Author Archives: Jill R.

About Jill R.

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

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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Feeding a small crowd on a special diet

My parents made their annual summertime trek to California, this year bringing my two nieces, ages 15 and 12.5.  For those keeping track, that’s 9 mouths to feed total.  They’re staying in their RV and eating breakfast there, but lunches … Continue reading

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Some gluten-free meals in France. Including BREAD!

I had absolutely zero issue with my gluten-free diet when I was traveling.  YAY!  There were two of us who were GF and two vegetarians.  I believe we were all well taken care of. The only lump in the roux … Continue reading

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Restore: The gut healer we’ve been waiting for?

The bottom line reads Save 15% with coupon code TMR15 through June 30th. Get it at One of the buzziest, most exciting things to come out of Autism One, Restore is a carbon lignite supplement that — in a petri dish, … Continue reading

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Do the work

I’ve got a blog over at Thinking Moms’ Revolution today. No Shortcuts to Autism Recovery: Do the Work.  Please share and Like TMR on Facebook. I’m on Facebook too!  There’s a Like button right over there 👉🏼!   

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When the mom’s away: A non-prepper’s guide to heading out of town

I’m getting geared up for the trip of a lifetime.  I’m going to the South of France on a pilgrimage of sorts.  I’ll be in the company of a like-minded band of sisters (mostly…) following in the footsteps of Mary … Continue reading

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Champagne vinaigrette

  It’s salad season! The sample of the day at Trader Joe’s was a delicious salad with shredded carrots, pistachios, and a champagne vinaigrette. It was soooooo goooood!  I grabbed the ingredients and ran. Got home and realized I didn’t … Continue reading

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Bits and pieces from Autism One 2015

The first videos are up!  You can watch videos of the presentations here. How Not to Die  by the completely badass Thinking Moms’ Revolution. I was on a panel of Moms of Recovered Kids.  I’ll put the link up as soon … Continue reading

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Food and travel, food allergies, and hospital food

I’ve been thinking a lot about how to eat in a way that won’t render me incapacitated when I travel outside my little bubble of Whole Foods and safe gluten-free and Paleo-friendly restaurants. A two-night excursion to Sacramento included a … Continue reading

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Could your morning cup of coffee fight Alzheimer’s?

How do you like your coffee? This is my routine: Do you drink your coffee Bulletproof® stylz? I do. Yes, I put butter in my mold-free coffee and it’s so good. SO. GOOD. Pour yourself a cup o’joe, have a … Continue reading

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