Lunch

Sweet Potato Fries with Manjistha

Sweet Potato Fries with Manjistha

Having to avoid nightshades is frankly annoying.  Back in my pre-Hashimotos days when I was running 20-30 miles per week and cutting whole bags of jalapeños onto every meal I also enjoyed a nice fat burger with mushrooms, blue cheese and hot chips (French fries). […]

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken

This I feel goes without saying, but meal prep really helps during the week… and who doesn’t love shredded chicken?  I do a roast chicken most Sundays for dinner, but the kids prefer it shredded to put in tacos and lettuce boats.  It’s simply smart […]

Malted Chocolate Smoothie with Maca for Hormone Balance

Malted Chocolate Smoothie with Maca for Hormone Balance

Of late this smoothie has been my go-to to get through the afternoon slump.  It’s how I break my fast for lunch, and carries me through my post homeschool run so I can tackle a bit of work with a fully functional brain.   I love […]

Fermented Guacamole (Nightshade-Free)

Fermented Guacamole (Nightshade-Free)

Who loves guac?!  Personally, I love guacamole… but I truly do not enjoy the speed at which I have to consume it so it does not turn brown.  Once in a while I will make fermented kefir guac which doesn’t brown, but I can no […]

Easy Instant Pot Bone Broth

This is my gut healing bone broth recipe.  It is very basic and does not have all the added veggies that many people choose to add to bone broth both because it keeps it clean for those who have inflammatory responses to a lot of […]

Rasa Cacao Adaptogenic Smoothie 🤎

Rasa Cacao Adaptogenic Smoothie 🤎

This smoothie is packed with adaptogens, medicinal mushrooms and healthy fats and is quick and satisfying. Ancient Nutrition Vanilla Bone Broth Protein is available in my Wellevate Store.* If you prefer a vegan option, the Q Sciences EQ Protein is pea based and comes in […]

Bacon Encrusted Chicken & Liver Meatloaf

Bacon Encrusted Chicken & Liver Meatloaf

When I lived in Scotland we used to periodically visit these lovely old castles and manors on estates around the country.  Inevitably I would wander in to a staff kitchen and there would be a sign up over a prep station that read “Waste Not, […]

Black Tahini Nootropic Smoothie

Black Tahini Nootropic Smoothie

This smoothie is satisfying, full of protein and with no sugar it is great for a keto diet and for breaking a fast.  It has medicinal mushrooms, healthy fats, probiotics and bone broth protein to heal the gut. It is a great option for seed […]

Chai Black Tahini Smoothie

Chai Black Tahini Smoothie

This smoothie is dessert for all intents and purposes but is still healthy.  With no sugar it is great for a keto diet and for breaking a fast.  It has chai medicinal mushrooms, healthy fats, probiotics and bone broth protein to heal the gut. It […]

Mocha Mushroom Pumpkin Seed Smoothie

Mocha Mushroom Pumpkin Seed Smoothie

Hello!  It’s been an interesting season of figuring out my energy, weight fluctuations and what’s been behind them and frankly just balancing trying to homeschool three children with running a few businesses.  I have needed quick, simple and light lunch options to break my fast […]