Do You or A Loved One Struggle with a Health Challenge?August 19 2017

Do You or A Loved One Struggle with a Health Challenge?

Navigating My Own Family's Health Challenges I've just returned from a trip to visit my family - father, mother, sister (and aunt and uncle) in DC, where I grew up. I've had trouble sitting down to write a newsletter. At the last minute, it occurs to me to just share with you all exactly what is going on, because I know many of you can relate. My father has had MS for a couple of decades. It's progressed slowly, and we've...

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Our Menus Are Going Gluten Free. Here's Why.January 04 2017

Our Menus Are Going Gluten Free. Here's Why.

Gluten has always been an interesting topic for me, personally.  First as my favorite ingredient, and now as my favorite ingredient to replace, out of necessity.It's been seven years now since I've eaten gluten.It was a huge shift for me. Before I changed my diet to what it is now - a GAPS (similar to Paleo) diet modified for me based on experimentation. I was a vegetarian for 18 years, ever since I took my stand on meat in the...

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Creative Summer Real Food Treats for Pets with Bone Broth!July 18 2016

Creative Summer Real Food Treats for Pets with Bone Broth!

Many of you may recall the post about my (Susanna's) cats loving our chicken bone broth.  (They still do).  In the intervening months I have acquired my first dog, a 10 year old chihuahua named Henry.  Henry and I spent two days in Buena Vista recently and discovered a most tasty food truck (actually turquiose school bus) named TThe Bearded Lady. It's owned by a pig farmer, very fresh, and very locally oriented. Best part? Pupsicles. Frozen chicken broth on a...

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