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GAPS Diet Basics & Getting Started

Looking for GAPS resources as a way to improve your health? I started the GAPS diet in May of 2011 as a way to eliminate symptoms of panic, anxiety, and insomnia. I’ve read and heard many, many testimonials from people who have healed on GAPS. I’ve been health coaching for almost 3 years with an emphasis in GAPS by […]

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Real Food Fermentation by Alex Lewin: Book Review & Giveaway

I am a big advocate for fermented foods, and have committed to making them a regular part of my dietary habits. That’s why I am reviewing another great book about fermentation this week, Alex Lewin from Feed Me Like You Mean It’s recent book Real Food Fermentation. Whether you are new to fermenting and are […]

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Book Review: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods by Wardeh Harmon & Giveaway

Today I’m reviewing The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Fermenting Foods by Wardeh Harmon of GNOWFGLINS. I myself have become quite an enthusiast for fermented foods over the last few years with the observance that it has made amazing changes to my own and my family’s health. Since May of 2011 I have been on the […]

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My GAPS Experience for Panic Disorder & GAPS Radio Interview

Over the last year I’ve been on the GAPS protocol created by Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride.  GAPS is a healing protocol developed to correct digestive compromise and nutritional deficiencies in the body as a result of poor lifestyle and dietary habits. Last January, I started experiencing terrible panic-like symptoms that were keeping me awake at […]

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6 Uses for Homemade Yogurt When It “Flops”!

I’ve had a lot of questions and e-mails recently about what you can do with yogurt when it “fails” or doesn’t turn out the way you want. In my book, there is no such thing as “failed” yogurt! I’ve made yogurt for many years and had great batches, and not-so-great batches. If you find that […]

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On-The-Go Power Breakfast: Home-made Smoothie

Want a quick breakfast that is nutritious and delicious? Here is a great recipe for a fantastic smoothie that is fast and provides the nutrients and energy you need to start your day off right. Unlike processed cereals, breads, and other high-carbohydrate foods that are empty of nutritional value, this breakfast will satisfy your hunger, […]

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14 Ways To Eliminate Sugar Cravings

Do you ever stop and think about how much sugar you consume each day? It may be more than you think.  Sugar cravings are usually a sign of poor eating habits. The more sugar and refined carbohydrates you consume, the more you’ll crave. One of the reasons we have so much trouble with sugar is […]

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My Liver and Gallbladder Miracle Cleanse Experience

For many years I experienced digestive difficulties and various health problems. When I was pregnant with my son in 2000, I experienced a ruptured appendix during my 7th month of pregnancy and he was born 9 weeks premature. The night I came home from my near three-week stay in the hospital, I began to have […]

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My Adventures in Making Yogurt

I have made yogurt about four times since my first attempt earlier this year. It’s definitely been a learning experience, and I’m happy to say I’m progressing each time I make it. Each successive batch has come a little closer in texture to what I consider to be the perfect yogurt. I just made another […]