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My Personal 10 Pick-Me-Ups

My Personal 10 Pick-Me-Ups

    We all have those days. Either too full, too stressful, too empty..you know just 'too' of something. I have little pressure valves that are a bit like tricks up my sleeve that are guaranteed pick-me-ups. I thought it may be time to share my list with...

How to Really Heal The Gut

How to Really Heal The Gut

I think it is no mistake that Autoimmune Disease starts in our gut. Everyone in this movement is familiar with the term 'healing your gut'. So to heal our guts, we start on the AIP diet, reduce stress and take supplements like l-glutamine to heal the intestinal...

Self-Compassion for Autoimmune Disease

Self-Compassion for Autoimmune Disease

The period of greatest gain in knowledge and experience is usually the most difficult period in one's life." -- HH Dalai Lama I don't have an autoimmune disease. And I don't think it matters because what I do know is that struggle is struggle. Pain is pain. It is not...

Blueberry Maple Breakfast Sausages

Blueberry Maple Breakfast Sausages

I miss blueberry pancakes a lot now that I am AIP. I have not had a pancake in over two years . And the coconut flour ones just don't cut it for me. But last week while shopping at my new local whole foods, I saw blueberry maple sausage patties at the meat counter. I...

Being Knocked into Our Center

Being Knocked into Our Center

  I am writing this post to both you and to myself. A week ago I moved from my sweet, small little town of Nevada City to Oakland, CA. I am a big believer in trusting signs in my life, and in a short amount of time, doors  spontaneously opened and I decided...

Lime Ginger Coconut Chicken

Lime Ginger Coconut Chicken

This recipe is really a spin of another great recipe I found on the website The Kitchnn. I wanted to make it AIP so I could try it and I knew with a few tweaks it would be awesome. And I will tell you it did not disappoint. Make this tonight. It is so easy and so...

Why Autoimmune Disease is Joy In Disguise

Why Autoimmune Disease is Joy In Disguise

How do you find joy in the middle of a disease? Or a crippling accident or a painful loss like a divorce, death or job loss? We can call it autoimmune disease, or being laid off, or natural disaster, but I call it "Joy In Disguise." Because what is joy after all? My...

5 Ways To Become Happy Today

5 Ways To Become Happy Today

Wherever you are today, whatever you may be feeling today, I want to tell you that it is not too late. For anything. However Autoimmune Disease has taken hold in your life, you get the choice about how you want to define your relationship with it. And no matter what...

the Books

AIP One Dish

35 AIP dinner recipes prepared in 15 minutes or less in ONE pan.

The Loving Diet

The Loving Diet™ introduces a fresh approach to your current health care plan: Love.