HONEY SPICE LASSI~ Most beverages dilute stomach pH… this is one drink you do want to enjoy with your meal.

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Lassis are functional as well as delicious. In Indian and Ayurvedic tradition they are used as digestives. Ginger, too, is prized for this property, helping our bodies digest and assimilate nutrients with greater ease. There are two kinds of lassis served in India, savory and sweet, both made with thinned yogurt, providing probiotics, potential grass-fed fat, protein, and help with …

Butter Tea Recipe

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Have you heard of Butter Coffee, or its close relative Bulletproof Coffee*?  It’s all the rage among grass-fed butter advocates, as well as those on ketogenic** diets, seeking healing or weight loss.  What I like about Butter Coffee is that blending butter into one’s coffee makes it creamy and you get the health benefits of butter.  The flavor is satisfying …

dairy-free chocolate ice cream

DAIRY-FREE DARK CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM- “THE BEST YOU’LL EVER EAT,” she said shyly…

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The organic sugar version of this recipe is the ice cream that I kept eating when I was supposed to be starting the GAPS Diet, almost four years ago.  It was the final night before I went cold turkey, and I served myself a mini bowl of this flavor while doing office work.  I guess the mini bowl was supposed …

Perfect Peanut Butter Milkshake for One: Dairy-free, Sugar-free Recipe!

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Being lured to this article by the thought of a creamy, sweet, delicious milkshake, I must beg your pardon while I insert the following disclaimer . The facts are… peanut butter is sooo yummy and when not on an extreme anti-candida diet, it can be in eaten in moderation for a BIG treat.  So I’m super excited to share this super …

Wilt-free Whipped Cream

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At our gut-healing cafe in Eugene, Oregon what one item flies out the door almost as fast as bone broth and bone broth soups? Parfaits! It’s no wonder: these beautiful layered desserts are all topping!  For anyone who loves decadence, (and that’s me), parfaits give us permission to eat a whole bowl-full of the rich stuff: maple syrup ganache, honey-sweetened compote, …

Stiffened Whipped Cream with Gelatin (sustainably-sourced)

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At our “gut-healing cafe” in Eugene, Oregon what one item flies out the door almost as fast as bone broth and bone broth soups?  Parfaits!  It’s no wonder: these beautiful layered desserts are all topping!  For anyone who loves decadence, and that’s me, parfaits give us permission to eat a whole bowl-full of the rich stuff!  Maple syrup ganache, honey-sweetened compote, …

Blueberry Muffins Paleo GAPS

Blueberry Muffins {GAPS, SCD, Paleo}

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This classic recipe features homemade sprouted nut flour and butter, which happily replace store bought. I don’t know what it is about muffins; but I love ’em.  Next to soup, with tea, freshly baked muffins make me happy.  When we started the GAPS Diet, grain-free muffins like these made the new diet much easier for all of us. We had …

beet kvass with sea salt

How to Make Beet Kvass, with lovely variations: an easy ferment! {Traditional, Paleo, GAPS, AIP}

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Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. This fermented beverage is easy to make, high in nutrition from the “super-food” beets, and is, of course, full of probiotics. I like to make a slightly sweet version with raspberries.  Traditionally celtic sea salt makes beet kvass a savory beverage that is also rich with …

How to Make Bone Broth

How to Make Bone Broth

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For the best, most nourishing bone broth, harvest your bones’ broth at least two times: once after 2-3 hours for a very healing, high-fat broth, once after 24 hours, and again, optionally, between 48 and 72 hours. Each time you gather the broth from the bones, you simply add more water and sea salt, and keep going! If you’re using …

How to Make RAW MILK Yogurt

How to Make RAW GOAT YOGURT- Lactose-Free, Fully Cultured; EASY!

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When making raw yogurt, the yogurt making process becomes simpler. No heating of the milk is necessary because there are no pathogens to kill, as there would be with pasteurized milk that doesn’t have beneficial bacteria to keep negative bacteria at bay! (The beneficial bacteria are killed in the pasteurization process, as is the lactase, the naturally occurring digestive enzyme …