Essential Oils · GAPS™ Diet

Snowflake Peppermint Fudge

I generally find that in the winter I tend to eat healthier: as it gets colder, I am more likely to crave nourishing soups, broth, warm home-cooked dishes, and steamed veggies with butter or ghee. In the summer, it generally is so hot in the kitchen that I don’t feel like cooking (and much less…… Continue reading Snowflake Peppermint Fudge

GAPS™ Diet · GAPS™ Introduction Diet · Natural Healing

Electrolyte Drink

Winter is a wonderful time of year, bringing with it white snow, frosty mornings, hot mugs of steaming favorite drinks (the boys love our GAPS hot chocolate; I love anything that comes in a mug!), sledding, and rosy cheeks. Unfortunately, winter also brings with it crowded stores filled with sick shoppers coughing on cart handles,…… Continue reading Electrolyte Drink

GAPS™ Diet · Organic Gardening

Fermented Uncanned Tomatoes

October is generally a time when the days start getting shorter, the nights get cooler, and we experience the first frost here in Northern Illinois. This fall, though, the weather hasn’t really seem to get the message that it’s dark by 6:30 p.m. and today as I drove by the bank and saw that the…… Continue reading Fermented Uncanned Tomatoes

Autism · GAPS™ Diet · Healthy Environment · Natural Healing · Tips for Healthy Eating

When It is Just Too Hard

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.” ~ Gilda Radner  …… Continue reading When It is Just Too Hard