Archive for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet Category

Happy New Year, SCD Support Group Updates

Hello Everyone, Happy New Year! If you are being treated for IBD or SIBO at Pearl Natural Health then we have talked with you and encouraged you to make health supportive changes in your way of eating to promote your healing. For many of you this may mean the SCD (Specific Carbohydrate Diet). Changing one’s lifestyle around diet, I believe, is one of the most challenging shifts a person can commit to. I choose to refer to it as a “shift” versus something with a negative connotation, such as undertaking, because I know from personal and professional experience that a positive attitude promotes success. But let’s be real…changing one’s lifestyle IS an UNDERTAKING! Margaret Mead, an American cultural anthropologist who said many great things once said, “It is easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet.” I didn’t need Margaret’s quote to “get” this…but

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Blog: Recipes – SCD Legal – Sauteed Mushrooms

Blog: Recipes – SCD Legal – Sauteed Mushrooms

Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe by Michael Chiarello Mushrooms are great foods which add flavor and depth to the simplest of dishes. Steeped on top of roasted vegetables, cooked meats or added to soups are delicious. Wherever you are in the SCD diet you may able to add warming herbs such as thyme, marjoram, or basil. Mushrooms are also known for their immune supportive properties. Try this simple and delightful recipe next time you are cooking in the kitchen. Ingredients: 6 T extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 lbs fresh button mushrooms, halved (Organic if possible) 2 T unsalted butter  (or GHEE) Sea salt, preferably gray salt, and freshly ground pepper 1 T minced garlic 1 1/2 tsp minced fresh thyme 1 1/2 T fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 T chopped fresh Italian parlsey Directions: -Heat a large skillet over high heat -Add the olive oil -When

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Blog: SCD and Gluten Free Recipes: Pumpkin Pie

Blog: SCD and Gluten Free Recipes: Pumpkin Pie

[Tweet “SCD and Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie recipe! Share it.”]SCD and Gluten Free! Pumpkin Pie Recipe The holidays are on their way and with it, lots of temptations in the form of pies, sweets and the like. But, what if you could eat a lovely, delicious pie that was actually good for you? Well, now here is your chance. Our SCD maven, Julia Tinkham-Ray, OTR/L offers up her monthly recipe for your eating pleasure. ( Check out our blog archives for her yummy pumpkin soup!) Here is the recipe, let us know how you enjoy it. The filling: 2 cups cooked pumpkin ¼ cup coconut oil 1 cup honey ½ tsp vanilla 3 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1/8 tsp cloves ¼ tsp ginger ½ tsp salt 2 egg yolks 4 egg whites Preheat oven to 350°F.  Blend all ingredients EXCEPT egg whites in food processor.  Beat

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SCD RECIPE: Curried Pumpkin Soup

SCD RECIPE: Curried Pumpkin Soup

Are you looking for an SCD (Specific Carbohydrate Diet) friendly soup this autumn? Here it is!

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Podcast: Can a Change in Diet Really Heal My Gut?

Podcast: Can a Change in Diet Really Heal My Gut?

Ellen speaks with Julia Tinkham-Ray, OTR/L of her path to healing Crohn’s and Colitis through a big change in her diet and naturopathic medicine. Learn about the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and what it could offer in your quest for health.

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