Author Archives: Jill R.

About Jill R.

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

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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Cook a Whole Chicken in an Hour, or Why You Need an Instant Pot

  Happy Mother’s Day!   To celebrate, get dinner on the table in an hour. Yes, I had a roasted chicken dinner done in an hour.  An hour and two minutes, actually. The trick is the Instant Pot automatic pressure … Continue reading

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Introduction to Gluten-Free Batch Cooking

Just a few days ago one of my Facebook friends was lamenting how complicated it was feeding her family rife with food allergies.  Plus she’s expecting another baby, running a business, and generally being a kick-ass warrior mama.  I suggested she … Continue reading

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An encouraging word about autism recovery

This came across my Facebook feed and I wanted to share it.  Autism recovery is real, and good nutrition is the cornerstone! Predominantly Paleo and a happy story about a military family.

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Yoga and Healing

So, first, this blog on selfishness re-runs on Thinking Moms’ Revolution.  Hmmm, I think to myself. Perhaps I need to refresh my point of view… Then the next day I saw a post on Facebook in Garner Style’s feed and … Continue reading

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The high price of bulk bins

just a quick visual reminder…  That’s a peanut and some peanut shells in a bulk bin of beans at the local grocery store. There were no peanuts near this particular bin, so I can’t blame it on sloppy cross-bin contamination.  … Continue reading

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