anti-inflammatory dinners: one-pot wonder meat, rice, and veggies

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Low-Histamine, Anti-Inflammatory, Gut-Healing.  Ingredients:  2 yellow squashes (chopped)2T extra-virgin organic olive oil1 LB ground turkey2 C rice4 C low sodium or unsalted chicken broth ** (Can also use bone broth).2 eggs (optional, I don't have a histamine issue with eggs but some people do)1/2 medium sweet onion (chopped)3T garlic salt (to taste)Pepper (to [...]

the chemical breakdown – a look at histamine intolerance in the body

the chemical breakdown – a look at histamine intolerance in the body

All too often we begin to feel the effects of our diet, usually attributing it to other issues. Joint pain? Working too hard. Thyroid issues? Faulty thyroid, can't fix it... Stomach pains and gastritis? Stress or just an 'off' day. Exhaustion? The American dream... Accoreding to http://www.cureresearch.com, "the prevalence rate for people (struggling) with gastritis [...]

I Can’t Breathe – Looking into the Alpha-Gal connection between red meat and Lyme Disease

I Can’t Breathe – Looking into the Alpha-Gal connection between red meat and Lyme Disease

I know when I was in my youth, I struggled heavily with lactose intolerance. I would still push the limits here and there (peppermint ice cream was a MUST at Christmas!) but I could just take an enzyme pill and move about my day. You can only imagine my shock when I was at In-n-Out [...]

The Search for Selenium – Deficiency and Implications for Thyroid Issues

The Search for Selenium – Deficiency and Implications for Thyroid Issues

Selenium is a trace element you may not have given much thought to: however, it may be a key point in healing and dealing with hypothyroidism. Selenium is used to convert T4 to T3 and also used for other essential thyroid functions. For those with hypothyroidism, it is easy to have a massive imbalance of [...]

Why Go Gluten Free?

Why Go Gluten Free?

Why Go Gluten Free? Most of us are familiar with falling victim to the ‘carbs of wrath’ over holidays, special occasions, or just out of sheer exhaustion. Whether you’re battling inflammation or health issues, or simply tired from the 40-hour work week, eating clean is not easily attainable. Carbohydrates, specifically the ‘white carbohydrates’ such as [...]