RED CABBAGE AND APPLES RECIPE...PLUS HEALTH BENEFITS OF RED CABBAGE I love seeing that beautiful color purple in the produce section! Known as purple, red, or blue cabbage (as the color can vary,) this veggie packs a healthy punch. It's often used in salads, slaws, red kraut, but I love it cooked wi…Read More

  2. AIP Blueberry Tigernut Bars

    I love blueberry anything.  And, I absolutely love the nutritious, versatile tigernut--specifically tigernut flour.  I decided to experiment with my basic tigernut bar recipe and came up with these.  These bars taste like blueberry muffins ! Due to the natural nutty sweetness of the tigernut flo…Read More

  3. Ticks and Lyme Disease–Prevention, Treatment and My Story

    Ticks—those nasty, vile creatures are out en force. I was in the process of putting together this blog regarding ticks, when into my inbox appeared a similar email from my wonderful naturopathic physician in Helena, Montana, Dr. Joanna Dove. She had some wonderful information, so I decided to shar…Read More

  4. Get Better Sleep (Part 2)

    In order to get the most out of your sleep, you need to make it a priority. I hear so many people say, “Sleep is overrated,” or “I’ll sleep when I’m dead!” Well, it’s far from overrated, and why wait until you’re dead, since quality sleep will help you enjoy life more? When you make …Read More

  5. Get Better Sleep, Part 1

    Get Better Sleep, Part 1 Everyone wants a restful, uninterrupted nights sleep. There are few things in the world that bring the joy of waking up knowing the last night’s sleep has prepared you to conquer the day. Good sleep is essential for your body to repair itself, rejuvenate, and it’s a huge…Read More

  6. Spiced “CASHELLA” (Cashew spread)

    INGREDIENTS: 1 Cup raw cashews 2 tsp vanilla extract (ground vanilla bean powder works, too) 3 Tbsp 100% maple syrup 1 Tbsp coconut oil ½ cup coconut milk (full-fat, canned) Pinch of salt (i like pink himalayan or celtic sea salt) 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp ginger ¼ tsp allspice In a high-speed blender…Read More

  7. Workouts:  To do, or not to do..that is the question. 

    Workouts:  To do, or not to do..that is the question.  Regular (not excessive) exercise is one of the best ways to manage stress.  As many of you know, I am an avid crossfitter, and I love outdoor sports such as hiking, Nordic skiing, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, paddle boarding…and so many mo…Read More

  8. Susan’s Creamy Chicken Soup Paleo, AIP-friendly

    I often roast a whole chicken and eat it throughout my busy week.  I save the breast meat for soup, and then use the carcass to make homemade bone broth, which is wonderful in this soup.  Store-bought works just as well, just try to use organic, free-range broth.   After chopping the veggies, I …Read More

  9. Summer Is Here! 12 Camping Foods You Must Pack

    Summer Is here, and that means camping season is in full swing.  I talk to so many people who think they can’t eat healthy food while camping.  I’m here to tell you that you can!  And it’s easy! In May, my boyfriend, TJ, and I went on a 10 day roadtrip.  Montana, Colorado, and Utah.  The …Read More