The AquaTru Reverse Osmosis Countertop Water Filter: A Review

The AquaTru reverse osmosis water filter is one of the ONLY countertop water filters I know of on the market right now that filters out fluoride, which is quite toxic to the thyroid and is a substance you'll want to avoid if you have a thyroid disease. Find out what I think of it in my article!

Advertisements

Winter Gingerbread Cookies (AIP/Paleo/Vegan/GF)

Gingerbread is my all-time favourite cookie. Here’s a wonderful AIP-friendly recipe for the holidays!

Living Lovely Autoimmune

20151222_174714Here is my first big recipe overhaul…in perfect time for the holidays!

It was very important to me to achieve the taste and consistency of the gingerbread recipe I grew up making every Christmas season. We tweaked it a fair bit back then too; my brother is diabetic so we tried “sugar-less” versions, we tried different flours, used egg-replacers, tried various icings, and we definitely increased ALL the spices! It was also a ginormous recipe, so I have adjusted that too. Try your own adjustments – this recipe is pretty resilient to change!

20151223_123947_HDR

Gingerbread Cookies (makes approx 4 doz)
1/2 c. palm shortening or coconut oil
1/2 c. sugar (brown, coconut, etc.)
2 Tbsp applesauce
3/4 c. molasses
1 c. coconut flour (+ 1/2 c. depending)
3/4 c. tapioca starch
3/4 c. cassava flour
1 Tbsp ginger
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg (if tolerated – not AIP)
1/2 tsp…

View original post 178 more words

3 Allergen-Free Organic Chocolates That Won’t Leave You Feeling Bitter 🍫

Chocolate without milk and other preservatives added can be a real treat, especially dark chocolate, with its high magnesium & fibre content. (Perfect for cramps and Aunt Flo's visits! -- unless your chocolate contains soy and dairy, in which case it might make your symptoms worse.) Just be sure you're not sensitive to the high … Continue reading 3 Allergen-Free Organic Chocolates That Won’t Leave You Feeling Bitter 🍫

Why Organic Rainbow Carrots are a Better Choice for Beta-Carotene

Here's what's up, Doc! According to TIME magazine, colourful rainbow carrots have yet to be embraced by most North American supermarkets, but are jam packed with essential nutrients: Orange: Beta and alpha carotene pigment. This promotes vitamin A production by the body, which is essential for healthy eyes. Purple: Anthocyanin, beta and alpha carotene pigment. … Continue reading Why Organic Rainbow Carrots are a Better Choice for Beta-Carotene

Wildest (Rice) Dreams do come true: with Dairy & Coconut-Free Ice Cream!

If you're lactose intolerant (or vegan) AND allergic to coconut, the most common ingredient in dairy-free ice cream, and you've been craving a sweet treat for ages, prepare to have your dream become a reality with... RICE DREAM! (If you guessed that it's made of rice, you're RICE on!) It's available in many flavours including … Continue reading Wildest (Rice) Dreams do come true: with Dairy & Coconut-Free Ice Cream!