GAPS Cilantro Chicken Salad

This chicken salad recipe began with a finished product; Chicken Stock, which is a staple of the GAPS diet.  The problem was that after separating the poached chicken from the liquid, I found I needed a more creative way to use it than a lifeless pile of meat!  I’m sure you’ve come across the same…

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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. According…

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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 right…

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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,…

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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 the…

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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 with…

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Fried Plantains Dessert

A paleo friendly dessert that you won’t feel guilty about eating.

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Brain Fuel Mocha

A Healthy Substitute Latte

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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 same…

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Adaptable Chocolate Chip Nut Butter Bars

This recipe was born out of necessity.  Feeding 5, constantly hungry kids can break the bank just with the amount of food they need.  It’s all too easy to buy the cost effective, sugar laden granola bars from the grocery store; many brands of which use oats from Round-Up ready fields.  Due to the microbiome-disrupting…

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