• My GAPS Journey
  • GAPS Intro: Step Four, Day Two

    Now that I’m on step four, in addition to everything I’ve already been eating, I’m allowed nuts cooked into pancakes, bread or basic cakes. I can have freshly pressed fruit/veg juices. I can have roasted meats in my soups. I can eat avocado at will. I can drizzle organic extra virgin olive oil over my food to […]

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  • GAPS Intro Diet: Halfway there

    Here’s what a I had for breakfast today – a three ingredient grain free pancake that tasted like sheer heaven (recipe at the bottom of this post). I’ve been on the GAPS intro diet for three weeks now, and will be progressing to step four of six tomorrow. This means I am halfway through it and happily, […]

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  • GAPS Intro: Step three, Day Six

    I’m pleased to report another successful day. The almonds continue to not be a problem, and I’m really getting my appetite back. Decided to keep a food diary to ensure I’m not under eating, and I think it’s safe to say I’m not (see below)! I increased my probiotic Bio-Kult intake to half a capsule today, so will monitor […]

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  • GAPS Intro: Step Two, Day Three

    This morning was rather brutal. 4yo woke herself up at 4:30 having a coughing fit, then refused to go back to sleep afterwards. I fed the baby, settled him in his cot and took her downstairs. Fortunately 2yo did the sensible thing and went back to sleep, and hubby of course appreciated the opportunity to […]

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  • GAPS Intro: Day Seven

    Today I moved onto phase two (of six) of the GAPS Intro Diet. In addition to the home made veg soups, meat stocks and boiled meat I’ve been eating and drinking so far, it’s time to add a little extra. I made a fabulous bone-in beef shin stew, which went into the oven on 150C […]