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Book Review: The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook

If you have an autoimmune disease and are considering trying a dietary approach as part of your treatment strategy, then you simply must get this cookbook. Mickey Trescott has been around the paleo autoimmune scene for a while now, blogging at Autoimmune Paleo and already the successful

Giveaway: Celebrating 2000+ Fans on Facebook!

UPDATE: Congratulations Tonnia W.! Check your email and confirm your address to receive your prize. Thanks to all for entering! I am so honored that more than 2000 people have now clicked the “like” button next to the Gutsy By Nature name and my goofy picture on

4 Valid Criticisms of the Paleo Diet

If 2013 was the year of paleo going mainstream, then it looks like 2014 may be the year the mainstream starts fighting back with criticisms of the paleo diet.  First, US News and World Report released its annual rankings of the best diets of the year with

1 Year Ago Today… My Journey to Healing Crohn’s Disease With Food

January 22 is like a second birthday for me. One year ago today, on January 22, 2013, I made the life-changing decision to take a shot at healing myself and managing Crohn’s disease through diet. I had read the book Breaking the Vicious Cycle by Elaine Gottschall

My Real Food Heroes: Joel Salatin

My life was quite literally falling apart in the spring of 2007. I was newly married and very much in love, but our fairy tale life had become a nightmare after I underwent bowel surgery for Crohn’s disease. Instead of the simple recovery and return to normal

Book Review: Squeaky Clean Paleo

Are you new to paleo or doing a Whole30? Do you want to cut sugar cravings? Get your nutrition on track? Perhaps you are like me and have been doing paleo for a while but need a nutritional reset after indulging in treats more than you should

Gutsy’s Grab Bag – December, 2013

Most popular new recipes on the blog Double Trouble Paleo Chocolate Cookies (December 11, 2013) Christmas Morning Coffee Cake (December 3, 2013) Cranberry Coconut Paleo Treats (December 14, 2013) Not Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (December 4, 2013) Paleo “Peanut Butter” Cups (December 19, 2013) Sweet and Sour Paleo

30 Days of Gratitude – Wrapup

Every day this month I took time to reflect upon my life and note at least one thing for which I was grateful. I shared this moments of gratitude on my Facebook page and enjoyed seeing the same from others. For posterity sake, here is my complete

30 Days of Gratitude, Week 3

Seriously, where is November going! I can’t believe we are already 21 days into the month! Here are my day 16-21 moments of gratitude, as I posted them on the Facebook page… Day 16: I’m grateful for my education, including my degrees from the University of Wisconsin.

The Gluten Summit – Encore Day!

Today is encore day for the Gluten Summit, hosted by Dr. Tom O’Bryan. Eight of the most popular presentations from the previous eight days are available for you to watch for free for just 24 hours. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to hear some of the world’s
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