• Low Histamine Sweet Potato Soup

    October 17, 2018lectinfreemama

    Despite being symptom-free for about six months, the “September POTS/MCAS flare” did not escape me this year. During a flare-up, it’s like I suddenly become allergic to everything, so I’m left with few foods I can actually stomach. This means I make whatever I can throw into an Instant Pot with some broth. Then I…

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  • Plant Paradox Mini-Bagels

    September 30, 2018lectinfreemama

    One of the ideas from my extensive list of lectin-free snacks is to make mini pizzas from grain-free bagels. However, compliant bagels can be a little difficult to find. Fortunately, we have The Plant Paradox Cookbook, and Dr. Gundry has a tasty recipe for Plant Paradox mini-bagels. They’re perfect for mornings or for turning into…

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  • 31 Quick & Easy Lectin-Free Snack Ideas

    September 3, 2018lectinfreemama

    Frequently asked question: “What are your go-to lectin-free snack ideas?” Unfortunately, I’m a little boring when it comes to snacks. I generally snack on the same handful of nuts every single day and wait until dinner to unleash my inner kitchen Goddess. My daughter starts pre-school this week, so that’s all about to change. I…

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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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  • Artichoke Gazpacho

    August 6, 2018lectinfreemama

    This recipe comes from fellow blogger Cristy Powers over at Powersbeing.com. As a patient of Dr. Gundry’s and a follower of the Plant Paradox, Cristy has successfully put Lupus into remission. She’s since dedicated her time to spreading the lectin-free message. Cristy loves crafting original compliant recipes like this Artichoke Gazpacho, curating wellness tips, and…

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  • The Plant Paradox Diet Explained

    January 29, 2018lectinfreemama

    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 “lighter” seed and vegetable oils that industry told everyone was healthy. For successful…

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  • Garlicky Salted Rainbow Oven Fries

    January 17, 2018lectinfreemama

    It’s almost time for…. THE SUPER BOWL And since the Detroit Lions aren’t playing (just you wait till next year), I will not be painting my face, dying my hair, and setting a couch on fire in the street. I can focus my attention on more controversial things. Like what to serve at the 2-person…

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  • 6 Hearty Salads for Cold Weather

    January 7, 2018lectinfreemama

    When I think of winter food, I think of stews, soups, meatloaf, and rich casseroles. I definitely don’t think of salad. Salads are for spring and summer, when we can munch on greens like rabbits and sip green smoothies outdoors! Allow me to change your mind. I was inspired by an earlier recipe I did…

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  • How to Avoid Being “Healthier Than Thou” This Holiday Season

    November 16, 2017lectinfreemama

    You, dear reader, have made some drastic dietary changes over the last year (or 10) that have already improved your health or given you your life back. I mean this sincerely: Good for you! I could not be prouder of my readers and those who are taking their health and bodies into their own hands. It brings…

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  • 3 Lectin Free Alternatives to Mashed Potatoes

    November 7, 2017lectinfreemama

    Thanksgiving quickly approaches, and some of us are wondering what we will ever do without the traditional turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. For many sufferers of autoimmune and chronic diseases, holiday gatherings will never be the same, but that doesn’t have to be a sad thing! For those who…

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