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This simple recipe is a variant based on a great SCD recipe from a blog at Eating SCD that served as great inspiration for us when we first started the diet. While beef jerky can be made with very lean cuts of beef, we prefer grass fed bison for it's leaner texture, flavor and nutritional value.

Beef Jerky
Beef Jerky

 

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“At our local children's hospital here in the Midwest, requests from parents for a mentor with diet and nutrition experience are ever increasing. It is my hope that our medical personnel will eventually acknowledge the need for alternative treatment options for IBD. I am happy to provide support and encouragement to families just like us, who continue to persevere daily, keeping our eyes on the goal of helping our kids live their best life”.  ...continue reading "Support for IBD Parents in the Midwest"

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My family reside in north central Indiana. In 2009 our son Isaac was diagnosed at the age of 10 with juvenile arthritis after suffering knee, ankle, and wrist pain for a few months. Right before Christmas in 2011, he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease, and now his arthritis is considered an outlying symptom of Crohn's. Isaac was prescribed prednisone and the GI doctor wanted to put him on an upper level medication right away.

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People often ask me what is the best way to start a gut-healing diet. “From your weakest point,” I answer with a smile. It depends if your current weak link is your body, suffering distress that dictates immediate relief, or if your current weak link is your mind, resisting restrictions and change. ...continue reading "How to start a diet"

We try to be efficient and minimize our time in the kitchen as much as possible. As we transition into having our teen cook more independently, the recipes we use most often are fast and easy to make. We will be adding them as soon as possible. In the meantime, here are some recent images from our kitchen.

Cauliflower prep Brisket Yogurt prep Zuchinni puree Yogurt prep 3 Yogurt prep 2 Veggies for an omelet Veggie purees Veggie puree 2 Typical kitchen mess Steaming cauliflower School snack Roasted thighs Poaching zuchinni Multi tasking in the kitchen More kitchen mess Great cheese grating Cauliflower rice