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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...

Favorites List

Favorites List

I love Favorites' Lists!  Below is a list I have gathered that include some things I am feeling inspired by right now. Some useful and fun ideas in my AIP world. As many of you know, the AIP Diet can seem restrictive in nature. Here is a lighthearted post to give you...

Illness as Tranformation

Illness as Tranformation

Consider all that makes up your life. The family members, where you live, relationships, career, spiritual practice and your health to name a few. Add all of those together and you get your own secret sauce called Your Life. And try as we may to separate these...

Loving Autoimmune Disease

Loving Autoimmune Disease

Do you remember what your first thoughts were when you were diagnosed with your autoimmune disease? It may have been disbelief, anger, relief, fear, grief...all normal reactions. And then the dust may have settled, and a few weeks later  you started to feel a...

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.