5 Tips for Everyday Cooking with Chronic Fatigue

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Whatever challenges you’re facing in your own life you can: own it, honor it, and have fun with it.

If you’ve experienced chronic illness or fatigue, you know that cooking meals from scratch isn’t always an easy. Especially when navigating medical treatments and symptom flare-ups, maintaining a healing diet while healing can be a challenge. But real food is real medicine, so making nourishing meals has always been a top priority for me.

Easy to make (and digest!) recipes are staples in our home, as is self-care. So here’s my tips for everyday cooking while navigating chronic illness and chronic fatigue…  Continue reading “5 Tips for Everyday Cooking with Chronic Fatigue”

Inside My Healing Kitchen: Interview & AIP Kitchen Tour

kitchentour100BframeSWelcome to where the magic happens: the Hope Heal Kitchen!

Food isn’t just calories and nourishment for me, it’s my primary medicine, and considering how much I’ve healed over the years, it’s a powerful one!  By extension, my kitchen isn’t just a kitchen. It’s the place from which I actively heal myself. So when I was asked to do an AIP Kitchen Tour guest post for Autoimmune Paleo, my first thought was “Of course! Folks should see my kitchen!”

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How To Store Greens

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A typical haul from the local Farmer’s Market: a whole lotta greens!

I eat a lot of greens.  Nutrient dense. Low carb. Alkalizing. Healing. A big yes to greens! This of course means that I buy a lot of greens, so it’s been important to find the optimal way to keep them fresh and flavorful. I used to let my greens just hang out in loose produce bags or in plastic containers they’re sold in. I’ve also experimented with keeping some greens, such as herbs, in glasses of water or in bags with damp towels wrapped a round their ends.

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