GAPS™ Diet · gluten free

The Best Grain Free Blueberry Muffins

    When we first went gluten free, it honestly wasn’t that hard. I was used to cooking mostly at home, as that’s the way I grew up, and thanks to Bette Hagman (a.k.a. the Gluten Free Gourmet), there were plenty of good recipes out there as well as flour mixes that tasted pretty close…… Continue reading The Best Grain Free Blueberry Muffins

GAPS™ Diet · Natural Healing · Tips for Healthy Eating

The Basics of Food Addiction

Photo via Visual Hunt Back when I first started to look at a healthier way of eating, it also happened to be around the time when I transferred to a new department in the hospital and to a different shift.  My new coworkers came to view me as someone who ate liquidy homemade raw goat’s…… Continue reading The Basics of Food Addiction

GAPS™ Diet · Natural Healing

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Photo via In my mind, it’s a little early to be thinking about fall, especially as its been so hot and muggy this week.  However, a recent article that was circulating Facebook about the ingredients in Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte and the opening last week of Edward’s Apple Orchard (I admit: I do still…… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Latte

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

Traveling on the GAPS Diet

The definition of vacation, according to Wikipedia, is “a specific trip or journey,  usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism.”  It usually carries the idea of relaxation and a break from work.  My idea of a perfect vacation is quiet, sleep, and possibly a beach: mostly sleep, though.  That’s not the kind of vacation…… Continue reading Traveling on the GAPS Diet

Local to Rockford · Tips for Healthy Eating

Local Farmer’s Markets

Photo credit: Aitor Escauriaza via Visualhunt / CC BY   I love, love, LOVE this time of the year!  The boys are running around outside, everything is green, the windows in the house are open, my garden is growing great (along with a few weeds, but much better than last year), and we have so…… Continue reading Local Farmer’s Markets