• Lemon Dessert Recipes for Summer Picnics

    April 11, 2019lectinfreemama

    Spring is the time of year you can put lemon on anything and call it a seasonal meal. Lemon asparagus, lemon fish, lemon infused soup. Lemon frappucinos, lemon spritzers, lemon meatballs…it’s like the pumpkin spice of spring. Lemon desserts, however,…

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  • Recommended Supplements

    April 1, 2019lectinfreemama

    Conventional practitioners seem to have a unified message regarding supplements on the Plant Paradox diet (or any diet). The message being: they’re a waste of money. I’ll admit, I’m guilty of figuratively running in the other direction when I hear…

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  • Garlic-Ginger Chicken & Broccoli

    March 14, 2019lectinfreemama

    There’s something so…American…about getting Chinese takeout. When no one feels like cooking, it’s wok-fried food from a white cardboard box for dinner. And, of course, plastic-wrapped fortune cookies for dessert. And man, is it good (if you know where to…

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  • How to Reduce Lectins in Almonds

    February 21, 2019lectinfreemama

    I’m an advocate for doing things oneself. That is to say, buying food as whole as possible and doing the processing at home. I realize this doesn’t make me “brand-friendly.” Rather, I’m Mother Nature friendly. She’s the oldest and best…

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  • Dark Chocolate Candy Crunch Bars

    February 3, 2019lectinfreemama

    If you’re a Plant Paradoxer, your day isn’t done until you’ve enjoyed your 1 ounce square of dark chocolate (it’s for the polyphenols). I’m boring–I usually eat mine plain. I take small bites and savor it. But then I watch…

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  • The Effects of Damaged Gut Flora

    January 24, 2019lectinfreemama

    This article is part 2 in a series covering Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride’s all day seminar on Gut and Psychology Syndrome at this year’s Weston A. Price Foundation Wise Traditions conference in Baltimore. Read Part 1: Functions of the Gut Flora…

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  • Red Wine & Sweet Potato Marinara

    January 13, 2019lectinfreemama

    It’s the holy grail of lectin-free Italian cooking: a lectin-free pasta sauce that can replace our beloved, tomato-filled marinara sauce. For those early in The Plant Paradox protocol or for those who can’t or don’t want to reintroduce tomatoes, there…

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  • The Plant Paradox 30-Day Challenge

    January 7, 2019lectinfreemama

    A new year, a new book, and a new challenge from Dr. Gundry for both current and aspiring Plant Paradoxers. It’s called The Plant Paradox 30-Day Challenge, or PlantParadox30 (Whole30 is so last decade), and I’ll be documenting my personal…

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  • Gut-Healing Hot Cocoa

    December 22, 2018lectinfreemama

    I was never a fan of hot chocolate growing up. Why? Because we drank Swiss Miss (the horror!) and it was…meh. Even with the microscopic marshmallows. That’s why when we read my favorite Christmas book–The Polar Express–I dreamed about ”…

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  • Functions of the Gut Flora

    December 10, 2018lectinfreemama

    I had the privilege of attending Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride’s all day seminar on Gut and Psychology Syndrome at this year’s Weston A. Price Foundation Wise Traditions Conference in Baltimore. This blog series will provide an in-depth explanation of her extensive…

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