Q&A Episodes of the REAL Food Mamas Podcast

Please join the Real Food Mamas by listening to our two latest podcast episodes where we answer important questions about health and nutrition for mamas and their family. Here’s an idea of what is discussed in episode 008: Favorite brands of tea, sardines, and ways to prepare liver Tips for managing processed food cravings in the first trimester […]
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the paleo autoimmune (AIP) wellnes bundle is now available!

DO YOU SUFFER FROM AUTOIMMUNITY OR AN UNKNOWN HEALTH ISSUE? The autoimmune protocol (AIP) is a version of the paleo diet that can make a tremendous difference in the health and well-being of people suffering from autoimmune diseases and many other health issues (including digestive problems). Although the AIP is highly effective, putting it into practice can be difficult and […]
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Interview with Chris Kresser: the best food and supplements for moms, baby food, baby led weaning, self-care, introduction of gluten, and child spacing

In this episode, we are really excited to share our interview with Chris Kresser who shares his knowledge and wisdom about health and nutrition for moms and babies. Chris Kresser is a practitioner of functional medicine, the creator of ChrisKresser.com, (one of the top 25 natural health sites in the world), and Revolution Health Radio. He […]
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My battle with stage 3 adrenal fatigue and my journey to recovering my energy and health

Adrenal fatigue is a term that we hear about often from alternative health practitioners but that is unfortunately not officially recognized by conventional medicine. Although the term adrenal fatigue is definitely overused, adrenal fatigue is real and affects so many of us. The adrenal glands are two small glands about the size of a walnut sitting on top […]
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Recipe: Chocolate, coconut and raspberry muffins (paleo, grain-free, gluten-free, nutritious & delicious)

Have you tried my super easy and simple banana muffin recipe? Here’s my latest variation, with a little bit of cacao powder, coconut and raspberry. The result is really tasty! And although muffins made with coconut flour tend to be dry, this one is definitely not dry thanks to the moisture from the bananas and raspberries. You […]
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Homemade green banana flour: resistant starches for gut health, blood sugar stability and better sleep

Starch sometimes has a bad rap, especially when it comes to digestive health. The SCD (specific carbohydrate diet), GAPS diet and typical SIBO diet, including the protocol I recommend in my book, all recommend to limit or even completely avoid starches due to the facts that they can be harder to digest and can therefore worsen gut dysbiosis […]
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Episode 006 of Real Food Mamas Podcast: postpartum depression (interview with Gail Root)

In this episode, we have a very honest and much needed discussion about the many struggles all moms face, including postpartum depression (PPD) and anxiety. Gail Root is the mother of three grown daughters and grandmother to a three month old and three year old.  These are her most precious realizations in life! She has a B.S. in […]
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Enter my giveaway to win “Digestive Health with REAL Food” (the book & the cookbook)

THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! I have 3 sets of “Digestive Health with REAL Food“, including both the book (AKA the digestion bible!) and the cookbook (with lots of easy recipes for people with multiple food sensitivities, such as nuts, eggs, nightshades and FODMAPs) to give away! The approach I used is based on REAL food and […]
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Episode 005 of Real Food Mamas Podcast: the postpartum period (part 2: the first 6 months)

What are the first few months postpartum REALLY like? Steph and Aglaée get vulnerable and discuss their personal struggles, crazy thoughts, rollercoaster ride of emotions, and strategies for surviving the newborn phase and first few months. If you’re a new mom, you’ll resonate with the stories on this episode. If you’re an expecting mom, you’ll get […]
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Episode 004 of Real Food Mamas Podcast: the postpartum period (part 1: the first month)

Postpartum depression is an issue that isn’t often talked about because, let’s face it, it’s not glamorous. There is so much pressure and expectation to look like you have it all together as a new mom, especially with the popularity of social media. In this episode, Steph and Aglaée tackle the myths and facts about […]
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Recipe: 1-ingredient plantain tortillas (paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, AIP, egg-free, nut-free)

If you’re looking for an easy and perfect tortilla, this is it! :D You only need one ingredient: plantains. These tortillas are autoimmune-friendly because they are gluten-free, nut-free, egg-free and nightshade-free. They also work well with the Digestive Health with REAL Food protocol once you’re ready for the reintroduction phase. I can find mine at […]
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Why I don’t (usually) eat “gluten-free foods”

This post doesn’t have anything to do about weight, but everything to do with digestive health. The two pictures below were taken 3-4 hours apart. And I swear I’m not just sticking it out and then sucking it back in. This is just me standing naturally in both pictures. The one on the left was […]
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I talked about FODMAPs on the Team Nutrition Genius Podcast!

Hi everyone! I just wanted to let you know that I was a guest this week on the Team Nutrition Genius Podcast. We talked about how FODMAPs and low-FODMAP diets could help you improve your digestive health. You can listen to us right here. And don’t forget to check out my brand-new podcast Real Food Mamas […]
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Why I’m dropping out of ND school.

Yes, it’s true. I’m dropping out of ND school. In case you didn’t know, I’ve been back to school since January 2013 to study naturopathic medicine at CCNM in Toronto, a 4-year intensive program to become a ND (naturopathic doctor). I completed the first two years studying full-time and even a few courses of the third […]
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The Real Food Mamas Podcast has just launched!

Have you heard about my brand new podcast? The Real Food Mamas Podcast just launched this week and I’m so excited to present it to you. I am teaming up with another wonderful REAL Food RD, Stephanie Greunke, to talk about everything about being a mama. From optimizing fertility, smooth and healthy pregnancy, empowering birth experiences, natural babies and […]
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Kimmy’s Paleo AIP Brownies

Today on the blog is a recipe Kimmy created for her son. She generously sends this for us all to enjoy from Hamburg, Germany. The only non-AIP ingredient is cocoa powder but you can give this a try after you’ve been AIP for a while to see how you tolerate it. ;) Bon appétit! Aglaée  ★ ★ […]
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What I’ve been reading lately…

Here are a few short reviews of the books I’ve been reading in the last few months. ;) Some were review copies I was generously given and others were books I bought myself. Ok, let’s get started! The 90-min Baby Sleep Program This book was recommended to me by a few friends and I bought it […]
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Non-celiac gluten sensitivity is really REAL

A new very well-done scientific study is confirming what other studies had already shown: Non-celiac gluten sensitivity is real! Shocking, I know. While most health care practitioners only recognize celiac disease as a valid reason to eliminate gluten from your diet, this study is showing that the gluten-free “fad” should be taken seriously. I can’t […]
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Beating SIBO naturally with herbal antimicrobials

If you don’t know what SIBO is, check out this article first. :) SIBO, or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, continue to be one of the most common causes of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and IBS-like symptoms, including bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation and flatulence in addition to being often associated with leaky gut, autoimmune conditions, food intolerances and even […]
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Low-FODMAP diets: are they safe in the long-term?

Yes, the low-FODMAP diet works. There are now plenty of studies and cases of people with various digestive conditions, including IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), IBD (inflammatory bowel disorders like Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis), celiac disease, fructose malabsorption and SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). If you want more information about the low-FODMAP diet and how […]
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