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Sauerkraut and Fermented Vegetables: Part 1

This is a two part blog. In the first part, I will be discussing fermented vegetables; and, in the second, I”ll be running through the steps I take to ferment them. 399 more words


Why I'm Giving Up PiYo & Starting The 3-Week Yoga Retreat

My body just doesn’t want me to do high intensity exercise right now. I’m not sure if it’s a permanent change since removing half of my thyroid or if it’s a temporary change while my systems get used to the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP), but I’m simply not tolerating a high intensity workout regimen. 416 more words

AIP Cucumber Salad Recipe

I was going to title this one ‘3 Ingredient Cucumber Salad’ to go with my Hot Chocolate recipe, but it technically has four ingredients, alas. 215 more words

For The Friends And Family

Why I started this blog, and an intro to Paleo.

Some of you might be wondering if I’m called Sheila? No, I’m not, but rather Sheila is a colloquial Australian-ism for a woman. So, as an Australian woman who’s eating a Paleo diet, I thought it sounded an appropriate name for a blog. 559 more words


AIP Creamed Spinach with Opo Squash

One our family’s favorite steakhouse side dishes used to be creamed spinach, but after switching our diet to AIP/Paleo we bid a sad farewell to dairy products and the creamy, gooey, recipes that called for them.   380 more words


My Folate Levels Bring All the Boys to the Yard

My Folate Levels Bring All the Boys to the Yard

In reality, my folate levels do not, in fact, bring the boys to the yard because they’re so darn low, my folate levels that is. 902 more words


AIP: On the 5th Day, I Napped

So at Day 5, I hit a wall. I was so ridiculously tired, so much more tired than the tired I’ve been blaming on my autoimmune thyroid disease. 305 more words