Health Tips

July 15, 2009
Coconut Lemon Chicken Soup Quirky Cooking

Coconut Lemon Chicken Soup

  Photo credit: Arwen’s Thermo Pics   Whenever anyone in our family starts to come down with a cold, I get out the stock pot and […]
July 31, 2009

Rapadura? Panela? Sucanat? Muscavado? Turbinado? Organic Raw Sugar?

    Rapadura? Panela? Sucanat? Muscavado? Turbinado? Organic Raw Sugar? Are these sugars the same? If not, which ones are the least refined? Which have the most vitamins […]
January 18, 2014

{Guest Post} Recovering from Crohn’s Disease

Talisha and her daughter, Ariella A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to ‘meet’ (online and over the phone) this gorgeous young woman who […]
February 23, 2014

Inside my Fridge and Freezer

Ok, so this may seem a bit odd to post photos of my not-completely-tidy fridge and freezer, but I’ve been asked these questions so many times […]
March 22, 2014

Weekly Highlights, a Baking Giveaway and a Recipe for Paleo (Banana Flour) Pancakes!

Hi everyone! I know it’s been ages since I’ve posted my ‘weekly highlights’ so really it’s a bit silly to call them ‘weekly,’ but I’m aiming […]
May 3, 2014
Bone Broths

Bone Broths (Liquid Stocks)

Liquid gold. That’s what it is. Our great grandmother’s knew it and wouldn’t be without it, but somewhere along the way, old-fashioned broth fell out of […]
December 7, 2014
quirky cooking christmas menu gaps paleo

Grain Free, Dairy Free, Christmas Menu (GAPS/Paleo)

Grain free, dairy free, gut-friendly ideas for a healthy, happy Christmas day! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here… there’s bits of tinsel […]
December 16, 2014
A Quirky Journey

Introducing ‘A Quirky Journey’: A Podcast about the Healing Power of Food

Hi everyone, I’m so excited to share with you our brand new podcast, “A Quirky Journey”!!! You can download and listen to it here on The […]
December 23, 2014
Mini grain free, dairy free steamed puddings Quirky Cooking

Grain Free Steamed Christmas Puddings – GAPS & Paleo Friendly

Yesterday I said to my friend, “It’s three days until Christmas, and I still haven’t made my Christmas puddings!!” Yep, I’m afraid I’m one of those […]
June 12, 2015
green smoothie quirky cooking

Super Green Tropical Smoothie with Spirulina

 Sometimes when I make a smoothie, I want a reeeeeally green, green smoothie! And one of the best ways to bump up the ‘greenness’ in a juice […]