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Podcast Review: Insomnia, Brain Fog and The Depression Connection by Dr. Kharrazian

I LOVED this podcast.  Over the past few years, I’ve spent hours and hours trying to understand how our brain chemicals work together, how they communicate with other hormones like … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

An at home test for Zinc deficiency

Wahoo!  My most recent vitamin order just came!  One of the things I’ve been anxiously waiting for is liquid zinc sulfate.  It’s used to do a self- assessment for zinc … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

High Protein Lentil Spice Bread (Gluten Free, Dairy free Option)

This recipe is based on one in the cookbook- The Daily Bean.  I’ve had this cookbook for perhaps seven years,and still love this book!  Lots of tasty, high protein, and … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

“It’s an answer to prayer, Mom!”

A few months back, we felt like Hannah’s digestive tract might be ready to handle some non-SCD legal foods.  (Hannah had been on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet for 2.5 years) … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sunday Thoughts: The transfiguration of Christ and what it means for me and you

Last week, in Sunday School, our lesson focused on the Transfiguration of Christ.  The question was raised, why did the Transfiguration of Christ take place at that particular point in Christ’s … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Wonder is Not Lost on Me

Recently, I accompanied Hannah’s grade 1 class on a field trip to the Science Center.  Other than skipping the walk from the school to the science center, and back again … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 4 Comments

Gluten-Free Protein Drop Biscuits- Egg Free, Yeast Free, Refined Sugar Free

It can be hard to find school snacks that have protein and are free of many of the common allergens.  My kids love biscuits (and I love that they are … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment