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When AIP Breaks Your Heart

Today is my daughter's birthday.  She's delightful and strong and ornery and every good thing that a 10 year old should be.  So, when she chose a national chain restaurant for her birthday dinner and I had to say "no, I can't eat anything there," or at her second choice either, AIP broke my heart. There are so many occasions when we find ourselves on this journey not being able to walk it with those who are close to us.  We want to join in on the celebrations, the camaraderie of going out ...

Mourning Foods You Love(d)

Mourning Foods You Love(d) If you’ve read my story, you know that I’ve been gluten free for about 15 years.  I had developed severe abdominal pain and was visiting the restroom multiple times a day with horrible diarrhea.  I know, TMI, but if you’re dealing with autoimmunity, you must begin to understand that how your gut works, which involves poop, is critical to regaining your health. Since then I’ve removed even more foods to combat the various other autoimmune conditions in ...

Avocado Ice Cream

When you remove dairy from your diet, as well as sugar, well, it seems like the days of enjoying a bowl of ice cream are over. Not true!  Avocado based ice cream is a fantastic alternative that you can make easily. Once you have the basic recipe down, you can make all sorts of additions and flavors that you really enjoy.  Let me know what some of your favorite flavors of avocado ice cream are.  I like pineapple-lime.  It's almost like a pina colada!