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Autoimmune

What is Water Kefir?

Water kefir is a delicious probiotic beverage made with water kefir “grains”. They are not actually grains – they’re called that because of the way they look. Actually they are a colony of bacteria and yeast that exist together in a symbiotic relationship. Healthy kefir grains grow and multiply! Kefir was introduced more than a Read More

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elderberry syrup and essential oils
Autoimmune

Elderberry Syrup and Essential Oils for a Healthy Winter

Elderberry Syrup is all the rage these days Believe it or not, there are recipes for elderberry-based medications dating as far back as Ancient Egypt. Some Ancient Egyptians even had the tincture buried with them. Historians, however, generally trace the tradition of the elderberry’s healing power back to Hippocrates, the ancient Greek known as the Read More

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energy bite recipes
Autoimmune

Boost Energy with these quick energy bites

Looking for an energy boost? Try these energy bite recipes Eliminating processed foods from our diets is a critical part of any spoonie’s wellness plan. Artificial colors and flavorings along with overly processed foods like sugar and corn syrup are inflammatory in nature and add stress into our already stressed system. But admittedly there are times Read More

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Autoimmune

5 Benefits of Golden Milk & Turmeric Essential Oil

Golden Milk is a delicious way too improve your overall wellbeing A traditional Indian drink, golden milk (sometimes called turmeric milk), is an infusion of turmeric  and other spices in milk. It has some very specific health benefits but is also an excellent general health tonic. (and it’s pretty darn tasty too) Let me show Read More

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What is Bulletproof coffee???

Bulletproof Coffee, the best thing since sliced bread I find myself looking forward to getting up in the morning just for this cup of coffee. So if you’re scratching your head and wondering what in the world bulletproof coffee is, well, get ready! So at first I thought this sounded a bit crazy, but it’s Read More

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Recipes

Super Soups for Keeping Warm

Sipping on a nice warm bowl of soup can warm you from the inside out  ……….plus there are a lot of simple AND healthy recipes out there. Here are a few of my favorites, from one of my go-to recipe sites, PaleoLeap.com We had Basic Winter Vegetable Soup last night for dinner and I just Read More

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Instant Pot Carnitas

No time or energy to cook? InstantPot to the rescue I love using my InstantPot. It’s a great way to get a healthy dinner on the table in a short period of time.  Yesterday I was super busy and super tired, so an easy dinner was definitely on the agenda.  It’s so tempting to resort Read More

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What is Nutritional Yeast and how do I use it?

Nutritional Yeast – what in the world is that? I first saw nutritional yeast listed in a recipe for Kale Chips in one of doTERRA’s Living Magazines.  I just beginning to understand the diet-gut-immune connection and even the thought of Kale Chips was bizarre to me.  (I actually love them now—obsessively love them) Well, I don’t Read More

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