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Candida: The Yeast Plague of your Body….. part 1

In November 2018 I developed a horrible hot spot on the back of my neck. It was really painful, itched night and day and was oozing and scabbing over. I tried my normal natural remedies to no avail, some OTC itch creams, nothing worked. I tried some detoxing in terms of essential oils and strengthening my gut with probiotics, nothing. I saw doctors, a dermatologist, and eventually a naturopath who diagnosed me with a severe Candida overgrowth. What is Candida Candida is a microorganism that lives inside everyone. Usually it lives in harmony, unless your immune system lowers and the …

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10 Best Paleo Snacks for Moms

When I was a new mom and my husband was deployed I struggled to get the grocery shopping done. You see- going to the grocery store was a CHORE. A HUGE chore. The baby was almost guaranteed to have to nurse 10 times, spit up all over me and the groceries, and the lines- let’s not talk about the lines. Not to mention- where exactly does a baby go when you have to go to the bathroom. Grocery delivery became my saving grace. One of my favorite ways to grocery delivery is Amazon. We have prime- so it’s always free …

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Dairy-Free Ice Cream Recipes

Being lactose intolerant is HARD, like REALLY hard. If I had a choice- I would eat all the cheese, ice cream, and creamy goodness I could. But honestly- I get so sick off of it- it just isn’t worth it anymore. People ask all the time why I don’t take a “pill” so I can eat it. Do you know how “unnatural” that is. There’s a problem with my body breaking down lactose naturally- and so putting a foreign object into my body to do it for me- goes against all the basic principles of how our body works. So …

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