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3 Mindset Shifts to Make when Healing Diets are Triggering Old or New Disordered Eating habits, Thoughts & Fears (GUEST POST)

If you've been following me on Youtube or Instagram, you know I've been talking a lot about "healing diets" and eating disorders lately. I've noticed that for many, myself included, "healing diets" like AIP, low FODMAP, and even paleo (any "diet" with restriction) can be triggering in either bringing up past disordered eating issues or… Continue reading 3 Mindset Shifts to Make when Healing Diets are Triggering Old or New Disordered Eating habits, Thoughts & Fears (GUEST POST)

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Veggie-Packed Meatloaf (AIP, Low-FODMAP, Nightshade Free)

Meatloaf can make life so much easier. Throw a bunch of meat in a pan, cook it, and you have food for a few days. But plain 'ol meatloaf is so boring, so of course I had to jazz it up, specifically with loads of veggies to make it more filling and nutritious! Zucchini is… Continue reading Veggie-Packed Meatloaf (AIP, Low-FODMAP, Nightshade Free)

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Berry Crisp Bars (Paleo, AIP, Vegan, low-FODMAP, Nightshade Free)

These bars are BOMB.com, if I do say so myself! They are perfect for Valentine's day with the red berry filling, plus they are low sugar so you won't have to worry about a sugar overload from too much chocolate instead. These bars utilize tiger nuts, which aren't actually a nut, but a tuber. Tiger… Continue reading Berry Crisp Bars (Paleo, AIP, Vegan, low-FODMAP, Nightshade Free)

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Crispy “Lebanese” Chicken Thighs (AIP, Low-FODMAP, Nightshade Free)

This recipe is based off of one posted by Grazed & Enthused. It is quite similar, so I don't want to take credit here, but I adjusted it to be low-FODMAP and nightshade free. That is why the Lebanese is in quotes... there is no garlic! I wasn't sure what else to call this though.… Continue reading Crispy “Lebanese” Chicken Thighs (AIP, Low-FODMAP, Nightshade Free)

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My Favorite (Pre-Packaged) AIP Snacks & Treats

*This post may contain affiliate links. Learn more here. Yes, I'm sharing PRE-PACKAGED food ideas! Shocker? Sometimes we just don't have time to make EVERYTHING from scratch! It's not always feasible and we need easy, healthy on-the-go snacks. Or hey, we are just too tired and want someone else to make our food! I make… Continue reading My Favorite (Pre-Packaged) AIP Snacks & Treats

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There’s Comfort in Illness

I think most people are familiar with the idea that change is scary. Change happens where fear lies. And growth happens where change transpires. Have you ever thought that maybe you fear getting well because it's change? Because you are familiar with your illness, you know how it operates, you've become used to feeling ill,… Continue reading There’s Comfort in Illness

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Purple Sweet Potato Macaroons (AIP, Vegan, Nightshade Free, Medium FODMAP)

Purple sweet potatoes have recently become one of my favorite foods. It's probably safe to say I'm a little obsessed. They're pretty sweet tasting and they are my favorite color. They get their purple color from the same anti-oxidants that provide blueberries with their color! Anyway, I was making macaroons last weekend and roasting some… Continue reading Purple Sweet Potato Macaroons (AIP, Vegan, Nightshade Free, Medium FODMAP)

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Tutorial: How To Dry Brush

Dry brushing is part of my full detox protocol. It helps get lymph flowing to remove toxins from your body. It can also get your digestive juices flowing and reduce cellulite. I've gotten several questions lately about HOW to actually dry brush so I put together a video, since visuals are much easier in this… Continue reading Tutorial: How To Dry Brush

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Pumpkin Pie Bars (AIP, Vegan option, medium FODMAP, Nightshade Free)

#SorryNotSorry, pumpkin season isn't over yet. I was still craving pumpkin post-Thanksgiving, am functioning off of limited foods with going on to the autoimmune paleo diet (more to come about why and what that is soon), and needed dessert. Enter, pumpkin pie bars. These are low in sugar, feature the amazing pumpkin (high in vitamin's… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Bars (AIP, Vegan option, medium FODMAP, Nightshade Free)

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Health Nut in Your Family

This post may contain affiliate links I've never done this before, but I thought it would be fun to put together a little gift guide for that health nut or spoonie in your family. I know it can be hard to figure out what to get someone to begin with, let alone someone who deals with… Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide for the Health Nut in Your Family