How and Why to Drink Bentonite Clay

How and Why to Drink Bentonite Clay (for anti-radiation, detoxification, gut-healing and more); with recipe

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 13 Comments

Mineral-rich and volcanic in origin, bentonite clay could be considered a panacea amidst the world’s deluge of toxins. Chronic degenerative diseases and cancer are modern health epidemics. Here we discuss why and how to drink bentonite clay: Bentonite clay provides minerals to the body, even while it helps to repair the gut and detoxify the system. Bentonite clay cleanses the …

Paleo *Copycat Cream of Wheat* Porridge {gut-healing, 3 ingredients, GAPS, Keto}

Paleo *Copycat Cream of Wheat* Porridge {gut-healing, 3 ingredients, GAPS, Keto, AIP}

Megan Breakfast, Drinks, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Main Dishes, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 42 Comments

I’ve been making this porridge for years, and only recently when my teenage son starting making it for himself, did I realize that I better share it. This Paleo porridge is very similar in flavor and appearance to Cream of Wheat, but it’s, of course, grain-free; and it’s comfort-food-delicious! With only 3 ingredients, it whips up in 5 minutes. I …

Which SEEDS Should Be Soaked for Eating — and HOW {for nutrition, digestion and culinary purposes}

Megan Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 33 Comments

I used to think that only the larger seeds and nuts needed soaking or sprouting before eating them. But the more I’ve learned about phytic acid, the more my eyes have been opened: High phytic acid exists in all seeds and nuts; and although it seems tricky to soak seeds like flax or chia, we’ll talk about easy solutions! Remember: …

Why to Choose Celtic Sea Salt over Himalayan!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 21 Comments

Years ago, I bought and used Himalayan salt, believing it to be mineral-rich and much better than table salt. Sea salt was what I had been using. I thought the two salts were interchangeable, and because so many people recommend Himalayan, I thought perhaps it was THE superior salt. What happened next and what my doctor (read about him here …

Paleo & AIP Taco Shells: made with just 3 ingredients! You'll LOVE having a taco feast that's better than corn! #paleotacos #aiptacos #paleomexicanfood #aipmexicanfood #plantains #paleotortillas #aiptortillas

Paleo & AIP Plantain Taco Shells (no corn; 3 ingredients!)

Megan Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Main Dishes, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 14 Comments

Taco shells, when you haven’t eaten anything like them for (in our case) YEARS, are SUCH a pleasure. And everyone I know who’s eaten these taco shells prefers them to corn tortillas. How is that even possible? I think it’s because plantains are awesome. And sometimes the foods allowed on restricted diets still happen to be the most awesome foods! …

KETO Verde Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas (also Primal/GAPS Diet) #keto #enchiladas #lowcarbenchiladas #gaps #ketodinner #ketomexican #lowcarbmexicanfood #easyketo #primaldinner #gapsdinner

KETO Verde Chicken & Cheese Enchiladas (also Primal/GAPS Diet)

Megan Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Main Dishes, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 15 Comments

Keto Verde Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas are sure to satisfy: high-fat comfort food, perfectly suited for not only the Keto diet, but also Primal and GAPS eaters. KETO meals are satisfying for so many reasons! Most people enjoy eating high-fat meals because they stabilize blood sugar levels; fats nourish and heal. Fats turn into energy for muscles and brain. Specifically, …

How to Make 2-Ingredient Digestive Bitters {5 minutes to make; improve digestion; detox the liver}

How to Make 2-Ingredient Digestive Bitters {5 minutes to make; improve digestion; detox the liver}

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Whole Food Recipes 30 Comments

A few supplements come to mind as being fundamental for good health, for most people. Digestive bitters is one of them. Bitters is an herbal tincture that improves digestion and liver function. But the key to this article is also saving money. One 4-ounce bottle of bitters costs over $40. Our family of five goes through those bottles quickly. Our budget …

10 Best Natural Supplements for your Pet's Health #pethealth #petsupplements #petfood #petholistic

Best Natural Remedies and Supplements for your Pet’s Health (Dog and Cat)

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 11 Comments

When we talk about eating beautifully, it’s not just for humans. Your pet’s diet and natural supplements will determine their health and longevity, just like human nutrition steers the course for our wellness. This post shares the top ten best natural supplements and remedies (and dietary guidance) — both for cats’ and dogs’ everyday needs, as well as for acute …

Period Pain Foods: What to Eat and Not to Eat to Reduce Menstrual Cramps

Period Pain Foods: What to Eat and What Not to Eat *to Reduce Menstrual Cramps*

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Health & Nutrition 14 Comments

Menstrual pain is caused by prostaglandins, fatty acid compounds found in cells throughout our body– and specifically found in the epithelial layer of the uterus. Prostaglandins play many roles in the body. Among these, they cause uterine contractions and inflammation. When the uterine lining is shed starting a woman’s cycle each month, prostaglandins are released, thus contractions ensue– what we …

Paleo Baking Substitutions

Paleo Baking Substitutions: Turn your favorite recipes into Paleo Recipes {make recipe adaptations: achieve grain-free, refined-sugar-free, healthy fats, allergy-friendly alternatives}

Megan Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Treats 12 Comments

I realized recently that there really isn’t one place to find all of this information, so I hope the pin and guidelines below are helpful. You can PIN IT HERE 🙂 for future reference! Recipe Adaptations Basically I take 5 groups of foods, (flour, sugar, fat, eggs and leavening), and “Paleofy,” or give you some Paleo equivalents. This doesn’t mean …