Katja Swift


16 December, 2011

Party food always seems to involve chips, crackers, cookies, and other things made from flours…

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Caveman Desserts for the Holidays

12 December, 2011

You’re not willing to compromise your newfound food priorities (allergy free, low carb, primal!), but…

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Is That Meat Made of Wheat?

2 December, 2011

Let’s imagine that you’re hosting a holiday party. You’ve got some guests on the way…

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Totally Caveman Pumpkin Pie

21 November, 2011

Gluten free, dairy free, low carb, pumpkin-y goodness! You might say no to stuffing, but…

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Surviving the Holidays with Food Allergies

19 November, 2011

You’ve been good all year! You’ve eliminated gluten, dairy, and any other food allergens. You’re…

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Snake Oil

12 November, 2011

I was reading an article last week about PSA being an ineffective marker for testing…

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Sit on the Floor!

17 October, 2011

When you take a class at the CommonWealth School of Herbal Medicine, like as not,…

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What’s For Lunch?

7 September, 2011

One of the biggest challenges for families who are eliminating grains and dairy and/or limiting…

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Nettle and Friends – Nutritious Miracle Tea

22 August, 2011

I can’t believe this wasn’t the very first thing we posted. How did we miss…

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“Cure” vs. Health

7 August, 2011

A fellow called me the other day to talk about vitiglio, asking whether I could…

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Sage: a Favorite Nervine

2 August, 2011

You’ve heard of Sage (Salvia off.) used as a throat gargle, an antiseptic mouthwash, you…

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Varicose Veins – A Useful Lotion!

12 July, 2011

An update to this post has, at long last, been written! You’ll find it here.…

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The Importance of Unstructured Time

11 July, 2011

Today was day two of our Natural Kids Summer Camp. We spent the morning building…

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Almond Honey Cake: Low Carb and Grain Free!

10 July, 2011

Looking for the perfect caveman birthday cake? Try this:

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Avocado Oil Mayonnaise

23 June, 2011

Mayo doesn’t have to be bad for you! Sure, if you buy Kraft or even…

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Homemade Baby Formula

21 June, 2011

Breast is best, but what do you do when that’s not possible? Even the organic…

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Dealing with Jetlag

17 June, 2011

Travel is exciting, but jetlag is no fun. Here are some handy tips to help…

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Seven Herbs for Summer Health

15 June, 2011

Every season has its associated issues: in winter, I would say we can’t live without…

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Grain-Free Granola!

7 June, 2011

Going grain-free often hurts most at breakfast – weekday mornings can be too busy for…

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Almond Meal Pancakes

6 June, 2011

Going grain-free but craving sweets? These pancakes come in low under the carb radar (not…

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Proud Mama

29 April, 2011

Yesterday when I picked my daughter up from school, she was telling me the story…

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Spring Root Salad

28 April, 2011

It’s a liver tonic! It’s high in probiotic-friendly inulin! Not only that, it comes with…

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French Eggs – What to Eat for Breakfast!

21 April, 2011

A frequent recommendation we make is to cut back on carbs. Our current culture typically…

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Herbal Relief from Seasonal Allergies

4 April, 2011

No matter what part of the country you’re in, it’s safe to say, spring has…

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Seaweed as Food and Medicine

31 March, 2011

In the summer of 2010, I went out to harvest kelp with Larch Hanson, who…

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Save the Whales, See an Herbalist!

1 March, 2011

When my daughter was three, she didn’t watch much media. She had two videos she…

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