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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Thyme Scented Creamy Fennel & Asparagus Soup

{Gluten Free, AIP, Paleo, Ketogenic, Whole30, SCD, Vegan Friendly}
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My Thyme Scented Creamy Fennel + Asparagus Soup represents one of the many ways I like to celebrate asparagus’s arrival and the joy of Spring’s bounty.

By time asparagus spears are hitting the farmer’s markets here in Seattle, the weather has warmed and the days have grown longer. We’ve officially entered what I call “The Last Season For Soup.” Winter is all about hearty stews. Come Summer, I’ll be loath to have anything hot, but this time of year a bowlful of something warm and light hits the spot.

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My Lyme Protocols: Summer ’15

This post is part of an on-going series detailing my holistic treatment plan for healing Autoimmune Lyme Disease, it’s co-infections, and co-factors. (Which I’m sharing for purely informational purposes of course.) My healing protocols are based on  Dr. Klinghardt’s Biological treatment for Lyme. For more info on that + the full run down on my current naturopathic protocols check out my previous post here.

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Every day in every way I am being healed. Because I believe it, I know it’s true.

This month’s meeting with my naturopathic Lyme doctor went really well. We went over my recent lab results and talked more about my upcoming dental surgeries. Keep Reading…

My Lyme Protocols: Spring ’15

D I S C L A I M E R:  Anything I post regarding my treatments is meant for informational purposes only. I’m merely seeking to share what my experience of treating Chronic Lyme Disease looks like in order to spread awareness about this complex and misunderstood condition. I am not a Dr and you should consult yours before trying anything new.

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Yes, healing from Lyme is work, and treatments can be intense. Even more reason to keep laughing and loving!

The focus of this post is on what I’m currently doing to heal my Mind Body & Spirit from Chronic Lyme Dis-ease. But I’ll start by giving you a brief synopsis of my previous healing to get you up to date. I’m not sure when I first contracted Lyme, but I’ve been sick most of my life. Although I’ve been challenged by the disabling effects of end stage Lyme for almost a decade, it wasn’t until last year that I was properly diagnosed.

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