Heal Your Kitchen

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

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

10 Time-Saving Tips for Your Kitchen

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I’ve gained some skills as an amateur chef cooking three meals a day for the past nine months while on a healing diet, and I’ve learned a lot about navigating a kitchen in the process. Working full time while also going to NTP school meant I’ve had little extra time to spare, and I’ve discovered many time-saving tips through trial and error and sometimes out of desperation! Perhaps you’ll benefit from some of these tips while navigating your kitchen. 1. Organize your kitchen space to minimize steps. Three years ago my husband and I…read more