Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Turning Up The Heat

If your nose, fingers, and toes are cold, it is a sign that your body does not have enough energy to do all it needs to do AND keep your extremities warm.  Your core body temperature really should be 98.6°.  

The warmer your body is, the better everything functions.

So, how do you warm your body up?  Starch, sugar, salt, saturated fat.  Think of a piece of toast with butter and sugar.  Real dairy butter and real sugar.  Try it next time you are cold.  It may take a few pieces to warm you up, but it will work.

Here is a great article I found this morning that goes into detail about broken metabolism and how to fix it.  With one caveat, I don't agree with her position on avoiding grains.  

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Family Favorites From Allergy Days

In times past ,we have had to avoid certain foods due to allergies.  By the grace of God, that is no longer necessary.  But I know how daunting it can be to overhaul your family's diet.  So, here is the recipe booklet I put together in 2009 with some of our favorite recipes.  They are gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free, or at least have the options to be so.