1-2-3 Collard Greens

A  weekend drive from our home in Su-um-tuh, South Care-oh-laaa-nuh to Chah-ul-stun, South Care-oh-laaa-nuh would take us by fields and fields of collard greens.  A wrinkled nose?  Ah, you must be a Northerner.  Collard greens certainly wouldn’t round out our Holiday dinners.  Sniff.  However, every Holiday dinner we ever attended at our Southern friends’ homes had greens.  Even the fancy, schmancy, […]

Whole Foods

I want you to eat differently and feed your kids differently.  Why do I care?  A convoluted, twisted path led me here.  Something to do with a love of white flour and sugar, a medical degree, and bodily woes.  Although I will never run a show like Dr. Oz, Robb Wolf, Jack Kruse, or Chris Kresser–and don’t want […]

Finishing Up the Garden: All of the Rest of the Garden

At the risk of boring too many kind readers–and myself–the garden has to wrap it up. Sadly, it will probably really wrap up shortly anyway. Collard greens, a calcium powerhouse for those of us whose body rejects dairy! I have a new perspective on collard greens thanks to my favorite collard green recipe, 1-2-3 Collard Greens. Like […]

What to Feed the Houseguests

This post may be of interest to those on the GAPS, SCD, or Paleo Diets if they have family and friends coming to stay.  My mom, dad, sister, and niece are visiting.  I have been striving to find meals they like which don’t keep me in the kitchen all the time.  Since I’m on GAPS […]

Easy Roast Chicken

A sure-fire winner and super easy. A family favorite. Easy Roast Chicken 1 whole chicken Olive oil 1 Tbsp salt 1 tablespoon ground pepper 1-2 tsp garlic powder 1-2 tsp onion powder 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Mix salt, ground pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder in a small bowl. 3. Rinse […]


Recipes are tricky things.  I try to cover all the bases when I write up a recipe so that your results are the same as mine, but I know from watching others follow a recipe, that no two people will follow it exactly the same way, even if they mean to.  Please, if one of […]