How Lyme Disease Taught Me to Let Go & Let Love In: an Interview with MoreThanLyme.org

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At the peak of my illness, I had to let go of virtually everything. In doing so I found a new freedom. 

The often painful process of letting go has been transformational. Only by emptying myself of so much, did I discover what it is to be truly full: of life, of love, and of the magic present in each moment. Of all of the things I’ve had to let go of during my time with Chronic Lyme, I believe what’s most profound is the extent to which I’ve let go of my own suffering.   Continue reading

The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook: A Chronic Illness Game Changer

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Big news! The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook is available NOW!

Ever since I signed up for culinary school 14 years ago, I’ve dreamt of publishing my recipes. Now it’s actually happened. I’ve just manifested one of my longest held dreams. Despite chronic illness and fatigue and ongoing, intensive treatments: I did it!!  I’m officially published in an actual cookbook: The Paleo AIP Instant Pot Cookbook!

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Inside My Healing Kitchen: Interview & AIP Kitchen Tour

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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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Honey Lavender Roasted Peaches & Simple French Paleo Book Review

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My food-as-medicine philosophy can be summed up as this: seasonal foods, prepared simply, and seasoned with love.

When working with ripe, local ingredients you don’t need much to make a memerable dish. Such is the case with Sophie Van Tiggelen’s recipe for Honey-Lavender Roasted Peaches from her new book Simple French Paleo, which she’s kindly let me share with all of you!

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