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How to Make Zoodles – Your Summer Solution to Grain-free Noodles

How to Make Zoodles - Holistic Squid

I'd like to introduce you to my new favorite food: zoodles. Perhaps you're already hip to this grain-free pasta substitute, but I have only recently discovered my true love for this noodle-y dish. All winter long we love to drench our rich meaty and/or creamy sauces all over spaghetti squash, but ... [Read More...]

What Would Emily Do? (6/11 Edition)

WWED June 11th Edition - Q&A with Holistic Squid

My inbox runneth over with questions from readers wondering - What would Emily do - about Real food and holistic health topics. I’ve created this Q&A to get your questions answered and for other folks to benefit from the answers too. Who am I to know the answers to your questions? I’m a hol ... [Read More...]

Almond Boy: Bid Your Sugar Cravings Buh-Bye

Sugar Cravings Buh-Bye with Almond Boy - Holistic Squid

My friend Molly from OrganicSpark.com recently released her new book, Back to Butter. It is a treat to flip through the pages - rich with beautiful images and mouth-watering recipes. When I got to the dessert section, this one really caught my eye: almond boy. A play on words, almond boy is remin ... [Read More...]

Does Brushing Teeth Prevent Cavities? (Guest Post at Wellness Mama)

Does Brushing Teeth Prevent Cavities? - Holistic Squid

Being married to a Brit, I’ve learned that Americans are relatively obsessed with dental hygiene. I don’t know about you, but as a child it was ingrained into me that if I ate too much sugar my teeth would rot and fall out, but if I brushed my teeth and went to the dentist twice per year for clea ... [Read More...]

Summer Fun Giveaway!

Summer Fun Giveaway - Holistic Squid

Yay!  June is my absolute favorite month of the year - featuring the first day of summer AND my birthday on the same day. Plus it's my favorite (and only) sister's birthday the day after mine. And generally a month full of fun. To celebrate, I'm giving away some fun summer stuff... Here’s wh ... [Read More...]

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...]