Keeping Colds Away: Homemade Bone Broth

I love Fall. The colors, the cool breezes and the sweaters made me shiver with delight. But with the change of seasons come allergies and the threat of the flu. History records Hippocrates as saying that health begins in the gut, and my recovery from depression using...

Spring Lunch: Tuna Boats

Spring is springing in Chattanooga, Tennessee. After roaring lion cold at the beginning of March, we are surrounded by lambkin grass, singing birds and gentle rains. We’ve had the windows open several days in a row and I’m planning my very first gardening...

Mental Health Through Nutrition: My Depression Makeover

February marked David’s and my first month eating a new diet, focusing on nourishing the gut as a pathway to healing my depressed bipolar symptoms. We are using the SCD and Body Ecology Diet as a sort of nutritional guide to direct our new habits. We are...

Mental Health Through Nutrition: The Body Ecology Diet

Last week, I wrote about why I decided to change my eating in order to help my bipolar symptoms. My husband David, a cancer survivor, wants to eat better in order to lessen the likelihood of a relapse. We began the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and are modifying the Body...

Celebration Fare: Challah Bread

Once upon a time, a missionary named Judy lived in the Middle East. There, she learned a recipe for a braided, slightly sweet Jewish bread called challah. The eggs make it creamy but light and the striking presentation looks perfect for a celebration. Judy brought the...