• Updated Yes & No List

    October 23, 2019lectinfreemama

    The Plant Paradox diet is not just about eliminating lectins. Although, that is probably the most popular (or unpopular) aspect of it. There are several other exciting and controversial components. More noteworthy, eliminating “healthy” fruit that’s not in season. Also, cutting out seed and vegetable oils that industry told everyone was healthy. For successful followers,…

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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 a trending TV or Internet doctor mention the word. The problem (or solution) with supplements…

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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 research surrounding gut health, including: the many functions of the gut flora; what happens when…

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  • Lectin-Free Diet For Pregnancy

    November 5, 2018Danielle

    You’re lectin-free, and now you’re pregnant! Congratulations! Or maybe you’ve given up lectins in the hope of getting pregnant soon. Either way, you might be worrying that a lectin-free diet during pregnancy isn’t right for you. Maybe people comment that it’s too restrictive or that you need grains and legumes for folic acid. Put simply,…

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  • The Most Important Habit for Plant Paradox Success

    October 10, 2018lectinfreemama

    I risk getting sweet potatoes thrown at me with this statement, but here it is: eating a noncompliant food on The Plant Paradox is not a failure. That’s right. If you ate a piece of cake or you drank a beer, you didn’t fail. Why not? Because Plant Paradox is about forming habits, and that…

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  • How Lectins Affect Your Hormones

    September 24, 2018lectinfreemama

    Written by: Danielle Hayden Ever find yourself struggling to get through the day, only to fall in bed and find your heart and mind wide awake? That’s your hormones. Ever find your toes and fingers weirdly cold, even when it’s warm outside? Hormones. Ever eat a huge meal, only to find yourself ravenously hungry an…

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  • The Ultimate Party Platter

    August 21, 2018lectinfreemama

    Are you the kind of person that brings a bag of chips and a tub of dip to a party? Cause I totally am…er, was. It’s not that I’m sometimes lazy or a procrastinator (just kidding, I am). It’s that I’ve got things to do, and spending 4 hours in the kitchen on a likely…

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  • A to Z Ingredient Guide

    July 30, 2018lectinfreemama

    An alphabetical guide to the most popular lectin-free ingredients.

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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, seafood, shrimp Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Servings…

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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 root vegetables whose names all translate to “yam” and it’s nothing less than a YAM-tastrophe…

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