Healthier Halloween Treats

The Little Boy and I get a kick out of Halloween. We like the spooky stuff, the decorations, and (of course) dressing up. But when it comes to the candy, Halloween has always been a bit of a headache for me. As much as I didn’t want my little one eating this stuff I could…

When Antibiotics Are a Good Thing

We all know that antibiotics can save lives and that there are certain situations where they are truly helpful. We also know that overuse of antibiotics has encouraged the development of “super bugs” and can mess up our very important body flora. For someone who’s been on the GAPS diet for several months trying to…

Humble Foodist

This is to be my 100th post in over a year of blogging here. That’s not a lot. I don’t have a lot of time to blog, so I try to make each and every post count. Blogging more regularly would mean more followers, more comments, more “attention.” But I’m not here for that. I’m…

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

I may have eaten a lot of pasta before I went paleo then GAPS, but for the most part, I haven’t missed it. Occasionally, though, I do crave a particular pasta dish, and that’s where spaghetti squash comes in. I’ve used this noodley squash to replace the pasta in a favorite pesto dish and in…

How to Make a Proper Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Most of the time, I don’t mind being on the GAPS diet at all–what’s not to love about meat, veggies, fruit, nuts, eggs, homemade soups and honey-sweetened treats? It turns out I love eating fat way more than sugar, so this diet suits me just fine. Except for one thing. When summer comes there is…