Himalayan Salt Lamp Benefits

Himalayan Salt Lamp Benefits for Clean Air and Reduced Allergies

I have several Himalayan Salt Lamps at my house and I've talked before about how I use them to help purify indoor air and for their soothing red glow.We use these lamps so often that I figured … [Read more...]

Should You Do Kegel Exercises

Should you do Kegel Exercises-it depends

Note from Katie: I've stopped doing Kegels, despite their popularity. I'm happy to welcome Brianne Grogan back today to talk about when kegels aren't a good solution. Enter Brianne... A risk of … [Read more...]

Homemade Italian Seasoning Recipe

Homemade Italian Seasoning Mix Recipe with Dried Herbs

I've mentioned before my love of Italian food that started when I married my husband (his family is originally from Sicily) and I started learning to make his favorite dishes.Our transition to a … [Read more...]

Leaky Gut Diet – My Experience with GAPS & SCD

What is a leaky gut diet- gaps-scd-autoimmune diets

Ever since I wrote a review of the book Gut and Psychology Syndrome and mentioned that we used it to help reverse our son's dairy allergy and behavior issues, I've gotten a lot of questions about what … [Read more...]

Egg-Free Mayo Recipe (from Avocado)

egg-free mayonnaise recipe with avocado

I know, I know, by definition, mayonnaise is an emulsion of egg yolks, oil and an acid like lemon juice but I don't do well with eggs and they aren't allowed on the 30-Day Autoimmune Reset so I needed … [Read more...]

Essential Oil Diffuser Review

Essential Oil Diffuser Review-which ones work best

I recently posted about why we don't use scented candles and what we use instead. One of my favorite alternatives is to use an essential oil diffuser, and many people asked what type of diffuser I use … [Read more...]

Autoimmuni-Tea Coffee Substitute

Herbal Coffee Substitute Recipe with protein and healthy fats for natural energy

I love coffee, especially when I make it with healthy fats and collagen, but there are times that I choose not to consume coffee (like during my 30-Day Autoimmune Reset).Why No Coffee? I'm not … [Read more...]

Homemade Baby Balm Skin Cream

Homemade baby balm recipe with all natural ingredients

When I was pregnant with my first child, I was given literally 11 bottles of baby lotion by friends and relatives. The smell reminded me of my own childhood and I loved that it was a lotion specially … [Read more...]

Is Protein Powder Healthy?

Is protein powder healthy

In college, I loved taking protein powder as a way to add in nutrients and calories without having to take the time to eat a full meal in the morning (spoken like a true type-A). I also loved making … [Read more...]

Postpartum Soothing Spray

Postpartum soothing spray

Note from Katie: After birthing five babies ... I know all-too-well the discomfort that comes with the post-birth healing process. I'm happy to welcome Shaye Elliot to share a recipe I wish I'd had … [Read more...]