Grain-Free Tuesdays 2

Welcome back to Grain-Free Tuesdays! We are very happy to see you again. If you know the drill please scroll down to the bottom of the page to post your link. This linky is a resource for folks on the GAPS or SCD diets so please only post recipes and content that follows the guidelines for those diets. Thanks!

A couple months ago I did a post called GAPS/SCD Recipe Roundup. My idea was to do it every full moon. I discovered in the process it is best to do a bloghop once a week on a regular basis–this has resulted in Grain-Free Tuesdays! There are lots of excellent bloghops focusing on Real Food, but since we are currently on the GAPS diet, I am personally interested in the grain-free recipes at the moment. There are more and more people going grain-free, either with GAPS, a Paleo diet, the Body Ecology Diet or SCD (specific carbohydrate diet).

The grain-free diet is also a very practical way to boycott industrial agriculture and support family farms since most processed foods contain some kind of grain, as it is a very cheap filler. It is also good for your gut and promotes diversity. There is currently a huge demand for nutritional information, experiences and recipes for folks on the GAPS diet or who are simply grain-free. I myself am one of these people and am eager to try out tasty grain-free recipes. I also just love all the amazing and creative ways that people are discovering for cooking grain-free. It is not only fun but gets you to think out of the box.

This bloghop is based on the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet. It is grain-free, refined-sugar free and processed-food free–no industrially processed fats either (in particular canola). Please only use honey or fruit as sweeteners, other natural sweeteners such as maple syrup and agave are not used on the GAPS diet. Natural stevia is OK too. I know the Body Ecology Diet includes quinoa and millet, but I prefer to leave those items out of this particular bloghop as well. Fermented foods are highly encouraged!

I will choose favorites from the month and post them in a roundup on the full moon of every month. If anyone would like to join in hosting this bloghop please let me know!

So go ahead and share your favorite grain-free food, fermented food, GAPS experiences or resources, tips on cooking from scratch, homemade cleaning products or cosmetics, herbal remedies or even your favorite way to detox. Detoxing is a very important part of the GAPS diet, and many people who are on the GAPS diet are sensitive to industrial chemicals and prefer to make their own shampoo, dishwashing detergent and soaps.

Please be sure to link back to this post and leave us a comment at the bottom.

Please just share one link each week.

Please also tweet, stumble, digg and/or share this post on facebook–I will also share your links. In the meantime, happy cooking, eating and connecting with local farmers :)

The Linky will open Monday evening around 10:00 (Pacific coast time) and be open all week. Happy Eating! May your gut flora be as diverse, plentiful and beautiful as the stars in the sky and the flowers on the earth.

This post is part of the Hearth and Soul Bloghop Volume 37 that happens every Tuesdays and is full of fantastic recipes of all kinds, join the fun!

This Post Has 6 Comments

  1. Food grains

    Many people steer clear of whole grains; they’d do well to give them a second look. The average person eats refined grain products like white rice and white flour and avoids whole grains like plague. In the meantime, low carb dieters swear off whole grains in favour of high protein options like poultry and meat under false belief that all grains are evil to the dieter. And most people simply avoid whole grains because they don’t know what to do with them or how to prepare them. There are plenty of highly nutritious and delicious whole grains to choose from, so adding whole grains to your diet needn’t be daunting.

  2. Jason@JLHealth

    I’m very interested in the GAPS diet and know many, many people that have had success with it. It’s funny that you should mention this on the same week that I’ve posted a video about Celiac disease and how it has affected people’s lives.

    Love the idea and thanks for sharing at the hearth and soul hop.

  3. Hi Hella D! What a great idea for a blog hop! I am actually very interested in GAPS for a friend of mine who has an autistic son, so gathering information here will be so great! I am linking up some easy beef bone stock in a crock pot, but I will also be sharing your blog hop on my thoughts on friday link love post at a moderate life so more folks can check you out! All the best, Alex

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