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Mast cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: Here’s What You Need to Know When Histamine Goes Haywire

Unfortunately, mast cell disorders and mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), in particular, are on the rise these days. I believe it’s in part because of the constant barrage of environmental toxins, molds, and chemicals. 
Let’s take a look at what exactly mast cell activation syndrome is, how it might be causing your mystery symptoms, and what you can do.

Cashew Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Cashew Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Cashew Roasted Red Pepper Dip Serve this Cashew Roasted Red Pepper Dip with a platter of crackers and vegetables such as cauliflower florets, raw green beans, celery sticks, cucumber slices, and kohlrabi slices. A great cheese-like dip for the holidays! It’s also grain-free! This recipe is from Alissa at Nourishing Meals. Her new Nourishing Meals book releases on…

Power Protein Smoothie Recipe

Power Protein Smoothie Recipe

Power Protein Smoothie Recipe Jamie Ward’s Power Protein Smoothie recipe is super filling and great after a workout to help replenish amino acids.  It is also wonderful as an afternoon snack. Just place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Check out My Nutritious Life for recipes free of wheat, gluten, and the 6 other foods…

Basily Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Basily Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Basily Roasted Red Pepper Hummus “Hummus is healthiest served with raw vegetables such as carrots, celery, jicama, bok choy, cucumbers, etc. Try this Basily Roasted Red Pepper Hummus as a topping over fish or chicken, as a sandwich spread, or even in a fresh green salad as the dressing. Of course, organic corn chips and crackers…

Wild Salmon with Basil Pesto

Wild Salmon with Basil Pesto

“I love salmon. I also love pesto which makes this wild salmon with basil pesto a recipe to come back to over and over again. I personally make a dairy-free basil version that is still packed with flavor. You can enjoy the pesto on ANY fish really making it really versatile.” via Shirley Plant at…

Coconut Chai Tea

Coconut Chai Tea

Coconut Chai Tea This delicious and comforting Coconut Chai Tea is packed with antioxidants like decaf black tea, clove, cinnamon and black pepper. Combined with cardamom and coconut milk for digestive support. And xylitol has been shown to help improve dental health and combat Candida/yeast overgrowth in the digestive tract. {via Jamie Ward at My…

YUM Strawberry Jelly

YUM Strawberry Jelly

YUM Strawberry Jelly Because of the use of low-glycemic sugar-free sweetening, combined with the naturally low carbohydrate density of strawberries, this delectable dessert is diabetic-friendly! The test kitchens said it all about this recipe: “Loved it. Can’t wait to make it again.” “Easy peasy… Perfect as-is.” “ My young daughter loved it and I love…

Honeydew Lime Creamsicle

Honeydew Lime Creamsicle

Make this as a creamsicle smoothie to enjoy right away, or freeze in freezer pop forms and enjoy on a hot day. Adjust to your desired of tartness or sweetness. Dairy free, soy free, and still creamier than can be. Full of healthy fats, without any added sugar. Creamy, nourishing, and lip-smacking lime-y. Give your…