My Gut Bacteria: Step 1

The first step was testing to see what was actually going on in there. I used UBiome, which is a lab I not only believe in strongly, but am very excited by what they are doing. (not affiliated with them in any way, I just think they are some of the foremost experts in the world in bacterial testing) The…

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My Gut Bacteria Journey: The Beginning

The follow series of posts is going to be my journey to healing my own microbiome. If you do decide to do a program to heal your digestive system, please consult a healthcare professional. Ania Zegan from Brain and Body Wellness Center has been my consultant through this process. Let’s start from the beginning: I was a C-Section baby. I…

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First Hand Account With Mold Toxicity:

Dear Brain and Body Wellness Center: In 2011 I bought a lovely home near Portland, Maine. When I moved into the house I began feeling ill immediately with flu like symptoms:  sore throats, headaches, ear aches and sinus congestion. Within 6 months I was experiencing one sinus infection after another and never felt ‘well’. Then I had an ear infection, …

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Mashed Potatoes: The Best Milk Free Potatoes EVER

Mashed Potatoes: Milk Free Prep Time: 15 mins              Cook Time: 30 mins 3 Large Potatoes 1 Cup Almond Milk 1 Cup Organic Chicken Broth 5 TBSP Organic Butter 3 Cracked Cloves of Fresh Garlic Salt and Pepper to taste Cube unpeeled potatoes (peels contain nutrients, but wash the outside of the potatoes before cubing). Steam…

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Stuffing: Gluten Free and Dairy Free

Gluten Free Stuffing: Prep Time: 15 mins             Cook Time: Same As Chicken/Turkey/Cornish Hen 1 loaf Udi’s Gluten Free Multigrain Bread 1 cup Organic Chicken Broth 2 Eggs 1 packet Organic Mixed Veggies *Olive Oil, Butter, or Coconut Oil Salt, Pepper, Italian Seasoning, Garlic to taste   Take the entire loaf Udi’s Gluten Free bread…

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Yams: Gluten Free and Dairy Free

Yams: Gluten Free and Dairy Free Prep Time: 10 mins                    Cooking Time: 30 mins 3 Large Sweet Potatoes or Yams of your choice 1 Cup Almond Milk * Olive Oil (Coconut Oil or Butter if you don’t have a dairy allergy) Yam peels contain nutrients, so I would recommend leaving it…

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Gluten Free Cornbread

Cornbread: Gluten Free and Dairy Free Prep: 10 mins                Bake: 20 mins Glutino Gluten Free Cornbread mix 1 egg * coconut oil (6 tbsp Butter if you don’t have a dairy allergy) * almond milk Preheat oven to 425 degrees, combine Glutino Cornbread mix, egg, coconut oil or butter (save 1 tbsp to…

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