Monthly Archives: January 2017

Not a Fad!

My diet is not a fad, but a lifestyle. I do my best to eat whole, organic foods and avoid grains and sugar. I eat similar to Paleo, but they do TOO much honey and maple syrup for me… I eat really similar to the WHEAT BELLY plan, but I do allow quinoa occasionally, though Dr. Davis doesn’t recommend it. Why have I chosen this path?
For years, I suffered with an autoimmune condition. I had several actually. My research included reading books by Dr. Doug Kauffman, Dr. William Davis who wrote WHEAT BELLY and has a wonderful Facebook page, and Dr. David Perlmutter, who wrote GRAIN BRAIN. I watched videos from several sources and no matter where I turned, it became clear that if I wanted to feel good and prosper into old age, I needed to kick grains and sugar to the curb.
So, in July 2010, I made a once and for all decision to embrace eating healthy and that meant NOT eating grains and sugar and eating as many other healthy foods as possible, meaning lots and lots of organic fruits and veggies, grassfed beef and poultry.
What happened? I lost weight. I sleep better and I have way more energy. Over the years, I have tried many medications: prescription, over the counter and natural alternatives. They all helped somewhat, but when I finally made a decision to ALWAYS EAT HEALTHY, no matter what, my autoimmune issues went away.
I have no regrets! I don’t miss the pain that came from bad choices. I have embraced the lifestyle of healthy choices. I have embraced FEELING GOOD!
Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired?  Make some healthy addition to your life today!

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Coconut Flour Pizza Crust

Coconut Flour Pizza Crust

4 cups whole milk grated Mozarella or two cups each mozarella and cheddar
4 eggs
1 tsp organic onion powder
1 tsp organic oregano
1 tsp organic basil
1/2 tsp organic garlic
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
4 T flax meal or pecan meal
4 T coconut flour
Preheat oven to 425.
Mix all ingredients in a bowl until well combined.
Line a cookie tray with parchment paper and spread the cheese mixture on the paper as thinly as possible.  I cover it with wax paper and roll it out.  Discard the wax paper.
Reduce heat to 400 and bake on the top rack for about 15 minutes, or until the crust is starting to look golden in places.
Remove from the oven and add desired toppings.
Bake for a few minutes, just to melt cheese on top.

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