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CILANTRO CHICKEN SALAD GONE AUTUMNAL- 4 recipes in 1 (GAPS-Friendly)

Megan Main Dishes, Whole Food Recipes 7 Comments

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU STILL HAVE ROSY RED TOMATOES GROWING IN OCTOBER? We still have tomatoes, red and happy from our community greenhouse.  But they are not as luscious as they were in the height of our hot summer.  Using “pretty good” heirloom tomatoes in cooking is more fitting this time of year than highlighting them on a plate, …

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Why you NEED to know about Fulvic/Ionic Minerals- Don’t Miss This Health Tip!

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When the multi-vitamin & mineral supplements of the 1980’s and 90’s are no longer the way to go, what are great naturopathic doctors now suggesting? WHY ADD ANY SUPPLEMENT TO YOUR DIET? Perhaps you have heard it said that our soil is no longer as rich in minerals as it once was, due to the use of pesticides and fertilizers?  …

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Pudding~ Grain-free & Sugar-free… {dairy-free option!}

Megan Treats, Whole Food Recipes 22 Comments

Bread pudding makes a great dessert but it also makes a great breakfast or lunch box addition.   Here’s an autumnal recipe that is hard to resist!  You’ll love the creamy, sweet flavor and the high-protein content to boot! We make this recipe regularly at our Paleo/Traditional/GAPS cafe and every time there are leftovers my husband eats them and tells me …

SHOP & RESOURCES- Affiliate Links for Readers & Recipe Counselor Clients

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The following items have been a huge help to me in my path toward healing and optimum health.  Please consult a doctor before choosing which supplements are right for you and for proper dosage.  This page contains affiliate links which allow me to make a teeny commission, with no extra charge to the customer.  Thank you for helping to support …

What natural sweetener helps to heal Pinkeye?

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When I get run down I have a GREAT throat spray, which I buy at our local health food store.  It’s made with elderberries and it keeps me from getting sick.  It’s amazing stuff.  (If you’re interested it can be ordered here: Elderberry Red Root Throat Spray.) Recently, however, a cold was set on getting me.  If the virus couldn’t get its …

RAW Chocolate Milk Recipe

Megan Drinks, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 4 Comments

“Drink your milk so you grow up big and strong!” was a popular adage in the 1940’s when parents responded to federally subsidized milk ads, ads approved by FDR as part of the president’s New Deal plan to increase the demand for milk. Almost 75 years later among raw milk enthusiasts, “drink your milk” can be spoken with truth. For, …

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Just the Basics Regarding Essential Oils

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 4 Comments

I’m grateful that over the last several months I’ve begun to learn about essential oils, how to use them and just how effective they can be.  A blog associate wrote this recent article about essential oils that says a lot that needs to be said about them. I’d like to share it with you here.  I hope it answers many …

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Another Brand of Grass-fed Gelatin Worth Knowing About

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Health & Nutrition 12 Comments

Many of us in the whole food, healing community have felt that Great Lakes brand gelatin has been a life changing product.  Making natural gelatin products, often dessert oriented, but with healing properties, is a win-win. There in another grass-fed product that I only recently learned of, that I’d also like to share with you. What I really like about …

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Megan Drinks, Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Whole Food Recipes 6 Comments

This is my 13-year-old daughter’s blog. 🙂 She has an effective food remedy for recurring headaches!

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

Megan Drinks, Traditional Healing Foods, Treats, Whole Food Recipes 12 Comments

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 …