Nightshade-Free Survival Guide

Ah, nightshades – a flavorful and sometimes spicy little plant family that can cause a lot of pain and inflammation for people with nightshade sensitivity. In this post, I list the most common nightshades, explain how they can be harmful, share the symptoms of nightshade sensitivity, and offer my tips to get along without them.

Paleo AIP Grocery List

If you think the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol is restrictive, check out this list of all the foods you CAN eat! When we eat a wide variety of foods, not only does it make the AIP more enjoyable to follow, it’s also a key to nutrient density. That’s because every food has a unique nutrient profile. So, use this list to break free of any food ruts!

No Fail No Pound Sauerkraut | Phoenix Helix

No-Fail No-Pound Sauerkraut (Paleo, AIP, GAPS, Wahls, Whole30)

Have past efforts at homemade sauerkraut failed? Have you been afraid to try to make it yourself, because you’ve heard stories of funky smells or strange tastes, or how the conditions need to be just right? Well, I discovered an easy no-fail method to make this superfood at home, and I’m sharing it with you today!

Wahls Veggie Protocol Q&A

Dr. Terry Wahls has multiple sclerosis and went from a wheelchair to a bicycle with the help of a nutrient-dense paleo diet. She recommends we each eat 6-9 cups vegetables daily. Why are veggies so important? Do we eat them cooked or raw? Are some vegetables more nutritious than others? What if our appetite is smaller than that? Find the answers to these questions and more in this informative post.

Kombucha: Tips & Troubleshooting

Learn everything you need to know, to brew a beautiful, beneficial batch of kombucha. Where’s the best spot to brew it? What is the best brewing temperature? What’s a SCOBY hotel? My SCOBY looks funny – what does it mean? Answers to these questions and many more!

Kombucha: Myths vs. Truths

Kombucha is a fermented beverage that people love in the paleo community, but as people pass SCOBYs from one friend to the next, they also pass along myths about what is and isn’t true about this probiotic beverage. How much sugar do you think remains at the end of fermentation? How about caffeine? How about alcohol? Do you think it’s rich in B vitamins? Diverse in probiotics? Is it healthy or not? In this article, I separate the myths from the truths.

Simple Tender Pot Roast with Holy Grail Gravy | Phoenix Helix

Simple Tender Pot Roast with Holy Grail Gravy (Paleo, AIP, GAPS, Wahls, Whole30)

This gravy tastes better than any gravy I’ve had in my life, and it’s 100% flour-free. As an added bonus, the pot roast recipe is easy-peasy, because the slow cooker does the cooking for you. (If you don’t have a slow cooker, no worries. I included an oven variation.) This has become a favorite dinner for my family, and I hope it does for yours as well. It truly is healthy comfort food at its finest.

Would the Real Olive Oil Please Stand Up?

When you start eating for your health, you begin to watch labels closely. But what happens when the labels aren’t telling the truth? Olive oil fraud has become so rampant that an entire book has been written about it. In this article, I share which brands passed and failed authenticity testing, dispel some commonly believed myths about olive oil, and teach you how to find the real thing.

Comparison of 3 Healing Diets

Have you heard of the GAPS, Paleo and Wahls healing diets and wondered where they’re the same and where they’re different? I did the research and summarized it for you in this article.

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