sugar and teeth
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

GAPS Stage One: Is the Controversial Gut Healing Protocol Right for You?

Back in 2014, I was considered stark raving bonkers for even contemplating GAPS. But this is 2019 my friends, gut health is all the rage. Here’s the lowdown on me: I’m rarely ill, take zero medication and am generally in good spirits (even on bugger all sleep). Read on for everything you need to know before embarking on The GAPS Diet.

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dark place
Mental Health

I’ve Been in a Dark Place, but the Fog is Finally Clearing  

I’ve been in a seriously dark place for most of the year, but it finally feels like I’m coming out the other side now.

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paleo blueberry cheesecake
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Recipe: Paleo Blueberry Cheesecake (Gluten, Dairy & Refined Sugar Free)

Following my article detailing my journey to being truly sugar free, I’ve decided to share a lot more recipes here on the blog. What better to kick start the new feature than my paleo blueberry cheesecake? Over the last few years I have created some awesome (if I do say so myself) sugar free deserts, which […]

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gaps stage one
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Why I am Considering the GAPS Intro Diet for my 6yo Autistic Daughter

In Spring 2014 I embarked on the all natural auto-immune healing diet GAPS, which is an acronym for Gut and Psychology Syndrome. It consists of three stages, the first being a six step introduction diet; the second stage is Full GAPS – a Paleo-style grain free, refined sugar free, commercial dairy free diet; the third stage […]

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an open letter to the mum of a high functioning autistic child
Autism Parenting

It’s Official. She’s on the Spectrum. Now What?

There has been something going on with my eldest daughter Polly since she was a tiny baby. First it was reflux and eczema covering her face – related to reacting to dairy coming through my breast milk. Then came the multitude of food sensitivities which we discovered at two and a half. A few months […]

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