thinking outside the box (of herbs)

My approach is a form of modified herbalism that melds the natural, nourishing and traditional with a bit of modern. As a self-described herb nerd and DIY junkie, the Redheaded Herbalist is a depository for self experiments and new ideas — from herbalism to nourishing “real food” recipes to homemade skincare to gardening — all through a holistic lens. 

Come learn along with me!

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Honey-Mint Lip Butter

I’m one of those weird people who insists on having about 47 chapsticks or lip balms in strategic places around the house. And in the car, in my desk, in multiple purses, my gym bag, my pocket, melted in the dryer (oops)…

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Tips & Tricks for Doing GAPS with Kids

My family decided to embark on a healthier eating journey starting January 1. We committed to healthy homemade dinners every single night, no fast food at all and very minimal eating out. The style of eating we decided on is called the GAPS diet, a gut healing nutritional protocol designed by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride. Keep reading for some tips and tricks that helped us get the most out of our GAPS diet experience.

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Preparing for GAPS

There’s no sugarcoating it; GAPS can be pretty darn time consuming and it’s a lot of pressure on the primary preparer of food.

Getting organized and planning and preparing meals and snacks in advance will save your sanity and help you to anticipate pitfalls and temptations that could derail your progress.

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Let’s Talk About GAPS

Hippocrates famously stated that “All Disease Begins in The Gut.” Dr. Campbell-McBride would agree! As turns out, the health of your gut determines just about everything else.

GAPS stands for ‘Gut & Psychology Syndrome’ or ‘Gut & Physiology Syndrome’. The basic premise behind the GAPS protocol is that gut health is closely linked to overall health and that improving gut health can help improve all sorts of conditions ranging from allergies to autism, dyslexia to autoimmune disorders (and ALL chronic diseases have an autoimmune component).

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thinking outside the box (of herbs)

My approach is a form of modified herbalism that melds the natural, nourishing and traditional with a bit of modern. As a self-described herb nerd and DIY junkie, the Redheaded Herbalist is a depository for self experiments and new ideas — from herbalism to nourishing “real food” recipes to homemade skincare to gardening — all through a holistic lens.

Come learn along with me!

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