Lavender Blueberry Switchel {probiotics! Paleo, GAPS} #switchel #summerdrinks #summerbeverages #herbaldrinks #probiotics #hotweather #blueberrysmoothie #paleoblueberry

Lavender Blueberry Switchel {probiotics! Paleo, GAPS, AIP}

Megan Drinks, Traditional Healing Foods, Treats 20 Comments

My kids literally line up for this healthy drink, and my husband loves it too. Lavender Blueberry Switchel is the perfect hydrating beverage for summer time, or after physical exertion. It’s SO refreshing, and it’s delicious: The combination of rich berries, flowery herbs, spicy ginger and a few other superfoods will have you making this quick treat often this sunny season. …

Overnight Decoction of Dandelion and Nettles, for detoxification~ This tea can be made ahead of time and kept in the fridge. Drink 1-2 glasses daily for so many health benefits. #nettles #detox #herbaltea #dandelion #burdock #redclover #detoxtea #detoxherbs #livercleanse #immuneboostingfoods #immuneboosters

Overnight Decoction of Dandelion and Nettles {iced healing tea, for detox}

Megan Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Traditional Healing Foods 13 Comments

Up to four herbs can be put into this tea. They each have amazing health benefits, not the least of which is detoxification. One to two glasses of this iced (or hot) tea is beneficial to drink daily each spring. Let’s look at dandelion and nettles’ properties, as well as burdock’s and red clover’s. You’ll love the way they cleanse …

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Basic Bulletproof Coffee: for Intermittent Fasting {Keto, Paleo, GAPS, 3 ingredients}

Megan Breakfast, Drinks 24 Comments

While Bulletproof Coffee has been popular for some time, it’s less commonly used, but an effective tool, to support the process of intermittent fasting. The basic principle of intermittent fasting is this: after 12 hours of holding on to fat, the body allows it to be released. By skipping one meal, or in this case enjoying bulletproof coffee for breakfast, …

10 Best Bulletproof Coffee Add-ins

10 Best Bulletproof Coffee Add-ins (PLUS recipe!)

Megan Breakfast, Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Treats 29 Comments

A lot of folks now know what bulletproof coffee is; hurray for that! The nutrition and deliciousness of bulletproofs has modified my morning ritual for the better! I even make bulletproof hot chocolates most mornings for my boys. And we make them at our Paleo cafe. I always make mine decaf. And that’s one of the beauties of bulletproof coffee: …

Tapioca Floats! {tapioca reinvented::Paleo::AIP::EASY::sooo yummy for breakfast, snack or dessert}

Tapioca Floats! {tapioca reinvented::Paleo::AIP ::EASY::sooo yummy:: a complex carb! for breakfast, snack or dessert}

Megan Breakfast, Drinks, Treats 19 Comments

I may receive a commission if you purchase through links in this post. I rediscovered tapioca recently, and a new way to eat it, that I’m suuuper excited to share with you. Sorry to say that tapioca isn’t for GAPS Diet folks (but it can be in the future, so keep on healing!); but it is appropriate for those on …

Strawberry-Basil Switchel {with probiotics and electrolytes!} Rehydrate, detoxify, entertain, satiate, beautify: this switchel does it all!! It's so pretty, and it's so healthy. You'll love how fast it is to make and how eagerly everyone lines up to try it! #switchel #strawberries #strawberrybasil #basil #electrolytes #probiotics

Strawberry-Basil Switchel {with probiotics!}

Megan Drinks, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 21 Comments

This Strawberry-Basil Switchel will have your friends and family lining up to try some, and then hoping you have more for second helpings! It’s an electrolyte beverage that’s delicious and beautiful too! Switchel is a fermented, thirst-quenching beverage that’s actually fast, easy, rewarding and encouraging to make! And your kids, if you have any, will say, “Can I have more …

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

Megan Breakfast, Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Traditional Healing Foods 15 Comments

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, chicory coffee has the nutritional benefit of containing prebiotics, actually the highest concentration of …

Thyroid Anti-Inflammatory Energy Tea

Thyroid Anti-Inflammatory Energy Tea

Megan Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition, Whole Food Recipes 24 Comments

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. Of course, reducing inflammation is one of these principles. This Thyroid Anti-inflammatory Energy Tea …

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Mojito Popsicles~ for grown-ups! {Alcoholic & Paleo}

Megan Drinks, Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 18 Comments

Mojito is one of the best ice cream flavors. We serve it at our cafe, a dairy-free ice “cream”, and it’s well loved. We love the addition of cucumber, so I’ve added it here, too. These popsicles are the perfect grown-up celebration treat. For those who enjoy alcohol, like my hubby, it’s super fun and restful during an afternoon or …

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Bulletproof Hot Chocolate~ Paleo with Resistant Starch and Gelatin {AIP variation: carob and dairy-free alternatives}

Megan Breakfast, Drinks, Whole Food Recipes 27 Comments

I love making high-protein, gelatin-fortified hot chocolate. It’s bulletproof because it’s fortified with great fat, resistant starch and gelatin! You can make it AIP with carob and dairy-free milk. Get your cup of energy and happy here! Resistant Starch & Gelatin My many variations evolved yet again recently when I decided to add resistant starch (RS) to the mix. Fact …