How to Make Chicory “Coffee”- 1 ingredient, herbal, 5 minutes to make, great prebiotics! (AIP-safe)

Megan Breakfast, Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Traditional Healing Foods 14 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. Making a cup of chicory (herbal) coffee is as easy as making a cup of tea. But this herbal coffee is dark, for those of us who love a rich, bold, slightly bitter punch, and tastes a lot like real coffee. To add to its allure, …

#1 Best Natural Home Remedy for Burns

The #1 Best Natural Home Remedy for Burns

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 18 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. Burns can be caused externally by heat, electricity, chemicals, or radiation. 43% of all burns happen in the home, most of these in the kitchen due to flame, scalding injuries (like steam or hot coffee), or electrical devices (like ovens and irons). This post does not …

Savory Parmesan-Caulifower Waffles {Paleo}

Savory Parmesan-Cauliflower Waffles {Paleo}

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Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. Any vegetable with the word flower in it has to be lovely, right? This recipe can use frozen cauliflower rice, like the organic products we now find at both Costco and Trader Joe’s. Or it can use fresh cauliflower rice, homemade or store bought. But I …

A Comprehensive Guide to Thyroid Supplements- Part 2

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I am not a doctor. Please consult your practitioner before changing your supplement or healthcare regimen. Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post.  Welcome to Part 2 in the series on supporting the thyroid with supplements. Read Part 1 here. And read the original article, Top 5 Supplements for Hashimoto’s, here. All three …

A Comprehensive Guide to Thyroid Supplements {Hashimoto's/hypothyroid}

A Comprehensive Guide to Thyroid Supplements- Part 1

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I am not a doctor, nor do I pretend to be one. Please consult a healthcare practitioner before making a change in your healthcare regimen. Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post.  The thyroid’s chief role in the endocrine system is to regulate the metabolism. This is why those with hypothyroidism, or a …

Greek Meatloaf with feta and mint {Paleo/Primal; grain-free}

Greek Meatloaf with Feta Cheese and Mint…{with some great tips for making terrific Paleo meatloaf!}

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Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. When I was in college I was a vegetarian. I used to really like mezas (μεζές) during this stage. With several different spellings, mezes are found throughout the Near East, the Balkans and even in Central Asia. Every culture as its own variations. But small dishes, …

Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake- Paleo/Primal

Chocolate Cream Cheese Cake {grain-free|Primal}

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Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post.  The thing about cake is that it can quickly get complicated. What with frostings and layers and wanting it to be pretty and hoping it will be moist… This cake solves that problem because when it’s done all we do is a little cocoa dusting; and …

Thyroid Anti-Inflammatory Energy Tea

Thyroid Anti-Inflammatory Energy Tea

Megan Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Whole Food Recipes 21 Comments

Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. When we talk about supporting the thyroid it’s important to note that every body is different. Autoimmune conditions like Hashimoto’s are complex. While different approaches are required for each patient, there are some general principles that will benefit the thyroid and immune system of most patients. …

Beef Tongue into Delicious CRISPY BEEF – with an Instant Pot option

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Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. Some posts are more fun and exciting to write than others. Surprisingly perhaps, beef tongue had me twitterpated the whole time. FUN! Beef tongue=fun! No fooling. Perhaps you’re new to beef tongue. Perhaps you’re only curious with some horrified fascination. Perhaps you’re like me, genuinely interested …

7 Benefits of Sea and Sun for Autoimmune Conditions

7 Benefits of Sea and Sun for Autoimmune Conditions

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Thank you for supporting this site with purchases made through links in this post. I’ll tell you a 2-part story. The first part happened almost 2 years ago when our family traveled to California to visit Disneyland. At that time I had some rather extreme food sensitivities. I got a terribly itchy set of blisters and inflammation on my fingers …