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What Would Emily Do? (5/30 Edition)

WWED What Would Emily Do 5.30 Edition - Q&A with Holistic Squid

Happy Friday! It is busy, busy, busy over here at Squid Headquarters. We are getting so close to launching Real Plans, the new and fabulous upgrade to Holistic Squid Meal Plans - you're going to love it! Feed Your Fertility is leaving our hands this week, on the way to a bookstore near you next ... [Read More...]

Homemade Sunscreen – Water Resistant & Super Easy to Make

Water Resistant Homemade Sunscreen - Holistic Squid

I've spent the last eight years in search of the perfect sunscreen. The problem is, that even my favorite, all-natural brands contain ingredients that I don't love, so I've finally given in and decided to make some myself. This homemade sunscreen is water resistant, made of all healthy ingredien ... [Read More...]

How Chinese Medicine Can Help You Heal Your Eczema

How Chinese Medicine Can Help You Heal Your Eczema - Holistic Squid

Eczema is the most common pediatric condition that I treat in my Chinese medicine practice, which is no surprise since over 30 million people in the U.S. suffer from this skin condition with most of these cases beginning before the age of five. For years, I was personally plagued with dishydro ... [Read More...]

Salmon Sushi Bowl

Salmon Sushi Bowl - Holistic Squid

If we're gonna be technical about it, these salmon sushi bowls are not really sushi. True sushi has rice in little balls topped with raw fish. Whatevs. I've got a deep love for sushi. Beautiful fish that's so fresh it tastes like it's just been plucked from the ocean and sliced onto my plate. I c ... [Read More...]

What Would Emily Do… about Raw Milk and Measles Epidemics? (5/15 Edition)

WWED - What Would Emily Do? Q&A with Holistic Squid about raw milk safety and recent measles outbreaks

This week's edition of “What would Emily do” is dedicated to just two questions that I hear often: 1) Do I still give my family raw milk despite the accounts of a super strain of e coli that lead to a 2 year old needing a kidney transplant? 2) What do I do to protect my kids from measles 'e ... [Read More...]

Bacon-Wrapped Spinach-Stuffed Meatloaf

Bacon Wrapped Spinach Stuffed Meatloaf - Holistic Squid

We are a bunch of busy bees at our house right now. We are getting so very, very close to launching our new meal planning site - Real Plans - which is basically going to give our already-awesome meal planning service super powers. You can see a sneak peek of our new logo over on Instagram. I can't te ... [Read More...]

Can You Really Prevent Morning Sickness?

Can you REALLY prevent morning sickness? - Holistic Squid

After my second baby was born, I learned that it may be possible to prevent morning sickness using proper prenatal nutrition. Turns out that the standard recommendation to take prenatal vitamins for three months before conception, is just a bare-bones insurance plan. While I would have preferred  ... [Read More...]

What Would Emily Do? (5/7 Edition)

What Would Emily Do? Q&A with Holistic Squid

This week's edition of "What Would Emily Do” is going to be an itty-bit shorter than usual because I decided to take a break with that crazy looking small human pictured above. Such is the juggling act of this working mom and blogger - sometimes you just gotta take a time out for the things that ma ... [Read More...]