Taking the stress out of vacation cooking

Taking the Stress Out of AIP Vacation Cooking

Vacation’s while on AIP can seem counterproductive, I mean how do you relax & focus on stress management while thinking about how to eat and stay compliant? How can you take the stress out of AIP  vacation cooking? Wanting to spend as much time on the beach and with family as possible, there was no Read More

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Investing in yourself

You may have seen this on social media but I’ve just been on the most wonderful & relaxing vacation! It was long overdue and very nearly didn’t happen, but for me, I know if I don’t take time to  take the foot of the gas, juggling all the veritable balls that a single working mum Read More

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Farm to Table – Getting to Know Your Farmer

The mild winter in Chicago has paved the way for a wet Spring. But this past weekend, we’ve had a break in the grey clouds to enable us to head out to our local grass fed farm to enjoy their first farm tour of the Spring and and show my family the importance of supporting Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Balancing Life Style Factors

For those of us with an autoimmune disease, the profound effect that other factors have on our lives – such as work-life balance, stress management, relationships, our state of mind – all have on our health can often be more powerful than diet changes. Balancing Life Style Factors are essential to your overall health. Removing Read More

Surviving Winter Blues

Top tips for Winter Blues

Before I decided to call Chicago my home, I hated the dull winter mornings in England, going to work in the dark, coming home in the dark, being in a building working all day with little to no sunlight and when I officially chose Chicago as my home, my hate of winter amplified. In fact, Read More