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 driedContinue reading “italian-style meatballs // gluten-free, dairy free, low-histamine”

the tragic loss of self that comes from chronic illness – and how to be an overcomer

Struggling with any form of disease, especially for an extended period of time, can severely undermine your understanding of yourself and even your comprehension of your sanity. After countless white rooms and specialist opinions and side effect upon side effect from your long list of medications, there’s little care or attention given to your mentalContinue reading “the tragic loss of self that comes from chronic illness – and how to be an overcomer”

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 recipeContinue reading “Potato, onion, & leek soup (GF/DF)”

Inflammation Mitigation – A Hallmark of an Effective Diet against Lyme Disease

Hi all! I’ve been doing tons of research and work now that I’m a third year integrative medicine student. As someone who has gone through the ‘good fight’ myself and have been declared remissed after 8 years of fighting, I wanted to share important dietary tips that have been clinically proven to assist in theContinue reading “Inflammation Mitigation – A Hallmark of an Effective Diet against Lyme Disease”

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 andContinue reading “Mycoplasma – the stealthy culprit”