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Acknowledging and Working With Stubbornness

Acknowledging and Working With Stubbornness

My friends and family like to tease me about how stubborn I am. I?ve been this way ever since I was a kid and I really don?t have much of an issue with it. Generally speaking, my stubborn tendencies have served me well and are […]

The GMO Food Debate – Beyond the Gut Microbiome

The GMO Food Debate – Beyond the Gut Microbiome

A few days ago I wrote a post about potential impacts of GMO foods on the gut microbiome. Today, I wanted to talk a little bit more about the GMO food debate and my thoughts about other issues that surround this topic. Plant and Insect […]

Friday Farmers Market

Friday Farmers Market

After a long summer of teaching, wedding planning, and traveling, I was so excited to get a chance to make it to a market today. I have been taking it easy over the last couple weeks, and that includes a lazy friday of baking, some […]

Background – Gluten-free, Paleo, and AIP

Background – Gluten-free, Paleo, and AIP

Gluten Free As I mentioned in my last post, I decided to go gluten free when I was 20. The results were instant and pretty substantial. The anemia I had struggled with for years was gone within two weeks, even after stopping iron supplementation. I […]

Background – Vegetarian, Vegan, and Calorie Counting

Background – Vegetarian, Vegan, and Calorie Counting

Pre-Gluten Free I was a pretty healthy kid growing up. My brother and I were raised as vegetarians, with the occasional fish added. My Mom was really adamant that we eat well and all the research at the time said that a vegetarian diet was […]