One of the Paleo tricks I’ve learned since being on this diet is using spaghetti squash to make “noodles.” It’s really amazing, you cook the squash and the flesh comes out just like pasta! The taste is mild, but the texture is just a little bit more vegetable-y than real pasta–but all in all, a great way to fool yourself!
I like to make this in the morning in a crock pot so it can cook nice and slow and it’s ready by dinnertime. Continue reading →
I’m three days into my low-FODMAP autoimmune Paleo diet. Ugh. Right now I must be in withdrawal because I’m just a wee bit cranky and dreaming about peanut M&Ms.
I was going to go more in-depth today but I sliced my thumb open cutting sweet potato french fries and it hurts to type, so I’ll be brief.
What better way to start off a brand new diet to heal my gut than with a recipe for gut-healing bone broth?! The purposes of this broth is to break down all the bones you throw into it so that the gelatin (among other things) is released, which is very very healing. Gelatin can help improve joint pain and even skin elasticity! It also inhibits infection, fights inflammation, and (very importantly) supports digestion. Continue reading →