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Why Common Stomach Flu Remedies Can Makes Things Worse – and What to do Instead

Why Common Stomach Flu Remedies Can Makes Things Worse – and What to do Instead - Holistic Squid

As a kid, every time I was sick in bed, I remember sipping ice-cold ginger ale or juice through a straw or slurping on brightly colored popsicles. Unfortunately (and despite my mother's best intentions - thanks, Mom!) these common stomach flu remedies can actually make things worse. For starters, ... [Read More...]

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese - Holistic Squid

As a kid, I loved spaghetti sandwiches made with jarred sauce and pasta on white "Italian" bread. In high school I probably wolfed them down for dinner five nights out of seven when I'd get home after hours of swim team practice. These days I love to eat spaghetti squash bolognese on true tradit ... [Read More...]

Ebola Facts: Should We be Worried?

Ebola Facts: Should We be Worried? - Holistic Squid

My social media feeds are abuzz with posts ranging from concerned to terrified about the current Ebola situation. Is everyone going to die a la Contagion or will a miracle of science save us from the impending doom of a global pandemic? Any time media and pharmaceutical interests get into a joint ... [Read More...]

How to Use Diatomaceous Earth to Get Rid of Pests Naturally

How to Use Diatomaceous Earth to Get Rid of Pests Naturally - Holistic Squid

This summer the ants came marching one by one all over our house. With our California drought, they seemed to be desperate for moisture, as they'd often march right past a sticky spoonful of honey, heading instead for the nearest half-full water glass. We tried just about everything (both natural ... [Read More...]

Are Hollywood Parents being Reckless about Vaccines?

Are Hollywood Parents being Reckless about Vaccines? - Holistic Squid

The Hollywood Reporter recently ran a video story, Hollywood Vaccination Fail: Why L.A. Schoolkids are Getting Sick. While the report gives most of its airtime to those passionately pro-vaccines, I was happy to see a bit of lip service to those with alternative opinions about vaccinations as well. ... [Read More...]

How to Recover from Antibiotics

How to Recover from Antibiotics - Holistic Squid

Despite my crunchy mama tendencies and over a decade working as a holistic health practitioner, I still believe that antibiotics are one of the miracles of modern medicine. I, for one, won't be passing up a chance to heal a life threatening bacterial infection if I need it. The problem is, howeve ... [Read More...]

Slow Cooked Caramel Apples

Slow Cooked Caramel Apples - Holistic Squid

Fall is in the air, and these slow cooked caramel apples are just the thing to waft buttery cinnamon goodness through your house and get you in the mood for autumn. While I am a self-confessed summertime gal, this season holds a special place in my heart. Back in Pennsylvania as a kid, the air sme ... [Read More...]

Healing Eczema Naturally –
Abby’s Story

Healing Eczema Naturally - Abby's Story - Holistic Squid

Today Abby from PrimePhysiqueNutrition.com is sharing her amazing story of healing eczema naturally after a lifetime of extreme suffering and failed treatments. Welcome, Abby! My journey has been painful and tiring, but I'm glad to say that I've finally overcome severe eczema - despite numerou ... [Read More...]