dessert · GAPS · gluten free · paleo · SCD · snack · special diets · Uncategorized

Spiced Squash and Almond Butter Squares

  Ahh, fall in New England. You could argue there’s no better time to live here, and I would probably agree with you. These photos just don’t do the colors justice. Brilliant, flame oranges, pops of red, yellows so bright they verge on green. It truly is a magical time in my home state. And… Continue reading Spiced Squash and Almond Butter Squares

dairy free · GAPS · special diets · weekly prep

The Tastiest Chicken Broth // A Healing Fall Recipe

It’s now officially fall! As long-time readers of this blog will know, fall is one of my favorite seasons. The foliage is beautiful, it’s not too hot or cold, and it ushers in one of my favorite holidays: Thanksgiving. However, with all these lovely changes (read: it’s cold enough to start wearing sweaters again) comes cold and flu season.… Continue reading The Tastiest Chicken Broth // A Healing Fall Recipe

GAPS · paleo · SCD · special diets · travel · weekly prep

Traveling on the GAPS Diet: How I Did It and Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid

This past weekend, my mom and I drove up to New York to visit Ithaca College. This is the first in a series of college visits planned for the next few months to evaluate the schools I’m applying to transfer to next fall. I was a little nervous for our trip, not because of the… Continue reading Traveling on the GAPS Diet: How I Did It and Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid

dinner · GAPS · gluten free · lunch and dinner · paleo · roasting · SCD · Uncategorized · weekly prep · weeknight

Weekly Meal Planning and My Go-To Chicken Recipe

In my last post, I told you that I’m on a modified version of GAPS/SCD diet right now, and a major part of any extremely restrictive diet is food prep, since most processed/ready made foods contain ingredients that are illegal on the diet. That said, it can be hard to know how much food to prepare… Continue reading Weekly Meal Planning and My Go-To Chicken Recipe

eating · GAPS · personal · ramblings · SCD · special diets · Uncategorized

Update: Health, Diet, and Life

Hi everyone! It’s been awhile since I last posted, so I thought I’d catch you up. When I last wrote, I had been recently diagnosed with mild to moderate ulcerative colitis, and I had started researching natural treatments. I tried slippery elm bark powder, acupuncture, gluten free diet, specific carbohydrate diet as well as just… Continue reading Update: Health, Diet, and Life