Author Archives: Jill R.

About Jill R.

Mom, mostly tired, to 3 boys, mostly wired. Pretty much obsessed with healing foods for healthy brains.

Spicy Basil Chicken

 This is one of my favorites.  It’s quick and flexible, too.  Both ground chicken and ground turkey work in this recipe and cook quickly.  The basil and garlic lets you throw this into some pasta sauce or stir-fry with coconut aminos … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Lemon-Mustard Chicken and Herb Potatoes

This is more method than recipe, but here goes.  I was doing a big cook-up day and had two burners and my oven already cooking away.  I pulled out my Instant Pot, threw this together and BAM, delicious dinner.  I … Continue reading

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Autism recovery is real: My son’s story

Someone pointed out that I didn’t actually include my son’s autism recovery story on this blog.  Oops.  It’s in Evolution of the Revolution: From Hope to Healing.  Final chapter.  To rectify the lack of our story, here is a shorter version. … Continue reading

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ALF device update–look at that smile!

Phase One: Complete! Somehow, we hit the sweet spot of pre-puberty growth and appropriate timing for the ALF device and Kyle has completed Phase One in exactly one year.  Woot!  He’s been device-free for almost 5 months and his bite … Continue reading

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Stuffed chicken breast with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, and bacon…oh, and cheese…and gravy

  Happy accident!  I had the following in my fridge the HAD to be cooked (or tossed the next day): 2 packages of chicken breast, 2 small heels of raw cheddar, a thawed package of Applegate Farms organic turkey bacon, and … Continue reading

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Taureau des Gardiens, a.k.a., slow bull, or Provencal cowboy stew

There were two tour leaders on my recent trip.  One was the author Kathleen McGowan and t he other was her dear friend Isobel Denham.  Isy has a wicked sense of humor and a musical voice.  One day we piled … Continue reading

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Are you open to a new approach to healing and well being?

This is where we dip a toe into the woo part of the blog. 🙂 If I say everything is energy, what do you think of? Sunlight, electrons, E = mc2, quantum physics, your gas and electric bill? I now think … Continue reading

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