Author Archives: Jill R.

About Jill R.

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

Bulletproof Challenge Days 2-5

I was listening to a Bulletproof podcast and Dave Asprey said “If you’re hungry, it’s your own fault.” Well, yeah. How about that? I’m a few days in and I’m kind of amazed at the decrease in my hunger. My … Continue reading

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Kale and sausage soup

Completely delicious, easy to throw together, and packed with nutrition, especially if you choose grass-fed beef and homemade chicken broth. Ingredients: 8 cups homemade chicken broth 3/4 lb. bulk Italian sausage (I used one made with grass-fed ground beef) 3 … Continue reading

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Day 1: My Bulletproof Challenge

I’m a bit of a Dave Asprey fan-girl. I ❤ my Bulletproof coffee; I like to think of biomed support for special needs as a form of biohacking for optimal performance; I'm a fan of neurofeedback; and I'd like to … Continue reading

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Ear Ache 911 Rescue

You’ll need garlic, olive oil, dry rice, and a spare sock… My youngest woke up at midnight last night screaming in pain. His ear hurt–a LOT! His allergies have been kicking up with our early spring, coupled with a day … Continue reading

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Product Review: The Sneaky Chef’s No-Nut Butter

Grocery shopping takes up a lot of brain space. What do we need? What do we have? Can I eat this? Is it GMO-free? Allergen-free? Can any of my children eat this? And more importantly, will they eat this? So … Continue reading

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What can you do when your kid can’t, you know, GO!

I’m over at Thinking Moms’ Revolution today. A nice long list of things to try for constipation in kids that DOESN’T include Miralax.

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Medicinal Cannabis, Autism and Epilepsy

There’s an eConference on Medical Cannabis for Autism and Epilepsy over at Thinking Moms’ Revolution today. It’s $40 and if you register HERE today and can’t watch it live, you have access for a full year. It’s a great line-up … Continue reading

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Product review: Leadbetter’s French Picnic Gluten-Free Flaky Pastry Sheets

Attention SF Bay Area gluten-free people: Do you miss pie crust? Yeah, me, too. Well, pine no more. Local Whole Foods grocery stores carry Leadbetter’s French Picnic Gluten-Free Pastry Sheets and Circles. It’s real, beautiful flaky pastry. It tastes and … Continue reading

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Beef and Mushroom Stew

It’s foggy and chilly at my house, but we’ve dodged the polar vortex. It’s beef stew weather, plain and simple. It’s also another way to take full advantage of wallet-friendly beef shanks and reap the benefits of bone both and … Continue reading

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Recipe Development

Trying something new for 2015: developing some nut-free, coconut-free Paleo…or at least grain-free…recipes! Today’s first attempts include a non-nut butter, brownies, pancakes, a Dutch baby pancake and a flour blend. Fingers and toes crossed that this works. I’ll keep you … Continue reading

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