Tag: food

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italian-style meatballs // gluten-free, dairy free, low-histamine

These meatballs have become a staple in our home – especially on gluten free pasta night! Even if you have no diet restrictions, these are delicious and so easy to throw together after work. INGREDIENTS 1 lb. ground turkey (yields 8-9 big balls or 12-14 smaller balls) (easily doubled) 6 basil leaves or 1.5T dried basil 1t 21 Herb Salute Spice from Trader Joes … Read More italian-style meatballs // gluten-free, dairy free, low-histamine

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Potato, onion, & leek soup (GF/DF)

Are you ready for the absolute best potato and leek soup you’ve ever had?  This recipe is great for cold-busting for the upcoming cold and flu season and just overall tastes DELICIOUS! This is gluten free and dairy free, and for the most part is anti-inflammatory unless you have an oxalate issue (where the breakdown occurs inefficiently)…this recipe is considered to be anti-inflammatory, modifiable to be low … Read More Potato, onion, & leek soup (GF/DF)

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Mycoplasma – the stealthy culprit

If you mention mycoplasma in any doctor’s office, you’ll likely get the same response – “Everyone has mycoplasma. It’s not a big deal. It couldn’t have anything to do with your case.” If you hear this, run far and fast. Especially if you’ve been fighting chronic illness for years, it’s like you’re throwing open the door and inviting the mycoplasma in for a tea party. According … Read More Mycoplasma – the stealthy culprit

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 oil 1 LB ground turkey 2 C rice 4 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 taste) … Read More anti-inflammatory dinners: one-pot wonder meat, rice, and veggies

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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 are 1 in 100 in the U.S., (translating to) … Read More the chemical breakdown – a look at histamine intolerance in the body

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love your gut chicken noodle soup

Gluten free, Dairy free, Nut free, Egg free, Histamine-Friendly, Diabetic Friendly, Lyme diet friendly This soup is absolutely perfect for a rainy day, bad gastrointestinal day, or just when you want to comfort, soothe, and detox your system. Lightly seasoned and with an herbacious flavor, this soup calmed my own horrible gut in less than an hour. I can’t recommend it highly enough! This … Read More love your gut chicken noodle soup

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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 one evening (the West Coast’s equivalent to the best … Read More I Can’t Breathe – Looking into the Alpha-Gal connection between red meat and Lyme Disease

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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 too little selenium and too much iodine that can … Read More The Search for Selenium – Deficiency and Implications for Thyroid Issues