My GAPS diet journey

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GAPS stands for Gut And Psychology Syndrome. This scientific sounding phrase basically stands for a philosophy that a myriad health problems stem from some kind of problem in the gut. Read the more on the doctor’s website here. The more I read and researched about healthy living and practiced eating traditionally prepared foods, the more … [Read more…]

Ginger Spice Kombucha


[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:1] I have been reading and researching the amazing benefits of turmeric!! I was inspired. I especially was interested in the use of turmeric for headaches and joint pain. While I researched those uses, I uncovered more and more benefits of this ancient root spice. This spice is amazing! Read here for a overview of … [Read more…]

Fire Cider!

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Fire Cider! I will let my daughter-in-law say it… “Boxes from my husband’s family farm are the BEST! My mother-in-law is basically an herb/tincture/brew goddess & makes some of the absolute best home remedies. Just got this [FIRE CIDER] & can already tell it’s going to be our new go-to when feeling under the weather. … [Read more…]

Fall in a jar: Apple Chai Kombucha


Coming up next! Our fall flavor: Apple Chai. We live in God’s country- the Catoctin Mountians. We are surrounded by jaw dropping fall beauty and apple orchards. It is a fall ritual to visit the local orchard and select the juicy, crunchy apples they so lovingly harvest -tree ripe. Note: my angle on apples. I … [Read more…]

Spiced Peach Kombucha!


Late Summer is for peaches in the Catoctin Mountians. My favorite fruit. So, for my loyal Ktea fans, here is what I created for you! Spiced Peach Kombucha Come join me on the porch for a taste… And because I know ingredients are very important to you, here is how I make it: First ingredient: … [Read more…]