• Taro Root & Asparagus Salad

    July 18, 2018lectinfreemama

    I recently did a post on the difference between yams and other yam-like root vegetables. (Read it HERE.) A taro root is a tuber that often gets confused or labeled as a yam. But really it’s the yam’s exotic, tropical cousin with…

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  • Wild Shrimp with Lemon Oil & Greens

    July 9, 2018lectinfreemama

    Print the Recipe Print Wild Shrimp with Lemon Oil & Greens Phase 2 Plant Paradox recipe for wild-caught shrimp with a light lemon oil and mixed greens. Course Main Course Cuisine keto, phase 1, phase 2, summer Keyword lemon oil,…

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  • A Post About Yams

    July 7, 2018lectinfreemama

    If you thought yams and sweet potatoes were the same thing, you’re not alone. If you live in the US, it’s not even your fault, because we do label certain varieties of sweet potatoes as yams. Throw in the tropical varieties of…

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  • The Rise of Fake Fat

    June 25, 2018lectinfreemama

    This post is part 2 of a series on dietary fat. Read the first part HERE to see the role fatty acids play in proper cellular function and health. Now for the bad news: we’ve been eating fake fat for…

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  • Summer Strawberry Short Cake

    June 4, 2018lectinfreemama

    Every year, for two glorious weeks, the reddest, sweetest, juiciest berries on earth make an appearance, causing a frenzied berry-picking extravaganza amongst the local populace. Even the “city folk” show up in white pants and wedge heels to carefully extract…

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  • How We Were Dead Wrong About Fat

    May 29, 2018lectinfreemama

    For three decades of my life (my whole life), I thought fat was unhealthy. Since the 1960’s, the message has been: “low fat is good and fat free is better.” Nutritional experts told me (and my parents) that skim milk,…

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  • How to Make Cassava Flour Taco Cups

    April 28, 2018lectinfreemama

    Cassava tortillas are both easy and delicious (check out my three-ingredient recipe), but even one tortilla can be too filling and too much starch for my keto readers. They’re also difficult to make crunchy without getting brittle. The solution? TACO…

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  • 4 Low Carb Recipes for Shirataki Noodles

    April 21, 2018lectinfreemama

    What happens when you can no longer eat wheat flour noodles? You die of a broken heart. Just kidding. You eat noodles made out of vegetables, and shirataki noodles are probably the most beneficial veggie noodles available. They’re made from…

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  • Major Setbacks to Overcoming Chronic Illness

    April 14, 2018lectinfreemama

    The motivation to get healthy is easy. When you see hundreds of success stories and statistics like “93% of patients with autoimmune disease went into remission following this diet” it’s enough to kindle a flame of hope in anyone with chronic…

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  • Low Lectin Diet Sends Autoimmune Diseases into Remission

    March 26, 2018lectinfreemama

    Over the weekend of March 20-23, 2018, the American Heart Association held its EPI|Lifestyle 2018 Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, Louisiana. Over 700 physicians, dietitians, nurses, and other health scientists gathered to learn and present their latest research findings in…

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