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Store Bought Bone Broth – When you don’t want to make your own!

Store bought bone broth? Just a couple of years ago the only way to consume the nourishing concoction some call the “elixir of life” was to make it yourself. Today there is a dizzying array of options, both in stores and by mail order, making it easy for

Green Breakfast Soup from The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook

Breakfast soup may seem like an odd choice to some, but in fact it is a common dish in cultures around the world. A humble bowl of soup is nourishing, satisfying, and quick – all features busy people appreciate for that first meal of the day – and can

Why I needed an AIP reset

Thirty days ago I decided to give myself a virtual reboot. I was fed up with feeling less than stellar and decided to start a paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP) reset. Like a computer that had stretched its resources too thin and had been running for too long without

Pork Vindaloo from The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook

This recipe for paleo pork vindaloo veers away from the traditional in a few ways, but is still so flavorful and easy to make, especially with the help of my favorite kitchen multi-tasker, the Instant Pot. It comes from The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook, which is

In praise of the audiobook!

Gasoline may fuel the engine, but audiobooks are what keep me going behind the wheel on my long drives for work and pleasure, so I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorites with you readers… and ask you to help me re-fill my

Strawberry Mint Watermelon Slush from The Splendid Scoop

Summer time means frozen treats and people who need to avoid dairy or watch their sugar intake don’t have to miss out! This recipe for a strawberry mint watermelon slush is from The Splendid Scoop, a new digital resource that delivers easy and delicious dairy free recipes

Do I have chronic Lyme disease?

First I blamed it on the shoes. Just a sprain? Or something more? I bought totally cute but ridiculously impractical, high heeled, red patent leather shoes to celebrate my 40th birthday in July, 2015 and insisted on wearing them for three straight days, even though they made my feet

Crohn’s Disease and Poor Sleep: Symptom or Cause?

Disturbed sleep and active Crohn’s disease go hand-in-hand, which is probably not a surprise to anyone who has experienced the pain, diarrhea, cramping, night sweats, general malaise, and other agony of a flare. Added to that, the steroids that are often prescribed to calm a flare down

Paleo Tzatziki Sauce (Dairy and Nut Free) from Get Sauced!

The Greeks knew what they were doing when they created the yogurt-based tzatziki sauce to accompany gyros and souvlaki. Without it, you’ve just got grilled meat. With it, you have something divine! Now I even have a recipe for a dairy-free version that happens to also be compliant with

Brodo: A Book Review and Bone Broth Recipe Roundup!

Bone broth has long been touted as a healing food by people who follow the paleo autoimmune protocol and other real food diets, but is now breaking into the trendy mainstream. For proof, look no further than Manhattan’s East Village where chef Marco Canora’s takeout window attached to