Health Tips

June 27, 2017
Fat Bomb Jellies, Quirky Cooking

Fat Bomb Jellies

Only a few years ago, it seemed like the entire world was certain that fat was going to kill us. From the perspective of a population that was suffering from extreme weight issues, soaring cholesterol levels and an epidemic of heart disease, cutting out fat seemed to be the logical thing to do. If ever there was a usual suspect, fat had to be it: it was energy dense (all those calories in a single tablespoon!), full of cholesterol (the stuff we see in clogged arteries), and it tasted really good (tasty things have to be bad for you)!
May 11, 2017

Naturally Healthy Skin (and a Weleda Giveaway!)

This post is sponsored by Weleda. A big thank you to Weleda for creating beautiful, organic skin care products that our family love to use, and that don’t irritate our skin. Read to the end to find out how to enter our Weleda giveaway! Growing up, I always struggled with skin issues. The acne started in my early teens, and by my late teens my skin was so bad […]
December 23, 2016
Christmas Cookies - Love, Joy, Peace, Stress

Simplifying Christmas

“Tis the Season – Keeping it Real” (photo by Veronica Sherman) Christmas can be a stressful time of the year. There’s the pressure of finding the perfect […]
October 28, 2016
Gut Health Has Gone Mainstream!

Top 6 Foods for Gut Health

September 23, 2016
Jo Whitton & Fouad Kassab podcast awards

Podcast Awards, and an Interview with Kim Morrison

Fouad Kassab and Jo Whitton of “A Quirky Journey” podcast – photo by Total Capture Photography Hey guys, have you been listening to our podcasts over […]
July 5, 2016
Healing Anxiety & OCD - Quirky Cooking for Gut Health

Isaac’s Story, and Quirky Cooking for Gut Health

Well, here I am, finally sitting down to share Isaac’s story with you all, and to explain why I developed my online program, Quirky Cooking for Gut Health. For the […]
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 […]
February 26, 2015
Cauliflower Leek Mash Quirky Cooking

Cauliflower & Leek Mash

As you may or may not know, our family is on the GAPS diet, working on healing gut issues and food intolerances. It’s a long, slow […]
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 […]
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 […]