My Secret All Natural Energy Booster

My Secret All-Natural Energy Booster - Holistic Squid

[Holistic Squid's note: I've written before about my family's favorite ways to eat liver (and why this often snubbed food can be so essential to health). Here Naomi shares her experiences - and eventual success - using liver as a natural energy booster. So cool!] Being tired is an epidemic - I'll bet at some time you've fought fatigue. I have, and in the process of finding a solution I discovered a new and palatable way to take a tried and true superfood that almost everybody hates - … [Read More...]

4 Natural Remedies for Eczema – That Actually Help

4 Natural Remedies for Eczema - That Actually Help - Holistic Squid

[Note from Holistic Squid: My book, The Eczema Cure, has helped thousands of kids and adults heal from eczema from the inside out. One of the most common questions I hear though, is, "What do we do about the itching in the meantime?" To answer this question, I've invited Jennifer Roberge, founder of The Eczema Company to share the best natural remedies for eczema that can actually help stop (or at least minimize) the itching and dryness.]  As a parent whose son once had very severe eczema, I … [Read More...]

The Benefits of Barefoot Shoes

Why I Quit Wearing Shoes - Holistic Squid

[Note from Emily: We’ve talked before about the health benefits of earthing, but – let’s face it – it’s not always practical to walk around in bare feet. Until now I’ve turned up my nose at “barefoot shoes” because of the ugly factor, but in this post Jamie makes some pretty compelling arguments as to why this […]

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Paleo Pumpkin Bars (Nut Free)

Paleo Pumpkin Bars (Nut Free) - Holistic Squid

[A note from Emily: You’re going to love these paleo pumpkin bars, the latest treat from my friend Naomi – using her secret magical ingredient… homemade coconut butter.] Pumpkin is everywhere in the fall, I get it. But it’s for a reason – pumpkin is just so darn delicious. I’m pretty much a fan of […]

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6 Health Benefits of Collagen that Will Surprise You

More than Just a Pretty Face: 6 Reasons Collagen is a True SUPER Supplement - Holistic Squid

[A note from Emily: I’ve written extensively before about gelatin as a superfood for beauty, and in this post my fellow acupuncturist, Leslie Murphy, takes it a step further with the health benefits of collagen supplements – one of my favorite ways to reap the benefits of gelatin.] I try to make every dollar stretch […]

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Breakfast Pizza (plus Breakfast & Lunch Now in Real Plans!)

Breakfast Pizza - Holistic Squid

At our house, breakfast is our big family meal of the day, but breakfast pizza is a new thing. Up until recently, we kept the first meal of the day pretty standard – eggs scrambled with some cheese or chopped greens, bacon or sausage, tea for me and a glass of raw milk or kombucha for […]

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Home Remedies for Cold Sores That Actually Work

Home Remedies for Cold Sores That Actually Work - Holistic Squid

In my acupuncture practice, I often see patients who think they are just stuck suffering through cold sores. Luckily, there are some great immune boosting techniques and home remedies for cold sores that actually work. If you’re one of the millions who struggle with this annoying condition, then you’ve come to recognize that characteristic tingling feeling when […]

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Apple Muffins with Coconut Butter Frosting (Paleo, Nut Free)

Apple Muffins with Coconut Butter Frosting (Paleo, Nut Free) - Holistic Squid

[Emily’s note: Just because you eat paleo or gluten free, avoid nuts, or are following a GAPS diet, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy treats like these scrumptious apple muffins. Special diet or not, you’re going to LOVE Naomi’s creation…] What can muffins be made of if they don’t have grains or nuts? Coconut butter! And now that you […]

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