactly which sweeteners you can use to meet your health goals. If you are interested in staying up to date with our videos, feel free to findContinue reading “Choosing the Right Sweetener”

Perfect Every Time Roast Chicken

Not everyone is born with the innate ability to cook. For most of us, it is learning through failure. Thick, smoking and charred failure. Roast chicken has become a frugal staple for our large family. It took quite a while to research and test different cooking methods and using different spices to ensure that theContinue reading “Perfect Every Time Roast Chicken”

Sauerkraut from Scratch

I’ve done my research. I know how important our gut health is, and how easy it is to damage it. After having my children, I knew I had to actively support our microbiome in order to boost the immune system, to overcome allergies, digestive issues, and neurological disorders. But how do I do this withContinue reading “Sauerkraut from Scratch”

The Pasteurization Problem

I have written before about the history of pasteurized milk,, but felt the need to provide a more concise, three reason video to help you clarify for yourself whether or not dairy is right for you. Enjoy!

How to French Press Coffee

Plastics. A recent study proves that BPA AND BPA free containers release synthetic estrogens, before being exposed to heat. I sure did love my Keurig, but was left to find a better way to make coffee when I kept thinking of straining my scalding water through those thin plastic K-cups. Coffee brewers had the sameContinue reading “How to French Press Coffee”