How to Make Yogurt

How to Make Yogurt

When I started the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) in 2001, I knew that I would need to learn how to make yogurt from scratch. I had become friends with Elaine Gottschall, and she emphasized in our chats and her book that this was an important part of the SCD which aims to rebuild the health ofRead More →

Paleo Vanilla Birthday Cake

Paleo Vanilla Birthday Cake

Paleo Vanilla Birthday Cake is made with just 6 ingredients. Yes! You’ve got that right. You can have an amazing paleo dessert for birthday celebrations that turns out perfectly every time. Better yet, mixing the batter for this cake is as easy as using a cake mix. The difference? Homemade Paleo Vanilla Birthday Cake tastesRead More →

Natural Makeup

Natural Makeup

I don’t wear makeup often, but when I do I’m asked what kind I use. I wear natural makeup products and probably apply makeup less than once a month. In general it’s for an evening out, though sometimes for a daytime work event. Although I don’t mind getting dressed up and wearing fun outfits nowRead More →

Keto Chocolate Smoothie

Keto Chocolate Smoothie

This Keto Chocolate Smoothie is the perfect meal for those following a high-fat, low-carb diet. Made with 6 ingredients it’s a wonderful way to start your day if you have a busy morning. All you need to make this healthy smoothie recipe is coconut milk, protein powder, ground chia seeds, stevia, dark chocolate, and ice.Read More →

New Approaches to Neurological Conditions

neurological conditions

I’ve been amazed at the outpouring of tremendous support since I wrote “A Piece of Me.” That post was the first time I truly poured my heart out here, and I’m completely overwhelmed by your wonderful responses. This community is amazing. I had no idea when I started this blog in 2006, that I wouldRead More →

Low-Carb Zucchini Bread

Low-Carb Zucchini Bread

My Low-Carb Zucchini Bread is the perfect answer to a bumper crop of summer squash. This no fuss gluten-free bread recipe has 8 ingredients and is easy to make. Its rich and hearty low-carb almond flour base is speckled with bits of fresh grated zucchini, and sweetened with a dash of maple syrup. When IRead More →

Creamsicles

Creamsicles

We’ve been making my dairy-free Creamsicles every day because they’re so refreshing! The boys love the creamy orange flavor of these amazing paleo popsicles, and I’m thrilled that we can throw them together so quickly. All you need to make to make dairy-free Creamsicles is 6 healthy ingredients! This recipe calls for coconut milk, orangeRead More →

Keto Brownies

Keto Brownies

These Keto Brownies are made with just 8 ingredients and are a fantastic low-carb dessert. Yes, you can follow a low-carb diet and still satisfy your chocolate cravings! This no-fuss flourless brownie recipe calls for macadamia nuts, baker’s chocolate, eggs, coconut oil, erythritol, stevia, salt, and baking soda. I created this Keto Brownies recipe becauseRead More →

Best Ever Bars

Best Ever Bars

These Best Ever Bars are an amazing paleo dessert. With just 6 healthy ingredients you can throw them together in a few minutes. To make them you’ll need almonds, coconut oil, raspberry jam, dark chocolate, coconut flakes, and salt. The sweetener in Best Ever Bars is raspberry jam. It lends a subtle, yet deliciously fruityRead More →

Mojito Popsicles

Sugar-Free Mojito Popsicles

I’ve been whipping up my sugar-free Mojito Popsicles for the boys all summer long. This 4-ingredient popsicle recipe is a breeze to make. All you need is lime juice, water, mint leaves, and stevia. If you’re not a fan of stevia this Mojito Popsicle recipe will likely work with a tablespoon or two of mapleRead More →

2-Ingredient Chocolate Pudding

2-Ingredient Chocolate Pudding

This 2-Ingredient Chocolate Pudding couldn’t be easier to make. All you need is dark chocolate and coconut milk. Luscious 2-Ingredient Chocolate Pudding is rich, thick, and incredibly mousse like. When I whip this up for the boys I use dark chocolate that is around 70% cacao. When I make 2-Ingredient Chocolate Pudding for myself IRead More →

What’s Wrong with Me?

Whats Wrong With Me

Nothing. That’s right. Nothing is wrong with me. I’ve stopped asking myself this question. Stopped asking “what’s wrong with me?” when I feel tired. Stopped asking it when I feel sick. Stopped asking it when everything is not going according to my generally high expectations. Something shifted after I created the post, A Piece ofRead More →