Extended Breastfeeding and Introducing Solids – Ending Breastfeeding, Iron Supplementation, and Sleep

As my little bundle of joy, Nicholas, is approaching the 6 months mark, I thought I would share some information about extended breastfeeding and introducing solids. Many of you have asked about my family’s diet (read more here), including what I feed my little boys. Here are some answers, including both facts and personal experience. […]

Valentine’s Day Blood Orange Cheesecake (aka Ralph Nader Cheesecake) {Raw, Paleo, Gluten Free}

This Valentine’s Day, treat yourself to a fruit that was once reserved for royalty: the delicious, berry flavored blood orange. This cheesecake is suitable for paleo diets, raw diets, gluten free diets, dairy free diets, and more. Which means that everyone can eat it! Except people who eat low fat, but they have other things […]

Probiotics and Breastmilk – Boosting a Baby’s Immune System (And What Do I Personally Use?)

In the US alone, nearly 1 billion of probiotics are sold every year and sales are on the rise. But can probiotics, both from supplements and from those existing naturally in breastmilk, affect the health of our breastfeeding babes? Research says that yes, they can. Do probiotics pass into breastmilk? The short answer is yes, […]