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How I’m Healing from SIBO

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Before I was officially diagnosed with SIBO (small intestine bacteria overgrowth), I thoroughly researched all of the most recent information about how to treat it. Armed with this knowledge, I visited my naturopath, arrogantly thinking I knew the best way to eradicate my infection because I’d learned all the latest recommendations. Together, my very knowledgable doctor and I decided on a treatment plan based on the latest research, but as I strictly followed the “correct” course of action, my case of SIBO only got worse! What is SIBO? SIBO stands for small intestine bacteria overgrowth. It’s technically an…read more

A Happy Holiday Menu for an Extremely Restricted Diet

Posted by in Desserts, Recipes, SIBO, Side Dishes

Last Thanksgiving I was an Autoimmune Paleo Diet (AIP) newbie. Coming up with a Thanksgiving menu wasn’t easy for me since the diet is quite limited and I had little experience with it. However, with some assistance from my family, I managed to enjoy an especially delicious feast! Menu planning with a limited list of foods requires a bit more creativity, but I found a lot of pleasure in that creative process. I appreciated the fact that I could still have such a yummy Thanksgiving, but I remember looking ahead to Thanksgiving 2015 anticipating I’d be…read more

Mashed Carrots with Crispy Sage

Posted by in Recipes, Side Dishes

Crispy sage gives this recipe a fancy touch and adds a nice complimentary savory flavor to balance out the sweetness of the carrots. I love its crispy texture in contrast with the softness of the carrots. In addition, green sage with orange carrots is just plain pretty to look at.

Autoimmune Paleo Travels

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Healing diets aren’t always easy, especially when it comes to navigating traveling. I hadn’t had much experience with this until recently, and I kind of got a crash course in it! Unexpectedly, I had the opportunity to make two separate trips to South Dakota within one month, first to visit my grandpa in hospice and then to attend his funeral. I learned some tips from the experiences and wanted to share them with you in case you ever find yourself in a similar situation. Seek Out Support I was fortunate…read more