• Grilled Sirloin Steak and Leeks with Arugula-Oregano Dressing

    August 4, 2017lectinfreemama

    Before you put your grill away for the summer, try some grass-fed sirloin steak and incorporate several different green veggies. A good way to get more greens is to blend them into a salad dressing. The arugula-oregano dressing in this recipe provides…

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  • Dijon Salmon Cakes with Minty Millet

    August 1, 2017lectinfreemama

    Let me preface this recipe by saying that I’m a hard-core hiker. Or I was. I once spent 6 months hiking the entire Appalachian Trail–walking through the woods for hours on end, carrying everything that mattered on my back for…

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  • Peach Cobbler Breakfast Pancake

    July 30, 2017lectinfreemama

    Behold, the yellow peach. The juicy, not-too-sweet, not-too-tart pit fruit that you can play tennis with when it’s not ripe and get a half gallon of juice down your chin when it is ripe. If you’re not fortunate enough to…

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  • The Difference Between a Diet and a Lifestyle

    July 27, 2017lectinfreemama

      I hear people say about their changed eating habits, “It’s not a diet; it’s a lifestyle choice,” and I wonder what the heck that even means. I heard one woman say once, “Oh, I don’t miss bread because my…

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  • Swiss Chard Fritters

    July 25, 2017lectinfreemama

    Stuck on what to pack in your kid’s lunches? I’ve made these fritters three weeks in a row now–they’re easy, healthy, and Plant Paradox compliant. My toddler even eats them, despite containing Swiss chard. The key to hiding veggies is to…

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  • Why Do We Care More About New Babies Than New Moms?

    July 21, 2017lectinfreemama

      It’s an important question, and before you yell “Because adorable innocent baby, DUH,” I’m not talking about why we take more pictures of babies or why we all want to touch babies or why we turn into singing, cooing weirdos…

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  • Wild Yellowfin Tuna with Avocado Salad

    July 17, 2017lectinfreemama

    I paid more than I want to admit for these wild-caught yellowfin tuna steaks, but I had never eaten yellowfin before, and it was the most beautiful and enticing cut of fish in the seafood case. It called out to…

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  • The Secret to Dr. Gundry’s Success

    July 13, 2017lectinfreemama

    If you don’t know who Dr. Gundry is, he’s the author of the new book The Plant Paradox and The Plant Paradox Cookbook (affiliate links). He’s a pretty successful guy: his diet treats the root cause of disease and has…

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  • Egg, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Breakfast Burritos

    July 11, 2017lectinfreemama

    Before leaky gut, my husband and I were attempting to perfect homemade breakfast burritos. We made them for breakfast when guests came over, and we even ate them for Christmas dinner two years in a row. Homemade tortillas, sausage, sage,…

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  • Stop Blocking Your Stomach Acid–It’s Killing You

    July 9, 2017lectinfreemama

    I took Nexium through half of my pregnancy and then for months afterward. You know how long the recommended period is for taking that stuff? Two weeks. I kept taking it, with my doctor’s blessing, because my gastroenterologist wouldn’t test…

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