Menu Week of August 26

Week 2 of school but the first full week. We seem to be adjusting to our schedule. Christopher really missed his sisters last week and kept asking where they were. This week he and I will be starting preschool (homeschool) so hopefully that will help pass the time. A friend told me about Before Five […]

Super Flexible Stuffed Burritos

While we were on our family vacation this summer we ate out at Chipotle’s. We each had a huge stuffed burrito and while dining Joe said we should eat more burritos. I was surprised by that since we often have some sort of burrito, taco or tostado as part of our Stretchy Bean dishes.

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Menu Week of August 19- Back to School!

It has been an interesting few weeks! With work, a minor kitchen re-do, a new job for Kiki, getting ready for back to school and a few health issues (mine- I’ll share more later but it is nothing “serious”) I’ve struggled to keep my head above water. My meal planning has also suffered the past […]

The Road to Good Health is a Journey

My own journey to good health has been fairly smooth, for the most part. A few years ago I thought my health was fine. Sure, I took a few different medications. One for stomach issues (Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS), one for when the first one for stomach issues didn’t do it’s job, another for […]

Good-Bye Intro, Hello Full GAPS

So we lasted a total of 6 days on GAPS Intro. We knew from the beginning that it was possible we wouldn’t be able to do the entire Intro process so our back up plan was to do Intro as best we could and then go into full GAPS. Last night we determined it was […]

GAPS Intro: Plan for Stage 2

“All disease begins in the gut” Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine.

We are doing GAPS Introduction at my house. The GAPS diet is from the book Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride.

Introduction is a 6 Stage diet that starts with very limited foods and gradually adds in additional […]