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Lentil Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

I've worked on introducing more beans and legumes into my diet over the last year. I never really liked lentils, but I've been trying them out lately just to see. I attempted to make vegan lentil meatballs a few weeks ago (yeah, those didn't quite work out) and had a bunch of leftover lentils. I… Continue reading Lentil Salad (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

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Summer Strawberry Bread (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free)

You already know I'm trying to get all the berries in before summer ends (cue the ugly crying). My friend mentioned strawberry bread to me and I immediately had a craving for it and knew I had to make my own. That's how this recipe was born and I now can't get enough of it!… Continue reading Summer Strawberry Bread (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free)

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BIG NEWS! Podcast Launch

This past Thursday, my friend and I launched our podcast called Beyond Your Diagnosis! We are super excited to finally be able to share all our hard work with all of you. I share more info in the below video, but we are live on iTunes and Spotify. Alternatively you can check us out and… Continue reading BIG NEWS! Podcast Launch

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Simply AIP + Giveaway

I recently received a box from Simply AIP and loved all the goodies I received inside! Simply AIP is a subscription box that contains AIP products (mostly snacks) for women with autoimmune disease. Each month is a new batch of goods and Laura works hard to serve her customers. I love that she has chosen… Continue reading Simply AIP + Giveaway

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All-Natural Skin and Hair Care Routine

By now, you all should know I like to keep things as non-toxic as possible. I often get questions about my skin and hair, how I keep them both healthy, and especially how to address hair loss with chronic illness. I made two videos all about my skin and hair care routine, including the products… Continue reading All-Natural Skin and Hair Care Routine

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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

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Why Movement IS Important EVEN When You Have a Chronic Illness

In case you didn't know, I have a degree in Exercise Science and I've been a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine for 7 years now. I have speciality certifications in kettle bells and TRX. I don't often talk about the fitness side of things because, well, let's face it, food… Continue reading Why Movement IS Important EVEN When You Have a Chronic Illness

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Why I DON’T Eat Bone Broth to Heal my Gut

I don't eat bone broth, fermented foods, collagen, or take glutamine or folate/5-MTHF supplements. WHAT?! Many of you may be surprised given that bone broth, fermented foods, and glutamine are very popular in both the gut healing arena and chronic illness world. Folate (or 5-MTHF, methylfolate supplement) has also been hyped up a lot recently… Continue reading Why I DON’T Eat Bone Broth to Heal my Gut

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Guest Post: Managing Graduate School with a Chronic Illness

A couple of weeks ago I read an article on Thought Catalog written by a girl named Dani. She also has Chronic Lyme disease. We connected on Instagram (@dani_fusaro) and I discovered she was just finishing up her doctorate in physical therapy... just as I'm about to start mine this fall. Of course, I had… Continue reading Guest Post: Managing Graduate School with a Chronic Illness