Cinnamon Cupcakes with Strawberry "Buttercream" Frosting {Paleo & AIP} are dairy-free and SO delicious! Make them for a special occasion or just for a treat! #paleocupcakes #aipcupcakes #paleocake #aipcake #paleofrosting #aipfrosting #paleodessert #paleobirthday #aipdessert #aipbirthday

Cinnamon Cupcakes with Strawberry “Buttercream” Frosting {Paleo & AIP}

Megan Cooking With Kids, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 28 Comments

Have you smelled the lilacs yet this spring? They smell of gardenias and feisty natural perfume — both musky and angelic. Their horn-like blossom clusters last only two weeks, welcoming in spring with the prettiest visual blast, something like pink cupcakes: coaxing and beckoning upcoming birthdays and special events. These Paleo and AIP cupcakes are well-suited indeed to all things …

KETO Pizza Bake {GAPS Diet too!} #easyketo #keto #gapsdiet #easypaleo #primal #highfat #ketodinner

KETO Pizza Bake {GAPS Diet too!}

Megan Main Dishes 13 Comments

Keto and GAPS Diet Pizza Bake is a casserole that tastes like pizza! And cold leftovers taste like cold pizza! It’s a high-fat, comfort food dinner that’s easy to assemble and sure to please. There’s no crust, so it’s just one dish, and you’re done!   ENJOY: Keto & GAPS Pizza Bake!    

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 28 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 …

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 …

AIP "Chicken and Biscuits" Chicken Pot Pie {egg-free, Paleo, autoimmune protocol} #aipcasserole #aipdinner #aipbiscuits #aipchicken #aipchickenpotpie #paleobiscuits #paleoeggfree #paleocasserole #paleochickenpotpie

AIP “Chicken and Biscuits” Chicken Pot Pie {egg-free, Paleo, autoimmune protocol}

Megan Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 20 Comments

We’ve been eating a lot of egg-free, AIP biscuits lately. My family loves pastry dough of every kind: fat cut into grain-free flour and baked to be soft in the middle, flaky on the outside. My family also loves casseroles, and we like to top a classic chicken pot pie with our biscuit dough. This recipe also features a lovely …

Instant Pot No-Tomato Sauce {nightshade-free, AIP, GAPS, Paleo} #notomatosauce #aiptomatosauce #nightshadefree #nonightshades #instantpottomatosauce #instantpotaipdiet #instantpotgapsdiet #instantpotnotomatosauce

Instant Pot NO-Tomato Sauce {nightshade-free, AIP, GAPS, Paleo}

Megan Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Main Dishes, Soups and Stews, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 23 Comments

This recipe makes a big batch of No-Tomato Sauce, so you will have it on hand when you need it! I like to use some right away, and freeze some for next time. Do you know No-Tomato Sauce? It’s that gorgeous and crazy-delicious, tangy-sweet-savory “tomato sauce” without the tomatoes! Yes, it’s nightshade-free! That means … if you get symptoms of …

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 …

*Cloud Bread*~ KETO, Paleo, GAPS Diet {High Protein, Low-Carb, Lactose-free!; DAIRY-FREE option!}

Megan Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Lunch Foods, Main Dishes, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 18 Comments

Have you heard of cloud bread? It’s an easy-to-make, grain-free bread recipe that uses only 3-4 ingredients. It’s high in protein, high in fat and low in carbs. But usually this Keto bread is not Paleo or GAPS Diet-friendly; and usually it uses lower quality cheeses. This recipe takes into account digestion and quality ingredients!, and it improves on an …

mug of bulletproof coffee

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, …

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 …