Soup Once a Day, Every Day, All Winter with a Use-What-You-Have Soup Variety Formula

Soup Once a day every day all winter

Everything you need to get through the holidays and keep eating healthy meals! Health Home and Happiness Holiday Package – Grain Free holiday meal plans and recipes, regular meal plans, and freezer cooking guide – 50% off! Quick! Click here to check it out! Only lasts until 11/27! Since the weather turned decidedly to fall […]

Gut and Psychology Syndrome Introduction Diet Experiences: A group of posts by people doing the GAPS Diet

Links to blog posts about families doing the GAPS introduction diet

  It’s soup season again! This is a fantastic time to think about starting the GAPS introduction diet.  Wondering what the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Introduction diet is? This explains the how and why of it here.  When you’re starting a new diet like this, especially for a child or for a whole family, it […]

Crockpot West African Nut Butter Chicken (with Cauliflower Rice)

Crockpot West African Nut Butter with Cauliflower Rice - GAPS, Paleo, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, from Health, Home & Happiness

  International food can be incredibly easy to make special-diet friendly. Even better, warm ethnic dishes like stews and curries are easy to make in your slow cooker if you need exotic flavors blended with American ease. This flavorful, nut buttery West African comfort food gets tossed in my crockpot at the beginning of the […]

8 Free Things You Can Do Today to Help Fix Leaky Gut

8 free ways to help fix a leaky gut

  While we were doing the Leaky Gut Webinar yesterday, Steve brought up some free things that we can do to improve leaky gut.  What a great idea! I wanted to recap the ones that he shared, and share some of my own.  Did you know that managing stress is a key component to keeping your […]

SUPERHERO Gummies – Tart Cherry for Sleep, Elderberry Flowers and Berries for Immunity, and Gelatin for skin

adding tart cherry elderberry gummies to lunch

  Anyone who works with children, or has school-aged children, is on the edge of their seat at this time of year.  Colds, the flu, unexplained tummy bugs – they’re all going around where people are gathered indoors and more in contact with each other’s germs.  Sleep deprivation from being *so excited* about school the […]

Things I Love Lately

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There’s nothing like the changing seasons to make me excited about life (cue the Lego Movie song, Everything is Awesommmmeeeeee). Here are some things I’m loving lately, that I bet you will too. Pictured above, a simple banner of triangles sewn on bias tape. I could have pinked the edges, but I didn’t. This cheery […]

DIY Pumpkin Puree – Easy, seasonal, BPA free, and less expensive than canned

DIY Pumpkin Winter Squash Puree that is Thick

Pumpkin puree is used in breads, muffins, pies, and even pumpkin smoothies at this time of year.  It can come from a can, but then you have the question about where your pumpkin actually came from as well as what’s in the packaging.  When you opt for organic squash in a BPA free can, the […]

Meal Plan – October 2014 – Grain Free Meal Plans Free Printable

Grain Free Meal Plan - one week printable - oct seasonal menu

  I know how important meal planning can be for families, it can make or break both a special diet and a limited budget (and who has an unlimited budget?!).  I wanted to share a sample menu plan for you, so you can get started on the right track this week!  Print it out, and […]

Troubleshooting Breastfeeding: Free Printable to tuck in your hospital bag or keep by your bed

Breastfeeding newborn troubleshooting printable

The breastfeeding relationship can either be the easiest thing in the world (Look at this! Milk! Right here in bed! Pre-made and pre-warmed!) or can be the most frustrating thing ever (This is supposed to be natural! And it feels like the most unnatural thing ever!). For moms who want some help at their fingertips […]

How to Bake a Whole Squash – No Peeling, No scraping out seeds

Easy winter squash bake for baby - the seeds are way easier to scoop AFTER baking - awesome

Food for the first year is for fun, exploration, and a little bit of nutrition. For the first year, babies are getting the bulk of their nutrition from breast milk.  Some babies may LOVE to be included with real food in the family meals, and some may not care to ingest food at all, favoring […]